Tag Archives: Powell River

FARM JOB: Powell River, BC – Ancestral Roots Farm, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 19, 2022

Ancestral Roots Farm in Powell River, BC is seeking a Farm Hand! ABOUT Ancestral Roots Farm We are a full running organic farm with many varieties of produce. We also have laying chickens, goats, and cows. This is a very organized but fun environment. We work hard but are always open minded to new ideas. Everything is decided as a whole. This farm is a beacon in the community , whether it is meeting all the people coming to the farm, farm tours, kid camps, etc. We are a huge nutrition wealth of knowledge from some of us with nutritionist … Continue reading FARM JOB: Powell River, BC – Ancestral Roots Farm, Farm Hand

FARM JOB: Powell River, BC – Blueberry Commons Farm Cooperative, Farm Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 31, 2022

Blueberry Commons Farm Cooperative in Powell River, BC is seeking an Organic Farm Assistant! ABOUT Blueberry Commons Farm Cooperative We are on 16 acres of beautiful land with a mix of forest, field, and meadow. We have two acres of vegetable production and we market our produce through a CSA, farm gate sales, farmer’s markets and sales to local retailers. We produce 25-30 varieties of vegetable and herbs and 5-10 varieties of fruit; our top sellers for 2021 were squash, blueberries, potatoes, cucumbers, and garlic. Staff are trained to operate our BCS two-wheel tractor. We are a cooperative farming project … Continue reading FARM JOB: Powell River, BC – Blueberry Commons Farm Cooperative, Farm Assistant

FARM JOB: POWELL RIVER, BC – Terra Nostra Organic Farm, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 05, 2022

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Terra Nostra Organic Farm, in Powell River, BC, is seeking a Farm Hand for the 2022 season! About Terra Nostra Organic Farm Terra Nostra Farm is nestled at the beginning of Paradise Valley. We grow 40+ different types of vegetables on about 3 acres of fields and greenhouse. Our 7th season of growing will see our farm store and CSA expanding along with continuing support of local shops, markets, and restaurants… Job Position: Farmhand at Terra Nostra Organic Farm, Powell River, BC. Duration: April to October 2022, Full-time commitment. Schedule: Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm with a half hour … Continue reading FARM JOB: POWELL RIVER, BC – Terra Nostra Organic Farm, Farm Hand

Filled ~ FARM JOBS/APPRENTICESHIPS: POWELL RIVER, BC – Hatch A Bird Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 18, 2020 2 Comments

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This position has been filled. View more farm jobs and apprenticeships here.  Hatch a Bird Farm in Powell River, BC is hiring 2 Farm Hand Apprentices for the 2020 season! About Hatch A Bird Farm Hatch A Bird Farm is a 30 acre mixed farm, including a 3 acre market garden with 10,000 square feet of greenhouses, pasture for cows, goats, chickens (layers and broilers) and hogs located inside the City Of Powell River. We sell a large variety of vegetables along with beef, pork, chicken and eggs at our farm gate, local butcher shop, farmers market, and a local grocery store. With the use of 2 tractors, hand … Continue reading Filled ~ FARM JOBS/APPRENTICESHIPS: POWELL RIVER, BC – Hatch A Bird Farm

MARCH 7, 2020: POWELL RIVER, BC – Farm Tour & Potluck at Terra Nostra Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 14, 2020

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Join us at Terra Nostra Farm in Powell River, BC for a farm tour and potluck social! Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 Schedule: 4-5 Farm Tour 5-5:30 Intro Circle 5:30-7:30 Potluck Social Location: 3244 Byron Road, Powell River, BC What to Bring: Please bring a dish to share, a plate and tools to eat with, and a chair or a blanket. SHARE: Planning on joining us? Please invite your friends and share the Facebook event! This event is free and open to everyone! About Terra Nostra Farm Aaron has loved gardening and plants his whole life and decided to start a farm about 5 years ago. Terra Nostra is … Continue reading MARCH 7, 2020: POWELL RIVER, BC – Farm Tour & Potluck at Terra Nostra Farm

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 acres with market gardening mentorship for lease – Powell River, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on January 30, 2020 1 Comment

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY Terra Nostra Farm sits on 14 acres next to Myrtle Creek, five minutes South of Powell River. We cultivate 2 productive acres and a large greenhouse with a diverse mix of certified organic vegetables. Our produce is sold on the farm and locally through farmer’s markets, restaurants, and supermarkets. We currently have a 2 acre field that we are not using. We would love to share this with a hard working farmer who is dedicated to local, organic, or regenerative agriculture!  We would like to see more vegetable production, animals and fruit are also options. The land … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 acres with market gardening mentorship for lease – Powell River, BC

FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: PROFITABLE MARKET GARDEN BUSINESS FOR LEASE – POWELL RIVER, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on March 09, 2019

ABOUT THE LAND Morrison’s Farm is an established garden that has been farmed organically and with biodynamic principles since it was established in 2004. The growing space is about 16,000 square feet (about 0.4 of an acre) and is fully fenced and irrigated. There are five greenhouses, (30×60 feet, 20×60 feet and three that are 10×20 feet). There is also a propagation shed (8×10) and propagation greenhouse (20×8) that includes a warming table, grow lights and a 3×6 working table. The farm is complete with a building for vegetable washing with a walk in cooler, and a machinery shed for … Continue reading FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: PROFITABLE MARKET GARDEN BUSINESS FOR LEASE – POWELL RIVER, BC

Business Mentorship Network – Rachael & Dane, Paradise Valley Produce

Posted by Kristen Nammour on April 11, 2017

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Name? Rachael and Dane Sherstad Where do you farm? Paradise Valley Produce, Powell River, BC What do you farm? At this point buttercup… but hopefully delicious mixed veggies coming soon! What type of business structure is your farm? Partnership What is your land tenure? We purchased this land last summer and made the move to the Sunshine Coast in November.  Endless thanks to the most supportive family ever for making this possible! How did you seriously get into farming? Farming is a new adventure for both of us as we transition from backgrounds in outdoor education/guiding.  We both feel as if we are in the early … Continue reading Business Mentorship Network – Rachael & Dane, Paradise Valley Produce

Business Mentorship Network – Robert Gilchrist

Posted by Kristen Nammour on April 08, 2015

Name? Rob Gilchrist Where do you farm? Funky Beets Farm in Powell River B.C. What do you farm? We are a small mixed use farm raising  organic chickens and pork, a market garden, 2 greenhouses and organic eggs. What is your land tenure? The farm is located on leased land that we have slowly been clearing of alders and have about 2 acres cleared.  We are in the process of working though a subdivision as well as a legal lease agreement. How did you seriously get into farming? I seriously got into farming after years of working in restaurants and finding it … Continue reading Business Mentorship Network – Robert Gilchrist

Land: Powell River, BC (No longer available)

Posted by Sara Dent on September 02, 2014 4 Comments

UPDATE: THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE We are Alan and Kathy Rebane, owners of Creekside Farm, a productive, mixed-use, 20-acre farm in Powell River, BC. We are looking to offer an energetic Young Agrarian (or couple) the opportunity to cultivate their horticulture business on our property. A bit about the farm: Currently, we pasture 5 steers for beef yearly, along with 20-40 feeder pigs, and a couple hundred chickens for eggs and various varieties of meat birds seasonally. Capitalizing on the unique Class D license that allows eligible Powell River farmers to sell meat at the farm-gate, we have … Continue reading Land: Powell River, BC (No longer available)