Tag Archives: #foodsecurity

JOB: ALBERTA – Rural Routes to Climate Solutions, Solar Lab Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 09, 2019

rural routes to climate solutions, solar panels on field

Rural Routes to Climate Solutions in Alberta is hiring a Solar Lab Coordinator! About Rural Routes to Climate Solutions FARM SOLUTIONS = CLIMATE SOLUTIONS Farmers and ranchers can play a pivotal role in building the low-carbon economy of the future. Especially in Alberta, home to one-third of Canada’s agricultural land and two important carbon sinks—grasslands and the boreal forest. The wildrose province also has some of the best solar and wind power resources in Canada. Climate solutions are often viewed as being an inconvenience to our everyday lives. But farm solutions are climate solutions and many of them have multiple concrete … Continue reading JOB: ALBERTA – Rural Routes to Climate Solutions, Solar Lab Coordinator

JOB: ALBERTA – Rural Routes to Climate Solutions, Project Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 09, 2019

rural routs to climate solutions, two farmers in field

Rural Routes to Climate Solutions in Alberta is hiring a Project Coordinator! About Rural Routes to Climate Solutions FARM SOLUTIONS = CLIMATE SOLUTIONS Farmers and ranchers can play a pivotal role in building the low-carbon economy of the future. Especially in Alberta, home to one-third of Canada’s agricultural land and two important carbon sinks—grasslands and the boreal forest. The wildrose province also has some of the best solar and wind power resources in Canada. Climate solutions are often viewed as being an inconvenience to our everyday lives. But farm solutions are climate solutions and many of them have multiple concrete … Continue reading JOB: ALBERTA – Rural Routes to Climate Solutions, Project Coordinator

FARM JOB: RICHMOND, BC – Orchard & Greenhouse Worker, Thrangu Monastery

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 08, 2019

Thrangu Monastery orchard greenhouse farm worker richmond

Thrangu Monastery in Richmond, BC is hiring an Orchard and Greenhouse Worker! ABOUT Thrangu Monastery Thrangu Monastery is a non-profit Tibetan Buddhist monastery situated on almost 2 acres of ALR land in Richmond, BC. On the land there are approximately 150 mixed variety fruit trees. There are also 6 polyhouses that have been used to grow a variety of crops including flowers, garlic and tomatoes. The farm/orchard is a semi-serious operation currently being run by one person with limited assistance from the Monastery’s monks and volunteers. All of the produce has been sold to or consumed on-site by Monastery monks, members, or … Continue reading FARM JOB: RICHMOND, BC – Orchard & Greenhouse Worker, Thrangu Monastery

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Fresh Roots Market Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 08, 2019

fresh roots market coordinator vancouver

Fresh Roots Urban Farming Society in Vancouver, BC is hiring a Market Coordinator for the 2019 season! ABOUT FRESH ROOTS Our 1/2 acre Schoolyard Market Garden sites are situated in South East Vancouver. We use small scale, sustainable farming practices to grow produce for our CSA, market sales and programming. Our vision is Good Food For All! We envision a world where everyone has access to healthy food, land, and community. We cultivate engaging gardens and programs that catalyze healthy eating, ecological stewardship, and community celebration. We enact our mission through Schoolyard Market Gardens, educational farms that we utilize as … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Fresh Roots Market Coordinator

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Fresh Roots Farm Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 21, 2018

Fresh Roots Schoolyard Farm Internship

Fresh Roots is seeking a new Farm Manager to help grow Good Food on schoolyard farms. If you’re a farmer who loves to share your knowledge and help build beautiful farms that provide healthy food and joy through food – this is the place for you. Thank goodness for solstice We need sun till at least 5ish! As that sunshine rebounds We’re sending this job posting around We’ve extended the date to help us locate….YOU! ABOUT FRESH ROOTS Fresh Roots stewards 1/2-acre market gardens on school grounds across the lower mainland. Its fields produce good food for the community, empower youth … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Fresh Roots Farm Manager

INTERNSHIP: VANCOUVER, BC – Fresh Roots Schoolyard Farm Internship & Summer Job

Posted by Moss Dance on November 20, 2018

Fresh Roots Farm Internship

Fresh Roots is offering a Schoolyard Farm Internship that will lead into a full time summer job for the 2019 season. ABOUT FRESH ROOTS Fresh Roots stewards 1/2-acre market gardens on school grounds across the lower mainland. Its fields produce good food for the community, empower youth through vocational skills development, and serve as hands-on outdoor classrooms for over 5000 students each year. This internship will be based out of our East and South Vancouver farm sites. Everyone should have access to healthy food, soil, and community. Fresh Roots enacts this vision by cultivating engaging gardens and programs that catalyze … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: VANCOUVER, BC – Fresh Roots Schoolyard Farm Internship & Summer Job

Central Okanagan: From Field to Fork – Research Event Summary

Posted by Moss Dance on September 26, 2016

Okanagan Food policy - Chefs Michael Buffet, Adam Abernathy, and Melissa Masters

Hosted by the Central Okanagan Food Policy Council (COFPC) The Purpose of this event was (1) to return research done in the community back to the community and (2) to launch the ‘Food Quilt’, a new movement to connect people and groups in support of food security in the Central Okanagan. On Thursday April 21, 2016, over 60 guests gathered at the Canadian Mental Health Association and enjoyed 7 presentations that showcased research related to local food security. These presentations were done in the fast-paced style known as pechakucha. Following the presentations, the guests connected with one another, shared stories, … Continue reading Central Okanagan: From Field to Fork – Research Event Summary