Tag Archives: Nanaimo

FARM JOB: Nanaimo, BC – Growing Opportunities Farm Community Co-op, Farm Manager – Education Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 18, 2022 1 Comment

Growing Opportunities Farm Community Co-op in Nanaimo, BC is seeking a Farm Manager – Education Coordinator! ABOUT Growing Opportunities Farm Community Co-op Growing Opportunities has two urban farm locations in Nanaimo BC with ~8 acres in production. We produce mainly field vegetables to sell to community food box programs and at farm markets. This position will collaborate with VI Blueberries (https://www.facebook.com/viblueberries/) to manage the blueberry pick for ~6 weeks. Growing Opportunities focuses on the use of hand tools but does have a BCS for some bed prep activities. The farms are not certified organic but do employ organic practices to … Continue reading FARM JOB: Nanaimo, BC – Growing Opportunities Farm Community Co-op, Farm Manager – Education Coordinator

LAND OPPORTUNITY – Home and Land Share for Self-Sufficiency – Gabriola Island, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 23, 2022 3 Comments

ABOUT THE LAND This is an opportunity is to share a home and 1/2 property on Gabriola Island. The land has southern exposure with a gentle slope and sandy/loamy soil. Approximately 1/4 acre is fenced for gardening and is available for use. The home is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath, double wide modular home. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY I am looking for a housemate for team effort on this small piece of great property for gardening and self sustainability. I will be away for 5-6 months and home for 5-6 months of each year, and am looking for a responsible housemate … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY – Home and Land Share for Self-Sufficiency – Gabriola Island, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden with Polytunnel and Farmhouse – Parksville, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on January 22, 2022

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 Approximately 2.75 acres on a 12 acre farm property is available for lease beginning for the 2023 growing season. The 2.75 acres has a separate driveway from the landholder’s side of the property, and includes about one acre which is currently in mixed vegetable cultivation, a 100×20 foot poly-tunnel on angle iron tracks so the structure can be moved every few yers, as well as about … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden with Polytunnel and Farmhouse – Parksville, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1 Acre with Market Garden, Fruit Trees, Greenhouses and more – Ladysmith, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on December 16, 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 productive, well maintained mixed 1 acre farm is looking for a leasing farmer to continue to steward the land. All natural practices have been used throughout. Access is from road at the south end of the property, and the farmable space runs to the north – approximately 400 feet long, including space occupied by small outbuildings and greenhouses in the centre of the farm. Cultivatable … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1 Acre with Market Garden, Fruit Trees, Greenhouses and more – Ladysmith, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: School Farm Project with Infrastructure Provided – Nanaimo, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on September 30, 2021 6 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 The farm site is located on the grounds of Woodlands School in Central Nanaimo. The area available for cultivation is approximately 5000 square feet of flat land (currently in grass) with southern exposure, in front of the school and with road frontage. Water access will be municipal, running from the school, and full perimeter deer fencing will be constructed this fall. A storage room is available for … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: School Farm Project with Infrastructure Provided – Nanaimo, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn-Key Nursery or Garden Centre with 14 Commercial Greenhouses, Auxiliary Buildings and House – Cedar, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on August 17, 2021 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 is a unique opportunity to lease a turn-key nursery operation, consisting of 14 greenhouses and several auxiliary buildings in Cedar, just South of Nanaimo. There are 4 glass greenhouses that are 50’x300’ (15,000 square feet each, a total of 60,000 square feet) as well as 10 poly houses measuring 30’x200’ (6000 square feet each, for a total of 60,000 square feet as well). All greenhouses each … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn-Key Nursery or Garden Centre with 14 Commercial Greenhouses, Auxiliary Buildings and House – Cedar, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Three Acre Field with Full Exposure – Ladysmith, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 11, 2021 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 An approximately 3 acre field on this oceanfront Ladysmith property is available for lease. The field is currently in hay and has approximately 1 acre of 1-2 year old Christmas trees planted which could be removed if the leasing farmer has a production plan that would require the whole field, to be discussed. Livestock fencing is in place around the perimeter of the field, which is flat … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Three Acre Field with Full Exposure – Ladysmith, BC

FARM JOB: Nanaimo, BC – Morgan Creek Farm, Vegetable Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 26, 2021

Morgan Creek Farm in Nanaimo, BC is seeking a Vegetable Farm Hand! ABOUT Morgan Creek Farm A beautiful and diverse young farm (7 acres) on the city limits of Nanaimo. Selling locally and building towards offering a CSA offering later this year. We produce an ever increasing variety of products. Meat – Lamb, Chicken and Turkey. Honey. Fruit and Vegetables. Newly installed greenhouse to start plants and grow suitable plants for harvest year round. 10,000 gallon rainwater collection system installed. Following Regenerative Organic (non cert) practices. Want to develop a better rotational grazing system for the sheep. The poultry is … Continue reading FARM JOB: Nanaimo, BC – Morgan Creek Farm, Vegetable Farm Hand

[FILLED] FARM JOB: Nanaimo, BC – Big Bang Cider, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 13, 2021

This position has been filled. View more Farm Jobs and Apprenticeships on our Job Board Big Bang Cider in Nanaimo, BC is seeking a Farm Hand for the 2021 season! ABOUT Big Bang Cider Big Bang Cider is a small orchard-based cidery located in Nanaimo, BC. We are a new start-up and planted our orchard in May of 2020. As such, our first harvest is still a couple years away. The apple varieties we planted have been specifically selected, for hundreds of years, to produce delicious, complex, and balanced ciders. We currently have 5.5ac of high density trees planted. At … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOB: Nanaimo, BC – Big Bang Cider, Farm Hand

FARM JOB: ERRINGTON, BC – Root Renaissance Farm, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 12, 2021

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Root Renaissance Farm in Errington, BC is seeking a Farm Worker for the 2021 season! ABOUT Root Renaissance Farm Our farm, Root Renaissance Farm, is a small scale family run market garden farm. We grow a variety of vegetables on an acre of land. We use organic and regenerative agriculture practices. We sell our products weekly at our local farmers market, at our roadside stand and online through our farm store. We want our food as free and clean of chemicals, pesticides or synthetic fertilizers as possible. We use composted manures, animal bedding and byproducts to feed our plants. It … Continue reading FARM JOB: ERRINGTON, BC – Root Renaissance Farm, Farm Worker