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B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Thimble Mountain Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on March 16, 2022

Young Agrarians is celebrating the eighth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. We are thrilled to introduce you to the farmers in our  2022 Mentee Cohort and hear about their farms and their plans for the season ahead.  For more information about the BMN please see our YA Business Page. Applications open in fall 2022! Hello everyone, my name is Skye Fletcher … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Thimble Mountain Farm

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Valley Vitals

Posted by Melanie Buffel on December 20, 2021

Young Agrarians is celebrating the eighth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2021 Mentee Cohort wrapped up their growing season and are reflecting back on the lessons of the year.  We are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts as we begin the match process with our new cohort of farmers for the BMN 2022 program. For more information please … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Valley Vitals

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Hoe Down Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on March 22, 2021

Young Agrarians is celebrating the seventh year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2021 Mentee Cohort are hard at work planning for the season ahead and we are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts! My name is Kate Rustemeyer and my farm is Hoe Down Farm, in Krestova. My Mentor in the program is Nigel Francis, from Cartwheel Farm in Creston. … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Hoe Down Farm

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Valley Vitals

Posted by Melanie Buffel on March 15, 2021

Young Agrarians is celebrating the seventh year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2021 Mentee Cohort are hard at work planning for the season ahead and we are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts! Ashley Taylor is the owner/ farmer at Valley Vitals and she is mentored by  Ruth & Mick Wilson at Earthly Pleasures Organic Farm.  Where do you … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Valley Vitals

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Linden Lane Farms

Posted by Melanie Buffel on December 20, 2020

Young Agrarians is celebrating the sixth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. We love to profile our program participants and celebrate their efforts! My name is Matthew Carr from Linden Lane Farms and my Mentor was Seann Dory from Salt and Harrow Farm. What were your goals for this season and how did you work to achieve those? Investigate, develop and refine a plan to expand operation while increasing … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Linden Lane Farms

FARM JOB: CRESTON, BC – Goat River Farms Ltd, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 30, 2020

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Goat River Farms Ltd in Creston, BC is seeking a permanent Farm Hand! About Goat River Farms Ltd We raise a variety of animals from start to finish for meat sales We also have laying hens and keep bees. We process our own poultry on farm, as well as grow 95% of the hay and grains required for all of our animals on farm to ensure no gmo and no sprays used on the feed crops. We farm as sustainably and regeneratively as we can and work closely with wildlife biologists. We have invested in equipment to ease the workload, … Continue reading FARM JOB: CRESTON, BC – Goat River Farms Ltd, Farm Hand

JOB: KOOTENAYS, BC – Kootenay and Boundary Farm Advisors, Communications Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 02, 2020

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The Kootenay and Boundary Farm Advisors are seeking a part-time communication professional to join their team! Contract Position: Communications Coordinator The KBFA team is seeking a part-time communication professional to develop and lead a communications strategy that will engage farmers and enhance information sharing in the agricultural community in the Kootenay and Boundary region. The ideal consultant will be based in the Kootenay Region and will have both knowledge and passion for the region’s agricultural sector. This contract will require a time commitment of roughly one day/week commencing on or about July 29, 2020 with an opportunity to renew based … Continue reading JOB: KOOTENAYS, BC – Kootenay and Boundary Farm Advisors, Communications Coordinator

FARM JOB: ROSSLAND, BC – Happy Hills Farm, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 27, 2020

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Our Farmily photo by Thomas Nowaczynski Happy Hills Farm in Rossland, BC is seeking a Farm Hand for the 2020 season! About Happy Hills Farm Happy Hills Farm is an expanding mixed-vegetable farm located in the beautiful Happy Valley area of Rossland, BC. We focus on regenerative farming practices, and strive to grow and provide a diverse array of farm fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, microgreens and other products for our community. We are eager to welcome another new Farm Hand to our team for the 2020 season who are keenly interested in sustainable local food production. Our farm is focused … Continue reading FARM JOB: ROSSLAND, BC – Happy Hills Farm, Farm Hand

Kootenay Farm Directory: Spring 2020

Posted by Hailey Troock on March 24, 2020 4 Comments

It’s March 2020 and in the face of a global health crisis, we’re experiencing some supply chain disruptions and an increased local demand for healthy food. It’s more important than ever to support your local farmers! Food producers have had to quickly pivot their business models and sales channels to adapt to the evolving market and regulatory conditions. If you are located in southeastern BC and are looking for ways to connect directly with farmers and food producers in your area, consider joining a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program for weekly boxes, purchasing online for delivery, pick-up or from your local Farmers’ Markets, … Continue reading Kootenay Farm Directory: Spring 2020

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Linden Lane Farms

Posted by Melanie Buffel on March 09, 2020

Young Agrarians is celebrating the sixth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. We love to profile our program participants and celebrate their efforts! My name is Matthew Carr from Linden Lane Farms and my Mentor is Seann Dory from Salt and Harrow Farm.  Where do you farm? The farm is located in Krestova, BC (Between Nelson & Castlegar).  What do you farm? We mainly farm mixed vegetables and small fruits on … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Linden Lane Farms