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FARM JOB: DELTA, BC – KPU Farm Schools, Farmers Market Lead & Field Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 22, 2021

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The Institute for Sustainable Food Systems at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is currently seeking applicants for the position of Farmers Market Lead and Field Assistant at KPU Farm Schools – Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School. We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Farmers Market Lead and Field Assistant at the Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School for the 2021 growing season. This position will lead the sale of farm products at farmers markets as well as assist with our CSA program. This position will also assist in seasonal field work including harvesting, weeding, animal husbandry, crop maintenance, … Continue reading FARM JOB: DELTA, BC – KPU Farm Schools, Farmers Market Lead & Field Assistant

YA Apprenticeship 2021 – Wishart, SK – Peregrine Farm

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on January 09, 2021

Are you an aspiring farmer looking for a food growing experience with chickens, vegetables, and honey bees? Peregrine Farm in Saskatchewan is offering an apprenticeship just for you! (Jeff and his daughter, Ruby) ABOUT PEREGRINE FARM Peregrine Farm is located near Wishart, Saskatchewan within Treaty 4 Territory. Jeff Kinash and his family farm a quarter section, which is managed for biodiversity of life and ecosystems. They cultivate a small portion of the land for market gardening, and manage the rest (pasture, sloughs, bush) using cattle as a tool for fertility. The poultry is rotated to develop healthy, fertile pasture, and … Continue reading YA Apprenticeship 2021 – Wishart, SK – Peregrine Farm

FARM APPRENTICESHIPS: Salt Spring Island, BC – Heavenly Roots Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 04, 2021

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Heavenly Roots Farm on Salt Spring Island, BC is seeking apprentices for the 2021 season! About Heavenly Roots Farm Heavenly Roots Farm is a market garden supplying fresh fruits and vegetables to a CSA program, two weekly markets and via wholesale to small retail stores on Salt Spring Island, BC. We are members of the BC EcoSeed Co-operative, a collaborative of farmers and seed growers. Together, we grow and market seeds through an online catalogue to farmers and gardeners in our region. We lease land at two sites: At the Burgoyne Valley Community Farm we grow the majority of our … Continue reading FARM APPRENTICESHIPS: Salt Spring Island, BC – Heavenly Roots Farm

YA Apprenticeship 2021: Shell Lake, SK – Lazy Plum Farm

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on January 04, 2021

Are you an aspiring farmer looking for a homesteading experience with mixed livestock, vegetables, and an orchard in the Boreal Parkland region? Lazy Plum Farm in Saskatchewan is offering an apprenticeship just for you! ABOUT LAZY PLUM FARM Lazy Plum Farm is located near Shell Lake, Saskatchewan within Treaty 6 Territory. Dianne and Tyler purchased the farm in 2003. At the time it was an abandoned homestead, with nothing really except buildings that needed to be demolished. They transitioned from  urban lives slowly, moving to live at the farm full-time in 2005. Their goal was to learn about sustainable living … Continue reading YA Apprenticeship 2021: Shell Lake, SK – Lazy Plum Farm

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021: LANIGAN, SK – GROVENLAND FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on December 18, 2020

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Are you an aspiring farmer looking for a mixed farm with livestock and veggies to gain more skills, knowledge and experience? Well, Grovenland Farm in Saskatchewan is offering an apprenticeship just for you! ABOUT Grovenland Farm Grovenland is located near Lanigan, Saskatchewan on the edge of Treaty 4 & 6 Three generations farm together at Grovenland Farm. In 2011, Lisa and Ben Martens Bartel moved from Winnipeg to the family farm to begin a new farming story with Ben’s parents, John and Denise Bartel. They all enjoy hosting people on the farm and creating a welcoming place. The people on the … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021: LANIGAN, SK – GROVENLAND FARM

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Bio-diverse farmstead and fields near Quesnel, BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on December 17, 2020 2 Comments

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 131.5 acre parcel is just a 10 minute drive north of the City of Quesnel, in the Ten Mile Lake area. Approximately 50+/- acres are cleared and have been used for both pasture and forage with the potential to clear further acres of immature pine and poplar stands. The farm was most  recently leased for forage and garlic production. In 2020, approximately 60+ round bales were taken … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Bio-diverse farmstead and fields near Quesnel, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 10 acres of cleared river valley land near Terrace, BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on December 16, 2020

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 Situated in the Greater Terrace area, this prime land is near the confluence of the Skeena and Zygomatitz Rivers. Historically used for hay and potato production, the property is currently home to a variety of fruit trees and berry bushes as well as the early stages of some vegetable gardens. Of the 22 acres, around 10 is cleared with potential for cultivation, grazing, market gardening or orchards – … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 10 acres of cleared river valley land near Terrace, BC

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021: BINSCARTH, MB – GRIP-FAST FARMS

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on December 08, 2020

Are you an aspiring rancher looking to gain an ecological cattle and goat management experience?  Grip-Fast Farms is excited to offer an apprenticeship just for you. About the Farm Grip-Fast Farms is located on Treaty 2 territory, near Binscarth, MB. Grip-Fast Farms is a fourth generation family farm operation. The farm is a mixed operation with a focus on regenerative agriculture. Currently they have a herd of about 100 cows and 20 goats on 6 quarters of owned land and they rent an additional 300 acres as well. They produce grass finished beef and goat which is marketed direct to … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021: BINSCARTH, MB – GRIP-FAST FARMS

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Farmstead opportunity in the Robson Valley, BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on December 04, 2020

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 Nestled in an oxbow of the Fraser River, this 148 acres in the stunning Robson Valley consists of 40+ acres of hay, 5 acres of pasture adjacent to the residence, and the remaining acreage in rough pasture and forest. The land is home to mixed livestock and small scale vegetable production, including sheep, cows, and poultry. Apart from the main residence, there is a second 2 bedroom home … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Farmstead opportunity in the Robson Valley, BC

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021: Lisieux, SK – Sage Valley Farm

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on December 04, 2020

Are you an aspiring gardener, beekeeper, or livestock keepers looking to gain the hands-on skills and experience before starting your own farming business? Sage Valley Farm is excited to offer a meaningful apprenticeship to help you on your farming journey. About the Farm Located on Treaty 4 territory, South, Central Saskatchewan Sage Valley Farm is a 4th generation farm. They raise pigs, chickens (for meat and eggs), ducks, turkeys and cows. All the animals are pasture raised free of antibiotics. The meat bird chicks usually arrive early April and are brooded in outdoor, moveable brooder boxes. They  butcher their birds … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021: Lisieux, SK – Sage Valley Farm