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FARM JOB: SODA CREEK, BC – Puddle Produce Farm, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 24, 2019

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Puddle Produce Farm in Soda Creek, BC (near Williams Lake) is seeking a Farm Hand! Puddle Produce Farm Puddle Produce Farm is a 1.5 acre transitioning certified organic vegetable farm based in Soda Creek. Operations are from late March to mid-October every year. Products are sold at local farmers markets, through a weekly box program (CSA), and retail. We are looking for a fast, fun, and eager student to help us get the veggies out there! There are also comfortable on-farm accommodations for the successful candidate. Qualifications no education required, but must have a genuine interest in gardening or farming candidates … Continue reading FARM JOB: SODA CREEK, BC – Puddle Produce Farm, Farm Hand

Business Mentorship – Lessons Learned: Puddle Produce

Posted by Kristen Nammour on December 15, 2015

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Name, Farm, Location? Brianna van de Wijngaard, Puddle Produce Urban Farms – Williams Lake, BC What were your goals for this season and how did you work to achieve those? My goals were: to start a CSA program with at least 15 subscriptions, to have 10,000 sq ft in production, and to gross at least $25,000 Did you meet your goals / Did it work out? (Explain a bit) Almost. I did start a CSA, and had 16 subscriptions. It worked well; I definitely had to purchase produce from other farms at the end because I didn’t have enough variety, … Continue reading Business Mentorship – Lessons Learned: Puddle Produce

Business Mentorship Network – Brianna van de Wijngaard

Posted by Kristen Nammour on February 16, 2015

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Name? Brianna van de Wijngaard Where do you farm? Williams Lake, BC What do you farm? Approx. 25 different vegetable crops on multiple urban plots. What type of business structure is your farm? Sole proprietorship. What is your land tenure? Lease-based; It’s all independent: I draft and sign a MOU with each landowner. Currently, they are renewed annually and compensated with weekly produce deliveries. How did you seriously get into farming? I did a few farm-stays after university, in 2011. After reading the SPIN farming guides, I decided I could do it on my own. Why did you apply for the … Continue reading Business Mentorship Network – Brianna van de Wijngaard

Puddle Produce – The Agrariannaire #5

Posted by Mike Dewar on April 04, 2014 1 Comment

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Brianna Van de Wijngaard is a new farmer,  young farmer, and hero farmer in Williams Lake, BC.  Her farm, Puddle Produce operates on leased land plots using the SPIN model of farming to produce delicious fresh produce for the local community.  Brianna was kind enough to share some of her farming experiences with the Young Agrarians…..  Name? Brianna van de Wijngaard Where you farm? Williams Lake, BC Favourite vegetable or fruit to grow in summer? Beets! They grow really well here, are easy to process for market, and are beautiful! What is your favourite vegetable to grow in the winter? I’ve only … Continue reading Puddle Produce – The Agrariannaire #5