Tag Archives: Victoria

Filled ~ FARM JOB: DUNCAN, BC – Ol’ MacDonald Farm, Market Garden Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 25, 2020

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This position has been filled. View more farm jobs and apprenticeships here.  Ol’ MacDonald Farm in Duncan, BC is looking for a Market Garden Farm Hand for the 2020 season!  ABOUT Ol’ Macdonald Farm We are a very small family farm on two quiet sites close to town. We use hand tools only and sell almost exclusively at the Saturday market. We sell non-certified organic vegetables and free range eggs. Though not certified we do follow organic practices most of the time. We also observe permaculture principles and employ them when possible. We think farming should be fun, not drudgery, and … Continue reading Filled ~ FARM JOB: DUNCAN, BC – Ol’ MacDonald Farm, Market Garden Farm Hand

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1.5 Acres of Fertile Field Space – Saanich, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on April 20, 2020

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND The property is located in South Saanich close by the Victoria General Hospital and is about 8 acres of various terrain including Garry oak meadow and pasture. Many years ago this land was part of a dairy farm which was subsequently sold and subdivided into individual properties. Our property was once occupied by sheep, horses and chickens., and is now unused pasture. There is a stable with … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1.5 Acres of Fertile Field Space – Saanich, BC

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Brass Bell Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on March 30, 2020

Young Agrarians is celebrating the sixth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. We love to profile our program participants and celebrate their efforts! My name is Amber Rowse-Robinson from Brass Bell Farm and my Mentor is Blake Hall from Prairie Gold Meats in Alberta.  Where do you farm? I farm in Sooke, BC.  What do you farm? I raise and sell heritage breed grass-fed beef and pastured chicken. What inspired you … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Brass Bell Farm

FARM JOB: DUNCAN, BC – Glenora Farm, Field Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 24, 2020

Glenora Farm in Duncan, BC is looking for a Field Hand for the 2020 season!  ABOUT GLENORA FARM The Farm: Glenora Farm is a 97 acre mixed organic/Biodynamic farm on mostly sandy loam soils, consisting of 35 acres of pasture and hay fields, a flock of East Friesen dairy sheep, some Dexter beef cattle, chickens, rabbits, a 2 acre intensive mixed annual vegetable and perennial garden, 2 hoophouses, large compost facility, herb garden, and an onsite workshop program (weavery, beeswax candles, herb processing, forestry, cooking, woodwork etc.) which adds value to the garden produce through processing for sale as crafts, health products, … Continue reading FARM JOB: DUNCAN, BC – Glenora Farm, Field Hand

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

HERB APPRENTICESHIPS: BRENTWOOD BAY, BC – Fireweed Farm & School

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 10, 2020

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Fireweed Farm & School, in Brentwood Bay, BC, is accepting applications for their 2020 Herbal Apprenticeship Program! PROGRAM DETAILS Your guides The Fireweed School Herbal Apprenticeship Program was created by Jessy Delleman in 2015. Jessy has been offering the program for the past consecutive five years, and each year the program evolves as its teachings become more deeply infused and guided by the wisdom of the medicine plants. Jessy has been working full time with the plants as a herbalist and herb grower since 2008, and dabbling in their magic long before that. Her passion is the reception of direct … Continue reading HERB APPRENTICESHIPS: BRENTWOOD BAY, BC – Fireweed Farm & School

Filled ~ FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Rebecca’s Garden

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 06, 2020

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This position has been filled. Please check out our other farm jobs here. Rebecca’s Garden in Victoria, BC is seeking to hire a part-time Farm Worker for the 2020 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, eggplant, cucumbers, melons, … Continue reading Filled ~ FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Rebecca’s Garden

FARM JOB: METCHOSIN, BC – Parry Bay Sheep Farm, Farm Workers

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on January 31, 2020 2 Comments

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Parry Bay Sheep Farm in Metchosin, BC (near Victoria) is seeking a pair of farm workers, ideally either a couple or friends, for the 2020 season! ABOUT PARRY BAY SHEEP FARM We produce lambs, hay, some grain and meat birds. We operate on multiple properties of leased land in the Victoria area. We operate a slaughterhouse for lambs, do a meat box, go to a farmers market and have a farm store. We wholesale to butcher shops and restaurants. We partner in a lot of these operations with a farm that grows pigs. We are not an organic farm, but try to … Continue reading FARM JOB: METCHOSIN, BC – Parry Bay Sheep Farm, Farm Workers

FARM APPRENTICESHIPS: Salt Spring Island, BC – Heavenly Roots Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 27, 2020

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Heavenly Roots Farm on Salt Spring Island, BC is seeking 2 dynamic individuals to join their Field Crew for the 2020 growing season. Are you interested in being outside, learning about plants and eating local, organic food? If so, they can offer you a great experience during a full season of life on the farm. About Heavenly Roots Farm We are Ben Corno and Kaleigh Barton and we operate a 4 acre market garden as well as a fruit, nut, & berry orchard. A smaller garden houses a cut-flower plot and seed garden. Our business has been in operation for 6 years, … Continue reading FARM APPRENTICESHIPS: Salt Spring Island, BC – Heavenly Roots Farm

FARM APPRENTICESHIP: Salt Spring Island, BC – Laughing Apple Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 27, 2019

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Laughing Apple Farm on Salt Spring Island, BC is seeking an apprentice for the 2020 season! Laughing Apple Farm Apprenticeship Our farm is located in a scenic and quiet spot on Salt Spring Island in British Columbia. We have been farming here for 20 years and have developed efficient organic methods for producing food year-around on a small scale. Our farm was originally homesteaded on the west shore of Ganges Harbour in the 1880s and consists of about 120 acres of forest surrounding 40 acres of farmed land. We grow tree fruit, berries, and veggies using organic and low-till methods. … Continue reading FARM APPRENTICESHIP: Salt Spring Island, BC – Laughing Apple Farm