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FARM JOBS: SMITHERS, BC – High Slope Acres, Multiple Positions

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 10, 2021

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High Slope Acres in Smithers, BC is seeking a Farm Helper or Assistant Field Manager &  volunteers for the 2021 season! ABOUT High Slope Acres Mountains, lakes, and a cultural community all close by this 80 acre shared property. It is located in the Bulkley Valley, overlooking both Telkwa and Smithers in Northern British Columbia. There are fields and forest to enjoy. The neighbors keep bees and other neighbors keep horses on the property some years. There are chickens and family pets to tend to. There are a couple dozen apple trees, domesticated Saskatoon bushes, and a couple hundred feet of … Continue reading FARM JOBS: SMITHERS, BC – High Slope Acres, Multiple Positions

Protein for the People: Regenerative Poultry Project Grows Food Sovereignty

Posted by Jolene Swain on January 25, 2021 1 Comment

The Power of Feeding Ourselves Concerns over food security in the Gitxsan Nation started well before the pandemic. During the Festival of What Works (full video below), Shannon McPhail of the Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition shared concerns she heard from the Gitwangak hereditary chiefs of dwindling salmon runs and declining moose populations: “We need another option, whether it’s to give these stocks a break, or whether it’s a dark future where we can’t rely on them anymore.” Finding an alternative protein source for the region took shape in the form of a collaboration between SWCC and Gitxsan farmer Nathan Combs, designing … Continue reading Protein for the People: Regenerative Poultry Project Grows Food Sovereignty

FARM JOB: SMITHERS, BC – High Slope Acres, Carpenter/farm helper

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 20, 2020

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High Slope Acres in Smithers, BC is seeking a Carpenter/Farm Helper for the 2020 season! This is a full time position split between two neighbouring businesses / employers. ABOUT High Slope Acres Mountains, lakes, and a cultural community all close by this 80 acre, 2 parcel farm. It is located in the Bulkley Valley, overlooking both Telkwa and Smithers in Northern British Columbia. There is an abundance of wild and cultivated foods, fields, forests, chickens, pets, and the neighbours bees to enjoy. There are some apple trees and raspberries but mostly the 3 acre garden supplies mixed veggies to the local farmers markets … Continue reading FARM JOB: SMITHERS, BC – High Slope Acres, Carpenter/farm helper

~FILLED~ FARM JOB: HAZELTON, BC – WoodGrain Farm, Part-time Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 31, 2020

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WoodGrain Farm in the Kispiox Valley (north of Hazelton, BC) has a unique half farm job/half internship for the 2020 season! ABOUT WOODGRAIN FARM WoodGrain Farm has a unique opportunity – half farm job/half internship – in market gardening and farmsteading skills to offer an individual with a strong interest in growing food, homesteading and rural living. We are a traditional small-scale mixed farm, focused as much on self–sufficiency as we are on growing food for market, in a beautiful and wild part of the northern Coast Mountains. We sell our certified organic vegetables, flour, lamb and seeds at two weekly Farmers’ Markets … Continue reading ~FILLED~ FARM JOB: HAZELTON, BC – WoodGrain Farm, Part-time Farm Hand

FARM JOB: HAZELTON, BC – WoodGrain Farm, Market Gardener

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 23, 2019

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WoodGrain Farm in the Kispiox Valley (north of Hazelton, BC) has a unique full-time opportunity for an experienced Market Gardener for the 2019 season! ABOUT WOODGRAIN FARM WoodGrain Farm is a small-scale, mixed farm surrounded by the mountains, rivers and wilderness of northwest BC. While this position is focussed on the market garden, there’s also plenty opportunity to gain experience in homesteading, small flock sheep raising, poultry, keeping a family cow, grain growing, hay making, building, and other small farm activities. Wilderness hiking and canoeing opportunities are plentiful. At WoodGrain Farm, we grow by time-honoured methods and philosophies epitomized by the organic movement. We … Continue reading FARM JOB: HAZELTON, BC – WoodGrain Farm, Market Gardener