The Institute for Sustainable Food Systems at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is currently seeking applicants for the position of Organic Agriculture Research Assistant- Soil & Plant Sciences. ABOUT THE INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS The Institute for Sustainable Food Systems (ISFS) is a research and extension unit at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)– Richmond campus. Through our integrated program of applied research, extension programming, and community engagement, we investigate and support regional food systems as a key element of sustainable communities. We focus predominantly on British Columbia but also extend our programming to other regions. Organic Agriculture Research The ISFS is involved … Continue reading FARM JOB: TSAWWASSEN, BC – Institute for Sustainable Food Systems at KPU, Organic Ag Research Assistant
Tsawwassen Farm School in Delta, BC is hiring a Farm Hand for the 2019 season! About Tsawwassen Farm School The Tsawwassen Farm School is a collaboration between the Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) and the Institute for Sustainable Food Systems (ISFS). The school program is open to anyone curious about the practice of farming to feed a growing population, in ways that restore the land and nurture Mother Earth. The Tsawwassen Farm School is a gathering place to raise awareness around human scaled, community focused, alternative food production. The farm reflects aspects of Indigenous food ways through having a traditional medicinal garden, building a … Continue reading FARM JOB: DELTA, BC – Tsawwassen Farm School, Farm Hand
“Growing food, farmers and community.” This is the motto of Tsawwassen Farm School. We had our second successful year last year and we are gearing up for another awesome year! 2016 was our first year really attending farmers markets in Vancouver, Delta and Richmond; participating in VFM Direct and managing a 50-person CSA. We aim for even higher goals this year! Our students learnt a lot and some will be taking on an incubator plot to start their own farm business, and others have found other pieces of land. We hope to continue cultivating farmers and building our community. Our … Continue reading Want to farm but don’t know where to start? Take the Tsawwassen Farm School!
The Institute for Sustainable Food Systems at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is currently seeking applicants for the position of Head Farmer- Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School. We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced farmer to join our team. As the Head Farmer, you will be directly responsible for and facilitate, under the direction of the TFN Farm School Coordinator, all aspects of market garden and orchard cultivation, raising livestock, direct marketing, and record keeping. You will work as a team member with the Farm School Coordinator, teachers, students, and other staff and can expect to supervise students, interns, and volunteers who assist in various capacities on … Continue reading JOB: Head Farmer, Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School, BC