Tag Archives: Nelson

MAR 31, 2024: NELSON, BC – Garden Planning 101 Workshop at Bent Plow Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 16, 2024

bent plow garden planning

Are you a newer grower looking to up your vegetable gardening game this year? Join us for a Garden Planning 101 workshop on March 31st at Bent Plow Farm just outside Nelson, BC! In this workshop you will learn the fundamentals of planning your vegetable garden for interior BC growing conditions. The class will cover how to plan for continued harvest, including the timing of seeding and transplanting, plant spacing, and crop succession. Participants can bring along a map of their garden space to get support with creating their own growing plan. This workshop is intended for beginner home gardeners … Continue reading MAR 31, 2024: NELSON, BC – Garden Planning 101 Workshop at Bent Plow Farm

INTERNSHIP: Nelson, BC – Hummingbird Farm

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on February 13, 2024

Hummingbird Farm in Nelson, BC is seeking a Farm Intern! ABOUT Hummingbird Farm Hummingbird Farm is certified organic (KOGS#84) and grows specialty cut flowers and small fruits. Please see our website hummingbirdfarmbc.com. We are located in the scenic Slocan Valley on the Slocan River, 30 min from Nelson and Castlegar BC. The farm is rural and as such we have housing on site for you! We sell directly to customers and through 3 grocery outlets. We are certified organic by KOGS (#84) since 2014 and we are celebrating our 10th year of small-scale low impact farming. DESIRED QUALITIES We are … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: Nelson, BC – Hummingbird Farm

FARM JOB: NELSON, BC – Mystic Valley Farm, Lead Farm Hand

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on December 04, 2023

Mystic Valley Farm in Nelson, BC is seeking a Lead Farm Hand/Farm Supervisor! ABOUT MYSTIC VALLEY FARM Our vision is to grow natural, nutrient-dense food, in a sustainable way, closely in tune with the natural rhythms of the world around it, while building the entire ecosystem of the Farm in a holistic way. We want to support and educate the local community in the importance of local small-scale agriculture and work together to help create abundance for all. We use the classic Market Garden farm model, growing a diverse range of vegetables and herbs. We don’t own a tractor or … Continue reading FARM JOB: NELSON, BC – Mystic Valley Farm, Lead Farm Hand

OCT 22, 2023: Nelson, BC – LAND LINKING WORKSHOP

Posted by Kat Roger on September 18, 2023

GOT LAND? WANT LAND? Are you a landholder looking for farmers? Are you a farmer looking for land? We want you! Join us for a workshop on the nuts and bolts of land access. Young Agrarians Land Linking Workshops bring together landholders and farmers seeking land to network, explore possible land matches, and learn how to navigate land sharing and lease agreements. Our B.C. Land Matching Program Manager Darcy Smith and our Columbia Basin Land Matcher, Nyree Marsh will be there to talk about how land matching supports land seekers and landholders, and share key questions to ask, legal considerations, … Continue reading OCT 22, 2023: Nelson, BC – LAND LINKING WORKSHOP

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Sunny Farmland Close to Kootenay River – Tarrys, B.C.

Posted by Nyree Marsh on August 09, 2023

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 16 acre property is on a sunny, east-facing slope within the ALR, with 2+ acres of level land that are currently mowed and ready for cultivation. Deer fence is being constructed around the established garden area with the remaining acres partially fenced.  12 acres were logged last year which has created more open space with several acres of forest remaining. Water is … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Sunny Farmland Close to Kootenay River – Tarrys, B.C.

FARM JOB: Winlaw, BC – Crooked Horn Farm, Lead Farm Hand and Field Manager/Apprentice

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on February 17, 2023

Crooked Horn Farm in Winlaw (close to Nelson/Castlegar), BC is seeking a Lead Farm Hand and Field Manager/Apprentice! ABOUT Crooked Horn Farm Crooked Horn Farm is a certified organic mixed vegetable farm in the Slocan Valley. Our farm is right on the beautiful Slocan River, and a short walk or bike ride to Winlaw. Now going into our 15th season, we grow a wide variety of vegetables for our summer and winter CSAs, grocery stores and restaurants, the food bank, and through our new farm stand. We grow on about 2 acres, so most of our tasks are accomplished with … Continue reading FARM JOB: Winlaw, BC – Crooked Horn Farm, Lead Farm Hand and Field Manager/Apprentice

FARM JOB: Nelson, BC – Hummingbird Farm, Farm Hand & Farm Intern

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on January 30, 2023

Hummingbird Farm in Nelson, BC is seeking a Farm Hand and Farm Intern! ABOUT Hummingbird Farm Hummingbird Farm is certified organic (KOGS#84) and grows specialty cut flowers and small fruits. We are located in the scenic Slocan valley on the Slocan river, 30 min from Nelson and Castlegar BC. We sell direct to consumer and to a very popular grocery store in Nelson. We are Certified organic and use sustainable floristry practices. This is our 9th season on the farm and we continue to learn! Our focus is on on field to vase locally grown florals. DESIRED QUALITIES We are … Continue reading FARM JOB: Nelson, BC – Hummingbird Farm, Farm Hand & Farm Intern

IN PHOTOS: 2022 Land Social & Tool School at Linden Lane Farms

Posted by Hailey Troock on November 07, 2022

On Sunday, October 23rd 2022, we gathered with 15 farm and tool enthusiasts for an outdoor Land Social and Tool School at Linden Lane Farms in Krestova (near Nelson). Linden Lane Farms operates on leased family land, as well as two other properties in the area, with agreements supported through the BC Land Matching Program. Products are grown on the nearby leased plots and brought to the main farm site for processing and distribution. We enjoyed a light potluck harvest lunch, toured the farm and learned about the farming that they are doing on leased land to expand local food … Continue reading IN PHOTOS: 2022 Land Social & Tool School at Linden Lane Farms

OCT 23, 2022: KRESTOVA, BC – Land Social & Tool School at Linden Lane Farms

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 20, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social and Tool School at Linden Lane Farms in Krestova (near Nelson). Linden Lane Farms operates on leased family land, as well as two other properties in the area, with agreements supported through the BC Land Matching Program. The thriving organic farm serves retail, Farmers Markets and consumers directly in the area through their CSA and on farm sales and also hosts one of three Kootenay Local Agricultural Society tool libraries. If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about, as well as affordable tool rentals available, join us for this … Continue reading OCT 23, 2022: KRESTOVA, BC – Land Social & Tool School at Linden Lane Farms

FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on September 06, 2022

Rose Cottage Garden

Rose Cottage Garden in Nelson, BC is looking for an experienced and knowledgeable gardener for the annual growing season in their permaculture garden. About Rose Cottage Garden Rose Cottage garden is an urban farm in Uphill Nelson: The 1/3 acre organic gardens at Rose Cottage go back over a 100 years and were able to feed a family of 9 during the Great Depression. Presently there are 100s of species of plants in the gardens.. which surround the Rose Cottage Birthing House where mothers and their families come to give birth. There are great opportunities to expand the medicine plants, many … Continue reading FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager