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FARM JOB: SURREY, BC – A Rocha Farm, Sustainable Agriculture & Sale Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 29, 2019

a rocha farm, farm job, surrey bc

A Rocha Farm in Surrey, BC is hiring a Sustainable Agriculture & Sale Assistant for the 2019 season! About A Rocha Farm A Rocha Farm at Brooksdale is a 3 acre mix vegetable production farm. We have a Kubota tractor with a rototiller and disk, 2 Planet Juniors with associated implements, and 2 BCS Tractors with associated implements. Our sales channels include a CSA, farm gate market, and restaurants. A Rocha Brooksdale is a non profit environmental organization located on a 27 acre property with farmlands, wetlands, and a river running through it. A Rocha has programs in sustainable agriculture, environmental education, … Continue reading FARM JOB: SURREY, BC – A Rocha Farm, Sustainable Agriculture & Sale Assistant

STUDENT FARM JOBS: SURREY, BC – Zaklan Heritage Farm, Field Hands

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 06, 2019

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Zaklan Heritage Farm in Surrey, BC is seeking two dedicated student field hands for the 2019 season!  ABOUT ZAKLAN HERITAGE FARM Zaklan Heritage farm is a small (1.5 acre) mixed vegetable farm situated in the heart of Canada’s fastest growing city – Surrey, BC. The farm is run by Gemma and Doug, we started the operation in 2013. We produce a wide range of vegetables using sustainable practices and ecologically friendly growing methods. We rely on small machinery and hand tools to do the majority of our work. We sell primarily to high end restaurants in Vancouver and run a 50 member CSA program for … Continue reading STUDENT FARM JOBS: SURREY, BC – Zaklan Heritage Farm, Field Hands

FARM JOBS: SURREY, BC – Zaklan Heritage Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 11, 2019

zaklan heritage farm

Zaklan Heritage Farm in Surrey, BC is looking for three dedicated people to join their team to help with field production, restaurant deliveries and CSA program in the 2019 season!  ABOUT ZAKLAN HERITAGE FARM Zaklan Heritage farm is a small (1.5 acre) mixed vegetable farm situated in the heart of Canada’s fastest growing city – Surrey, BC. The farm is run by Gemma and Doug, we started the operation in 2013. We produce a wide range of vegetables using sustainable practices and ecologically friendly growing methods. We rely on small machinery and hand tools to do the majority of our work. We sell primarily … Continue reading FARM JOBS: SURREY, BC – Zaklan Heritage Farm

Jan 25-26, 2019: SURREY – Regenerative Agriculture & Soil Health Workshop

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 10, 2018

Regenerative Agriculture and Soil Workshop

Intensive 2-day Workshop on Regenerative Agriculture and Soil Health What: An intensive 2-day workshop on Regenerative Agriculture and Soil Health When: January 25 – 26 2019 Where: Surrey, BC This workshop has a limited capacity of 30 participants. What this workshop offers With the workshop’s heavy focus on regenerative agriculture and soil health, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of how to appropriately engage with their water management systems while promoting plant fertility governed mainly by soil biology. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of: Farm planning and management Streamlining farming operations with regenerative design Water management and farm hydrology Fundamentals of soil ecology and microbiology’s role in plant production Integrated pest management and promotion of biodiversity … Continue reading Jan 25-26, 2019: SURREY – Regenerative Agriculture & Soil Health Workshop

Business Mentorship Network – The Farmhouse Bard

Posted by Kristen Nammour on April 20, 2018

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Name? Roger Woo Where do you farm? The Farmhouse Bard in Surrey, BC What do you farm? Mixed vegetables. I’m excited to be doing more asian greens this year. What type of business structure is your farm? Sole proprietorship. What is your land tenure? I’m currently growing on leased land. I was part of Young Agrarians’ pilot land matching programme and while leasing has its own share of challenges, it has also been rewarding in ways I could never have foreseen at the outset. Good drainage, fertile ground, and fine tilth: my farm is none of those things. But what I do have … Continue reading Business Mentorship Network – The Farmhouse Bard

