Tag Archives: Organic Farm

Beyond the Market: Selling to Retailers

Posted by Jolene Swain on March 18, 2021

Have you outgrown the farmers’ market? Can you produce more than you can sell direct to customers? Are you ready to branch out to retailers? Here are some tips and tricks from retailers and producers to help assess your readiness and provide some considerations when it comes to moving your product beyond the market. Flexible farm business incubators Farmers’ Markets are a great incubator for local producers to fine tune their growing practices while building up a customer base and brand. Direct to customer sales offer a short supply chain and forge valuable relationships with the community. Cutting out the … Continue reading Beyond the Market: Selling to Retailers

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021: Minto, MB – Rourke Farms Ltd. Organics

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on March 15, 2021

PAID GRAIN APPRENTICESHIP 2021 Do you want to build your skill, knowledge, and experience in organic grain farming? Rourke Farms LTD. Organics is offering an apprenticeship to take a step into the world of larger scale grain production, both conventional and organic. DEADLINE TO APPLY IS EXTENDED – APPLY TODAY (link at bottom of the page) About the Farm Rourke Farm is located near Minto, MB. Rourke Farms  is an organic grain farm made up of David, Diane, Don (their son), Dorian (their daughter) and Dorian’s husband, John, plus a couple of hired hands. They are a big farm with … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021: Minto, MB – Rourke Farms Ltd. Organics

FARM JOBS: SMITHERS, BC – High Slope Acres, Multiple Positions

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 10, 2021

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High Slope Acres in Smithers, BC is seeking a Farm Helper or Assistant Field Manager &  volunteers for the 2021 season! ABOUT High Slope Acres Mountains, lakes, and a cultural community all close by this 80 acre shared property. It is located in the Bulkley Valley, overlooking both Telkwa and Smithers in Northern British Columbia. There are fields and forest to enjoy. The neighbors keep bees and other neighbors keep horses on the property some years. There are chickens and family pets to tend to. There are a couple dozen apple trees, domesticated Saskatoon bushes, and a couple hundred feet of … Continue reading FARM JOBS: SMITHERS, BC – High Slope Acres, Multiple Positions

FARM JOB: Pender Island, BC – Pender Island Community Hall, Farm Heritage Programs Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 10, 2021

Pender Island Community Hall, on Pender Island, BC, is seeking a Farm Heritage Programs Coordinator for the 2021 season! View more farm jobs and apprenticeships on our Job Board

FARM JOB: Abbotsford, BC – Earth Apple Organic Farm, Farmhand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 09, 2021

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Earth Apple Organic Farm in Abbotsford, BC is seeking a Farmhand for the 2021 season! ABOUT Earth Apple Organic Farm We are a certified organic, small-scale mixed veggie (with some fruit) farm with 300 laying hens and about 6 acres of land in cultivation, farming since 2011. By taking good care of our soil, we produce quality produce which we sell direct to our community via farmers markets, CSA program and a handful of restaurant clients. We also specialize in garlic (culinary and seed) #NewMountainGarlic. We live and farm at Glen Valley Organic Farm- a beautiful 50 acre property in … Continue reading FARM JOB: Abbotsford, BC – Earth Apple Organic Farm, Farmhand

FARM JOBS: Cawston, BC – Back Achers Organics/Twisted Hills Craft Cider, Farm Worker & Cider Tasting Room Associate

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 05, 2021 1 Comment

Back Achers Organics/Twisted Hills Craft Cider in Cawston, BC is seeking an Organic Farm Worker and a Cider Tasting Room Associate for the 2021 season! ABOUT Back Achers Organics/Twisted Hills Craft Cider Back Achers Organics is comprised of 17 acres of mixed tree fruits in Cawston BC. In conjunction with our farm Back Achers we operate our cidery Twisted Hills. Our farm and cidery are both certified organic by PACS and we are proud stewards of our land. DESIRED QUALITIES As we prepare for a upcoming 2021 season, we look forward to adding a couple of friendly and knowledgeable new … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Cawston, BC – Back Achers Organics/Twisted Hills Craft Cider, Farm Worker & Cider Tasting Room Associate

FARM JOBS: 100 MILE HOUSE, BC – Big Rock Ranch, Farm Hands

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 18, 2021 2 Comments

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Big Rock Ranch in 100 Mile House, BC is seeking Farm Hands for the 2021 season! About Big Rock Ranch Big Rock Ranch is a 148-acre farm, a short 15 minute drive from the historic town of 100 Mile House, in Buffalo Creek BC. Here we grow many varieties of vegetables on 2 acres, raise heritage chickens for eggs, care for our hive of honey bees, have 3 lovely horses, and 2 wonderful farm dogs.. We sell our produce at the South Cariboo Farmers Market, in a CSA box program and to local restaurants/grocery stores from Spring to Fall every … Continue reading FARM JOBS: 100 MILE HOUSE, BC – Big Rock Ranch, Farm Hands

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

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3.5 recently cultivated acres, SE Kelowna, BC

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on February 11, 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 lovely 4.2 acre Southeast Kelowna farm (Black Raven Farm) is fully deer fenced and has farm gated access from Saucier Road. It is irrigated good soil with approximately 3.5 acres available to lease.  Former crops grown on this property include wine grapes, red and golden delicious apples, and Blackberries, Blueberries, Haskaps. The berries have been removed and approximately 2 acres of fall rye planted on the upper … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3.5 recently cultivated acres, SE Kelowna, BC

APPRENTICESHIPS: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 10, 2021

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Looking for a farming apprenticeship in Ontario? Check out Ignatius Farm in Guelph! About Ignatius Farm Ignatius Farm grows certified organic produce for Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) members, farmers’ markets, local businesses and service agencies. Programs include community gardens, community orchard, acreage rentals, internships and farmer training, working shares, volunteer opportunities, and seasonal community events. Desired Qualities We are looking for passionate & imaginative individuals to join us in the care of our organic farm. As part of the Ignatius farm team you will join our vision in regenerative local food systems, eco‐spirituality, community agriculture, and farm ecosystem education. EXPERIENCE Background … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIPS: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm