Tag Archives: Sustainable Agriculture

JOB: VICTORIA, BC – LifeCycles Project, Communications & Community Development Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 14, 2020

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LifeCycles in Victoria, BC is seeking a summer staff person to support project communications, volunteer and tree recruitment, community engagement, and the coordination of special harvesting events for the LifeCycles Fruit Tree and Farm Gleaning Projects. This person will also help promote social enterprise products and services like the Backyard Blend Cider and our Tree Care Services. The main objective of this role will be to help the story of the LifeCycles Fruit Tree Project reach a wider audience in the Capital Region and beyond. We have done extensive communications planning and want someone who can help us troubleshoot kinks … Continue reading JOB: VICTORIA, BC – LifeCycles Project, Communications & Community Development Worker

Alberta Land Link Workshop 2020

Posted by Alex on July 13, 2020

This online workshop will bring together landowners and new farmers in Alberta to explore the land-linking process, learn about different land agreement options and get tools to find the farmer or farmland for you! Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2020 Time: 6:30–8:00pm Format: Online webinar by video conference & teleconference. Details to be provided upon registration. Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qJAvEeYtSGG0vqsky-6ndQ Questions? Contact Alex at centralalberta@youngagrarians.org   Made possible with support from  

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Grow industrial hemp for construction, Lillooet, BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on July 09, 2020

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND We are a 10 year established eco resort on the Fraser River and will be building hemp micro homes and tiny hemphomes in the near future on the property for additional guest accommodation to add to our existing yurts, domes and cabins. We will also sell them to the public looking for eco friendly, sustainable, passive solar, fire and mold-proof housing. Its time to adapt to climate change … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Grow industrial hemp for construction, Lillooet, BC

Sparkly Eyes, Grit, and Land Access: New Organic Farmers on Leased Land

Posted by Darcy Smith on July 05, 2020

This article was originally published in the BC Organic Grower Summer 2020 and is shared here with thanks! Spring on an organic produce farm looks like baby greens, tiny radishes, overflowing seedling greenhouses, and freshly turned soil. Everything feels precious and new and brimming with possibility. Touring around Loveland Acres in Salmon Arm with farmers Robin and Maylene, those feelings were especially palpable and poignant since it’s their first season on the land. They’ve had a long journey getting here, one filled with familiar challenges and dreams. The other familiar things these farmers have are sparkly eyes and grit, ineffable … Continue reading Sparkly Eyes, Grit, and Land Access: New Organic Farmers on Leased Land

Sprout Kitchen: Regional Food Hub and Business Incubator, Northern Cariboo

Posted by Jolene Swain on July 02, 2020

Coming soon to the North Cariboo Region, Sprout Kitchen will be a small-scale food processing and innovation hub based in Quesnel and serving the area from Vanderhoof to One Hundred Mile House. As a regional food hub and business incubator, this initiative of the City of Quesnel with generous support from the Ministry of Agriculture and Northern Development, will support emerging and existing food entrepreneurs to get their ideas off the ground or scale their business for new markets. Designed to support food businesses, there could be many direct and indirect benefits to local producers. “As food businesses grow, they … Continue reading Sprout Kitchen: Regional Food Hub and Business Incubator, Northern Cariboo

FARM JOB: RICHMOND, BC: Panatch Group, Farm Manager/Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 10, 2020

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The Panatch Group in Richmond, BC is hiring a permanent Farm Manager/Coordinator to establish a 35 acre farm property! OUR VISION We are currently hiring an innovative individual to lead the establishment and future growth of a 35-acre farm property. This property is located in the heart of Steveston, Richmond, BC and as such, has a significant surrounding population. A family home is located on the property and we aim to develop a long-term, sustainable agricultural model for the property that positively contributes to and serves the community. We are looking for a passionate, experienced individual to work collaboratively with … Continue reading FARM JOB: RICHMOND, BC: Panatch Group, Farm Manager/Coordinator

Filled ~ FARM JOBS: KELOWNA, BC – Wise Earth Farm, Farm Hands

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 21, 2020

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This position has been filled. View the Young Agrarians jobs blog for more farm job and apprenticeship listings. Wise Earth Farm in Kelowna, BC is seeking two Farm Hands for the 2020 season! About Wise Earth Farm Our farm is an intensive, 2 acre, market garden style operation. We grow a wide variety of vegetables using mostly hand tools, and minimal tillage. Our sales avenues are (new this year) an on-line farmers market store where our customers pick up at the farm, the Kelowna Farmers Market (Saturdays), grocery stores, and restaurants. Our philosophy is to work with nature to provide the … Continue reading Filled ~ FARM JOBS: KELOWNA, BC – Wise Earth Farm, Farm Hands

Family Seeking Ranch Land near Prince George, BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on May 15, 2020 2 Comments

We have more opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with the a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE FARMER My name is Kayla Shallard and I am a young farmer in the Prince George area. Recently I started my own Agri-business, KMS Land & Cattle Company, where my focus is to produce sustainably raised meat products that are sold direct to consumer. Along with custom land management: crop and/or grazing. Currently I have 100 mother cows, meat birds, layers and hogs. As an advocate … Continue reading Family Seeking Ranch Land near Prince George, BC

FARM JOB: AVA Byte – Smart Indoor Gardens: Grower/Horticulturist, Vancouver, BC

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 15, 2020

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AVA Byte – Smart Indoor Gardens in Vancouver, BC is hiring a Grower/Horticulturist for New Innovations! About AVA Byte – Smart Indoor Gardens AVA Technologies Inc. is an agtech startup. We invented AVA Byte, the world’s smartest indoor garden, designed for connected consumers who want to unlock their green thumbs. We have a physical office space set up with our indoor gardens, which are hydroponic-based growing devices that use a software operating system called “AgOS” that recognizes what plants are growing, and how to adjust the lighting and watering settings to grow those plants. We’re looking for someone to help … Continue reading FARM JOB: AVA Byte – Smart Indoor Gardens: Grower/Horticulturist, Vancouver, BC

Putting the Young in Young Agrarians: Growing on Gitxsan Territory

Posted by Jolene Swain on May 15, 2020 1 Comment

One of the most common questions we get is whether Young Agrarians has an age limit. The answer is no! We are happy to support the young and the young at heart when it comes to folks growing food and stewarding land. Noah definitely falls on the young end of the spectrum, he is the youngest farmer I know.  From an early age, Noah developed a fascination with growing, getting into propagation by taking clippings from all the house plants and potting them up. “For awhile, we had a huge surplus of plants around the house” says Jacob, Noahs father. … Continue reading Putting the Young in Young Agrarians: Growing on Gitxsan Territory