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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

FARM APPRENTICESHIP: Salt Spring Island, BC – Laughing Apple Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 27, 2019

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Laughing Apple Farm on Salt Spring Island, BC is seeking an apprentice for the 2020 season! Laughing Apple Farm Apprenticeship Our farm is located in a scenic and quiet spot on Salt Spring Island in British Columbia. We have been farming here for 20 years and have developed efficient organic methods for producing food year-around on a small scale. Our farm was originally homesteaded on the west shore of Ganges Harbour in the 1880s and consists of about 120 acres of forest surrounding 40 acres of farmed land. We grow tree fruit, berries, and veggies using organic and low-till methods. … Continue reading FARM APPRENTICESHIP: Salt Spring Island, BC – Laughing Apple Farm

FARM JOB: SALT SPRING ISLAND, BC – Golden Tree Farm, Lead Farmer

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 09, 2019

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Golden Tree Farm on Salt Spring Island, BC is seeking a Lead Farmer for their Market Garden Operation! About Golden Tree Farm Golden Tree Farm is a family farm and a small intentional community located on Salt Spring Island, B.C. We steward over 30 acres in berry fruit, orchard, meadow, hay, mixed vegetables, hogs and chickens as well as small patches of mixed forest and wetland. We house 4 long term house- holds as well as temporary workers/volunteers. We are looking for an experienced professional farmer to manage the annual vegetable and flower production for our 20 member CSA, and our very popular … Continue reading FARM JOB: SALT SPRING ISLAND, BC – Golden Tree Farm, Lead Farmer

FARM JOB: SALT SPRING ISLAND, BC – Earth Candy Farm, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 05, 2019 2 Comments

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Earth Candy Farm on Salt Spring Island, BC is seeking a Farm Worker for the 2019 season. About Earth Candy Farm Mixed vegetables, cut flowers, berries, 1 acre garden space. Forest setting, close to town BCS walk behind tractor, hand tools All produce sold at our on-site farm store. Flowers sold through united flower growers auction in Vancouver. We also do a some wedding flowers and make value added products with our produce. The farm is non-certified organic. Our business is committed to providing nutrient dense, affordable food to our local community. We live a totally organic life and this applies to our … Continue reading FARM JOB: SALT SPRING ISLAND, BC – Earth Candy Farm, Farm Worker

APPRENTICESHIP: Salt Spring/Victoria, BC – The Quarry Farm 2019 position

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 09, 2018

Looking for a farm apprenticeship on Vancouver Island? Check out The Quarry Farm on Salt Spring Island! About The Quarry Farm The farm is 35 acres of varied topography (forest; valleys; ponds; wetland) with approx. 2 acres cleared and cultivated (vineyard; orchard; 30X100 greenhouse; irrigated gardens). We have a 25 hp JD tractor; a Honda rototiller; a pick-up truck; a 70 excavator; a small dump truck. We are planning a 25 share CSA program for 2019 in our neighbourhood. In the past we sold produce to restaurants in town and the farm stand.  We grow organically and plan to apply for organic … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: Salt Spring/Victoria, BC – The Quarry Farm 2019 position