Tag Archives: Vancouver Island

LAND OPPORTUNITY: OFF-GRID WEST COAST HOMESTEAD WITH CO-OWNERSHIP POTENTIAL – BAMFIELD, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on April 15, 2019

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ABOUT THE LAND We are Jan and Nelson Meadows. We have been stewarding this 40-acre property 13 kms outside of Bamfield for the past 13 years. We have built a productive organic garden, multiple alternative energy sources, buildings and a self-sufficient way of life – we love eating fresh, organic food from the gardens nearly year-round, hosting WWOOFERs from all over the world, and sharing the knowledge we have gained in living this lifestyle. The property was clear cut about 30 years ago. The forest is now growing back with natural regeneration that includes all the native plant species. Our hope is to help nurture … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: OFF-GRID WEST COAST HOMESTEAD WITH CO-OWNERSHIP POTENTIAL – BAMFIELD, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: GARDEN SPACE AT UNSWORTH VINEYARD – MILL BAY, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on April 08, 2019

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ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The popular restaurant at Unsworth Vineyard and Winery is looking for a new farmer to lease its kitchen garden! The owners are keen to have a farmer to make use of the space available, and supply the popular restaurant with as much produce grown on-site as possible. The chef would particularly love a fresh supply of herbs and flowers, and will buy anything the farmer can grow there!  The restaurant would be the farmer’s first customer, and if there is any additional produce from the garden beyond what the restaurant needs, the farmer is welcome to sell that elsewhere. There is potential to sell to the … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: GARDEN SPACE AT UNSWORTH VINEYARD – MILL BAY, BC

WORK/TRADE OPPORTUNITY: 5th WHEEL ACCOMMODATION IN EXCHANGE FOR FARM HELP – SAANICH, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on April 07, 2019

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ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY A small farm in Saanich is looking for someone to help out with 10 hours of work per week in exchange for living in a very neat and clean 22′ 5th wheel trailer and a share of produce. The trailer is fully furnished and ideally you would not have many belongings and some farm experience. The farm is close to bus routes, a 10 minute walk to Elk Lake and a 50 minute bike ride from Victoria. In the interest of mutual compatibility, there would be a one week trial period. GET IN TOUCH! Contact Jim at jimipine@gmail.com for more information.

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 25 ACRES OF PRIME PASTURE OPEN TO IDEAS! – NANOOSE BAY, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on April 06, 2019

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ABOUT THE LAND Stone Spring Farm is located on Vancouver Island at the foothills of Mount Arrowsmith, 0.5 km off Highway 19, in beautiful Nanoose Bay. The picturesque 40-acre ALR property has been in the family for generations and used for various purposes over the years. The mix of sloped land forested riding trails and pasture, with good well water, allows the potential for many ideas to be brought to life. There are approximately 25 fenced acres of the property are available for farm use. Currently we have 10 in hay production and 15 acres of pasture for horses and grass-fed … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 25 ACRES OF PRIME PASTURE OPEN TO IDEAS! – NANOOSE BAY, BC

FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Belle-Isle Farm, Part-Time Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 02, 2019

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Belle-Isle Farm, in Victoria, BC, is seeking a Part-Time Farm Hand for the 2019 season!   About Belle-Isle Farm Tucked away against the north side of Mount Pkols, on Cordova Bay close to Blenkinsop, Belle-Isle farm is ideally located to provide our community with fresh and naturally grown local veggies! The farm has the wonderful advantage of feeling a bit rural while being close to the city therefore reducing our environmental footprint by having close access to our selling points. The farm is 1 acre and we use all organic practices even tough we do not have to certification. Most of the work … Continue reading FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Belle-Isle Farm, Part-Time Farm Hand

FARM JOB: SAANICH, BC – District of Saanich, Part-Time Agriculture and Food Security Planner

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 28, 2019

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The District of Saanich is seeking a part-time temporary Agriculture and Food Security Planner!   About the District of Saanich The District of Saanich is one of the four core municipalities within the Capital Regional District. The community is home to 114,000 citizens and is comprised of urban, suburban and rural areas, and 12 diverse neighborhoods. Saanich is known for its progressive initiatives in the areas of Environmental Protection, Climate Change, and Community Planning. Job Tasks Saanich is seeking an Agriculture and Food Security Planner to spearhead the implementation of District’s recently adopted Agriculture and Food Security Plan.  The successful … Continue reading FARM JOB: SAANICH, BC – District of Saanich, Part-Time Agriculture and Food Security Planner

MAY 20-24, 2019: TOFINO, BC – Introduction to Permaculture Design at Cedar Coast Field Station

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 28, 2019

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Join instructor Michael Nickels, from the Seven Ravens Permaculture Academy on Saltspring Island, at this 5-day introduction to permaculture design workshop on Vargas Island. “Permaculture gives us a toolkit for moving from a culture of fear and scarcity to one of love and abundance” Learn step-by-step concepts to build your home-scale permaculture garden and more. When: May 20th to 24th, 2019 Where: Cedar Coast Field Station, Vargas Island (complimentary pick-up/drop-off from Tofino) Cost: $1625, all inclusive.  Learn more and register here.  Questions? Please send an email to info@cedarcoastfieldstation.org for more information. Thank you. What’s Included? Complimentary roundtrip transport from Tofino Harbour to Vargas Breakfast, lunch and dinner Accommodation A … Continue reading MAY 20-24, 2019: TOFINO, BC – Introduction to Permaculture Design at Cedar Coast Field Station

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 10 ACRE LIVESTOCK FARM FOR LEASE – UNION BAY, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on March 22, 2019

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ABOUT THE LAND Hilltop Farm Union Bay is a fenced 10 acre hobby farm gently sloping between the Old and New Island Highways in the foothills of the Beaufort Range. Half the acreage is kept as a woodlot and grazing area for sheep, the other half is cleared and cross fenced. The farm was established in the 1950’s as a dairy farm after being logged years earlier. The old dairy barn has been converted to a 4 stall livestock barn and hay shed. The property, accessible from an unpaved driveway from McLeod Road, includes a 120 sq.ft. chicken barn and 200 … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 10 ACRE LIVESTOCK FARM FOR LEASE – UNION BAY, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: LARGE GARDEN FOR LEASE, PLUS FIELD AND FOREST SPACE – DUNCAN, BC

Posted by admin on March 19, 2019

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ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY This opportunity is on a 10 acre property in beautiful Glenora, outside Duncan, BC. The property”s home garden has been producing organic fruits and vegetables for years, and is looking for a new gardener. The garden is fenced and well maintained. The space has a small greenhouse (about 8×12) which is available for use. The owners have been growing for an established customer base which they would be happy to connect you with. There are also raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, rhubarb, apples, plums and pear trees, which the grower could take responsibility for maintaining, harvesting and selling. In addition … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: LARGE GARDEN FOR LEASE, PLUS FIELD AND FOREST SPACE – DUNCAN, BC

FARM JOB: SAANICH, BC – Square Root Farm, Part-Time Farm Worker

Posted by admin on March 15, 2019

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Square Root Farm is a small-scale and very productive veggie farm in Central Saanich. They are seeking a part-time farm worker for the 2019 season!   About Square Root Farm We started farming in 2005. We are certified-organic and much of our growing techniques were developed to fit our small farm footprint. The farm is north of Victoria in Central Saanich on about two acres of rented land in the beautiful Mount Newton Valley. Three other farms operate on the same main property so it’s often busy with people and activity. Most of our work is done by hand with … Continue reading FARM JOB: SAANICH, BC – Square Root Farm, Part-Time Farm Worker