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FARM JOB: Armstrong, British Columbia – Wild Antho, Apiary Technician

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

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Wild Antho in Armstrong, BC is seeking a Apiary Technician for the 2021 season! ABOUT Wild Antho Wild Antho is an apiary located in Armstrong, BC, with bee yards peppered throughout the Okanagan Valley and Shuswap. Our primary focus is production of nucleus hives and queens. Honey production and pollination are also important to our operation. Our bee customers are big honey producers in the Prairies, right down to local hobbyist beekeepers. Our honey and hive product customers tend to be local and regional, but we do sell honey BC wide, and even into Alberta. At Wild Antho our values … Continue reading FARM JOB: Armstrong, British Columbia – Wild Antho, Apiary Technician

FARM JOB: VERNON/ARMSTRONG, BC – Farm Help Wanted

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

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A hay farm in Vernon/Armstrong, BC is seeking farm help for the 2021 season! ABOUT the farm We have a total of 240 acres on two farms. We live on a 160 acre farm that is mixed pasture and hay. The farm is located in a peaceful valley with a creek running through it. We are improving both properties with reseeding, new irrigation, improved fences, and weed control. We implement regenerative agriculture practices. DESIRED QUALITIES The candidate will have an interest in, and experience with farm machinery operation and maintenance. They will be able to work alone, without supervision, and … Continue reading FARM JOB: VERNON/ARMSTRONG, BC – Farm Help Wanted

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

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

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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

FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Greenlion Farms, Principal Greenhouse Grower

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 27, 2020

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Greenlion Farms, in Armstrong BC, is seeking a Principal Greenhouse Grower! Greenlion Farms Our operation is an indoor, hydroponic, vertical farm system. We will be growing a variety of lettuce, herbs, and micro greens. We are in a rural setting, therefore your own transportation is required. The growing containers that we use are automated and controlled using an online platform. We have a brokerage system in place to coordinate sales through major distributors. Green Lion Farms Ltd. is a family operated business committed to growing clean, fresh, and pesticide free produce year round in the Okanagan valley with a state … Continue reading FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Greenlion Farms, Principal Greenhouse Grower

[FILLED] JOB: VERNON, BC – COABC, Accreditation Board Administrator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 08, 2020

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This posting has been filled. View more farm jobs and apprenticeships here.  Job Posting for Maternity Leave: Accreditation Board Administrator The Certified Organic Associations of BC (COABC) is seeking to hire a temporary Accreditation Board Administrator to cover maternity leave for 7 months (July 2020 to February 2021). This is a full time position, 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday. This position could become a permanent position at the end of the term. The position will be based out of our Vernon off ice with a starting wage of $22.00 per hour. The COABC is a non-profit organization that values healthy … Continue reading [FILLED] JOB: VERNON, BC – COABC, Accreditation Board Administrator

[Filled] FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Pilgrims’ Produce, Market Garden Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 01, 2020

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This job has been filled. View more farm jobs and apprenticeships here.  Pilgrims’ Produce, near Armstrong and Vernon, BC, is seeking a Market Garden Farm Worker for the 2020 season! This established certified organic farm is fun, peaceful, inspiring, hard-work and rewarding! ABOUT PILGRIMS’ PRODUCE We offer a large variety of vegetables, fruits, berries and nuts mainly to folks in our local community via: Farmer’s Markets, our own CSA box program, U-Pick as well as other local outlets. Just minutes to Vernon and Armstrong at the base of Eagle Rock cliff face we farm 13.7 acres using a few tractors and lots of man (and woman) power. … Continue reading [Filled] FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Pilgrims’ Produce, Market Garden Farm Worker

Okanagan Land Opportunity Roundup: April 2020

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on April 01, 2020

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Opportunities from the Okanagan Land Matcher Here’s a round up of some of the properties that are available through the BC Land Matching Program for your farming future in the dreamy Okanagan, Shuswap, and Thompson Nicola regions! Whether you are looking for a small sized urban plot close to markets or a massive parcel for a large scale grain operation; a place you could park your tiny home, or somewhere that is all set up and ready to plant this week, there is something on this list for you. South Okanagan NARAMATA: 6. 5 Acre Apple Orchard Seeking Creative, Organic Farmers … Continue reading Okanagan Land Opportunity Roundup: April 2020

FEB 23-29, 2020: SOUTHERN BC – Tackling the Farm Crisis & the Climate Crisis Events

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 13, 2020 4 Comments

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EVENT SERIES: Tackling the Farm Crisis & the Climate Crisis National Farmers Union Youth President Stuart Oke, will explore the connections between the farm income crisis and the climate crisis and ways farmers can increase revenues and help to mitigate the effects of climate change. In December the National Farmers Union (NFU) release a report called Tackling the Farm Crisis and the Climate Crisis: A Transformative Strategy for Canadian Farmers and Food Systems.  Key conclusions include: The climate crisis is a threat to Canadian farms, but also an opportunity to re-orient our farms to become more integrated, life-sustaining and community-sustaining. The … Continue reading FEB 23-29, 2020: SOUTHERN BC – Tackling the Farm Crisis & the Climate Crisis Events

FARM APPRENTICESHIP: OYAMA, BC – 4 Elements Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 06, 2020

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4 Elements Farm in Oyama, BC is seeking an apprentice for the 2020 season! About 4 Elements Farm Hands on learning on a small organic vegetable family farm, In the Okaganan. Located in Oyama BC, Our farm is walking distance to 2 lakes and minutes away from a rail trail that takes you to Kelowna or Vernon. There will be lots of opportunities to learn while working along side experienced farmers, on the development of this new farm. Accommodation is in your own or shared RV on a beautiful 15 acre property along a creek and wetland. We use a variety … Continue reading FARM APPRENTICESHIP: OYAMA, BC – 4 Elements Farm

JOB: VERNON, BC – COABC, Bookkeeper

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 22, 2020

Job Posting for Maternity Leave: Bookkeeper The Certified Organic Associations of BC (COABC) is seeking to hire an experienced temporary bookkeeper to cover maternity leave for 12 months.  The Bookkeeper works closely with the COABC Executive Director.  This is a part time position, 14 hours (2 days) per week at a rate of $22.00 per hour.  The position will be based out of our Vernon office. COABC is a non-profit organization that values healthy soil, biological diversity and ecological harmony.  COABC views the organic certification system as an effective way to move agricultural production to more sustainable methods.  The organization also … Continue reading JOB: VERNON, BC – COABC, Bookkeeper