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SEPT 12, 2021: OYAMA, BC – Farm Tour at 4 Elements Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 31, 2021

You’re invited to a farm tour at 4 Elements Farm in Oyama, BC! Sarah and Michael have been farming for 14 years. They started with a 1/2 acre garden, then expanded onto a neighbouring property with an additional 3 acres of leased land. In 2020 they purchased a new property and are currently farming 3 acres of mixed vegetables and developing a small fruit and nut orchard. Don’t miss the chance to ask these experienced organic farmers all your questions! DATE: Sunday, September 12, 2021 • 4-7pm LOCATION: Syilx (Okanagan) Territory. 15530 Sawmill Rd, Lake Country, BC V4V 2E2 REGISTER: … Continue reading SEPT 12, 2021: OYAMA, BC – Farm Tour at 4 Elements Farm

JULY 18, 2021: VERNON, BC – Land Social at Silverstar Veggies

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 23, 2021 4 Comments

You’re invited to a socially-distanced outdoor Land Social at Silverstar Veggies in Vernon, B.C.! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about, join us for the event. Be inspired and learn about the incredible farming that can be done on leased land! Silverstar Veggies is a brand new market garden on the boundary of city and countryside. Farmer Eric and his partner Miho converted an acre of grass into gardens in just a few weeks! They farm over 40 different types of vegetables, but specialize in greens and tomatoes. We’ll tour the farm, network, and look … Continue reading JULY 18, 2021: VERNON, BC – Land Social at Silverstar Veggies

FARM JOB: Armstrong, BC – Greenlion Farms, Production Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 30, 2021

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Greenlion Farms in Armstrong, BC is seeking a full-time permanent Production Hand! ABOUT Greenlion Farms Our farm is a part of CubicFarm Systems utilizing controlled, hydroponic growing chambers for lettuce crops, herbs, and micro greens. Our facility is completely enclosed and controlled, allowing us to grow our crops ALL YEAR ROUND! We are associated with their brokerage branch, allowing us to distribute our produce through contracts with major domestic distributors. Our focus and goal is to be able to supply local restaurants and retailers with domestic, local, high quality and consistent produce 12 months per year, without having to import … Continue reading FARM JOB: Armstrong, BC – Greenlion Farms, Production Hand

FARM JOB: Vernon, BC – Farm Helper

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 12, 2021

A mixed farm in Vernon, BC is seeking a Farm Helper! ABOUT The Farm Located on Silver Star Road. 4 acre farm, only 2 acres is in use at the moment as I just bought the property. Growing: Organic garlic (1/2 acre worth ) 10 apple trees 2 cherry trees 1 pear tree 3 plum trees Chickens Tomatoes Raspberries Strawberries Blackberries Variety of vegetables Tools: Tractor and ride on lawn mower / push mower and gardening tools Fruit stand on property for sales. A safe place to work and play so we produce good food to sell and eat. DESIRED … Continue reading FARM JOB: Vernon, BC – Farm Helper

FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Fresh Valley Farms, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 06, 2021

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Fresh Valley Farms in Armstrong, BC is seeking a Farm Hand! ABOUT FRESH VALLEY FARMS Fresh Valley Farms produces certified organic beef, pork, chicken, and turkey on pasture for sale in a monthly mixed meat CSA box. We’re in our 8th year of the current incarnation of the business, but the farm has been in the family for 99 years! This is a multi-generational farm, with grand-parents, parents, the primary operators, and their children, all living and working on the land. We farm two quarter sections that are mostly forested, with about 80 acres of arable land in a mix … Continue reading FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Fresh Valley Farms, Farm Hand

[FILLED] FARM JOB: Lake Country, BC – O’Rourke Peak Cellars, Market Gardener

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 22, 2021

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This position has been filled. View more Farm Jobs and Apprenticeships on our Job Board O’Rourke Peak Cellars in Lake Country, British Columbia is seeking a Market Gardener! ABOUT O’Rourke Peak Cellars We are a Lake Country, B.C, winery with a vision of providing our guests with the very best wine and food experiences. Our market garden is just over 0.5 acre with 2 large supporting green houses on site. All produce is grown with the aim to be utilized in our seasonal menu’s. The garden supplies our on site restaurant farm fresh produce where our chefs have a garden … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOB: Lake Country, BC – O’Rourke Peak Cellars, Market Gardener

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

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

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

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This position has been filled. View more Farm Jobs and Apprenticeships on our Job Blog 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 … Continue reading [FILLED] 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