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LAND OPPORTUNITY: 7 acres of sloped, deer-fenced land in Wynndel, BC

Posted by Hailey Troock on June 13, 2019

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ABOUT THE LAND This land opportunity is located in the community of Wynndel, on the south eastern side of Kootenay Lake and northern end of the Creston Valley. The total area of the non-ALR property is 10 acres, with 7 acres deer-fenced and cleared of trees. The west-facing slope looks over Kootenay River. The property is situated on a hillside with forested Crown land above. The previous owner grew strawberries and pumpkins and the area for lease was formerly a cherry orchard. The land has been organic since 2010 when the orchard was removed.   The land is just off … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 7 acres of sloped, deer-fenced land in Wynndel, BC

FARM JOB: BLACK CREEK, VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC – Lost Savanna Farm, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 12, 2019

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Are you interested to learn about organic pasture raised meat production? Lost Savanna Farm is now hiring a full time employee. About Lost Savanna Farm Our 73 acre Certified Organic, Certified Demeter farm is devoted to raising animals on pasture to produce the highest quality meat (chicken, pork and beef) and eggs. We sell our meat primarily through a 75 member monthly meat CSA and at the farmers market on Saturdays. The farm is a diverse mix of pasture, silvopasture, forest, permaculture orchard, household garden, ponds and wetlands. We are not hobby farmers. We eat, live, and sleep farming… this … Continue reading FARM JOB: BLACK CREEK, VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC – Lost Savanna Farm, Farm Worker

FARM JOB: ENDERBY, BC – Fre-Da-Ro Farm, Organic Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 27, 2019

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Fre-Da-Ro Farm, a certified organic livestock farm in Enderby, BC, is seeking a permanent, full-time Organic Farm Worker! About Fre-Da-Ro Farm Fre-Da-Ro Farm is an organic sheep, chicken and grain farm with a small breeding herd of Lowline Angus cattle. The farm is situated along the Shuswap river with a wonderful view of the Enderby Cliffs. Tractors are used for field prep and for feeding of animals. The farm has “farm gate” sales of chickens, lamb and eggs. We are also in the process of renovating the office into a shop and opening the farm to the public for self … Continue reading FARM JOB: ENDERBY, BC – Fre-Da-Ro Farm, Organic Farm Worker

FARM APPRENTICESHIP: LUMBY, BC – BC Timber Goats

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 13, 2019 2 Comments

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BC Timber Goats in Lumby, BC is seeking an apprentice! About BC Timber Goats BC Timber Goats is located on a steep river canyon outside of Lumby BC.  We run 150 head of Mostly Kiko Cross Goats for wildfire fuel mitigation and vegetation management.  Most days are spent hiking and watching goats with a bike and a hockey stick makes a pretty good shepherds hook.  There is a herding dog charlie and soon a few guard dogs.  BC Timber Goats is supported by a network of sheep and goat breeders and those products are sold into the Vancouver Restaurant market. BC Timber … Continue reading FARM APPRENTICESHIP: LUMBY, BC – BC Timber Goats

FARM JOB: LUMBY, BC – BC Timber Goats, Goat Supervisor/Herder

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 13, 2019

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BC Timber Goats in Lumby, BC is hiring a Goat Supervisor/Herder! Would you like to wake up every day and help prevent forest fires, how would you like to spend your days controlling and reversing climate change and improving the environment?  That is everyone’s goal who practices regenerative, sustainable and organic agriculture. Working with BC Timber Goats you can wake up each day and make a quantifiable difference to your community and the environment. About BC Timber Goats BC Timber Goats is a goat-based fuel mitigation and vegetation management goat herd.  We raise kiko X goats and deploy to regional areas … Continue reading FARM JOB: LUMBY, BC – BC Timber Goats, Goat Supervisor/Herder

FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: 12 ACRES OF PASTURE FOR GRAZING – COBBLE HILL, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on April 30, 2019

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ABOUT THE LAND This beautiful 25 acres is nestled in the heart of Cobble Hill, with about 12 acres in pasture. There are 5 fields that could be rotated through, though they are not separately fenced at this point. There is livestock fencing in place around the perimeter of the fields which needs to be upgraded in some areas. Water is available from the creek that runs along the property. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The owner is looking for someone who would like to use the land for grazing for sheep or cows. You could either keep your animals there just for the … Continue reading FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: 12 ACRES OF PASTURE FOR GRAZING – COBBLE HILL, BC

Collaborate! First ever Williams Lake Winter Mixer Wrap up and Resources

Posted by Robin Hunt on April 10, 2019

What an inspiring first ever 2-day Young Agrarians William’s Lake Winter Mixer! Thanks to everyone who came, to our speakers and to our sponsors. The Williams Lake Winter Mixer brought together  91 people from across our region February 9-10th to learn, share stories and knowledge, and to make new connections.  It was a fantastic, diverse group with lots of familiar faces and a whole bunch of new ones, from people just starting out to farmers and ranchers who’ve been working the fields for many years. We welcomed every new face into our YA community and are thrilled about the growing network that is just starting out in the north. There … Continue reading Collaborate! First ever Williams Lake Winter Mixer Wrap up and Resources

YA Apprenticeship: First Nature Farms – Goodfare, AB

Posted by Dana Penrice on February 19, 2019

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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: First Nature Farms – Goodfare, AB

FILLED! FARM JOB: SURREY, BC – A Rocha Canada, Assistant Farm Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 19, 2019 2 Comments

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This position has been filled as of March 4, 2019. Thank you for your interest. A Rocha Canada, in Surrey, BC is seeking a permanent Assistant Farm Manager! About A Rocha Canada A Rocha is an international Christian non-profit organization. We have operated a CSA for 14 seasons, and currently cultivate about 3 acres of mixed veggies on 2 properties in the rural-urban fringe of South Surrey, BC. In addition to a 160 share CSA program from June to October (and a smaller winter CSA in November and December) we also grow veggies for an on-site farm stand, some restaurant sales and … Continue reading FILLED! FARM JOB: SURREY, BC – A Rocha Canada, Assistant Farm Manager

FARM JOB: ABBOTSFORD, BC – The Happy Hoofer, Hoof Trimmers Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 19, 2019

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The Happy Hoofer in Abbotsford, BC is seeking a permanent hoof trimmers assistant! About The Happy Hoofer Our company provides mobile hooftrimming services to mostly Dairy cows in the Fraser Valley. We do travel twice a year to Armstrong and 3 times a year to Quesnel/Vanderhoof region. The Happy Hoofer chute keeps cows standing upright while supporting their belly and legs. 30 years ago when we immigrated and brought this new chute system with us some people thought there was no difference, and most at the time thought we were nuts. Not long after immigrating everyone started switching over to this … Continue reading FARM JOB: ABBOTSFORD, BC – The Happy Hoofer, Hoof Trimmers Assistant