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FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – River and Sea Flowers, Farm Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 11, 2020

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River and Sea Flowers, in Ladner (near Vancouver, BC)  is seeking a Farm Crew Member for the 2020 season! This would be a great job for those looking to learn the ropes to start their own flower farm one day. About River and Sea Flowers River and Sea Flowers is a certified organic family farm producing cut flowers on beautiful Westham Island in Delta BC, 30 km from Vancouver. We grow a huge diversity of flowers and foliage on a one acre field as well as in a few hoophouses. We use a range of hand tools as well as … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – River and Sea Flowers, Farm Crew

FEB 23-29, 2020: SOUTHERN BC – Tackling the Farm Crisis & the Climate Crisis Events

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 13, 2020 4 Comments

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EVENT SERIES: Tackling the Farm Crisis & the Climate Crisis National Farmers Union Youth President Stuart Oke, will explore the connections between the farm income crisis and the climate crisis and ways farmers can increase revenues and help to mitigate the effects of climate change. In December the National Farmers Union (NFU) release a report called Tackling the Farm Crisis and the Climate Crisis: A Transformative Strategy for Canadian Farmers and Food Systems.  Key conclusions include: The climate crisis is a threat to Canadian farms, but also an opportunity to re-orient our farms to become more integrated, life-sustaining and community-sustaining. The … Continue reading FEB 23-29, 2020: SOUTHERN BC – Tackling the Farm Crisis & the Climate Crisis Events

FARM JOBS: VANCOUVER, BC – City Beet Farm, Field Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 31, 2020

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City Beet Farm in Vancouver, BC is seeking to hire two Field Crew members for the 2020 season!  ABOUT City Beet FARM City Beet Farm is a small-scale urban farm located in Mount Pleasant, Vancouver that grows vegetables and cut-flowers on 15 sites made up of front and backyards. We use mostly hand tools and ecological farming practices that improve the long-term health of the soil. We work alongside many neighbours and our relationship with the local community is very important to us. We sell our produce and flowers through our weekly CSA, pop-up markets and select grocers. We are excited to share our knowledge … Continue reading FARM JOBS: VANCOUVER, BC – City Beet Farm, Field Crew

JOB: RICHMOND, BC – Richmond Food Security Society, Education Program Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 17, 2020

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Richmond Food Security Society, in Richmond, BC, is hiring a full-time permanent Education Program Coordinator! About Richmond Food Security Society Richmond Food Security Society (RFSS) is a not-for-profit organization inspiring a robust Richmond food system through education, advocacy, and community-building initiatives. We are a small team supported by many volunteers all passionate about urban agriculture and food security. We live the values of the Richmond Food Charter and we courageously engage our community to address food-related challenges. We grow the community and have fun while doing it. We are a living wage, equal opportunity organization, and will not discriminate on any basis. We are seeking … Continue reading JOB: RICHMOND, BC – Richmond Food Security Society, Education Program Coordinator

FARM JOBS: LANGLEY, BC – Stable Harvest Farm, Field Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 13, 2020

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Stable Harvest Farm, in Langley, BC, is hiring 3 field crew members for the 2020 season! About Stable Harvest Farm Stable Harvest Farm has all the infrastructure of a modern small farm operation. Large wash pack station, Kubota tractor, BCS tractor, flame weeder, paperpot transplanter, high tunnels etc. The focus is on multi harvest space efficient crops and successive planting for continual supply. Stable Harvest Farm is a charitable operation servicing the Langley and Surrey food banks, as well as other communities in need, with high quality fresh organically produced vegetables. The farm is in its first season of operation, and looking toward having … Continue reading FARM JOBS: LANGLEY, BC – Stable Harvest Farm, Field Crew

FARM JOB: LADNER, BC – River and Sea Flowers, Farm Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 13, 2020

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River and Sea Flowers, in Ladner, BC, is seeking a Farm Crew Member for the 2020 season! About River and Sea Flowers River and Sea Flowers is a certified organic family farm producing cut flowers on beautiful Westham Island in Delta BC, 30 km from Vancouver. We grow a huge diversity of flowers and foliage on a one acre field as well as in a few hoophouses. We use a range of hand tools as well as tractors and other equipment which we share with 2 other farm operations on our family’s 50 acre parcel. Our flowers are distributed to Vancouver … Continue reading FARM JOB: LADNER, BC – River and Sea Flowers, Farm Crew

FARM JOBS: SURREY, BC – Zaklan Heritage Farm, Farm Hands

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 27, 2019

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Zaklan Heritage Farm in Surrey, BC is hiring several farm hands for the 2020 season!  ABOUT ZAKLAN HERITAGE FARM Zaklan Heritage farm is a small (1.5 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 run a 50 member CSA program for … Continue reading FARM JOBS: SURREY, BC – Zaklan Heritage Farm, Farm Hands

Chris Thoreau on Growing Seed on Leased Land

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 23, 2019

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Chris of the FarmFolk CityFolk Research and Education Seed Farm is a participant in the B.C. Land Matching Program, which provides land matching and business support services to new farmers looking for land to farm, as well as landowners interested in finding someone to farm their land. Visit the B.C. Land Matching Program page to learn more about the program and to find a Young Agrarians Land Matcher in your region. Please introduce yourself and tell us a bit about your farm. I’m Chris Thoreau – former Seed Security Program Director at FarmFolk CityFolk. Our farm is a 3.5 acre site in Abbotsford, BC that is dedicated … Continue reading Chris Thoreau on Growing Seed on Leased Land

Late Bloomers Flower Farm on Farming Leased Land

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 15, 2019

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Photo by Damaris Riedinger Elly of Late Bloomers Flower Farm is a participant in the B.C. Land Matching Program, which provides land matching and business support services to new farmers looking for land to farm, as well as landowners interested in finding someone to farm their land. Visit the B.C. Land Matching Program page to learn more about the program and to find a Young Agrarians Land Matcher in your region. ~ Please introduce yourself and tell us a bit about your farm. I’m Elly Rakhmetouline, and I own and run Late Bloomers Flower Farm. The farm was started three years ago in Richmond, moved to … Continue reading Late Bloomers Flower Farm on Farming Leased Land

SEPT-NOV, 2019: VANCOUVER, BC – SCALE YOUR PROGRESSIVE FOOD BUSINESS

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 12, 2019

Give your progressive food business a leg up with Feeding Growth. Feeding Growth’s Scale Your Progressive Food Business is a five-part workshop series that provides practical tips to environmentally progressive, organic, ethical, and socially responsible packaged goods companies at critical stages of expansion. Feeding Growth alumni include award-winning businesses such as Wize Monkey, Spread’em Kitchen and Tree Island Yogurt. The five workshops follow the proven Feeding Growth recipe: personable and caring food industry mentors share advice, participants engage in hands-on exercises, and the series culminates with a keynote event celebrating our graduates and the local food movement. Each workshop focuses … Continue reading SEPT-NOV, 2019: VANCOUVER, BC – SCALE YOUR PROGRESSIVE FOOD BUSINESS