Tag Archives: Slocan Valley

FARM JOB: WINLAW, BC – Ravine Creek Farm, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 06, 2019

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Ravine Creek Farm in Winlaw, BC is seeking a farm worker for their certified organic, family run vegetable farm in the stunning and Slocan Valley. Come grow with us! ABOUT Ravine Creek Farm We are a small, certified organic family farm near the banks of the Slocan River in the West Kootenay. We grow a broad range of seasonal vegetables for our CSA, Nelson Famer’s Market and a weekly farmstand. We use mainly hand tools and our BCS walking tractor. We also have 3 acres of hay fields which we use for mulch in the garden. Our presence serves to engage our community … Continue reading FARM JOB: WINLAW, BC – Ravine Creek Farm, Farm Worker

INTERNSHIP: Ravine Creek Farm, Winlaw, BC

Posted by Moss Dance on January 16, 2017

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This paid internship opportunity is on a certified organic, family run vegetable farm in the stunning and magical Slocan Valley. Come grow with us! Located near Winalw, BC our farm is a very successful (and very busy!) little veggie paradise – the operation is 4 acres, 3 of hay and 1 of veggies, our intensive vegetable garden is the heart of our business and we sell our produce at the Nelson farmer’s market, a weekly farm stand and through a 20 member CSA. We have a passionate and devoted customer base and we are fortunate to have a small but … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: Ravine Creek Farm, Winlaw, BC

Kootenays: Crooked Horn Farm 2015 Internship

Posted by Laura Hannant on February 25, 2015

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Learn the ins and outs of market gardening and small-scale farming and experience a stellar Kootenay summer! Crooked Horn Farm has an opportunity for 1 or 2 interns, preferably a couple, for the 2015 season, beginning mid-April until the end of October. This is a hands-on learning experience where you will gain skills in all aspects of our market gardening business, as well as various homesteading skills (canning, preserving, etc). We are a certified organic and veganic (no animal husbandry, plant-based fertility) vegetable and specialty mushroom farm located in Winlaw in the Slocan Valley, 45 km from Nelson BC. We … Continue reading Kootenays: Crooked Horn Farm 2015 Internship

August 7: Tricycle Acres Rocket Stove Pizza Party

Posted by Laura Hannant on July 12, 2014 2 Comments

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What: Young agrarians everywhere, gather with us for a true taste of the Kootenays… pizza, wood-fired in a collaboratively-designed, collectively-built, decidedly beautiful cob rocket stove on a permaculture smallholding nestled in the Slocan Valley! When:  Thursday, August 7th, from 5:30pm on Where: Tricycle Acres, Winlaw, Kootenays, BC What to bring: Pizza toppings and a salad or dessert (Our hosts are graciously providing the dough!) Tricylce Acres is a family homestead whose story is in many ways typically Kootenay.  In 2010, Shauna and Dylan, two former-Calgary kids and their daughter came to the Slocan in search of a simpler, truer, more creative … Continue reading August 7: Tricycle Acres Rocket Stove Pizza Party

Tricycle Acres: Permaculture Smallholding Internships in the Kootenays

Posted by Laura Hannant on February 27, 2014 1 Comment

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In 2010, our family of three (Shauna, Dylan, and Mia) cashed in our cards and left the sprawling metropolis of Calgary, Alberta. We headed for the hills seeking a simpler life. Since then, we have hardly paused.  Tricycle Acres is the permaculture homestead we have created in British Columbia’s Slocan Valley – a little mountainside heaven with a loving and bustling community at it’s heart, a place where fresh clean water runs strong and the trees are old and diverse. We have had such a fabulous internship experience over the last 2 years that we are happy to announce we … Continue reading Tricycle Acres: Permaculture Smallholding Internships in the Kootenays

Kootenays: Ravine Creek Farm Internship 2014

Posted by Sara Dent on January 29, 2014 1 Comment

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Ravine Creek Farm is looking for an intern for the 2014 growing season. We are a small, family-run, mixed vegetable farm located in the South East interior, 40 mins from Nelson, BC. We sell our produce at the Nelson Farmer’s Market and through our CSA program. Ideally we would like to work with someone (*possibly* a couple) who has been through a new farmer program of some kind and is seriously pursuing a life of farming for themselves. We would be open to hosting a mini incubator-farm type opportunity as we currently have fallow areas on the land that could be used for bees, ducks or layer hens … Continue reading Kootenays: Ravine Creek Farm Internship 2014