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FARM JOB: Salt Spring Island, BC – Feral Farm, Sprout Harvester & Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 13, 2022

Feral Farm on Salt Spring Island, BC is seeking a Sprout/Microgreen Harvester and a Farm Hand! ABOUT Feral Farm Work days involve preparing our organic sprouts for farmers markets and wholesale clients on and off island. The work takes place indoors and in a relaxed, music-infused commercial kitchen environment. You will be primarily packaging sprouts into individual market units and for larger wholesale accounts, harvesting microgreens and preparing our delicious “sprout rolls” for the farmers markets we attend. Work days typically average about 6 hours in length. We attend 4 farmers markets per week and have wholesale clients on Salt … Continue reading FARM JOB: Salt Spring Island, BC – Feral Farm, Sprout Harvester & Farm Hand

FARM JOB: Salt Spring Island, BC – Earth Candy Farm, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 31, 2022

Earth Candy Farm on Salt Spring Island, BC is seeking a Farm Worker! ABOUT Earth Candy Farm We produce fruit, vegetables, flowers, and pastured meats. Our farm is a small intensive plot (1.5 acres) on a 15 acre farm that has forest, elevation changes, two streams, and a pond. We are 5 minutes to town via car. We mostly work the land by hand but have both a walk behind tractor and a full size tractor with tiller/mower/plow for certain operations. We sell all our produce through our on-site farm market, which is open two days per week. Most of … Continue reading FARM JOB: Salt Spring Island, BC – Earth Candy Farm, Farm Worker

APPRENTICESHIP: Salt Spring Island, BC – Earth Candy Farm, Flower Farm Apprentice

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 31, 2022

Earth Candy Farm on Salt Spring Island, BC is seeking a Flower Farm Apprentice! ABOUT Earth Candy Farm We produce fruit, vegetables, flowers, and pastured meats. Our farm is a small intensive plot (1.5 acres) on a 15 acre farm that has forest, elevation changes, two streams, and a pond. We are 5 minutes to town via car. We mostly work the land by hand but have both a walk behind tractor and a full size tractor with tiller/mower/plow for certain operations. We sell all our produce through our on-site farm market, which is open two days per week. Most … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: Salt Spring Island, BC – Earth Candy Farm, Flower Farm Apprentice

FARM JOB: Salt Spring Island, BC – Stowel Lake Farm, Farm Staff

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 27, 2022

Stowel Lake Farm on Salt Spring Island, BC is looking to hiring a full-time Farm Staff to work in their Market Garden! ABOUT Stowel Lake Farm Stowel Lake Farm is a thriving organic farm, retreat centre and community. Our Market Garden grows a diversity of vegetables, fruit, seeds, and plant starts on approximately 2 acres. We sell directly to our community through our onsite farm stand, retreat business, and a local Seed company. We use a no-till growing system, working with hand-tools and incorporating as much diversity throughout our gardens as possible. We grow food with the intention of regenerating … Continue reading FARM JOB: Salt Spring Island, BC – Stowel Lake Farm, Farm Staff

JOB: Lillooet, BC – Lillooet Agriculture and Food Society, Executive Director

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 19, 2021

The Lillooet Agriculture and Food Society (LAFS) is looking for a new Executive Director! General Description of work This part-time contract position is to coordinate the Lillooet Agriculture and Food Society (LAFS). This work will be guided by the purposes of LAFS: To enhance the agricultural viability of the Lillooet region To promote awareness, education and research related to agriculture, enterprise, sustainability and food security To support and connect local food and agricultural enterprises; and To build community support for our local food system and unique food culture. Key tasks will include: Program development and coordination: overseeing LAFS programs and … Continue reading JOB: Lillooet, BC – Lillooet Agriculture and Food Society, Executive Director

FARM JOB: Ganges, Salt Spring Island, BC – Phoenix Farm, Farm Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 16, 2021

Phoenix Farm in Ganges, Salt Spring Island, BC is seeking a Farm Manager! ABOUT Phoenix Farm Phoenix Farm is 18 acres of rolling fields and orchards, shared by 2 land owners. This position is for managing the farm operations of the West share of the property, about 7 acres of orchards, young food forest plantations, and gardens. Mature apple and cherry orchards are producing and we are creating a variety of value-added products including Cider. Hundreds of young trees and berry bushes are well underway and there is a nursery and space to plant more. We also have a flock … Continue reading FARM JOB: Ganges, Salt Spring Island, BC – Phoenix Farm, Farm Manager

APPRENTICESHIP: SALT SPRING ISLAND, BC – The Quarry Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 10, 2021

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Looking for a farm apprenticeship on Vancouver Island? Check out The Quarry Farm on Salt Spring Island! About The Quarry Farm We are a small community of growers and nature lovers who were gifted with the opportunity to look after 35 beautiful acres of forest, wetland, mountain bluffs and developing cultivated areas. We have a beautiful house with all modern amenities for meals and free time and a swimming pond on the property. We have lovely swimming lakes nearby and are 10 min away by car from Ganges and Fulford. The property was originally developed to be subdivided and has three wells … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: SALT SPRING ISLAND, BC – The Quarry Farm

FARM APPRENTICESHIPS: Salt Spring Island, BC – Heavenly Roots Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 04, 2021

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Heavenly Roots Farm on Salt Spring Island, BC is seeking apprentices for the 2021 season! About Heavenly Roots Farm Heavenly Roots Farm is a market garden supplying fresh fruits and vegetables to a CSA program, two weekly markets and via wholesale to small retail stores on Salt Spring Island, BC. We are members of the BC EcoSeed Co-operative, a collaborative of farmers and seed growers. Together, we grow and market seeds through an online catalogue to farmers and gardeners in our region. We lease land at two sites: At the Burgoyne Valley Community Farm we grow the majority of our … Continue reading FARM APPRENTICESHIPS: Salt Spring Island, BC – Heavenly Roots Farm

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Organic Market Garden Business Lease Opportunity – Salt Spring Island, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on January 30, 2020

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY Ready for the next step? Looking for a young person or couple who are ready for the next step in their farming career.  Ideally you have apprenticed in market gardening for a number of years and have most recently been a successful farm manager or have a business plan of your own that you are ready to move forward with.  If you are now ready to take the next step in running your own market gardening business then we’d love to talk to you and hear your plans.  Ideally, you have experience with planning, managing, and directing … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Organic Market Garden Business Lease Opportunity – Salt Spring Island, BC

FARM APPRENTICESHIPS: Salt Spring Island, BC – Heavenly Roots Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 27, 2020

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Heavenly Roots Farm on Salt Spring Island, BC is seeking 2 dynamic individuals to join their Field Crew for the 2020 growing season. Are you interested in being outside, learning about plants and eating local, organic food? If so, they can offer you a great experience during a full season of life on the farm. About Heavenly Roots Farm We are Ben Corno and Kaleigh Barton and we operate a 4 acre market garden as well as a fruit, nut, & berry orchard. A smaller garden houses a cut-flower plot and seed garden. Our business has been in operation for 6 years, … Continue reading FARM APPRENTICESHIPS: Salt Spring Island, BC – Heavenly Roots Farm