Tag Archives: Peachland

[Filled] FARM JOB: SUMMERLAND, BC – Garnett Hollow Organic Farm, Horticultural Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 15, 2020

Garnett Hollow Organic Farm, farm job, summerland, okanagan

This position has been filled. View more farm jobs and apprenticeships here.  Garnett Hollow Organic Farm in Summerland BC, is seeking a Horticultural Worker for the 2020 season!  ABOUT Garnett Hollow Organic Farm Garnett Hollow Organic Farm is nestled beside Eneas Creek in Garnett Valley, Summerland, BC. On two acres beside the house, we produce Asparagus and a variety of Leafy Greens in the field and have two greenhouses and hoop tunnels to extend the season for Tomatoes, Peppers, Cucumbers and Zucchini as well as for propagation. We lease 10 acres on a beautiful bench above the property where we grow main crop root veggies, a wide variety … Continue reading [Filled] FARM JOB: SUMMERLAND, BC – Garnett Hollow Organic Farm, Horticultural Worker

Filled ~ FARM JOB: SUMMERLAND, BC – Medley Organics

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 10, 2020 1 Comment

medley farm, summerland, okanagan, farm job

This job has been filled. View more farm jobs here.  Medley Organics in Summerland BC, is seeking a Farm Worker for the 2020 season!  ABOUT Medley Organics Very productive expanding small farm business on 2 leased pieces of land in beautiful Summerland, BC. Small acreage very established, new larger piece full of projects this year and for the future. In my 7th year of operation growing a wide variety of vegetables for the Penticton farmers’ market and some of the great restaurants of the region. Farm is certified organic. Desired Qualities Looking for a motivated worker(s) that is self motivated, independent, hard working. Looking for someone who: has at … Continue reading Filled ~ FARM JOB: SUMMERLAND, BC – Medley Organics

Essay: A Fairy Tale Retold (or: the challenges of leasing farmland)

Posted by Jordan Marr on December 11, 2012 2 Comments

The Homestead Organic Farm on a late November Afternoon

My partner Vanessa and I (and that’s partner in both the professional sense and the hubba-hubba one) do not own the land we’re farming. We’re on a lease at The Homestead, an organic farm in Peachland that has been under the care of Joe and Jess Klein for nearly 30 years. That we would start out our farming careers on leased land was inevitable. Much of BC’s best farmland is also coveted real estate. And so, land prices being what they are (Keith Richards high), and returns on farming being what they are (Barry White low), the die is cast … Continue reading Essay: A Fairy Tale Retold (or: the challenges of leasing farmland)