MARCH 3 – MAY 5: SURREY, BC – Workshops for New Farmers at UFV

Posted by Moss Dance on February 25, 2018

UFV New Farmer Workshop Series

Spring is around the corner, the seed catalogues are out and gardeners are eager to get their hands dirty. Perhaps this is the year that you bring your dream of having a market garden closer to reality? If it is horticulture knowledge that you lack, then you may be interested in attending 1 or more of 4 workshops being held in Surrey by University of the Fraser Valley from March to May. The workshops will provide essential training and hands-on practice, covering the principles of organic agriculture with a focus on vegetable production for market. They are designed for aspiring … Continue reading MARCH 3 – MAY 5: SURREY, BC – Workshops for New Farmers at UFV

FARM JOB: SURREY, BC: Zaklan Heritage Farm Field Hand 2018

Posted by Moss Dance on December 07, 2017

Zaklan Heritage Farm Job

Zaklan Heritage Farm is a small mixed vegetable farm hiring one or two full-time (35-40 hours a week) employees and one part-time (16-24 hrs a week) position. Please state your preference in your cover letter for full or part-time employment. ABOUT ZAKLAN HERITAGE FARM Zaklan Heritage farm is a small (1.5 acre) mixed vegetable farm situated in the heart of Canada’s fastest growing city- Surrey, BC. The farm is run by Gemma and Doug, who started the operation in 2013. We produce a wide range of vegetables using sustainable practices and ecologically friendly growing methods. We rely on small machinery … Continue reading FARM JOB: SURREY, BC: Zaklan Heritage Farm Field Hand 2018

FARM JOB: Zaklan Heritage Farm Field Hands, Surrey, BC

Posted by Moss Dance on January 11, 2017

Zaklan Farm

Zaklan Heritage Farm in Surrey, BC is looking for part-time and full-time field hands for the 2017 season! Is this farm job for you? About Zaklan Heritage Farm We are three young farmers running a small mixed vegetable farm in the heart of Surrey (30 min. drive from Vancouver). In addition to our 1.5 acres in mixed veggie production, we have a flock of laying hens that we rotate around the pasture. Our operation is run with a small walk-behind BCS tractor and hand tools (think Jean-Martin Fortier methods). During the growing season we attend one market a week from … Continue reading FARM JOB: Zaklan Heritage Farm Field Hands, Surrey, BC

JOB: Field Hand at Zaklan Heritage Farm, Surrey BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on January 19, 2016

Field view of zaklan heritage farm job getting done

Organic farm job opportunity available for either F/T or P/T seasonal employment! About Zaklan Heritage Farm: We are a few young farmers running a small mixed vegetable farm in the heart of Surrey (30 min. drive from Vancouver). In addition to our 1.5 acres in veggie production, we have a flock of laying hens that we rotate around the pasture. Our operation is run with a small walk- behind BCS tractor and hand tools (think Jean-Martin Fortier methods). During the growing season we attend 2 markets a week from June-October, all within 20 min of the farm. We also run a growing CSA program, which we hope … Continue reading JOB: Field Hand at Zaklan Heritage Farm, Surrey BC

Business Mentorship – Lessons Learned: Zaklan Heritage Farm

Posted by Kristen Nammour on December 10, 2015

Zaklan Heritage Farm

Name, Farm, Location? Gemma McNeill and Doug Zaklan, Zaklan Heritage Farm, Surrey BC. What were your goals for this season and how did you work to achieve those? This season our goal was to increase our CSA box program from 25 boxes to 50 boxes. As the spring drew near we realized that we probably would have to work really hard to get the extra sign ups to reach 50 members, and that we felt more comfortable with 40 members. So we adjusted our CSA goal and played with the budget accordingly. We reached our membership goal of 40 for the season. … Continue reading Business Mentorship – Lessons Learned: Zaklan Heritage Farm