Tea Creek, near Kitwanga in rural Northwestern BC, is seeking a farmer for the 2023 season! Overview: Tea Creek is looking to bring on a farmer to join our team for the 2023 growing season from April until October. Tea Creek is an Indigenous-led, land-based and culturally-safe food sovereignty employment and training initiative located near Kitwanga in rural Northwestern BC. We farm mixed vegetables both in our field blocks (currently about 2.5 acres) and 4 greenhouses. We practice a combination of hand/low-till and tractor farming. We generate food that is mostly gifted or traded within our local Indigenous communities. A … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Kitwanga, BC – Tea Creek is seeking a Farmer!
Are you working on food sovereignty or food security projects involving Indigenous communities in BC? Tea Creek would love to hear about it! Tea Creek has been awarded the contract to deliver a research paper to present to the Indigenous Advisory Council on Agriculture and Food created as a platform for the ministry and members to work together to enhance the equitable participation of Indigenous peoples in the agriculture and food sector and support the realization of their economic development objectives. They’ve been invited in the paper to report both examples of thriving Indigenous food systems in BC as well … Continue reading SURVEY: Indigenous Food Sovereignty Projects in BC
Tea Creek is looking to bring on a full time farmer to join our team for the 2022 growing season. Tea Creek is an Indigenous-led, land-based, experiential, culturally-safe food sovereignty employment and training initiative located near Kitwanga in rural Northwestern BC. We are a farm and training program uniquely situated at the intersection of 3 major climatic areas: Coastal, Northern and Interior. We farm mixed vegetables both in our field blocks (currently about 2 acres) and in a 50 foot greenhouse. We generate an abundance of fresh, nutritious for our local communities with almost all of it being gifted or … Continue reading FARM JOB: KITWANGA, BC – Tea Creek, Full-Time Farmer
We are excited to announce a by invitation Food Sovereignty Tour at Tea Creek Farm, in Kitwanga, B.C. August 7th. Jacob and Jessica Beaton are passionate about revitalizing food production and feeding their community. With a vision of resilient, healthy communities built on land-based programs and abundant local food, they established Tea Creek Farm in 2020. In a short amount of time, they have developed land-based training programs that “catalyze new agricultural projects and livelihoods—restoring the ability of Indigenous nations to grow fresh, healthy food and medicine for ourselves and our communities.” Tea Creek’s Indigenous-led program works in partnership with … Continue reading Kitwanga, BC – Food Sovereignty Tour at Tea Creek Farm