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VANCOUVER, BC: 2023 UBC FARM PRACTICUM – NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!

Posted by Moss Dance on November 24, 2022

The 2023 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture is now accepting applications! The UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture is a six-month experiential learning program designed for aspiring farmers, environmental educators, gardeners, and students interested in applying knowledge about sustainable agriculture and food systems. Students bring a diversity of backgrounds and life experience to the practicum. Our program graduates share a vision of livelihoods and lifestyles grounded in sustainable and community-based food systems. The program is open to all; you do not have to be a UBC student. For the 2023 program, we have two application pools: Full Program, April 8 – October 20 Summer Option, April 8 – August 19. This option is intended to … Continue reading VANCOUVER, BC: 2023 UBC FARM PRACTICUM – NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!

FARM JOBS: RICHMOND, BC – The Sharing Farm, Multiple Positions

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 07, 2022

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The Sharing Farm in Richmond, BC is seeking a Marketing & Volunteer Coordinator, Field Assistants, and a Farm Assistant! ABOUT The Sharing Farm The Sharing Farm is a not-for-profit organization that grows vegetables on city park land for the Richmond Food Bank and other community agencies. We also sell our produce via a CSA (community supported agriculture), farmers markets and on our online store. The Sharing Farm is a unique community farm combining the practice of sustainable farming set within a framework of food justice and food security in the region. The Sharing Farm is located on the south bank of the Fraser River, … Continue reading FARM JOBS: RICHMOND, BC – The Sharing Farm, Multiple Positions

FARM JOBS: DELTA, BC – KPU Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School, Farmers Market Lead & Field Staff

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 24, 2022

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The Institute for Sustainable Food Systems at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is currently seeking applicants for the positions of Farmers Market Lead and Field Assistant and Field Staff at KPU Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School. Farmers Market Lead and Field Assistant We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Farmers Market Lead and Field Assistant at the KPU Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School for the 2022 growing season. This position will lead the sale of farm products at 1 weekly farmers markets as well as assist with our CSA program. This position will also assist in seasonal … Continue reading FARM JOBS: DELTA, BC – KPU Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School, Farmers Market Lead & Field Staff

[FILLED] FARM JOBS: PEMBERTON, BC – Ice Cap Organics, Field Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 16, 2022

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This position has been filled. View more farm jobs and apprenticeships on our Job Board. Ice Cap Organics in Pemberton, BC is hiring Field Crew for the 2022 season!  About Ice Cap Organics We grow over 50 vegetable varieties in the field and in a few greenhouses, and have added strawberries, fresh cut flowers and 100 laying hens to the operation on 5 acres. We use a rainflo implement attached to our John Deere 5055E for making raised beds with landscape fabric for transplants and for direct seeded crops we cultivate with an Allis Chalmers belly mounted cultivator and hand tools.  … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOBS: PEMBERTON, BC – Ice Cap Organics, Field Crew

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm, Practicum Field Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 17, 2021

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The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm in Vancouver, BC is seeking a Practicum Field Coordinator! The Practicum Field Coordinator supports on-site research, teaching, and community programs in three complementary ways: mentoring, leading, and coordinating the field work of UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture students. coordinating and performing a variety of moderately complex land stewardship and crop production activities. providing basic agricultural services and consultation to other site participants. About UBC Farm The UBC Farm is a 24-hectare integrated production, teaching, and research farm located on the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus. The Centre for Sustainable … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm, Practicum Field Coordinator

FARM JOB: RICHMOND, BC – The Sharing Farm, Assistant Farm Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 07, 2021

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The Sharing Farm in Richmond, BC is seeking an Assistant Farm Manager! ABOUT The Sharing Farm The Sharing Farm is a not-for-profit organization that grows vegetables on city park land for the Richmond Food Bank and other community agencies. We also sell our produce via a CSA (community supported agriculture), farmers markets and on our online store. The Sharing Farm is a unique community farm combining the practice of sustainable farming set within a framework of food justice and food security in the region. The Sharing Farm is located on the south bank of the Fraser River, on the unceded territory of the Kwantlen, … Continue reading FARM JOB: RICHMOND, BC – The Sharing Farm, Assistant Farm Manager

FARM JOB: DELTA, BC – KPU Farm Schools, Livestock Manager & Field Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 15, 2021

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The Institute for Sustainable Food Systems at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is currently seeking applicants for the position of Livestock Manager and Field Assistant at KPU Farm Schools – Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School (TFNFS). We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Livestock Manager and Field Assistant at the Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School the 2021 growing season. This position will manage all livestock operations including laying hens and hog production operations. TFNFS manages a flock of 99 certified organic laying hens. Hens are rotated on pasture weekly and eggs are sold through our … Continue reading FARM JOB: DELTA, BC – KPU Farm Schools, Livestock Manager & Field Assistant

FARM JOB: DELTA, BC – KPU Farm Schools, Farmers Market Lead & Field Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 22, 2021

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The Institute for Sustainable Food Systems at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is currently seeking applicants for the position of Farmers Market Lead and Field Assistant at KPU Farm Schools – Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School. We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Farmers Market Lead and Field Assistant at the Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School for the 2021 growing season. This position will lead the sale of farm products at farmers markets as well as assist with our CSA program. This position will also assist in seasonal field work including harvesting, weeding, animal husbandry, crop maintenance, … Continue reading FARM JOB: DELTA, BC – KPU Farm Schools, Farmers Market Lead & Field Assistant

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm, Farmer/Field Technician

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 08, 2021

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The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm, Vancouver, BC is seeking a Farmer/Field Technician! The Farmer/Field Technician supports the UBC Farm and the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems in two complementary ways: coordinating and performing day-to-day land stewardship and crop production activities for a wide range of crops at the UBC Farm. providing technical field advice and services to other site users, projects, and programs. About UBC Farm The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm (CSFS) is located on the unceded, ancestral territory of the Musqueam people. It is a 24-hectare teaching, research and community farm … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm, Farmer/Field Technician

SEPT-NOV, 2020: ONLINE – SCALE YOUR PROGRESSIVE FOOD BUSINESS

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 25, 2020

Give your progressive food business a leg up with Feeding Growth! This series of five workshops provides practical tips for progressive retail and packaged goods companies to reach and maintain success. Each workshop follows the Feeding Growth recipe: personable and caring food industry mentors share advice; participants engage in hands-on exercises; and the helpful community of progressive change-makers connects over tasty local food. The series culminates with a keynote event celebrating our graduates and the local food movement. WORKSHOP DATES   Brand & Marketing, September 24, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., Online via Zoom   Sales & Distribution, October 8, … Continue reading SEPT-NOV, 2020: ONLINE – SCALE YOUR PROGRESSIVE FOOD BUSINESS