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FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Fresh Valley Farms, Farm Worker / Poultry Processor

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 23, 2019

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Fresh Valley Farms in Armstrong, BC is hiring a Farm Worker /Poultry Processor for the 2019 season! About Fresh Valley Farms Fresh Valley Farms produces beef, pork, chicken, and turkey on pasture for sale in a monthly mixed meat CSA box. We’re in our 7th year of the current incarnation of the business, but the farm has been in the family for 97 years. Our primary production is beef finishers, cow/calves and associated forage production. We’re currently implementing Management Intensive Grazing on all of our land including movable pasture setups for the chickens, pigs, and turkeys. For the last 7 years we have … Continue reading FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Fresh Valley Farms, Farm Worker / Poultry Processor

RedTail Farm: Alberta ranch with three generations, looking seven generations forward

Posted by Dana Penrice on May 23, 2016 2 Comments

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Join us for a farm tour and agrarian presentations on May 28 & 29 at RedTail Farms near Castor, AB! Written by Maya Atallah, University of Alberta Sociology Student Located three kilometers south of Castor, Alberta is RedTail Farm, home of Luing cattle, Berkshire pigs, Berg Grazers chicken, and owners Ian Griebel and Dana Blume. They take pride in their 2000-acre farm where animals are raised on a healthy grass fed, hormone and antibiotic-free diet. There are so many ways to approach agriculture, but it is the natural and holistic methods that Ian finds to be the most sustainable and … Continue reading RedTail Farm: Alberta ranch with three generations, looking seven generations forward

Reinstating Soil as Alberta’s First Natural Resource

Posted by Blake Hall on March 28, 2014 2 Comments

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Blake Hall is herdsman for Prairie Gold Pastured Meats and runs a unique herdshare program which direct markets grass-finished beef and pastured pork into Red Deer and Calgary, AB. Blake recently attended the National Farm Union‘s Youth Retreat in Nanoose Bay on Vancouver Island (BC) where he rocked out with us at the Young Agrarians Vancouver Island Mixer and we lassoed him into blogging.        The short grass prairie on the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountain Range is Alberta’s first natural resource.  The great plains supported vast numbers of bison and sustained the First Nations for millennia.  Sixty years … Continue reading Reinstating Soil as Alberta’s First Natural Resource