Tag Archives: Lower Mainland

VANCOUVER, BC: 2023 UBC FARM PRACTICUM – NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on November 24, 2022

The 2023 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture is now accepting applications! The UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture is a six-month experiential learning program designed for aspiring farmers, environmental educators, gardeners, and students interested in applying knowledge about sustainable agriculture and food systems. Students bring a diversity of backgrounds and life experience to the practicum. Our program graduates share a vision of livelihoods and lifestyles grounded in sustainable and community-based food systems. The program is open to all; you do not have to be a UBC student. For the 2023 program, we have two application pools: Full Program, April 8 – October 20 Summer Option, April 8 – August 19. This option is intended to … Continue reading VANCOUVER, BC: 2023 UBC FARM PRACTICUM – NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!

SEP 24, 2022: Surrey, BC – Land Social and Potluck at Seed of Life Farm

Posted by Fai Hui on August 30, 2022 2 Comments

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social and Potluck at Seed of Life Farm in Surrey, B.C.! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about – or just want to check out what your local farmers are up to – join us for the event. Come learn from leasing farmers Krystyna and Jason about Seed of Life Farm, a mixed vegetable and cut flower operation, on the former location of Zaklan Farm. With support from the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP), Krystyna and Jason were matched with Doug and Gemma of Zaklan Farm. Transition plans and … Continue reading SEP 24, 2022: Surrey, BC – Land Social and Potluck at Seed of Life Farm

AUG 28, 2022: Squamish, BC – Land Social at Common Acres

Posted by Fai Hui on August 04, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social at Common Acres in Squamish, B.C.! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about – or just want to check out what your local farmers are up to – join us for the event, co-hosted with the Squamish Food Policy Council. With support from the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP), Squamish Climate Action Network (Squamish CAN) has established the region’s first community farm on one acre of previously fallow ALR land on Easter Seals grounds, located centrally in Squamish, BC. Common Acres Community Farm subleased ¼ acre plots to … Continue reading AUG 28, 2022: Squamish, BC – Land Social at Common Acres

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 5 – 7 ACRES FARMLAND WITH WELL WATER – LANGLEY, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on September 10, 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 5 – 7 acres of this 10 acre property in Langley is available for lease. The land is slightly sloped (but relatively even grade) and well drained. The land was previously hayed. There is access to well water and electricity. With a gravel driveway, there is easy access. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The owners live on the property and would like to see the … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 5 – 7 ACRES FARMLAND WITH WELL WATER – LANGLEY, BC

SEPT 26, 2021: AGASSIZ, BC – Land Social at Abundance Community Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 10, 2021

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You’re invited to a socially-distanced outdoor Land Social at Abundance Community Farm in Agassiz, B.C.! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about – or just want to check out what your local farmers are up to – join us for the event.  Abundance Community Farm is a novel experiment in collective farming and community building. Their mission is to create a community culture around creative expression, meaningful connection, and sustainable food production. The farm is owned by an individual, but is cooperatively managed by a collective of 4 additional core residents and various summer residents. … Continue reading SEPT 26, 2021: AGASSIZ, BC – Land Social at Abundance Community Farm

FARM JOB: LANGLEY, BC – A Rocha Canada, CSA Farm Assistant Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 19, 2021

A Rocha Canada Brooksdale Environmental Centre in Langley, BC is seeking a CSA Farm Assistant Coordinator! ABOUT A Rocha Canada Brooksdale Environmental Centre A Rocha Farm at Brooksdale is a 2.5-acre mix vegetable production farm that follows organic principles. While transitioning to no-till agriculture we do at times use a Kubota tractor with a tiller and disk, 2 Planet Juniors with associated implements, and 2 BCS Tractors with associated implements. Our sales channels include a 140+ CSA, farm gate market, and restaurants. A Rocha Brooksdale is a non-profit environmental organization located on a 27-acre property with farmlands, wetlands, and a … Continue reading FARM JOB: LANGLEY, BC – A Rocha Canada, CSA Farm Assistant Coordinator

[FILLED] FARM JOB: Abbotsford, B.C. – Muir Farm, Farm Helper

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 07, 2021

This position has been filled. View more Farm Jobs and Apprenticeships on our Job Board Muir Farm in Abbotsford, B.C. is seeking a general Farm Helper for the 2021 season and possibly beyond. ABOUT Muir Farm Hay Custom round baled. Large organic garden. Meat goats. 3 acres of Raspberries. Situated in West Abbotsford. Tractor and implements. Hand tools. Farm Sales. I am looking for a person to reside here in the farm house. Separate suite will be available. To assist with and learn about farming here in the Fraser Valley. I am not certified organic but have practised same here … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOB: Abbotsford, B.C. – Muir Farm, Farm Helper

FARM JOB: Surrey, BC – Rondriso Farms, Rondriso Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 26, 2021 2 Comments

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Rondriso Farms in Surrey, BC is seeking a Farm Hand for the 2021 season! ABOUT Rondriso Farms Our farm is located 5 minutes off Hwy #1, exit 53 in North Surrey just 30-45 min drive from Vancouver. We are a second generation Canadian family farm that includes cattle, eggs, hay, a variety of vegetables and a pumpkin patch. All our products are sold through our farmgate General Store where we also distribute our Localicious Produce Box. Our farming practices are rooted in sustainability, tradition, and growing good clean food for good health. Community values are essential to the farms way … Continue reading FARM JOB: Surrey, BC – Rondriso Farms, Rondriso Farm Hand

FARM JOB: Abbotsford, BC – Close to Home Organics, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 11, 2021

Close to Home Organics in Abbotsford, BC is seeking a Farm Worker for the 2021 season! ABOUT Close to Home Organics Close to Home Organics is a family-owned and operated organic mixed-vegetable farm, located in Abbotsford. We farm at Glen Valley Organic Farm as shareholders of the Glen Valley Organic Farm Cooperative. We sell our produce through Farmers Markets, a Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) program, and through a local wholesale distributor. Our farm is certified organic and we employ a number of practices to nurture soil health through to the health of pollinators and surrounding wildlife populations. We aren’t into … Continue reading FARM JOB: Abbotsford, BC – Close to Home Organics, Farm Worker

Apply Now for KPU Farm Schools 2021

Posted by Michalina Hunter on October 22, 2020

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Kwantlen Polytechnic University Farm Schools is accepting applications for their 2021 Tsawwassen First Nation and Richmond Farm School programs! All backgrounds and experiences welcome, no prerequisites required. Click Here to Apply – kpu.ca/farmschools   KPU Farm Schools consists of Tsawwassen First Nation and Richmond. Each farm school offers its own distinct 7-8 month program that provides students with a strong foundation in the principals and practices of regenerative farming. These programs focus on hands on, experiential learning alongside industry professionals, supported by classroom learning to prepare students for a career in the industry.  Which Farm School is right for you? Tsawwassen First … Continue reading Apply Now for KPU Farm Schools 2021