Tag Archives: Victoria

FARM JOB: Victoria, BC – City’s Edge Farm, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 15, 2021

City’s Edge Farm in Victoria, BC is seeking a Farm Hand! ABOUT City’s Edge Farm City’s Edge Farm is a tiny, but ambitious farm producing over 40 varieties of vegetables, herbs, berries and flowers. The farm is located on leased land in a rural neighbourhood just outside the urban containment boundary of Victoria, within biking or bussing distance of downtown. The farm is maintained using manual farm tools and a walk behind tractor. Produce is sold and distributed through a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), a small weekly farm stand, as well as a couple small wholesale channels. City’s Edge was … Continue reading FARM JOB: Victoria, BC – City’s Edge Farm, Farm Hand

FARM JOBS: Victoria + Langford + Sidney, BC – Growing Young Farmers Society, Summer Camp Grower Educators

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 10, 2021

Growing Young Farmers Society in Victoria + Langford + Sidney, BC is seeking Summer Camp Grower Educators! ABOUT Growing Young Farmers Society We teach summer camps at three different farm locations. The three summer camps we are currently hiring for all are minimum of one week placements at the following 3 Garden/ Farm locations. 1) Government House (Victoria) Our Summer Camp location at Government House – is a large vegetable garden ususally used for school programs. In the summer, we use it as a teaching tool for summer camps to widen our ability to teach school-aged children all year round. … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Victoria + Langford + Sidney, BC – Growing Young Farmers Society, Summer Camp Grower Educators

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

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 28, 2021

Glenora Farm, in Duncan, BC is seeking a Field Hand for the 2021 season! ABOUT Glenora Farm Glenora Farm is a 97 acre mixed transitioning-to-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, cooking, woodwork etc.) which adds value to the garden produce through processing for sale as crafts, health products, and food … Continue reading FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Glenora Farm, Field Hand

FARM JOB: Victoria, BC – Longview Farms, Farm Workers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 26, 2021

Longview Farms in Victoria, BC is seeking  to hire Farm Workers for the 2021 season! ABOUT Longview Farms Longview Farm is in the municipality of Central Saanich on Southern Vancouver Island among some of the most productive farmland in Canada. With over 165 acres of certified organic land, including 3.5 acres of greenhouses, Longview Farms is known as a trusted local source for fresh organic fruits and vegetables. We are also proud to grow hay, daffodils and carving pumpkins in our conventional rotation. Our produce is sold locally to restaurants as well as to retail stores throughout Vancouver Island and … Continue reading FARM JOB: Victoria, BC – Longview Farms, Farm Workers

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Greenhouse for Hydroponics or Aquaponics with Expansion Potential – Saanich, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on April 16, 2021

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 Situated near Prospect Lake, only 25 minutes from downtown Victoria, the greenhouse is on a 3 acre property with a home occupied by the owner, plus extensive outbuildings that were formerly used to farm koi fish. The available greenhouse is 70 x 20 ft. It has been partially converted already from koi production and built-out for plant production – with a new polycarbonate roof, ventilation, a dedicated … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Greenhouse for Hydroponics or Aquaponics with Expansion Potential – Saanich, BC

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Peas n Carrots Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on April 13, 2021

Young Agrarians is celebrating the seventh 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. The 2021 Mentee Cohort are hard at work planning for the season ahead and we are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts! Hi everyone, my name is Katie and my farm is called Peas n’ Carrots and I focus on growing classic staple vegetables and chickens for eggs. … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Peas n Carrots Farm

FARM JOB: Victoria, BC – Belle-Isle Farm, Part-time Farm Hand/Collaborator!

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 29, 2021

Belle-Isle Farm in Victoria, BC is seeking a Part-time Farm Hand or farming collaborator! ABOUT Belle-Isle Farm Belle-Isle Farm is a 1 acre market garden tucked against the North Side of Mount PKOLS. We grow a wide seasonal variety of fruits and vegetables, using all organic inputs and practices (but without a certification). The majority of our produce grown goes to our veggie box program (CSA), with the rest being sold at the Esquimalt Farmers Market and some local grocery stores. The majority of the farm work is done with hand tools and with the help of a rototiller and … Continue reading FARM JOB: Victoria, BC – Belle-Isle Farm, Part-time Farm Hand/Collaborator!

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 Acre Parcel at Lohbrunner Community Farm – Langford, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on March 23, 2021 3 Comments

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 Lohbrunner Community Farm has a 2 acre parcel of fertile farmland to lease out to a passionate farmer beginning in 2022! Located in Langford, BC, this opportunity is very close to dense urban development, and a solid customer base. The land at Lohbrunner is located on a seasonal (winter) floodplain. This results in a shorter growing season than most other farms in the area (roughly April/May-October) but … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 Acre Parcel at Lohbrunner Community Farm – Langford, BC

MAR 15, 2021: Urban Farming Workshop Webinar (Victoria, BC)

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 24, 2021

Would you like to become an urban farmer and learn how to create your own agriculture business in the city? We’re excited to bring you this event where you will learn the basics of running your own farming business in an urban landscape! ABOUT THE EVENT Join us for a FREE virtual 3-hour workshop on urban farming March 15th at 5PM where you could learn about the basic skills needed to run a successful urban farm! During this time, we will discuss: Farm design Farm management Farm operations Farm Economics Revenue streams & selling product Some of the necessary skills to create … Continue reading MAR 15, 2021: Urban Farming Workshop Webinar (Victoria, BC)

FARM JOB: METCHOSIN, BC – Metchosin Farm, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 11, 2021

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Metchosin Farm in Metchosin, BC (near Victoria) is seeking a farm grower for the 2021 season and beyond! ABOUT Metchosin Farm Metchosin Farm is a small certified organic family-owned business growing 280+ varieties of seed crops and producing a wide diversity of plant starts and perennial fruit bushes. In addition, we develop new seed varieties and have successfully introduced new tomatoes, apples, chard, kale and other food crops to our customers in British Columbia and beyond. Located in scenic Metchosin and adjacent to two of the fastest-growing communities in Canada (Langford and Colwood) our 10-acre property of field and woodland … Continue reading FARM JOB: METCHOSIN, BC – Metchosin Farm, Farm Worker