Tag Archives: Kootenays

2021 KOOTENAY / COLUMBIA BASIN LAND OPPORTUNITY ROUND-UP!

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 03, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. Spring is here and if you’re still thinking about land for this year or for next season, check out these land opportunities from across the Kootenays / Columbia Basin! More will continue to be added to this post so check back once in awhile for new opportunities across the region. These opportunities are registered with the BC Land Matching Program so I’m teaming up with these landowners to find enterprising farmers looking … Continue reading 2021 KOOTENAY / COLUMBIA BASIN LAND OPPORTUNITY ROUND-UP!

FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 30, 2021

Rose Cottage Garden

Rose Cottage Garden in Nelson, BC is looking for an experienced and knowledgeable gardener for the annual growing season in our permaculture garden. About Rose Cottage Garden Rose Cottage garden is an urban farm in Uphill Nelson: The 1/3 acre organic gardens at Rose Cottage go back over a 100 years and were able to feed a family of 9 during the Great Depression. Presently there are 100s of species of plants in the gardens.. which surround the Rose Cottage Birthing House where mothers and their families come to give birth. There are great opportunities to expand the medicine plants, many … Continue reading FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager

FARM JOB: NELSON, BC – Crooked Horn Farm, Multiple Positions Available

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 12, 2021

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Crooked Horn Farm in Winlaw, BC (near Nelson) is seeking a Lead Farm Hand, Farm Hand, and a Farm Helper for the 2021 season! About Crooked Horn Farm We are a certified organic mixed vegetable farm in Winlaw, right on the Slocan River. We grow about 2 acres of delicious produce, for sale through a summer and winter CSA, farmers markets, a farm stand, grocery stores and restaurants, and more. We care about our soil, and grow cover crops, practice minimal tillage, promote biodiversity, and practice soil remineralization. We work really hard, but also have a good time and do … Continue reading FARM JOB: NELSON, BC – Crooked Horn Farm, Multiple Positions Available

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land share on organic farm in development in Slocan Park

Posted by Hailey Troock on March 01, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND This farming opportunity in development is located in Slocan Park, a small community of just over 120 households nestled in the Slocan Valley about 30 minutes from Nelson, BC. The landowners have just purchased this property and keen to make some land available. Sunlight hours can be limited in winter months and somewhat shorter in this part of the valley in the summer than other growing areas because … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land share on organic farm in development in Slocan Park

Bringing the Salmon Home: The Columbia River Salmon Reintroduction Initiative

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 18, 2021

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Indigenous-Led Vision Bringing the Salmon Home: The Columbia River Salmon Reintroduction Initiative is an Indigenous-led collaboration of the Syilx Okanagan Nation, Ktunaxa Nation, Secwépemc Nation, Canada and British Columbia. Salmon have been blocked from returning to the Canadian portion of the upper Columbia River for more than 80 years. The long-term vision is to return salmon stocks for Indigenous food, social and ceremonial needs, and to benefit the region’s residents and ecosystems as a whole. Learn more about this Initiative… Indigenous Rights and Responsibility Reintroducing salmon concerns Indigenous rights and responsibility. This Initiative is located in unceded Indigenous territories. Life-altering losses … Continue reading Bringing the Salmon Home: The Columbia River Salmon Reintroduction Initiative

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Garden Space, Land + Llamas in Harrop-Procter

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 19, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND This farming opportunity is located in between the communities of Harrop and Procter nestled on the south side of the Kootenay River, north of Nelson. The landowners that reside on this property in Sunshine Bay are looking for organized and enterprising folks to farm commercially on their land! There are between 2 and 5 acres available for production, wether for a market garden operation, perennials, herbs, small livestock, … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Garden Space, Land + Llamas in Harrop-Procter

Resources & Recap – Columbia Basin Mixer 2021

Posted by Alex on January 07, 2021

Thank you to everyone who has been participating in the Columbia Basin Mixer! We’ve had some incredible workshops so far and we can’t wait to share all the great learning with everyone. On this page, you’ll find the needs and opportunities that people wish to share, many farming resources to help you bring your farming to the next level, and a recap of all the workshops (including recordings where possible) from the Mixer. Enjoy the resources and recap for the Columbia Basin Mixer! Don’t forget to check out the full schedule for the Columbia Basin Mixer and to register for … Continue reading Resources & Recap – Columbia Basin Mixer 2021

January 2021: ONLINE – Columbia Basin Mixer

Posted by Alex on November 05, 2020 2 Comments

Missed the Columbia Basin Mixer but want to check out the recordings and resources? You can find all that as well as the participants’ needs and opportunities list on the Columbia Basin Mixer Recap & Resources page! Join us online for farm workshops and networking at the Columbia Basin Mixer! This year’s mixer will be hosted virtually throughout the month of January. Although we are not able to gather in person, we’re excited to bring you a stellar line-up of speakers from across the Columbia Basin and beyond! Join us for discussions about Indigenous land stewardship, growing your farm, online … Continue reading January 2021: ONLINE – Columbia Basin Mixer

FARM JOB: CRESTON, BC – Goat River Farms Ltd, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 30, 2020

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Goat River Farms Ltd in Creston, BC is seeking a permanent Farm Hand! About Goat River Farms Ltd We raise a variety of animals from start to finish for meat sales We also have laying hens and keep bees. We process our own poultry on farm, as well as grow 95% of the hay and grains required for all of our animals on farm to ensure no gmo and no sprays used on the feed crops. We farm as sustainably and regeneratively as we can and work closely with wildlife biologists. We have invested in equipment to ease the workload, … Continue reading FARM JOB: CRESTON, BC – Goat River Farms Ltd, Farm Hand

JOB: KOOTENAYS, BC – Central Kootenay Food Policy Council, Engagement Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 20, 2020

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The Central Kootenay Food Policy Council is seeking a part-time Engagement Coordinator! Position Summary The Food Policy Council is team is seeking a part-time communication professional to deliver the Council’s communications on a range of platforms, to participate in the creation and delivery of meetings and public events (virtual and in-person), and to support the Executive Director in project delivery, development and fundraising. The ideal consultant will be based in the Central Kootenay Regional District and will have both knowledge of and passion for food systems, healthy communities, and policy. This contract will require a time commitment of roughly two … Continue reading JOB: KOOTENAYS, BC – Central Kootenay Food Policy Council, Engagement Coordinator