Tag Archives: permaculture

FARM JOB: GALIANO ISLAND, BC – Galiano Conservancy Association, Sustainable Food Systems Technician

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 11, 2022

The Galiano Conservancy Association on Galiano Island, BC is seeking a Sustainable Food Systems Technician for the 2022 season! The Galiano Conservancy Association seeks a highly-motivated individual for the position of Sustainable Food Systems Technician. This 16-week full-time internship offers engaging work and an opportunity to gain career skills in the beautiful setting of Galiano Island from May through August. Sustainable Food Systems Technician Start date: May 2, 2022 Wage: $18.00 / hour + 4% Vacation Pay Hours: 35 hours / week (on average), typically Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm Anticipated End Date: August 27, 2022 Duration: 16 weeks equivalent (560 hours over … Continue reading FARM JOB: GALIANO ISLAND, BC – Galiano Conservancy Association, Sustainable Food Systems Technician

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Multiple 2-Acre Parcels Ready For Planting – Leduc County, Alberta

Posted by Melisa Zapisocky on January 07, 2022

ABOUT THE LAND There are four 2-acre parcels of land ready to be planted in the spring of 2022 that include north, south and east facing fields. Each parcel of land is surrounded by trees and water is drawn from a dugout. Crop rotations, cover crops and green manures have been used throughout production to build soil health and minimize disease and weeds and the land is free of contaminants (and will stay that way).  Since purchasing the property in 1983, this land has been cared for and used to grow vegetables, berries and flowers that have supplied produce to … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Multiple 2-Acre Parcels Ready For Planting – Leduc County, Alberta

JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Victoria Community Food Hub Society, Operations Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on October 01, 2021

The Victoria Community Food Hub Society is seeking a full-time Operations Manager for the new “Kitchen Connect” Facility! Victoria Community Food Hub Society (VCFHS) is working to develop vital regional infrastructure, programs and services that not only increase the distribution of good healthy local food to the community, but also build a stronger resilient food economy that supports farmers, processors and food distribution services.   A major project launched in 2021 was the creation of a regionally significant Food Hub.  Newly branded Kitchen Connect is a facility envisioned to include:  a commercial kitchen, HACCP ready kitchen, two food processing lines, teaching … Continue reading JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Victoria Community Food Hub Society, Operations Manager

FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm, Farm Worker/Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 28, 2021

Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm in Duncan, British Columbia is seeking a Farm Worker/Intern! ABOUT Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm Boots ‘n’ Roots farm grows over 25 different veggie and herb crops, and concentrates on doing a lot of fall/winter farming, as we have 3 large commercial greenhouses to grow in over the winter. We rarely use large machinery, as we work on being as gentle on the land as possible – we are a regenerative farm, not just sustainable. We sell our product at the Duncan Farmers’ Market each week, plus two local online forums, and a small CSA … Continue reading FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm, Farm Worker/Intern

[FILLED] FARM JOB: Sorrento, BC – Sorrento Centre Farm, Permaculture Farm Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 13, 2021

This position has been filled. View more farm jobs and apprenticeships on our Job Board. Sorrento Centre Farm in Sorrento, BC is seeking a Permaculture Farm Assistant! ABOUT Sorrento Centre Farm Sorrento Centre Farm, located in the Shuswap, BC interior is seeking Permaculture Farm Assistants for the autumn 2021 season. This is an opportunity to gain career skills in the beautiful setting of the Shuswap in the Interior of BC for September – October 2021 with potential for an extension into November. As a Permaculture Farm Assistant, you will work with the Farm Manager to care for and operate an … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOB: Sorrento, BC – Sorrento Centre Farm, Permaculture Farm Assistant

[FILLED] FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm, Farm Worker/Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 13, 2021

This position has been filled. View more Farm Jobs and Apprenticeships on our Job Board Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm in Duncan, British Columbia is seeking a Farm Worker/Intern! ABOUT Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm Boots ‘n’ Roots farm grows over 25 different veggie and herb crops, and concentrates on doing a lot of fall/winter farming, as we have 3 large commercial greenhouses to grow in over the winter. We rarely use large machinery, as we work on being as gentle on the land as possible – we are a regenerative farm, not just sustainable. We sell our product at … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm, Farm Worker/Intern

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

FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 06, 2021

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

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 Acre Ecological Farm Seeks New Farmer – Saanich, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 30, 2021 4 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 This three acre farm has been in production since at least the 1970s. The current farmer, who grew mixed vegetables using organic and regenerative farming practices, is leaving the site and the landholders are seeking a new farmer. The land is mostly flat, with good exposure, and in a cool pocket of the Saanich peninsula with easy access off West Saanich Road. Much of the land is … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 Acre Ecological Farm Seeks New Farmer – Saanich, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 10+ Acre Field for Livestock Rotational Grazing – Courtenay, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 01, 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 22-acre Royston property is quiet and surrounded by forest, yet only 10 minutes from downtown Courtenay. 10-13 acres of pasture is available for lease for rotational grazing of livestock. The field has only been hayed in recent years. Drainage is good throughout most of the field and animals can overwinter here. Most of the field’s perimeter is fenced with barbed wire, and electric fencing could be … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 10+ Acre Field for Livestock Rotational Grazing – Courtenay, BC