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FARM JOB: AVA Byte – Smart Indoor Gardens: Grower/Horticulturist, Vancouver, BC

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 15, 2020

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AVA Byte – Smart Indoor Gardens in Vancouver, BC is hiring a Grower/Horticulturist for New Innovations! About AVA Byte – Smart Indoor Gardens AVA Technologies Inc. is an agtech startup. We invented AVA Byte, the world’s smartest indoor garden, designed for connected consumers who want to unlock their green thumbs. We have a physical office space set up with our indoor gardens, which are hydroponic-based growing devices that use a software operating system called “AgOS” that recognizes what plants are growing, and how to adjust the lighting and watering settings to grow those plants. We’re looking for someone to help … Continue reading FARM JOB: AVA Byte – Smart Indoor Gardens: Grower/Horticulturist, Vancouver, BC

FARM JOB: Kara-Kata Afrobeat Society: Farm Hand, Mission, BC

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 13, 2020 2 Comments

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Kara-Kata Afrobeat Society is looking for a part time Farm Hand at their Africa Village in Miracle Valley, 15 minutes from Mission, BC! Kara-Kata Afrobeat Society is in the process of setting up their farm and retreat centre. This position is in relation to the Canada Summer Jobs program so applicants must be between 15-30 years of age.  Job Details Experience working on a farm is necessary. Tasks will be varied and you must be motivated, reliable and ready to work. Compensation will be hourly according to program guidelines. To Apply Please send resume and cover letter to Jennifer at karakataafrobeatsociety@gmail.com … Continue reading FARM JOB: Kara-Kata Afrobeat Society: Farm Hand, Mission, BC

FARM JOB: Soil & Shovel Farm: Farm Hand, Langley, BC

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 27, 2020

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Soil & Shovel Farm in Langley, BC is hiring a Farm Hand for the 2020 season! About Soil & Shovel Farm We run a 30 member CSA program in our small farm in South Langley. We are in our first year of operation on this site, and so a lot of set up work is still being done. We have approximately 1 acre in production across 3 separate fields on the 20 acre property. Much of the machinery that we use is small scale and manual, but we do have a tractor available. Our CSA program delivers directly to doorstep … Continue reading FARM JOB: Soil & Shovel Farm: Farm Hand, Langley, BC

YA U-MAP NOW HAS A SPACE TO CONNECT FOR GARDEN SHARING!

Posted by Darcy Smith on April 20, 2020 3 Comments

We were excited to launch the Young Agrarians U-Map in 2013 as a “one-stop” resource to new farmers to help them find everything from training and jobs, to business planning resources, to suppliers and market opportunities. When we launched the B.C. Land Matching Program in 2016, we upgraded our U-Map so that farmland owners and farmers seeking land could list their detailed visions and needs – anyone across Canada can use the land listings to list or find land. Now, in the wake of COVID-19, we’re seeing a huge growth in people’s desire to grow food for themselves and their families. (And … Continue reading YA U-MAP NOW HAS A SPACE TO CONNECT FOR GARDEN SHARING!

FARM BUSINESS FOR SALE – FOOD PEDALERS, Vancouver BC

Posted by Darcy Smith on April 17, 2020 2 Comments

Have you been dreaming about launching a farm business or adding to your existing operation? The Food Pedalers, a microgreens business in Vancouver B.C., is now for sale! Read on for more info and reach out to info@foodpedalers.ca if you’re interested. The Food Pedalers started in 2009 as an urban microgreens project by Chris Thoreau and was incorporated as a workers’ co-operative in 2013. Since then the Food Pedalers have sold over 30 tons of microgreens and delivered them by bike across the city to dozens of restaurants, grocers, and households while also cycling and car-sharing our way to local farmers markets over … Continue reading FARM BUSINESS FOR SALE – FOOD PEDALERS, Vancouver BC

APPRENTICESHIPS: LILLOOET, BC – One Love Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 16, 2020

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Looking for a farming apprenticeship in BC? Check out One Love Farm in Lillooet, BC! About One Love Farm Our farm is located on a very scenic and rural Mountain Bench in the rugged Fraser Canyon. We are located twenty minutes from the town of Lillooet, B.C. Town offers an organic sourdough bakery, a well-stocked grocery store and a health food store. We are in a rain shadow but have access to pure gravity fed mountain spring water; providing great conditions for growing and working in. We farm with respect for the land, environment and our customers by only using organic and sustainable growing … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIPS: LILLOOET, BC – One Love Farm

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

POSTPONED – MAR 23, 2020: CHILLIWACK, BC – Farmer Self Care Social

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 04, 2020

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Photo of Late Bloomers Flower Farm, by Damaris Riedinger We are postponing this event. If you’d like to be notified by email when we reschedule, please register on eventbrite.  Stay well farm friends! Join us in Chilliwack, BC for a casual social and potluck on self care for farmers. Make 2020 your best season yet by establishing self care practices to reduce stress and enhance your wellbeing both on and off-farm. Farmer Self Care Social WHEN: Monday, March 23rd, 2020 – 6pm-8:30pm WHERE: Thrive Collective: 203-5960 Tyson Road Chilliwack, BC V2R 3R5 SCHEDULE: 6:00pm- Introduction to the Facility (facilitated by a Thrive Collective Counsellor) 6:30pm- Introduction … Continue reading POSTPONED – MAR 23, 2020: CHILLIWACK, BC – Farmer Self Care Social

FARM JOB: SURREY, BC – A Rocha Farm, Market Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 14, 2020

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A Rocha Farm in Surrey, BC is hiring a Market Manager for the 2020 season! About A Rocha Farm A Rocha Farm at Brooksdale is a 3.5 acre mix vegetable production farm that follows organic principles. While transitioning to no till agriculture we do at times use a Kubota tractor with a tiller and disk, 2 Planet Juniors with associated implements, and 2 BCS Tractors with associated implements. Our sales channels include a 200+ CSA, farm gate market, and restaurants. A Rocha Brooksdale is a non profit environmental organization located on a 27 acre property with farmlands, wetlands, and a river running … Continue reading FARM JOB: SURREY, BC – A Rocha Farm, Market Manager

FARM JOB: SURREY, BC – A Rocha Farm, Brooksdale Farm & Sales Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 14, 2020

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A Rocha Farm in Surrey, BC is hiring a Brooksdale Farm & Sales Assistant for the 2020 season! About A Rocha Farm A Rocha Farm at Brooksdale is a 3.5 acre mix vegetable production farm that follows organic principles. While transitioning to no till agriculture we do at times use a Kubota tractor with a tiller and disk, 2 Planet Juniors with associated implements, and 2 BCS Tractors with associated implements. Our sales channels include a 200+ CSA, farm gate market, and restaurants. A Rocha Brooksdale is a non profit environmental organization located on a 27 acre property with farmlands, wetlands, and … Continue reading FARM JOB: SURREY, BC – A Rocha Farm, Brooksdale Farm & Sales Assistant