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FARM JOBS: Duncan, BC – Green Fire Farm, Peak Season Field Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 26, 2021

Green Fire Farm in Duncan, British Columbia is seeking Peak Season Field Crew Members! ABOUT Green Fire Farm Green Fire Farm is a diverse, 40-acre family farm producing certified organic vegetables, flowers, fruits, hay, and raising livestock on pasture rotations. We are located in the Cowichan Valley, not far from the trans-Canada trail, some excellent swimming holes, and the active, yet still easy to get around, downtown of Duncan. For our production scale, we rely on a mixed set of tractors and implements, as well as hand tools well designed for the task. We sell at farmers markets, through a … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Duncan, BC – Green Fire Farm, Peak Season Field Crew

FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Cowichan Green Community, KinPark Youth Urban Farm Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 26, 2021

Cowichan Green Community in Duncan, British Columbia is seeking a KinPark Youth Urban Farm Intern! ABOUT Cowichan Green Community Urban farm setting producing a variety of veggies near the heart of Duncan. Cowichan Green Community Society, (CGC) is a non-profit organization that has been focusing on environmental sustainability in the Cowichan Region since 2004. We envision a food secure Cowichan nourished by celebrating our connection to food, to our environment and to each other. Cowichan Green Community cultivates resilient, inclusive and healthy local food systems and vibrant social fabric. Our Mission is to cultivate food, community, and resilience. CGC is … Continue reading FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Cowichan Green Community, KinPark Youth Urban Farm Intern

FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Cowichan Green Community, Garden Education Centre Supervisor

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 26, 2021

Cowichan Green Community in Duncan, British Columbia is seeking a Garden Education Centre Supervisor! ABOUT Cowichan Green Community The Garden Education Centre is a small scale farm with greenhouses as well as an education centre. We are a non-profit who seeks to run this social enterprise as a self sustaining business. The focus is on native and medicinal plants and food. GEC also has a seed hub. The GEC is a certified organic farm and greenhouse that focuses on education and inclusion of the community. Cowichan Green Community Society, (CGC) is a non-profit organization that has been focusing on environmental … Continue reading FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Cowichan Green Community, Garden Education Centre Supervisor

FARM JOB: Nanaimo, BC – Morgan Creek Farm, Vegetable Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 26, 2021

Morgan Creek Farm in Nanaimo, BC is seeking a Vegetable Farm Hand! ABOUT Morgan Creek Farm A beautiful and diverse young farm (7 acres) on the city limits of Nanaimo. Selling locally and building towards offering a CSA offering later this year. We produce an ever increasing variety of products. Meat – Lamb, Chicken and Turkey. Honey. Fruit and Vegetables. Newly installed greenhouse to start plants and grow suitable plants for harvest year round. 10,000 gallon rainwater collection system installed. Following Regenerative Organic (non cert) practices. Want to develop a better rotational grazing system for the sheep. The poultry is … Continue reading FARM JOB: Nanaimo, BC – Morgan Creek Farm, Vegetable Farm Hand

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Remote farming in the vast expanse of the Chilcotin Plateau, BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on May 19, 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 Looking to get away from it all? Nestled in a very remote valley, in a very remote region, this West Chilcotin property can be found somewhere between Anahim Lake and Bella Coola. Access is by snowmobile for 5 months of the year, and via a rough bush road after that. Other residents in the area include bears, biting insects, and a very small community of homesteaders and ranchers. … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Remote farming in the vast expanse of the Chilcotin Plateau, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 17 Acres with Housing in Tappen, BC

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on May 18, 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 The whole property is 27 acres and located 20 minutes from Salmon Arm. Currently 10 acres is fenced for horses with shelters, round pen and frost free hydrants. The homes and parking areas are part of that 10 acres. The rest of the land is what is available for lease. Approximately 17 acres which has been in hay production for 15-20 years. The owners would like to lease … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 17 Acres with Housing in Tappen, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 Vacant Acres on an Apple Orchard in Lake Country, BC

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on May 18, 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 property, located in Lake Country, is 10 acres. Most of the land is planted out in Gala apples, with a block of Ambrosias. The land owners manage the apple orchard themselves, but have cleared a 2 acre parcel towards the front of the property, which is the area they would like to lease out. The soil is a well-drained and sandy and there is an excellent functioning … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 Vacant Acres on an Apple Orchard in Lake Country, BC

FARM JOB: LANGFORD, BC – Lohbrunner Community Farm, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 17, 2021

Lohbrunner Community Farm, In Langford, BC, is seeking a Farm Hand for the 2021 season! About Lohbrunner Community Farm Lohbrunner Community Farm Cooperative (LCFC) is a 13 acre farm holding a 29 year lease with the landowners FarmFolk CityFolk. Visit www.lohbrunnercommunityfarm.org to learn more about us. Desired Qualities This individual must be able to work with minimal supervision, outside in all weather conditions, tolerate physical repetitive work, and assist at farmers markets lifting and carrying up to 40 lbs. Must be between 15 and 30 years, a Canadian citizen, an immigrant or refugee under protection.  Job Tasks The successful candidate will be … Continue reading FARM JOB: LANGFORD, BC – Lohbrunner Community Farm, Farm Hand

Porcupines, Plants, and People with David Benjestorf – Business Bootcamp Stories

Posted by Michelle Lam on May 17, 2021

When the pandemic hit, David Benjestorf knew he needed to do something to combat the rising food security crisis amongst Edmontonians. As the Vice Chair of the Edmonton Food Bank, he’s familiar with creating solutions for feeding those in need, but hadn’t ever experienced anything quite like the uncertainties of Covid-19. “How would food trucks get across the border? Will there still be volunteers in the warehouse? Will we have to give up fresh food for processed food for a long period of time?”. These are all questions that David worried about. The solution? To grow this much-needed food himself!  … Continue reading Porcupines, Plants, and People with David Benjestorf – Business Bootcamp Stories

FARM JOB: Abbotsford, BC- ASM RICE FARM, RICE FARM HAND

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 14, 2021

ASM Rice Farm in Abbotsford, British Columbia is seeking a Rice Farm Hand for the 2021 season! ABOUT ASM RICE FARM ASM Farm is Canada’s only commercial rice farm located in the Fraser Valley and uses the Japanese short grain rice production method. The BC rice is a 5-months crop with trans-planting in mid May and harvesting in late September or early October. In 2021, we are organically farming 4 acres of land located in Abbotsford one minute from Exit 92 Mission and US boarder and produce two types of rice. One is sake rice for our sake production (rice … Continue reading FARM JOB: Abbotsford, BC- ASM RICE FARM, RICE FARM HAND