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How To Start Farming In Alberta

Posted by Michelle Lam on September 03, 2021

How to start farming in Alberta

A starter kit for those wondering how to start farming in Alberta. Young Agrarians (YA) is a farmer to farmer educational resource network for new and young ecological, organic and regenerative farmers in Canada. Read more about us here.  Young Agrarians recognizes the unresolved Indigenous land title and rights in the diverse territories in what is today called Canada. As we live and work in the context of and in response to a colonial system of laws and policies, it is important to acknowledge the historical and ongoing impact of agriculture and land enclosure on Indigenous lands and food systems. In … Continue reading How To Start Farming In Alberta

Job: Warehouse Fulfillment Specialist

Posted by Michelle Lam on June 03, 2021

(*This posting closes at midnight on Sunday June 6.) YYC Growers and Distributors is a farmer-owned cooperative of both urban and rural farmers in and around the Calgary area. They strive to contribute to Calgary’s food security by distributing local, high quality produce grown throughout the year at a price that is fair to both consumers and producers. They distribute approximately 700 weekly Vegetable Harvest Boxes (along with fruit, meat, and other individually purchased products) through home delivery and local pickups at over a dozen locations around the city. Their cooperative structure strengthens the market presence of our diverse member-growers … Continue reading Job: Warehouse Fulfillment Specialist

JOB OPPORTUNITY: LAND MATCHER – CENTRAL & NORTHERN B.C.

Posted by Darcy Smith on May 10, 2021 3 Comments

Four sheep with text We're hiring! B.C. Land Matching Program

Young Agrarians is hiring a new Land Matcher for Central & Northern B.C. Do you thrive working with people from diverse walks of life? Are you a networker and connector? If you’ve got that magic matchmaker quality – equal parts people skills, passion for local food systems, and computer-savvy project manager – we’d love to hear from you.  Region: Central & Northern B.C. Deadline for Applications: 5pm Monday, May 31, 2021. This position will start when we find the right candidate.  Young Agrarians is an educational resource network for new and young farmers in Canada that launched in 2012. In … Continue reading JOB OPPORTUNITY: LAND MATCHER – CENTRAL & NORTHERN B.C.

Job: Regeneration Canada: Fundraising Coordinator

Posted by Michelle Lam on March 24, 2021

Regeneration Canada is seeking an experienced Fundraising Coordinator to assist with grant writing in French and English. The Coordinator will also be responsible for seeking out new funding opportunities from both the private and public sectors, as well as reporting. ABOUT REGENERATION CANADA Regeneration Canada is a non-profit organization that promotes the regeneration of soil health, in order to mitigate climate change, restore biodiversity, improve water cycles, and support a more productive and fair food system. They strive towards this goal by raising awareness and mobilizing Canadians about the potential of reversing climate change through regenerative soil management, and about the … Continue reading Job: Regeneration Canada: Fundraising Coordinator

Job: Regeneration Canada: Community Engagement Coordinator

Posted by Michelle Lam on March 24, 2021

Regeneration Canada is seeking an experienced Community Engagement Coordinator to develop, implement, and coordinate their community engagement strategy for both members and volunteers. The Coordinator will also be responsible for organizing webinars and other educational activities. ABOUT REGENERATION CANADA Regeneration Canada is a non-profit organization that promotes the regeneration of soil health, in order to mitigate climate change, restore biodiversity, improve water cycles, and support a more productive and fair food system. They strive towards this goal by raising awareness and mobilizing Canadians about the potential of reversing climate change through regenerative soil management, and about the ways each one … Continue reading Job: Regeneration Canada: Community Engagement Coordinator

JOB: ABBOTSFORD, DUNCAN or VERNON, BC – BC Ministry of Agriculture New Entrant Agrologist

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

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The BC Ministry of Agriculture is hiring a New Entrant Agrologist! This opportunity is based in Abbotsford (Primary) with locations in Duncan and Vernon considered subject to Ministry operational requirements. JOB OVERVIEW The Sector Development Branch identifies and promotes agriculture and food production/processing systems that are sustainable and enhance the economic benefits to the province. It maintains operations in all agriculture regions of the province to deliver Ministry programs and services through a network of extension agrologists, regional agrologists and industry specialists. The Branch works through a variety of strategic partnerships and is the primary point of contact for the … Continue reading JOB: ABBOTSFORD, DUNCAN or VERNON, BC – BC Ministry of Agriculture New Entrant Agrologist

[FILLED] FARM JOBS: Crofton, British Columbia – Tatlo Road Farm, Farm workers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 12, 2021

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This position has been filled. View more Farm Jobs and Apprenticeships on our Job Blog Tatlo Road Farm in Crofton, BC is seeking 3 Farm Workers for the 2021 season! ABOUT Tatlo Road Farm Our farm is located on Vancouver Island, near the village of Crofton (population ~2000). We’re also about 20 minutes from Duncan and there’s public transportation that stops right at the farm. We currently grow on about 3 of our 7 acres, producing over 40 different vegetable crops- the whole gamut really. We have two greenhouses (and may be building more this fall) where we grow heat-loving … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOBS: Crofton, British Columbia – Tatlo Road Farm, Farm workers

JOB OPPORTUNITY: METRO VAN LAND MATCHER

Posted by Darcy Smith on October 15, 2020

Four sheep with text We're hiring! B.C. Land Matching Program

Young Agrarians is hiring a new Land Matcher for the Lower Mainland. Do you thrive working with people from diverse walks of life? Are you a networker and connector? If you’ve got that magic matchmaker quality – equal parts people skills, passion for local food systems, and computer-savvy project manager – we’d love to hear from you.  Region: Metro Vancouver & Fraser Valley Deadline for Applications: 12pm Monday, Nov 9, 2020. This position will start when we find the right candidate.  Young Agrarians is an educational resource network for new and young farmers in Canada that launched in 2012. In 2016, Young … Continue reading JOB OPPORTUNITY: METRO VAN LAND MATCHER

JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – FarmFolk CityFolk, Feast of Fields Event Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 08, 2020

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FarmFolk CityFolk in Vancouver, BC is seeking a Metro Vancouver Feast of Fields Event Coordinator for 2020! About FarmFolk CityFolk FarmFolk CityFolk (FFCF) is a not-for-profit society connecting, empowering, and inspiring people to strengthen BC’s sustainable food systems.  We develop, operate, and act as a catalyst for projects that support access to and production of local, sustainable food; support local growers and producers; provide access to and protection of farmland; and connect, educate, and celebrate with communities across BC.  Since 1993, FFCF has been a leader in local food and sustainable agriculture working with business, NGO partners, government, universities, and the … Continue reading JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – FarmFolk CityFolk, Feast of Fields Event Coordinator

Opportunity: It’s time for Mentors to Apply for Funding Internships and Apprenticeships

Posted by Kolby Peterson on December 14, 2019

Are you a farmer looking to hire and mentor a young, new, or aspiring farmer? Youth Employment and Skills Program  The Youth Employment and Skills Program is providing funding in 2020 for the creation of agricultural internships to youth and youth facing barriers. This is a program of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, and employers across the agriculture sector may apply for funding to hire Canadians, age 15 to 30. We reached out to inquire about their upcoming funding. “We plan to have a short intake starting Jan 13, 2020 at 10:00 am EST for the $864,000 and then another in … Continue reading Opportunity: It’s time for Mentors to Apply for Funding Internships and Apprenticeships