Tag Archives: Young Agrarians

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land and homesteading in Johnsons Landing

Posted by Hailey Troock on July 28, 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 This land opportunity is located on a 16 acre property in the hamlet of Johnson’s Landing, nestled in the west-facing mountain side at the northern end of Kootenay Lake, one hour from Kaslo or two hours from Nelson, on the East side. The Purcell Wilderness Conservancy backs the property and the Fry Creek Trail is near. The land can support mixed production, including vegetable, poultry and permaculture … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land and homesteading in Johnsons Landing

FARM JOB & EDUCATION: Sorrento, BC – Sorrento Centre Farm, Winter Young-Adult Leadership Development Program

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 27, 2021

Sorrento Centre Farm in Sorrento, British Columbia is seeking applicants for their Winter Young-Adult Leadership Development Program! ABOUT Sorrento Centre Farm Using permaculture and regenerative farming techniques to restore soil health, the Sorrento Centre farm grows fresh, naturally grown fruits and vegetables. Learn more at https://www.sorrentocentre.ca/farm We farm the land with natural and traditional methods that produce the highest quality and healthiest food for our community. We do not use synthetic chemicals on the Sorrento Centre Farm. We promote sustainable agriculture by growing food with methods that support and nurture the natural harmony of Creation. DESIRED QUALITIES We are looking … Continue reading FARM JOB & EDUCATION: Sorrento, BC – Sorrento Centre Farm, Winter Young-Adult Leadership Development Program

Farmer Profile: Ruth Calduch growing Garlic on leased land, Prince George

Posted by Jolene Swain on July 26, 2021

We’re thrilled to be working with young farmer Ruth, born and raised in Barcelona, Catalunya who moved to Canada 13 years ago and has landed in Prince George, BC. She currently has a 1/4 acre garlic crop (and a newborn!) on leased land she found with support from the B.C. Land Matching Program. How did you decide you wanted to lease land and what was your dream property? I decided I wanted to lease out of necessity as I do not have access to the financial means to own a property big enough to grown my business – literally -. … Continue reading Farmer Profile: Ruth Calduch growing Garlic on leased land, Prince George

Kitwanga, BC – Food Sovereignty Tour at Tea Creek Farm

Posted by Jolene Swain on July 20, 2021

We are excited to announce a by invitation Food Sovereignty Tour at Tea Creek Farm, in Kitwanga, B.C. August 7th.  Jacob and Jessica Beaton are passionate about revitalizing food production and feeding their community. With a vision of resilient, healthy communities built on land-based programs and abundant local food, they established Tea Creek Farm in 2020. In a short amount of time, they have developed land-based training programs that “catalyze new agricultural projects and livelihoods—restoring the ability of Indigenous nations to grow fresh, healthy food and medicine for ourselves and our communities.”  Tea Creek’s Indigenous-led program works in partnership with … Continue reading Kitwanga, BC – Food Sovereignty Tour at Tea Creek Farm

FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm, Farm Worker/Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 13, 2021

Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm in Duncan, British Columbia is seeking a Farm Worker/Intern! ABOUT Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm Boots ‘n’ Roots farm grows over 25 different veggie and herb crops, and concentrates on doing a lot of fall/winter farming, as we have 3 large commercial greenhouses to grow in over the winter. We rarely use large machinery, as we work on being as gentle on the land as possible – we are a regenerative farm, not just sustainable. We sell our product at the Duncan Farmers’ Market each week, plus two local online forums, and a small CSA … Continue reading FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm, Farm Worker/Intern

AUG 9, 2021: SQUAMISH, BC – Land Social at Nutrient Dense Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 13, 2021 2 Comments

You’re invited to a socially-distanced outdoor Land Social at Nutrient Dense Farm in the Squamish Valley, B.C.! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about – or just want to check out what your local farmers are up to – join us for the event. This event is hosted in partnership with the Squamish Food Policy Council. Be inspired and learn about the incredible farming that can be done on leased land! Nutrient Dense Farm is run by farmers Lindsay and Stefan in the heart of the Upper Squamish Valley. They grow a diversity of vegetables … Continue reading AUG 9, 2021: SQUAMISH, BC – Land Social at Nutrient Dense Farm

FARM JOB: North Saanich, BC – 10 Acres, Seasonal farm hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 13, 2021

10 Acres in North Saanich, British Columbia is seeking a Seasonal farm hand! ABOUT 10 Acres Here at 10 Acres Farm we are inspired to grow a range of different organic foods – some familiar, some new, always unique and nutritious. Our vegetables are mainly grown from heirloom seeds and are selected for their outstanding flavours and nutrient value, their suitability to our West Coast climate, and visual appeal. We are the farm in farm to table. Our farm supports 3 restaurants and a café, supplying roughly 10% of the produce needs for these outlets. We organically grow sunchokes, onions, … Continue reading FARM JOB: North Saanich, BC – 10 Acres, Seasonal farm hand

FARM JOB: Chase, BC – Burkholder Bros. Corn Farm, Lead Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 12, 2021

Burkholder Bros. Corn Farm in Chase, BC is seeking a Lead Farm Hand for the 2021 season! ABOUT Burkholder Bros. Corn Farm We are a direct to customer produce farm located in Chase, BC, along the shore of the South Thompson river. We grow 30 acres of produce with a focus on sweetcorn for fresh sale at local farmers markets and our roadside stand, which operates in the months of July and August. Alongside sweetcorn, we produce and sell potatoes, squash, tomatoes, garlic, cabbage, carrots, and beets. We also grow a diversified garden and produce other on-farm products for family, … Continue reading FARM JOB: Chase, BC – Burkholder Bros. Corn Farm, Lead Farm Hand

FARM JOB: Metchosin, BC – Sea Bluff Farm, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 12, 2021

Sea Bluff Farm in Metchosin (near Victoria), BC is seeking a Full Time Farm Hand Extraordinaire!! ABOUT Sea Bluff Farm Sea Bluff Farm is a certified organic, mixed vegetable and fruit farm that grows approximately 8 acres of produce. We grow a wide diversity of produce which we harvest and sell all 12 months of the year through our very popular and busy on-farm farm stand, a collaborative CSA program with Saanich Organics, and to a local farmers market. The farm is located in beautiful, rural Metchosin, BC, just west of Victoria, BC, and is minutes from the beach, Matheson … Continue reading FARM JOB: Metchosin, BC – Sea Bluff Farm, Farm Hand

JOBS: KAMLOOPS & VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC – Seed Program Coordinators, FarmFolk CityFolk

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 05, 2021

FarmFolk CityFolk is hiring two Seed Program Coordinators in the Vancouver Island and Interior Regions! ABOUT FarmFolk CityFolk FarmFolk CityFolk (FFCF) is a not-for-profit society connecting, empowering, and inspiring people to strengthen BC’s sustainable food systems. We develop, operate, and act as a catalyst for projects that support access to and production of local, sustainable food; support local growers and producers; provide access to and protection of farmland; and connect, educate, and celebrate with communities across BC. For over 25 years FFCF has been a leader in local food and sustainable agriculture working with businesses, policymakers, NGO partners, government, universities, … Continue reading JOBS: KAMLOOPS & VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC – Seed Program Coordinators, FarmFolk CityFolk