Tag Archives: Sustainable Agriculture

Land Opportunity: 2 Acres of Field with Barn near Winlaw

Posted by Alex on August 19, 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 This 2 acre field is situated in the Slocan Valley, close to Winlaw. There are a few small poplar saplings and some knapweed, but most of the field is tallgrass. The land had been used to pasture horses most recently and it is fenced with standard barbed wire fencing that is in need of minor repairs. Skunks, deer, and bears frequent the … Continue reading Land Opportunity: 2 Acres of Field with Barn near Winlaw

VANCOUVER, BC: 2021 UBC Farm Practicum Now Accepting Applications

Posted by Seth Friedman on August 18, 2020 2 Comments

The 2021 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture is now accepting applications! The UBC Farm Practicum can be taken as either a six-month (April – October), or as a four-month (April – August), experiential-learning program.  The program is part-time (20 hours per week), and is designed for aspiring farmers, urban gardeners, environmental educators, and students with an interest in applying their learning about sustainable agriculture and food systems. The program is often taken as a non-credit Certificate program; however, 6-9 academic credits are available for interested students. Participants gain a deeper understanding of agricultural management and small-scale farming, and a … Continue reading VANCOUVER, BC: 2021 UBC Farm Practicum Now Accepting Applications

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 8.5 acres Organic Orchard, Keremeos, BC

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on August 13, 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 This 8.5 acre working Certified Organic orchard is located in Keremeos, B.C.  There are 5.5 acres in high density apples, 0.3 acres nectarines and 0.25 acres in a root stock nursery.  The orchard is currently in its peak production years.  The crops are sold primarily to the local organic packing house and through some private sales.  All the last 18 years of crop records and financial records are available.  The land … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 8.5 acres Organic Orchard, Keremeos, BC

Call for Mentors: Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program

Posted by Dana Penrice on August 10, 2020 2 Comments

We are seeking Host Mentor Farms for the YA Apprenticeship Program in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba We are excited to announce that in 2021, in addition to Alberta, we will be expanding the Young Agrarians Apprenticeship program into Saskatchewan and Manitoba. We are actively seeking farms and ranches in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba to join our program and grow the next generation of regenerative agriculture practitioners. We are looking for farmers who are dedicated stewards of the land; are skilled and enthusiastic teachers who have a passion for mentoring young and aspiring farmers; and have a farm philosophy that recognizes the connectedness of the … Continue reading Call for Mentors: Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program

JOB: VICTORIA, BC – CRFAIR, Communications and Engagement Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 06, 2020

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The Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable (CRFAIR) in Victoria, BC is recruiting a Communications and Engagement Coordinator! General Description CRFAIR is a not-for-profit community based organization that acts as a coordinating backbone to a network of food, farm and health organizations (The Good Food Network) that are working to promote healthy and sustainable food systems in the Capital Region. To learn more about our work, visit www.crfair.ca . Currently, we are seeking a resourceful, creative, detail-oriented person who can see the big picture and work as part of a busy team to get the job done. We manage … Continue reading JOB: VICTORIA, BC – CRFAIR, Communications and Engagement Coordinator

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Space for farming families to pursue crop and livestock production, Kakwa Ecovillage, Dome Creek BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on July 31, 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 The property is located on over 1 mile of the mighty Fraser River.  The balance of the 540 acre site varies between meadows, forests and riparian areas with a number of high benches and hills, with around 300 acres of Pasture on the river. There are a number of springs on the property and a large hay barn. Work continues to expand fencing to create additional pasture for … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Space for farming families to pursue crop and livestock production, Kakwa Ecovillage, Dome Creek BC

FARM JOB: ABBOTSFORD, BC – Field House Farms, Farm Lead

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 20, 2020

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Field House Farms in Abbotsford, BC is seeking a Farm Lead for the 2020 season! About Field House Farms Field House Farm is a diverse operation consisting of 6.5 acres of malting grains, a small vineyard, one established and one new orchard, numerous assorted perennial fruits, a small flock of laying hens, ¼ acre of market gardens and an unheated greenhouse for year-round production. The farm’s production plan is structured around the needs, wants and foodie dreams of the Canteen and Brewing team – we grow what they want to cook and brew with. We also sell our surplus crops … Continue reading FARM JOB: ABBOTSFORD, BC – Field House Farms, Farm Lead

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

New Farmer Shout Out: Peace River, AB-Green Acres

Posted by Lilli Klamke on July 17, 2020

Are you looking for producers of fresh and local vegetables in the Peace Country? Here they are! Katharina and John’s market garden is called “Green Acres”. They took on the challenge of producing fresh vegetables like peppers, leafy greens, cucumbers and much more in the oftentimes difficult climate of northern Alberta. They are not certified organic vegetable producers yet but are purposely not using any chemicals on their land and are following organically-oriented ways of vegetable production. Katharina and John Klassen are in their second season of farming a little acreage just outside of Peace River, AB.  Each of them … Continue reading New Farmer Shout Out: Peace River, AB-Green Acres

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Seeking agrarians to support community food security and ecofriendly living, Moberly Lake BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on July 15, 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 The Niwatame Centre is an emerging eco-enterprise in the Rocky Mtn foothills in the Peace Region northeast British Columbia. The property is situated on the shores of Moberly Lake and is bisected at one end by Medicine Woman Creek. Property owner Reg Whiten has lived in the Peace region since 1991, where he continues to operate an environmental and planning consulting practice InterraPlan Inc. Reg also enjoys cultural … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Seeking agrarians to support community food security and ecofriendly living, Moberly Lake BC