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YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021: LANIGAN, SK – GROVENLAND FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on May 03, 2021

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Are you an aspiring farmer looking for a mixed farm with livestock and veggies to gain more skills, knowledge and experience? Well, Grovenland Farm in Saskatchewan is offering an apprenticeship just for you! DEADLINE TO APPLY EXTENDED – APPLY ASAP ABOUT Grovenland Farm Grovenland is located near Lanigan, Saskatchewan on the edge of Treaty 4 & 6 Three generations farm together at Grovenland Farm. In 2011, Lisa and Ben Martens Bartel moved from Winnipeg to the family farm to begin a new farming story with Ben’s parents, John and Denise Bartel. They all enjoy hosting people on the farm and … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021: LANIGAN, SK – GROVENLAND FARM

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021: Ninette, MB – Luna Field Farm

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on May 02, 2021 1 Comment

Do you dream of being a full time farmer and growing food for your community? Luna Field Farm is excited to offer a hands-on apprenticeship to help you on your farming journey. DEADLINE EXTENDED – APPLY ASAP! About the Farm Luna Field Farm is located on Treaty 1 territory near Ninette, MB.  Luna Field Farm is a pasture (grass)-based livestock farm operated by Wian Prinsloo and Lydia Carpenter. The farm is run on several hundred acres of grazing pasture land in southwestern Manitoba. Through an ecological lens they focus on the health of their livestock, pastures [plants], and soils, recognizing that “we are what we … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021: Ninette, MB – Luna Field Farm

FARM JOB: LANGFORD, BC – Vitality Farm, Farm Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 20, 2021

Looking for a farm job on Vancouver Island with the potential of transitioning to an ownership relationship? Or just passionate about farming?  Vitality Farm in Langford, BC is hiring a full time Farm Crew this year to join our team for the 2021 season with an eye to the future for the right person!  Our ideal new Farm Crew would be looking for an opportunity to put their final touches on their skills this year and starting their own business next season.  Working the land along side us would give you an excellent opportunity to see how this idea would fit into … Continue reading FARM JOB: LANGFORD, BC – Vitality Farm, Farm Crew

FARM JOB: DELTA, BC – KPU Farm Schools, Livestock Manager & Field Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 15, 2021

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The Institute for Sustainable Food Systems at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is currently seeking applicants for the position of Livestock Manager and Field Assistant at KPU Farm Schools – Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School (TFNFS). We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Livestock Manager and Field Assistant at the Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School the 2021 growing season. This position will manage all livestock operations including laying hens and hog production operations. TFNFS manages a flock of 99 certified organic laying hens. Hens are rotated on pasture weekly and eggs are sold through our … Continue reading FARM JOB: DELTA, BC – KPU Farm Schools, Livestock Manager & Field Assistant

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Historic farm on the goldrush trail, Likely BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on April 13, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND A beautiful 80 acre parcel in Likely BC looking for new occupants! The land was originally occupied by Chinese farmers and was on the original Likely/Barkerville gold rush trail. A lot of great history in an amazing community. The property is on the bench directly above the Cariboo River and a third of the property is fenced pasture with a large garden with some fruit trees – looking … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Historic farm on the goldrush trail, Likely BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Small Farm Acreage in Kamloops, BC

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on April 12, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND Nestled in the broad North Thompson river valley, the soil on our property is a rich black loam clay, which gives the opportunity for all types of agriculture. We are in the Agricultural Land Reserve as well as within the Kamloops city limits. The land is basically flat, and we have seasonal irrigation water for all our needs. We also have year round water accessed from our farm … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Small Farm Acreage in Kamloops, BC

FARM JOB: SURREY, BC – Farm Crew at Zaklan Heritage Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 09, 2021

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Zaklan Heritage Farm in Surrey, BC is seeking a farm crew member for the 2021 season!  ABOUT ZAKLAN HERITAGE FARM Zaklan Heritage farm is a small (2 acre) mixed vegetable farm situated in the heart of Canada’s fastest growing city- Surrey, BC. The farm is run by Gemma and Doug, we started the operation in 2013. We produce a wide range of vegetables using sustainable practices and ecologically friendly growing methods. We rely on small machinery and hand tools to do the majority of our work. We sell primarily to high end restaurants in Vancouver and a bit of wholesale.  We … Continue reading FARM JOB: SURREY, BC – Farm Crew at Zaklan Heritage Farm

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden opportunity at Snowshoe Creek Organics, Robson Valley BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on April 06, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND For fifteen years, Crescent Spur Snowshoe Creek Organics owners, Charles & Elizabeth, have made the Robson Valley their garden home. The property is a 500-acre farm, bordered by the Fraser River along the south and surrounded by the Cariboo and Rocky Mountain ranges. There is a diversity of habitat to support many species of wildlife: large predators and ungulates, many species of waterfowl and predatory birds. Ample opportunities … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden opportunity at Snowshoe Creek Organics, Robson Valley BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Cleared farm land just outside Terrace, BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on March 22, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND Just north of Terrace, BC these south facing fields are fenced and bursting with opportunity. This parcel could have up to 2-3 available acres of cleared fields with 1.3 acres of fenced pasture. Flat, south facing mountain side land includes fenced pasture and fields, surrounded by mountains with no shortage of water from the mountain streams. Previous owner had orchid trees and grew various nursery plants and trees. … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Cleared farm land just outside Terrace, BC

Beyond the Market: Selling to Retailers

Posted by Jolene Swain on March 18, 2021

Have you outgrown the farmers’ market? Can you produce more than you can sell direct to customers? Are you ready to branch out to retailers? Here are some tips and tricks from retailers and producers to help assess your readiness and provide some considerations when it comes to moving your product beyond the market. Flexible farm business incubators Farmers’ Markets are a great incubator for local producers to fine tune their growing practices while building up a customer base and brand. Direct to customer sales offer a short supply chain and forge valuable relationships with the community. Cutting out the … Continue reading Beyond the Market: Selling to Retailers