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FARM JOB: Enderby, BC – Shuswap Organics, Field Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 20, 2021

Shuswap Organics carrots

Shuswap Organics in Enderby, BC is seeking a Field Manager for the 2021 season! ABOUT Shuswap Organics Shuswap Organics operates at two locations – Enderberry Farm (which we co-own), and a leased plot down the road. Located in the Shuswap River Valley of the North Okanagan, overlooking the stunning Enderby Cliffs, Enderberry Farm is 21 acres of rolling hills and forest. We lease 2 additional acres at the beautiful West Enderby Farm just outside of Enderby. Our mixed vegetable enterprise is hiring a Field Manager for this season. We’re growing on a total of about 3 acres of land. We … Continue reading FARM JOB: Enderby, BC – Shuswap Organics, Field Manager

FARM JOBS: Westbank, BC – Paynter’s Fruit Market, Farm Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 15, 2021

paynters fruit market

Paynter’s Fruit Market in Westbank, BC is seeking full-time and part-time Farm Crew Members for the 2021 season! ABOUT Paynter’s Fruit Market We have 15 acres garden and 15 acres orchard. Some of our produce in the garden include, cucumbers, zucchini, salad mix, tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, eggplant, sweet and hot peppers, yellow watermelon, musk melons, kale, herbs and much more. Our orchard includes peaches, apples, pears, plums and apricots. Our farm team harvests everything by hand every morning and bring it directly to our fruit stand located on the farm. We value supporting our community and our community supports us! … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Westbank, BC – Paynter’s Fruit Market, Farm Crew

JOB: KAMLOOPS, BC – Kamloops Food Policy Council, Food Hub Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

Kamloops Food Policy Council

The Kamloops Food Policy Council in Kamloops, BC is seeking a Food Hub Coordinator! Job Summary The Food Hub Coordinator is responsible for supporting food processing in the Kamloops region, by facilitating a food hub for the region. This is a decentralized network of services and infrastructure. The long-term vision for the food hub is to foster a thriving regional agriculture and food sector that is a significant contributor to the local economy in our region. The coordinator will work closely with local entrepreneurs to connect them with the support they need to create, grow, and scale local food businesses. … Continue reading JOB: KAMLOOPS, BC – Kamloops Food Policy Council, Food Hub Coordinator

FARM JOB: VERNON/ARMSTRONG, BC – Farm Help Wanted

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

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A hay farm in Vernon/Armstrong, BC is seeking farm help for the 2021 season! ABOUT the farm We have a total of 240 acres on two farms. We live on a 160 acre farm that is mixed pasture and hay. The farm is located in a peaceful valley with a creek running through it. We are improving both properties with reseeding, new irrigation, improved fences, and weed control. We implement regenerative agriculture practices. DESIRED QUALITIES The candidate will have an interest in, and experience with farm machinery operation and maintenance. They will be able to work alone, without supervision, and … Continue reading FARM JOB: VERNON/ARMSTRONG, BC – Farm Help Wanted

JOB: ABBOTSFORD, DUNCAN or VERNON, BC – BC Ministry of Agriculture New Entrant Agrologist

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

new farmer resources BC government

The BC Ministry of Agriculture is hiring a New Entrant Agrologist! This opportunity is based in Abbotsford (Primary) with locations in Duncan and Vernon considered subject to Ministry operational requirements. JOB OVERVIEW The Sector Development Branch identifies and promotes agriculture and food production/processing systems that are sustainable and enhance the economic benefits to the province. It maintains operations in all agriculture regions of the province to deliver Ministry programs and services through a network of extension agrologists, regional agrologists and industry specialists. The Branch works through a variety of strategic partnerships and is the primary point of contact for the … Continue reading JOB: ABBOTSFORD, DUNCAN or VERNON, BC – BC Ministry of Agriculture New Entrant Agrologist

LAND/BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY: 9.9 acre Cherry Orchard in Naramata, BC

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on January 14, 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 CC Orchards is a 9.9 acre conventional cherry orchard located on Naramata Rd at the border of Naramata & Penticton.  There are 3.5 acres of traditionally planted mature cherries (2 acres in Lapins, 1.2 acres in Stellas / Lamberts and the remaining in Vans, Rainiers, Sweethearts) with an additional 3 acres that could be further developed either as orchard or vegetables gardens.  The remaining 3.4 acres are taken … Continue reading LAND/BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY: 9.9 acre Cherry Orchard in Naramata, BC

FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Greenlion Farms, Principal Greenhouse Grower

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 27, 2020

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Greenlion Farms, in Armstrong BC, is seeking a Principal Greenhouse Grower! Greenlion Farms Our operation is an indoor, hydroponic, vertical farm system. We will be growing a variety of lettuce, herbs, and micro greens. We are in a rural setting, therefore your own transportation is required. The growing containers that we use are automated and controlled using an online platform. We have a brokerage system in place to coordinate sales through major distributors. Green Lion Farms Ltd. is a family operated business committed to growing clean, fresh, and pesticide free produce year round in the Okanagan valley with a state … Continue reading FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Greenlion Farms, Principal Greenhouse Grower

FARM JOB: KELOWNA, BC – Summerhill Pyramid Winery, Garden Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on October 16, 2020

summerhill pyramid winery job

Summerhill Pyramid Winery in Kelowna, BC is seeking a Garden Manager! We are looking for an individual or individuals who are experienced market gardeners to manage the Culinary Gardens on-site at Summerhill Pyramid Winery. This is a full-time position. Depending on the skillset of the individual this could be a seasonal position or year-round.  Desired Qualifications Resume should include: Gardening/farming education, experience and skills as well as knowledge or passion for Biodynamics, Permaculture, Biodiversity, and the Organic Farming movement. Tractor driving experience and some carpentry skills are helpful but not a must.  Job Tasks The position includes training and overseeing … Continue reading FARM JOB: KELOWNA, BC – Summerhill Pyramid Winery, Garden Manager

FARM/BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY: Kelowna Free Graze Lamb, Kelowna, BC

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on September 22, 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 FARM Ceres Circle Farm is a 36.8 acre livestock farm with a provincial abattoir licensed for sheep, goats and poultry in Kelowna, BC. The farm includes approximately 30 acres of pasture, cross-fenced into paddocks for rotational grazing. Most of the pasture is sub-irrigated low-lying land in the flood plain of Mission Creek and includes sandy loam soil with areas of gravel and muck soil. There is also a hill with silty … Continue reading FARM/BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY: Kelowna Free Graze Lamb, Kelowna, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 acres for Organic Farming in Salmon Arm, BC

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on September 11, 2020 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 whole gorgeous property is just under 20 acres, partially in the ALR. Some of the land is forested, some  is planted in productive permaculture and food systems and some is open fields full of potential!  The water for this property comes from the municipal system and there are hydrants located at various locations for hook up, but no irrigation infrastructure is in place for the portions of … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 acres for Organic Farming in Salmon Arm, BC