Are you looking for meaningful work? Are you passionate about food, organic agriculture and environmental sustainability? Do you love getting your hands dirty and working outdoors? Wild Flight Farm is seeking enthusiastic candidates to join their team for the 2019 growing season. About Wild Flight Farm Twenty-five years ago, Hermann and Louise started Wild Flight Farm with a vision to produce high quality organic vegetables, care for the land, and provide fulfilling and economically sustainable work for themselves and their employees. They have seen that vision come to fruition and have been teaching a new generation to learn from their success … Continue reading FARM JOBS: MARA, BC – Wild Flight Farm, Organic Vegetable Growers/Packers
Wild Flight Farm in Mara, BC, is hiring for an Organic Vegetable Farm Manager for the 2019 season. ABOUT WILD FLIGHT FARM Wild Flight Farm is a 24-acre organic market vegetable farm in BC’s North Okanagan and has provided local markets with a year-round supply of organic produce for the past 25 years. We grow a wide variety of vegetables (from Asparagus to Zucchini and everything in between) on 12-15 acres each season. Our mission is to efficiently produce high-quality vegetables and culinary herbs for local markets while providing living wages and career advancement opportunities for 12 employees. For more information … Continue reading FARM JOB: ENDERBY, BC: Wild Flight Farm – Organic Vegetable Farm Manager
Love goats? This farm job at Hillside Dreams Goat Dairy near Salmon Arm, BC might be for you! ABOUT HILLSIDE DREAMS GOAT DAIRY Our goat farm is located in Silver Creek, near Salmon Arm. We milk 180-220 goats, on a commercial dairy farm. We value farming and the lifestyle that is provides. For more info: hillsidedreamsgoatdairy.com QUALIFICATIONS Hillside Dreams Goat Dairy is looking for enthusiastic summer student. Suitable student would be self-motivated, innovative, hardworking, punctual, physically strong, patient, and able to work independently. An interest in working with animals, and critical thinking skills are essential. Must have reliable vehicle and valid driver’s … Continue reading FARM JOB: SALMON ARM, BC – Hillside Dreams Goat Dairy
The Shuswap Food Action Co-op is hosting their spring series of Food Conversations. These are great events to meet like minded folks, and learn from other knowledgable locals and experts. Check out their website for all the details.
The Shuswap Food Action Co-op is screening Feeding Ourselves at the Salmar Classic theatre on Friday March 23 at 7pm. It’s a documentary on the Kooteney’s movement towards regional food sovereignty. Feeding Ourselves weaves intimate stories from the hopes and convictions of West Kootenay farmers and producers as they navigate undercurrents of uncertainty with our food system. Driven to embrace a livelihood supporting local resilience, these people help us appreciate the significance and potential of feeding ourselves. Admission by donation. Snacks will be available to purchase. When: Friday March 23 at 7pm Where: Salmar Classic, 360 Alexander Street, Salmon Arm, BC … Continue reading March 23: Salmon Arm, BC – Feeding Ourselves Movie Screening
Wild Flight Farm near Salmon Arm, BC, is hiring for two positions: greenhouse manager and farm manager. ABOUT WILD FLIGHT FARM Wild Flight Farm is an approximately 20-acre certified organic mixed vegetable farm in Mara, B.C. that has grown into a successful business over the past 25 years. This firmly-established family farm has a strong following at year-round farmer’s markets in the communities of Salmon Arm and Revelstoke. Produce is also shipped weekly to Urban Harvest, a long-running and successful organic home delivery service in Kelowna. Over the years the farm has developed to include 12 high tunnels and a large … Continue reading FARM JOBS: MARA, BC: Wild Flight Farm Greenhouse & Farm Manager Positions
Land Linking workshop hosted by Young Agrarians in partnership with the Shuswap Food Action Co-op Want Land? Got Land? Are you a farmer looking for land? Are you a landowner looking for farmers? We Want You! 1-6 pm Land Linking Workshop – Networking, Land Access Arrangements, Expert Panel, & more! Join us for a workshop on the nuts and bolts of land linking. We’ll network, learn about land access, leases, and licenses, and hear from our expert panel on topics such as housing, finances, and more! You just might find a farmer who can turn your vacant field into a productive … Continue reading January 13: Land Link – Salmon Arm, BC
Image Credit: Karen_Hine on Flickr Dr. Bob Bors from the University of Saskatchewan and Dr. Andrew Hammermeister from Dalhousie University are coming to Salmon Arm to lead a one day workshop focusing on organic Haskap Berry production opportunities in the Shuswap. Participants will learn about plant biology, establishing and maintaining a Haskap orchard, harvesting methods, and getting your product to market. Experts will share research and best practice examples, highlighting Haskap production opportunities in the Shuswap. When: April 22, 2017 Where: Comfort Inn & Suites, 1090 22nd Street NE, Salmon Arm, BC Cost: $25 per person, includes lunch. Register Here: Salmon … Continue reading Event: Salmon Arm, BC – Haskap 2.0 Workshop
The Shuswap Food Action Committee is hosting a series of Shuswap Food Conversations including the upcoming Jobs in Agriculture panel. These events will be held every Wednesday from March 8th to April 12th, 7-9pm at the Okanagan College in Salmon Arm. These free events will cover a range of interesting food and agriculture topics! March 8th: Jobs in Agriculture A panel discussion on the Shuswap as a farming area–past, present, and future. Farms in transition and youth employment will be the main focus!