Tag Archives: Nanaimo

SEPT 19, 2020: NANAIMO, BC – Land Social at Morgan Creek Farm

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on August 28, 2020

You’re invited to a socially-distanced outdoor Land Social at Morgan Creek Farm in Nanaimo, BC! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about, join us for the event. Be inspired and learn about the incredible farming that can be done on leased land!  Leasing farmer Chris “Farmer” Brown was a founding member of Farmship Growers Cooperative and has worked as a market gardener, urban farmer, and agricultural activist in Nanaimo for the past 9 seasons. He is a certified teacher and aspires to bring agricultural literacy into public school classrooms. We will tour the farm, enjoy … Continue reading SEPT 19, 2020: NANAIMO, BC – Land Social at Morgan Creek Farm

Filled ~ FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Yellow Point Farms, Blueberry Picker/harvester/sorter

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 12, 2020

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This position has been filled. View the Young Agrarians jobs blog for more job listings. Yellow Point Farms in Ladysmith, BC (Vancouver Island) is hiring a Blueberry Picker/harvester/sorter for the 2020 season! About Yellow Point Farms We are a family run 32 acre farm that is nestled in a sunny valley in Yellow Point. Blueberries are our main crop, and we grow many other types of fruit and vegetables as well. We sell our blueberries at farmer’s markets throughout the summer and we will be having a farm stand on the farm as well. Our farm is not certified organic but tries to … Continue reading Filled ~ FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Yellow Point Farms, Blueberry Picker/harvester/sorter

Filled ~ FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Yellow Point Farms, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 12, 2020

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This position has been filled. View the Young Agrarians jobs blog for more job listings. Yellow Point Farms in Ladysmith, BC (Vancouver Island) is hiring a Farm Hand for the 2020 season! About Yellow Point Farms We are a family run 32 acre farm that is nestled in a sunny valley in Yellow Point. Blueberries are our main crop, but we grow many other types of fruit and vegetables as well. We also have miniature livestock (Nigerian dwarf goats, Babydoll sheep and Kune Kune pigs) that we breed and raise to sell as registered breeding stock to self sustainable farmers on small acreages. … Continue reading Filled ~ FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Yellow Point Farms, Farm Hand

FARM JOB: Pender Island Community Hall, Farm Program Coordinator & Leader – Pender Island, BC

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 27, 2020

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Pender Island Community Hall, on Pender Island, BC, is seeking a Farm Program Coordinator & Leader for the 2020 season! About Pender Island Community Hall Pender Island Community Hall is now accepting applications for a Farm Programs Coordinator and Leader. The position is contingent on funding and is open to youth 19 – 30 years old, Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or eligible refugee. This position entails a combination of administrative responsibilities, stakeholder collaboration and direct program delivery. The incumbent must have the ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings and requires an acceptable criminal record check. Overview: The Farm Programs … Continue reading FARM JOB: Pender Island Community Hall, Farm Program Coordinator & Leader – Pender Island, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Up to 25 Acres for Cropping or Grazing Lease and Potential for Market Garden Collaboration – Nanaimo, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on March 22, 2020

There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE LAND Empress Acres (empressacres.ca) is a 69 acre farm that was purchased in 2017 to grow a unique tree, the Empress tree in partnership with the World Tree Eco-Tree program (worldtree.info). NatureBank estimates that this Eco-Tree Program supports an incredible 7 of the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals. A “Bonafide Miracle Tree” is how the primary author of World Tree’s recent report The Social and Environmental Impacts of our … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Up to 25 Acres for Cropping or Grazing Lease and Potential for Market Garden Collaboration – Nanaimo, BC

[Filled] FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Island Hothouse, Greenhouse Workers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 18, 2020

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This position has been filled. View the Young Agrarians jobs blog for more farm job listings. Island Hothouse in Ladysmith (near Nanaimo) BC is hiring Greenhouse Workers for the 2020 season! About Island Hothouse Island Hothouse is looking for workers to help with out pepper plants. Tasks include tying, pruning and harvesting sweet bell peppers. Wage is $14.00/hr and we will need people available to work through evenings and weekends. Work can start immediately. Our farm is GAP Canada certified as our products are sold through out BC to wholesalers and direct to grocery stores. Desired Qualities Someone who is motivated and eager to learn … Continue reading [Filled] FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Island Hothouse, Greenhouse Workers

Filled ~ FARM JOB: HORNBY ISLAND, BC – Summer Soul Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 13, 2020

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This position has been filled. View the Young Agrarians jobs blog for more job listings. Summer Soul Farm on Hornby Island, BC is hiring a farm worker for the 2020 season! About Summer Soul Farm Summer Soul Farm is located on idyllic Hornby Island where artists and free thinkers have long made their home. The island is renowned for its natural beauty. “Hawaiian” white sand beaches, awesome mountain biking, music festivals and a sweet hippie culture draw people to this little gem of an island in the Salish Sea. Summer Soul is a small-scale ecological farming enterprise. 2019 was our first earnest growing season and we are ready … Continue reading Filled ~ FARM JOB: HORNBY ISLAND, BC – Summer Soul Farm

FARM JOB: NANAIMO, BC – Haslam Creek Farm, Field Team Leader

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 05, 2020 2 Comments

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Haslam Creek Farm in Nanaimo, BC is hiring a Field Team Leader for the 2020 season! About Haslam Creek Farm Haslam Creek Farm is a rural 92-Acre farm located in Coast Salish Territory near Cedar, BC.  Bordering along a salmon-bearing creek, the farm strives to be in stewardship to the land.  We have been growing industrial hemp since 2017 as the primary cash crop, as well as other food and cover crops.  We use high-efficiency dripline irrigation to deliver rainwater that is captured in the winter and stored in our 2 million gallon pond.  Most machinery on the farm includes hand tools, … Continue reading FARM JOB: NANAIMO, BC – Haslam Creek Farm, Field Team Leader

NOT AVAILABLE – LAND OPPORTUNITY: LAKESIDE ACREAGE FOR LEASE, YELLOW POINT BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 24, 2020

There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE LAND The land is a beautiful 45 acres of mixed forest and fields on Quenell Lake in Yellow Point. The owner currently conducts an active agro-forestry operation (Christmas trees, hay, foliage and fruit), but would like to maximize the potential of the land and make growing space available to a new farmer. There is an existing well, rain water collection systems, and water rights to the lake for irrigation. ABOUT … Continue reading NOT AVAILABLE – LAND OPPORTUNITY: LAKESIDE ACREAGE FOR LEASE, YELLOW POINT BC

UNAVAILABLE – LAND OPPORTUNITY: OFF GRID CABIN WITH FARMING/WILDCRAFTING POTENTIAL – CEDAR, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 18, 2020 2 Comments

There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE LAND These beautiful 14 acres are a mix of forest and meadow located in South Cedar, (south of Nanaimo and north of Ladysmith). The property is off-grid, quiet and peaceful, and has great potential for low impact farming, wildcrafting, mushroom cultivation, etc. The meadow is currently mostly shrubby with lots of wild roses and nettles. There is a clearing that could be planted, and more area could be cleared as well. … Continue reading UNAVAILABLE – LAND OPPORTUNITY: OFF GRID CABIN WITH FARMING/WILDCRAFTING POTENTIAL – CEDAR, BC