Tag Archives: Sunshine Coast

AUG 20, 2020: ROBERTS CREEK, BC – Land Social at One Straw Tiny Farm

Posted by Ashlee Brillert on July 29, 2020 2 Comments

Aug 20, 2020 Land Social at One Straw Society

You’re invited to a socially distanced outdoor Land Social at One Straw Tiny Farm in Roberts Creek, B.C.! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about, join us for the event. Be inspired and learn about the incredible farming that can be done on leased land! One Straw Tiny Farm (a One Straw Society project) is focused on building community and local food security. Their mission is to support you in connecting with your community, assisting you in gaining both the knowledge to grow your own food, and the ability to access land. One Straw Society … Continue reading AUG 20, 2020: ROBERTS CREEK, BC – Land Social at One Straw Tiny Farm

FARM JOB: GIBSONS, BC – Persephone Brewing Co, Farmer / Property Maintenance Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 20, 2020

Persephone Brewing Co. in Gibsons, BC is hiring a full-time Farmer / Property Maintenance Worker!  ABOUT PERSEPHONE BREWING CO. We are an 11 acre farm based brewery. We have 3 acres of orchards, a chicken run, a berry batch, and 2 acres of market garden with plenty of room to grow. We recently had to take down our hop yards and hoping to repurpose those over the next few years. We have a tractor (with implements), excavator, bob cat, walk behind tractor and plenty of hand implements on site, and access to more if we need to rent specific equipment. The core of … Continue reading FARM JOB: GIBSONS, BC – Persephone Brewing Co, Farmer / Property Maintenance Worker

MARCH 7, 2020: POWELL RIVER, BC – Farm Tour & Potluck at Terra Nostra Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 14, 2020

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Join us at Terra Nostra Farm in Powell River, BC for a farm tour and potluck social! Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 Schedule: 4-5 Farm Tour 5-5:30 Intro Circle 5:30-7:30 Potluck Social Location: 3244 Byron Road, Powell River, BC What to Bring: Please bring a dish to share, a plate and tools to eat with, and a chair or a blanket. SHARE: Planning on joining us? Please invite your friends and share the Facebook event! This event is free and open to everyone! About Terra Nostra Farm Aaron has loved gardening and plants his whole life and decided to start a farm about 5 years ago. Terra Nostra is … Continue reading MARCH 7, 2020: POWELL RIVER, BC – Farm Tour & Potluck at Terra Nostra Farm

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

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 19, 2019

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

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

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on March 09, 2019

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 FILLED – 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

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

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!