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FEB 28, 2024: ONLINE – Land Sharing Negotiation Dos and Don’ts

Posted by Kat Roger on January 22, 2024

Join Darcy Smith, YA’s BC Land Matching Program Manager, and Pascale Schittecatte, YA’s Okanagan Land Matcher, to learn the tools for effective land sharing negotiations. Learn about communication styles, compromising with integrity and maximizing mutual benefit for both farmers and landholders. This session will feature easy-to-adopt tips for having great collaborative conversations so you can work together to figure out the terms of your land sharing relationship. We will emphasize communication tools that, when used effectively, can ensure longevity, stability and respect in your land-sharing relationship. Discover how to assess your own and others’ communication styles and build a toolbox … Continue reading FEB 28, 2024: ONLINE – Land Sharing Negotiation Dos and Don’ts

FEB 21, 2024: ONLINE – How to Market a New Farm with Kendall Ballantine

Posted by Kat Roger on January 09, 2024 2 Comments

Join Kendall Ballantine, the founder of Marketing for Farmers and Central Park Farms to learn about how to market your new farm business. What’s the best marketing channel for your farm? Weekly CSA boxes, farmers’ markets, online sales, events or all of the above and more? Join this webinar to learn about the marketing channels available to entrant (and seasoned) farmers. You will learn about the pros and cons of each marketing channel, and develop the skills to identify which marketing channel(s) will best meet the needs of your farm and your customer base. We will share tips, tricks and … Continue reading FEB 21, 2024: ONLINE – How to Market a New Farm with Kendall Ballantine

June 15, 2023: ONLINE – Holistic Management for New Farmers

Posted by Alex on June 06, 2023 2 Comments

Are you excited about regenerative agriculture? Do you want to nerd out on grazing with others? Do you wonder if you’ll ever be able to achieve farm-work-life balance? Then this introductory online event is perfect for you! We’ll look at how farmers are regenerating the ecology and improving communities through land management. Join Dana Penrice, a Holistic Management educator, to learn how to apply the principles of holistic management from the perspective of a new farmer. We will talk about how to ensure that economic, ecological and social considerations can be woven in to farm planning. You’ll also learn about … Continue reading June 15, 2023: ONLINE – Holistic Management for New Farmers

FARM JOBS: VICTORIA, BC – Sea Bluff Farm, Farmhands

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 04, 2021 2 Comments

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Sea Bluff Farm in Metchosin (near Victoria, BC) is looking to hire two farm hands for the 2021 season! ABOUT SEA BLUFF FARM We are a 6-acre diverse vegetable farm located in Metchosin, a sweet rural enclave outside Victoria. While we grow a lot of greens and high value crops, we are most excited about really feeding people with our potatoes, squashes and brassicas. We grow about 40 varieties of fruits and veggies all year round. We are located on a bus route, a 10 minute walk from a stunning beach. There are great hiking and biking trails all around … Continue reading FARM JOBS: VICTORIA, BC – Sea Bluff Farm, Farmhands

[FILLED] APPRENTICESHIP: PEMBERTON, BC – Four Beat Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 01, 2021

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The apprenticeship has been filled. View more farm jobs and apprenticeships on our jobs page. Four Beat Farm, a horse-powered vegetable farm in Pemberton, BC is seeking an apprentice for the 2021 season! Want to be part of a “growing” team and learn more about farming in a way that is rewarding and meaningful, surrounded by plants and awesome people? About Four Beat Farm Four Beat Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm in the Pemberton Meadows in Lil’wat Territory. The farm was started in 2016 and is run by Naomi with the help of two draft horses, a sassy … Continue reading [FILLED] APPRENTICESHIP: PEMBERTON, BC – Four Beat Farm

FARM JOB: PEMBERTON, BC – Pemberton Haven Farms, Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 06, 2021

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Pemberton Haven Farms in Pemberton, BC is seeking a Farm Manager! ABOUT Pemberton Haven Farms Founded in 2014, Pemcap is a locally owned and managed agricultural and financing company based in Pemberton, British Columbia. Nestled amongst some of the most established and reputable farms in the Pemberton Meadows, our operations span over 60 acres of previously dormant land. Lead by our Managing Partner, Mark Schroeder, Pemberton Haven Farms was established and began the re-introduction of sustainable farming practices to our land, and our fields are being brought back into a productive capacity. More information on the website: https://pembertonhaven.ca/ Pemberton Haven … Continue reading FARM JOB: PEMBERTON, BC – Pemberton Haven Farms, Manager

[FILLED] FARM JOBS: PEMBERTON, BC – Four Beat Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 18, 2020

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These positions have bee filled. View more farm jobs and apprenticeships on our jobs page. Four Beat Farm in Pemberton, BC is seeking Field Crew Members and a Production Lead for the 2021 season! Do you enjoy fast-paced, outdoor work? Want to be part of a “growing” team and have a job that is rewarding and meaningful, surrounded by plants and awesome people? ABOUT FOUR BEAT FARM Four Beat Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm in the Pemberton Meadows in Lil’wat Territory.  The farm was started in 2016 and is run by Naomi with the help of two draft horses, … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOBS: PEMBERTON, BC – Four Beat Farm

Thinking of Hosting an Apprenticeship – Are You a Good Fit?

Posted by Dana Penrice on August 24, 2020

Mentoring the next generation of ranchers and farmers can be extremely rewarding. As an expert in your field with many years of experience running a business, you are in an excellent position to introduce a novice to the many and nuanced aspects of running an agricultural business, from building fence or caring for a sick animal to fixing the farm truck, developing a marketing strategy, designing a label for your products, or making important financial decisions. No one is better qualified to grow a new agrarian than an experienced mentor with many years on the land, yet not every rancher or … Continue reading Thinking of Hosting an Apprenticeship – Are You a Good Fit?

[Filled] FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Sea Bluff Farm, Farmhand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 21, 2020

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This position has been filled through youngagrarians.org. VIEW MORE FARM JOBS AND APPRENTICESHIPS ON OUR JOBS PAGE.  Sea Bluff Farm in Metchosin (near Victoria, BC) is looking for another member to help them finish up the season on a high.  They’ve got a bountiful field of crops to bring in! ABOUT SEA BLUFF FARM We are a 6-acre diverse vegetable farm located in Metchosin, a sweet rural enclave outside Victoria. While we grow a lot of greens and high value crops, we are most excited about really feeding people with our potatoes, squashes and brassicas. We grow about 40 varieties … Continue reading [Filled] FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Sea Bluff Farm, Farmhand

FARM JOBS: PEMBERTON, BC – Four Beat Farm, Horse-Powered Vegetable Farm Team Members

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 08, 2020

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Four Beat Farm in Pemberton, BC is seeking field crew members and a CSA Lead for the 2020 season! ABOUT FOUR BEAT FARM Four Beat Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm in the Pemberton Meadows in Lil’wat Territory. The farm was started in 2016 and is run by Naomi with the help of two draft horses, a sassy dog, and lots of human power. We are looking for motivated, hardworking individuals to join our farm team for 2020 and beyond. We have 3 acres in vegetable production with 30+ varieties, with a focus on summer and fall storage crops. Our Harvest … Continue reading FARM JOBS: PEMBERTON, BC – Four Beat Farm, Horse-Powered Vegetable Farm Team Members