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Apply Now for KPU Farm Schools 2021

Posted by Michalina Hunter on October 22, 2020

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Kwantlen Polytechnic University is accepting applications for their 2021 Tsawwassen First Nation and Richmond Farm School programs! All backgrounds and experiences welcome, no prerequisites required. Click Here to Apply – kpu.ca/farmschools   KPU Farm Schools consists of Tsawwassen First Nation and Richmond. Each farm school offers its own distinct 7-8 month program that provides students with a strong foundation in the principals and practices of regenerative farming. These programs focus on hands on, experiential learning alongside industry professionals, supported by classroom learning to prepare students for a career in the industry.  Which Farm School is right for you? The Tsawwassen First Nation … Continue reading Apply Now for KPU Farm Schools 2021

JOB OPPORTUNITY: METRO VAN LAND MATCHER

Posted by Darcy Smith on October 15, 2020

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Young Agrarians is hiring a new Land Matcher for the Lower Mainland. Do you thrive working with people from diverse walks of life? Are you a networker and connector? If you’ve got that magic matchmaker quality – equal parts people skills, passion for local food systems, and computer-savvy project manager – we’d love to hear from you.  Region: Metro Vancouver & Fraser Valley Deadline for Applications: 5pm Monday, Nov 2, 2020. This position will start when we find the right candidate.  Young Agrarians is an educational resource network for new and young farmers in Canada that launched in 2012. In 2016, Young … Continue reading JOB OPPORTUNITY: METRO VAN LAND MATCHER

VANCOUVER, BC: 2021 UBC Farm Practicum Now Accepting Applications

Posted by Seth Friedman on August 18, 2020 2 Comments

The 2021 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture is now accepting applications! The UBC Farm Practicum can be taken as either a six-month (April – October), or as a four-month (April – August), experiential-learning program.  The program is part-time (20 hours per week), and is designed for aspiring farmers, urban gardeners, environmental educators, and students with an interest in applying their learning about sustainable agriculture and food systems. The program is often taken as a non-credit Certificate program; however, 6-9 academic credits are available for interested students. Participants gain a deeper understanding of agricultural management and small-scale farming, and a … Continue reading VANCOUVER, BC: 2021 UBC Farm Practicum Now Accepting Applications

INTERNSHIP: Vancouver, BC – National Farmers Union, Climate Change Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 17, 2020

The NFU is hiring a Climate Change Coordinator for BC. This 18-week paid internship for an outgoing, dynamic person with skills in marketing and outreach, and keen passion for addressing the climate crisis through agriculture. Must be 15-30 years of age, working from the Vancouver Area.  Description The National Farmers Union Climate Change Coordinator – BC will provide coordination leadership in the agricultural sector in British Columbia regarding climate change.  In this role, they will connect with other agricultural organizations in BC, advance mutual climate change goals, promote the extensive agricultural policy work of the National Farmers Union on climate … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: Vancouver, BC – National Farmers Union, Climate Change Coordinator

JOB: Vancouver, BC – Just Transition Coordinator, Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty & UBC Centre for Sustainable Food Systems

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 16, 2020

The Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty & UBC Centre for Sustainable Food Systems in Vancouver, BC are seeking a full-time Just Transition Coordinator!

The Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty & UBC Centre for Sustainable Food Systems in Vancouver, BC are seeking a full-time Just Transition Coordinator! Job Category: Executive Administration FTE: 1.0 – 35 hours/week Application deadline: July 26, 2020 Interviews: July 27 – August 31. 2020 Start date: August 10, 2020 End date: March 31, 2021 Possibility of extension: Yes Grant funded: Yes Salary range: $41,215.00 – $45,798.00 per annum POSITION FUNCTION The aim of the Indigenous Food and Freedom School (IFFS) is to research, develop, test and evaluate an emancipatory research and education toolkit to support a just transition to … Continue reading JOB: Vancouver, BC – Just Transition Coordinator, Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty & UBC Centre for Sustainable Food Systems

FARM JOB: LILLOOET, BC – Seed to Culture, Farm and Ferment Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 15, 2020

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Seed to Culture in Lillooet, BC is seeking a Farm and Ferment Assistant for the 2020 season! About Seed to Culture Seed to Culture is a small scale vegetable farm and fermented food processor. We grow mixed vegetables and fruit using organic practices on over 3 acres of productive land in Lillooet, BC. Our business, as farmers and fermenters, has been in operation for over 2 years but we have been market farmers for over 10 years. We sell our vegetables at Farmers Markets and use our vegetables at our small food production facility to make sauerkraut and other fermented … Continue reading FARM JOB: LILLOOET, BC – Seed to Culture, Farm and Ferment Assistant

FARM JOB: RICHMOND, BC: Panatch Group, Farm Manager/Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 10, 2020

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The Panatch Group in Richmond, BC is hiring a permanent Farm Manager/Coordinator to establish a 35 acre farm property! OUR VISION We are currently hiring an innovative individual to lead the establishment and future growth of a 35-acre farm property. This property is located in the heart of Steveston, Richmond, BC and as such, has a significant surrounding population. A family home is located on the property and we aim to develop a long-term, sustainable agricultural model for the property that positively contributes to and serves the community. We are looking for a passionate, experienced individual to work collaboratively with … Continue reading FARM JOB: RICHMOND, BC: Panatch Group, Farm Manager/Coordinator

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