Tag Archives: Vancouver Island

Urban Farming Workshop Webinar – March 15

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 24, 2021

Would you like to become an urban farmer and learn how to create your own agriculture business in the city? We’re excited to bring you this event where you will learn the basics of running your own farming business in an urban landscape! ABOUT THE EVENT Join us for a FREE virtual 3-hour workshop on urban farming March 15th at 5PM where you could learn about the basic skills needed to run a successful urban farm! During this time, we will discuss: Farm design Farm management Farm operations Farm Economics Revenue streams & selling product Some of the necessary skills to create … Continue reading Urban Farming Workshop Webinar – March 15

FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Sunshine Meadow, Farm Helper / Milker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 12, 2021

Sunshine Meadow

Sunshine Meadow in Duncan, BC is seeking a Farm Helper / Milker! ABOUT Sunshine Meadow We have an 8 acre farm in Cowichan Station. We keep a small herd of milking cows, all heritage breeds including Jerseys, Ayrshires, Brown Swiss and Guernsey crosses. The cows are on pasture most of the year and have access to the outdoors at all times. We grow forage and pasture for the cows. We keep a small flock of laying hens that help fertilize and upgrade the pasture. There is also some garden space available to grow produce mostly for personal use, as well … Continue reading FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Sunshine Meadow, Farm Helper / Milker

FARM JOB: METCHOSIN, BC – Metchosin Farm, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 11, 2021

metchosin farm

Metchosin Farm in Metchosin, BC (near Victoria) is seeking a farm grower for the 2021 season and beyond! ABOUT Metchosin Farm Metchosin Farm is a small certified organic family-owned business growing 280+ varieties of seed crops and producing a wide diversity of plant starts and perennial fruit bushes. In addition, we develop new seed varieties and have successfully introduced new tomatoes, apples, chard, kale and other food crops to our customers in British Columbia and beyond. Located in scenic Metchosin and adjacent to two of the fastest-growing communities in Canada (Langford and Colwood) our 10-acre property of field and woodland … Continue reading FARM JOB: METCHOSIN, BC – Metchosin Farm, Farm Worker

FARM JOB: Courtenay, BC – Sparrow Grass Farm, Farm Helpers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 10, 2021

Sparrow Grass Farm in Courtenay, BC is seeking two Farm helpers/pickers for the 2021 season! (Full-time and part-time positions available) ABOUT Sparrow Grass Farm Sparrow Grass is a new operation, and primary crop is asparagus. We are family run and operated and are excited about beginning a new (ad)venture. Set at the edges of Seal Bay Nature Park, Sparrow Grass Farm has beautiful views of the mountains, lots of trees, and green and golden fields in the summer. We have a tractor, and a lot of hand tools! There are lots of trails to walk and a beach down the … Continue reading FARM JOB: Courtenay, BC – Sparrow Grass Farm, Farm Helpers

FARM JOBS: VICTORIA, BC – Sea Bluff Farm, Farmhands

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 04, 2021

sea bluff farm

Sea Bluff Farm in Metchosin (near Victoria, BC) is looking to hire two farm hands for the 2021 season! ABOUT SEA BLUFF FARM We are a 6-acre diverse vegetable farm located in Metchosin, a sweet rural enclave outside Victoria. While we grow a lot of greens and high value crops, we are most excited about really feeding people with our potatoes, squashes and brassicas. We grow about 40 varieties of fruits and veggies all year round. We are located on a bus route, a 10 minute walk from a stunning beach. There are great hiking and biking trails all around … Continue reading FARM JOBS: VICTORIA, BC – Sea Bluff Farm, Farmhands

FARM JOBS: Qualicum Beach, BC – Island Flower Farm, 2 part-time farm labourers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 01, 2021

Island Flower Farm

Island Flower Farm in Qualicum Beach, BC is seeking help from TWO part-time manual farm labourers for 2021! ABOUT Island Flower Farm Island Flower Farm is a small 5 acre family operated farm on Vancouver Island, just 10 minutes from Qualicum Beach. DESIRED QUALITIES Are you passionate and enthusiastic about farming, gardening, or flowers and can keep up with two busy farmers? Our ideal candidate has: A serious interest in farming, flower farming, horticulture, etc. (previous agricultural or flower experience is an asset) Physical ability to carry out farm tasks (bending, lifting, kneeling, standing, and a lot of repetition) Lots of … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Qualicum Beach, BC – Island Flower Farm, 2 part-time farm labourers

FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Rebecca’s Garden

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 19, 2021

rebeccas garden peas and lettuce

Rebecca’s Garden in Victoria, BC is seeking to hire a part-time Farm Worker for the 2021 season!  ABOUT Rebecca’s Garden Rebecca’s Garden, about 1/2 acre, is a small operation producing certified organic vegetables, berry fruits, flowers, herbs, seeds and preserves. There are two farm locations. The first is nestled in the woods and grows the greens, roots, brassicas, berries, garlic, herbs, flowers and other shade loving crops. The second location is a south facing slope on open terrain and grows the sun lovers like tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, cucumbers, melons, squash and beans. The first farm has raised beds, the preparation and … Continue reading FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Rebecca’s Garden

JOB: ABBOTSFORD, DUNCAN or VERNON, BC – BC Ministry of Agriculture New Entrant Agrologist

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

new farmer resources BC government

The BC Ministry of Agriculture is hiring a New Entrant Agrologist! This opportunity is based in Abbotsford (Primary) with locations in Duncan and Vernon considered subject to Ministry operational requirements. JOB OVERVIEW The Sector Development Branch identifies and promotes agriculture and food production/processing systems that are sustainable and enhance the economic benefits to the province. It maintains operations in all agriculture regions of the province to deliver Ministry programs and services through a network of extension agrologists, regional agrologists and industry specialists. The Branch works through a variety of strategic partnerships and is the primary point of contact for the … Continue reading JOB: ABBOTSFORD, DUNCAN or VERNON, BC – BC Ministry of Agriculture New Entrant Agrologist

[FILLED] FARM JOBS: Crofton, British Columbia – Tatlo Road Farm, Farm workers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 12, 2021

tatlo road farm

This position has been filled. View more Farm Jobs and Apprenticeships on our Job Blog Tatlo Road Farm in Crofton, BC is seeking 3 Farm Workers for the 2021 season! ABOUT Tatlo Road Farm Our farm is located on Vancouver Island, near the village of Crofton (population ~2000). We’re also about 20 minutes from Duncan and there’s public transportation that stops right at the farm. We currently grow on about 3 of our 7 acres, producing over 40 different vegetable crops- the whole gamut really. We have two greenhouses (and may be building more this fall) where we grow heat-loving … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOBS: Crofton, British Columbia – Tatlo Road Farm, Farm workers

[FILLED] FARM JOBS: LANGFORD, BC – Vitality Farm, Farm Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 11, 2021

vitality farm

This position has been filled. View more farm jobs and apprenticeships in Canada on our jobs page. Looking to advance your farming skills though a farm crew job on southern Vancouver Island? Vitality Farm in Langford, BC is hiring two farm crew members for the 2021 season! About Vitality Farm Vitality Farm is a mixed one acre certified organic veggie and strawberry farm run by Diana and Doug Brubaker. We are focused on providing quality products serving our community through our CSA programs, new online-store, local chefs and two regional markets. Vitality Farm is one of a number of farmers who … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOBS: LANGFORD, BC – Vitality Farm, Farm Crew