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FARM JOB: GIBSONS, BC – Persephone Brewing Co, Full-Time Farmer

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 19, 2019

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Persephone Brewing Co. in Gibsons, BC is hiring a full-time farmer! ABOUT PERSEPHONE BREWING CO. Persephone Brewing Co. (known locally as “The Beer Farm”) owns and operates an 11-acre property with a brewery, a tasting room, lawns to hang out in, 1 acre market garden, 2 greenhouses, a garlic and raspberry patch, 6 acres going into cover crop this fall (was hops), and 217 apple trees. We sell through our CSA (Summer and Fall), local Farmers’ Markets (including one on site every Sunday), to local restaurants, and through our tasting room. For machines we have: a tractor, a hand tractor (BCS), a mower, a … Continue reading FARM JOB: GIBSONS, BC – Persephone Brewing Co, Full-Time Farmer

LAND OPPORTUNITY: PROFITABLE MARKET GARDEN BUSINESS FOR LEASE – POWELL RIVER, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on March 09, 2019

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ABOUT THE LAND Morrison’s Farm is an established garden that has been farmed organically and with biodynamic principles since it was established in 2004. The growing space is about 16,000 square feet (about 0.4 of an acre) and is fully fenced and irrigated. There are five greenhouses, (30×60 feet, 20×60 feet and three that are 10×20 feet). There is also a propagation shed (8×10) and propagation greenhouse (20×8) that includes a warming table, grow lights and a 3×6 working table. The farm is complete with a building for vegetable washing with a walk in cooler, and a machinery shed for … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: PROFITABLE MARKET GARDEN BUSINESS FOR LEASE – POWELL RIVER, BC

FARM JOB: GIBSONS, BC – Persephone Brewing Co, Seasonal Farmer

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 22, 2019

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Persephone Brewing Co. in Gibsons, BC is looking for a seasonal farmer for the 2019 season!  If you have a passion for growing food and other crops, enjoy sharing that passion with others, understand the difference between gardening and farming, enjoy productive and physical work outdoors, and have an aptitude for getting the job done with the resources at hand, then you might be who we’re looking for. We’re looking for a seasonal farmer to join our Farm Technician for the 2019 growing season.  ABOUT PERSEPHONE BREWING CO. Persephone Brewing Co. (known locally as “The Beer Farm”) owns and operates an 11 acre … Continue reading FARM JOB: GIBSONS, BC – Persephone Brewing Co, Seasonal Farmer

Business Mentorship Network – BugHungry Cricket Farm

Posted by Kristen Nammour on April 18, 2018

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Name? BugHungry; my name is Laura Kennedy and my brother, Michael, and I are starting our cricket farm business together. Where do you farm? Currently farming in Squamish BC, but we are also looking for a warehouse to expand into. What do you farm? Crickets! BugHungry is BC’s first (that we know of) edible cricket farm. We would like to eventually expand into other insects. What type of business structure is your farm? Partnership. What is your land tenure? I work on a hobby farm in exchange for room and board, as well as a space to experiment with cricket rearing. I also work as a secretary … Continue reading Business Mentorship Network – BugHungry Cricket Farm

1st Sunshine Coast Potluck – we can’t wait!

Posted by Sara Dent on April 11, 2013 2 Comments

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Somethings a’ brewing – young people on farms across BC are opening up their farms to Young Agrarians potlucks. It’s undeniable that people want to gather, eat and talk farm shop and food together. We just had two potlucks on the weekend, one in Armstrong and the other on Vancouver Island. The next round will on in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (April 24th), in Chase (May 5th), and on the Sunshine Coast (May 10th). SUNSHINE COAST POTLUCK Calling all Sunshine Coast farmers, farmers-in-training, farmers wanting land, friends and food lovers! Please help us spread the word about our first potluck on … Continue reading 1st Sunshine Coast Potluck – we can’t wait!