Tag Archives: Urban Farm

KELOWNA, BC: Urban Farm Business for Sale – NEW PRICE OFFER

Posted by Tessa Thompson on December 06, 2022

We are looking for an immediate sale of our turnkey business.  Lightfoot Farm is a small scale vegetable farm which produces a variety of crops for local markets.  The farm currently leases land right on the edge of residential Kelowna and  15 minutes from downtown. Over the last 6 years we have built multiple relationships with chefs, grocery store managers and those that support the Kelowna Farmer Market but we think this business still has massive potential to grow exponentially.  Sales for the 2022 season will be around $50,000.  Average growth over the last 3 years has been between 12-15% … Continue reading KELOWNA, BC: Urban Farm Business for Sale – NEW PRICE OFFER

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Suelo and Faa

Posted by Melanie Buffel on November 21, 2022

Young Agrarians is celebrating the ninth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship, peer networks and online workshops young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2022 Mentee Cohort have had a busy season managing a cool wet spring and a dry hot summer and we look forward to sharing their voices and experiences over the next few week.  If you would like to be considered for a seat in the program please  … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Suelo and Faa

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – SOLE FOOD STREET FARMS, FARM MANAGER

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on August 22, 2022

Sole Food Street Farms in Vancouver, BC is seeking a Farm Manager! ABOUT Sole Food Street Farms Sole Food Street Farms is an internationally recognized social enterprise that transforms vacant urban land into street farms that grow artisan quality fruits and vegetables, available at farmer’s markets, local restaurants, and through a CSA program. Our mission is to empower individuals with limited resources by providing jobs, agricultural training and inclusion in a supportive community of farmers and food lovers. Individuals are given basic agriculture training and employed at the farm based on their capability. Some participants excel in this environment, but … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – SOLE FOOD STREET FARMS, FARM MANAGER

FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC – Fresh Roots, Farm Team & Education Facilitators

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 17, 2022

Fresh Roots in Vancouver, Coquitlam, & Delta, BC is seeking Good Food Farm Team members & Education Facilitators! ABOUT Fresh Roots We have schoolyard farms in Vancouver at Vancouver Technical Secondary and David Thompson Secondary Schools, Coquitlam at Suwa’lkh School, and Delta at Delta Farm Roots. The food that we grow is sold right back into the community through farmers’ markets and to restaurants. We use organic principles. Our Vision is Good Food For All, which is realized when youth have the skills, capacity, and will to act as food citizens and land stewards, to grow and share healthy food … Continue reading FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC – Fresh Roots, Farm Team & Education Facilitators

A Day in the Life of an Apprentice: Chelsea Klinke – Dirt Boys Urban Farm

Posted by Michelle Lam on October 08, 2021 1 Comment

“I don’t grow plants, I help plants grow” — Michael Gavin of Dirt Boys Urban Farm, as quoted by Chelsea Klinke, Young Agrarians (YA) Apprentice.  Chelsea Klinke moved to Calgary from the United States in 2019 to start her master’s program in Anthropology, quickly bypassing that into the Ph.D. program. She describes her focus in “ecofeminism and the gendered implications of different subsistence strategies, primarily large scale agriculture”. This includes the “divisions of labour and power, inequalities and decision making within and among households, and at different levels and value chains along the way, from… farm to fork,” says Chelsea. … Continue reading A Day in the Life of an Apprentice: Chelsea Klinke – Dirt Boys Urban Farm

LAND OPPORTUNITY: School Farm Project with Infrastructure Provided – Nanaimo, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on September 30, 2021 6 Comments

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 farm site is located on the grounds of Woodlands School in Central Nanaimo. The area available for cultivation is approximately 5000 square feet of flat land (currently in grass) with southern exposure, in front of the school and with road frontage. Water access will be municipal, running from the school, and full perimeter deer fencing will be constructed this fall. A storage room is available for … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: School Farm Project with Infrastructure Provided – Nanaimo, BC

FARM JOB: SURREY, BC – Farm Crew at Zaklan Heritage Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 23, 2021

Zaklan Heritage Farm, surrey, vancouver

Zaklan Heritage Farm in Surrey, BC is seeking a full-time or part-time farm crew member for the 2021 season!  ABOUT ZAKLAN HERITAGE FARM Zaklan Heritage farm is a small (2 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 a bit … Continue reading FARM JOB: SURREY, BC – Farm Crew at Zaklan Heritage Farm

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Peas n Carrots Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on April 13, 2021

Young Agrarians is celebrating the seventh year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2021 Mentee Cohort are hard at work planning for the season ahead and we are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts! Hi everyone, my name is Katie and my farm is called Peas n’ Carrots and I focus on growing classic staple vegetables and chickens for eggs. … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Peas n Carrots Farm

FARM JOB: SURREY, BC – Farm Crew at Zaklan Heritage Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 09, 2021

Zaklan Heritage Farm, surrey, vancouver

Zaklan Heritage Farm in Surrey, BC is seeking a farm crew member for the 2021 season!  ABOUT ZAKLAN HERITAGE FARM Zaklan Heritage farm is a small (2 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 a bit of wholesale.  We … Continue reading FARM JOB: SURREY, BC – Farm Crew at Zaklan Heritage Farm

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Rake and Radish Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on April 05, 2021

Young Agrarians is celebrating the seventh year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2021 Mentee Cohort are hard at work planning for the season ahead and we are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts! My name is Ardeo Mann and my farm is Rake and Radish Farm. I’m being mentored by Arzeena Hamir from Amara Farm. Where do you farm? … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Rake and Radish Farm