Tag Archives: organic

Help us make a video!

Posted by Alex on August 20, 2021

Calling all awesome farmers — yup, that’s you! Young Agrarians is making a series of short videos about new farmers and we need your help. We’re crowd sourcing the video footage for these videos and we want as many new farmers as possible to talk about farming and the future of food systems. These videos will be used to promote farming as a career, explain the benefits and challenges of ecological agriculture to policy makers and funders, and celebrate our amazing farmer network! To participate, just record a video of yourself on the farm answering any or all of these … Continue reading Help us make a video!

FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Rebecca’s Garden

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 09, 2021

Rebecca’s Garden in Victoria, BC is seeking to hire a part-time Farm Worker for the 2021 season!  ABOUT Rebecca’s Garden Rebecca’s Garden, about 1/2 acre, is a small operation producing certified organic vegetables, berry fruits, flowers, herbs, seeds and preserves. There are two farm locations. The first is nestled in the woods and grows the greens, roots, brassicas, berries, garlic, herbs, flowers and other shade loving crops. The second location is a south facing slope on open terrain and grows the sun lovers like tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, cucumbers, melons, squash and beans. The first farm has raised beds, the preparation and … Continue reading FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Rebecca’s Garden

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land and homesteading in Johnsons Landing

Posted by Hailey Troock on July 28, 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 land opportunity is located on a 16 acre property in the community of Johnson’s Landing, nestled in the west-facing mountain side at the northern end of Kootenay Lake, one hour from Kaslo or two hours from Nelson, on the East side. The Purcell Wilderness Conservancy backs the property and the Fry Creek Trail is near. The land can support mixed production, including vegetable, poultry and permaculture … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land and homesteading in Johnsons Landing

Land Social Recap: Elderberry Grove – Salmon Arm, BC

Posted by Tessa Thompson on July 12, 2021

What a pleasure to meet new farmers, elder farmers, food lovers and friends at Elderberry Grove in Salmon Arm, BC, for our first Land Social of the season, featuring a farm tour, elderberry product trials and gourmet snacks! Yesterday, July 10th was a joy! 46 folks gathered in pockets of shade to kick off the farm tour with a bit of background on Jed and Louise’s passion for growing and producing medicinal elderberry syrups, how they started out leasing family land and how they have expanded over the last 3 years to add 2 more large acreages to their land … Continue reading Land Social Recap: Elderberry Grove – Salmon Arm, BC

JOBS: KAMLOOPS & VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC – Seed Program Coordinators, FarmFolk CityFolk

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 05, 2021

FarmFolk CityFolk is hiring two Seed Program Coordinators in the Vancouver Island and Interior Regions! ABOUT FarmFolk CityFolk FarmFolk CityFolk (FFCF) is a not-for-profit society connecting, empowering, and inspiring people to strengthen BC’s sustainable food systems. We develop, operate, and act as a catalyst for projects that support access to and production of local, sustainable food; support local growers and producers; provide access to and protection of farmland; and connect, educate, and celebrate with communities across BC. For over 25 years FFCF has been a leader in local food and sustainable agriculture working with businesses, policymakers, NGO partners, government, universities, … Continue reading JOBS: KAMLOOPS & VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC – Seed Program Coordinators, FarmFolk CityFolk

FILLED – FARM JOB: Kelowna, BC – Bite Me Organics, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 30, 2021

This position has been filled. View more Farm Jobs and Apprenticeships on our Job Board Bite Me Organics in Kelowna, British Columbia is seeking a Farm Worker! ABOUT Bite Me Organics My husband Richard and I operate a 10 acre Certified Organic orchard. We grow peaches and nectarines but our main crop is apples. We require farm help from now to the end of October. We live in East Kelowna which is mostly a farming area. We are close to the downtown area (within 8 km) and have a bus route within 2 km. We have two tractors and an … Continue reading FILLED – FARM JOB: Kelowna, BC – Bite Me Organics, Farm Worker

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 acres flat field in Salmo

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 26, 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 land opportunity is located just north of downtown Salmo and about 30 minutes south of Nelson. The property borders the Salmo River and is located just off the highway. The flat field area being offered for lease is about three acres in size with sunny exposure. The land is unfenced but there is a well on the property and a water license application in progress. ABOUT … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 acres flat field in Salmo

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 sunny unfenced acres in Krestova

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 26, 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 land opportunity is located in Krestova, a small community in the Crescent Valley about 15 minutes from both Castlegar and Nelson. The sunny property is mostly cleared of trees and unfenced. It is located on a plateau in central Krestova with a slightly sloping aspect and well-draining soil. The area available is about 2 acres but the property is on community water so there is limited … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 sunny unfenced acres in Krestova

FARM JOB: LANGFORD, BC – Lohbrunner Community Farm, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 17, 2021

Lohbrunner Community Farm, In Langford, BC, is seeking a Farm Hand for the 2021 season! About Lohbrunner Community Farm Lohbrunner Community Farm Cooperative (LCFC) is a 13 acre farm holding a 29 year lease with the landowners FarmFolk CityFolk. Visit www.lohbrunnercommunityfarm.org to learn more about us. Desired Qualities This individual must be able to work with minimal supervision, outside in all weather conditions, tolerate physical repetitive work, and assist at farmers markets lifting and carrying up to 40 lbs. Must be between 15 and 30 years, a Canadian citizen, an immigrant or refugee under protection.  Job Tasks The successful candidate will be … Continue reading FARM JOB: LANGFORD, BC – Lohbrunner Community Farm, Farm Hand

[FILLED] FARM JOB: LANGFORD, BC – Vitality Farm, Farm Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 20, 2021

This position has been filled. View more farm jobs and apprenticeships in Canada on our Job Board Looking for a farm job on Vancouver Island with the potential of transitioning to an ownership relationship? Or just passionate about farming?  Vitality Farm in Langford, BC is hiring a full time Farm Crew this year to join our team for the 2021 season with an eye to the future for the right person!  Our ideal new Farm Crew would be looking for an opportunity to put their final touches on their skills this year and starting their own business next season.  Working the land … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOB: LANGFORD, BC – Vitality Farm, Farm Crew