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WE’RE HIRING! LAND MATCHER – OKANAGAN, B.C.

Posted by Darcy Smith on December 14, 2022 1 Comment

Young Agrarians is hiring a Land Matcher for the Okanagan-Thompson region of B.C. Location: Okanagan-Thompson. Candidates must be located within the region. Please indicate where you live on your application. Deadline for Applications: Monday, January 30, 2023 at 5pm PST.  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.  The Land Matcher role requires an individual who is process-oriented, has excellent communication and project … Continue reading WE’RE HIRING! LAND MATCHER – OKANAGAN, B.C.

YA Apprenticeship 2023: Goodfare – First Nature Farms

Posted by Dana Penrice on November 02, 2022

Are you an aspiring farmer looking to gain experience on a mixed, long-time-organic farm? Are  you wanting to learn about a mixed livestock operation and heritage breeds? First Nature Farms is offering a unique apprenticeship; join their team! About the Farm First Nature Farms is surrounded by land held within ecological reserves of the Nature Conservancy of Canada, Ducks Unlimited, crown land, and other organic neighbours.  The 3000 acres of aspen forest, creeks, beaver ponds, pastures and farmland hold a rich diversity of both wildlife and wilderness, and domesticated species. Organic since 1990 and WWOOF hosts for almost as long, the … Continue reading YA Apprenticeship 2023: Goodfare – First Nature Farms

POSITION FILLED – WE’RE HIRING! LAND MATCHER – CENTRAL & NORTHERN B.C.

Posted by Darcy Smith on August 23, 2022

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

Young Agrarians is hiring a Land Matcher for the Central and North region of B.C. Location: Central or Northern B.C. Deadline for Applications: Monday, September 19, 2022 at 12pm PST. This position will start when we find the right candidate.  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.  The Land Matcher role requires an individual who is process-oriented, has excellent communication and project … Continue reading POSITION FILLED – WE’RE HIRING! LAND MATCHER – CENTRAL & NORTHERN B.C.

POSITION FILLED – WE’RE HIRING! LAND MATCHER – VANCOUVER ISLAND, B.C.

Posted by Darcy Smith on May 20, 2022

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

Young Agrarians is hiring a Land Matcher for the Vancouver Islands & Gulf Islands region of B.C. Location: Vancouver Island Deadline for Applications: Monday, June 13, 2022 at 12pm PST. This position will start when we find the right candidate.  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.  The Land Matcher role requires an individual who is process-oriented, has excellent communication and project … Continue reading POSITION FILLED – WE’RE HIRING! LAND MATCHER – VANCOUVER ISLAND, B.C.

Job: Rural Routes to Climate Solutions – Community Animator

Posted by Michelle Lam on December 11, 2021

Rural Routes to Climate Solutions (RR2CS) is an Alberta-based initiative shining a spotlight on the climate solutions that farmers, ranchers and communities in rural Alberta can benefit from. RR2CS is happy to announce that we are seeking a Community Animator to join our great team of community organizers, facilitators and communications specialists. The Community Animator will be responsible for the following activities: Communications, organizing, and logistics for the Regenerative Agriculture Lab (RAL), a flagship project of RR2CS. Supporting and assisting the RAL facilitation team in design and delivery of workshops, webinars and other participant interactions within the Lab. Mobilizing and … Continue reading Job: Rural Routes to Climate Solutions – Community Animator

How To Start Farming In Alberta

Posted by Michelle Lam on September 03, 2021 4 Comments

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: 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