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2019 South Coastal BC Compost Guide -SPEC

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 16, 2019

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South Coastal BC Compost Guide Society Promoting Environmental Conservation (SPEC) has released a fantastic compost guide, updated for 2019. It contains information on identifying quality compost, how much to apply, and where to buy in the Lower Mainland. We hope this is helpful resource as you plan your farm amendments this season! Download the Compost Guide here: What is this Compost Guide about? This publication is an updated version of the 2018 ‘Composts for Farm Use Survey’ SPEC document created with the purpose of pursuing the issues relevant to the evaluation of local composts for farm use. For more in-depth … Continue reading 2019 South Coastal BC Compost Guide -SPEC

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Assistant Farm Manager, Sole Food Street Farms

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 16, 2019

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Sole Food Street Farms in Vancouver, BC is hiring an Assistant Farm Manager! About Sole Food Street Farms Sole Food Street Farms is an urban farm located in the City of Vancouver.  We grow out of boxes placed on vacant urban land, totalling approximately 3 acres of growing space and are production driven.  We grow a variety of fruits, vegetables and herbs, including mediterranean fruits from our orchard.  We use sustainable farming practices and farm almost entirely using hand tools.  Peak season, we sell at three farmers markets, approximately 60 restaurants and a 50 member CSA. Sole Food Street Farms is … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Assistant Farm Manager, Sole Food Street Farms

FARM JOBS: VANCOUVER – Sky Harvest, Microgreen Shift Supervisor & Bike Delivery/Farm Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 11, 2019 1 Comment

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Sky Harvest is seeking a Shift Supervisor & Bike Delivery & Microgreen Farm Assistant for their certified organic microgreen farm in Vancouver, BC Sky Harvest is looking for candidates with a strong sense of social and environmental responsibility, interested in joining their team of dedicated employees and volunteers whose unique talents shape Sky Harvest’s development. ABOUT SKY HARVEST Sky Harvest is Canada’s first certified organic, urban farm. Our work transforms the urban landscape, improves access to healthy produce and provides a place of community, education and work for local residents. Our current focus is growing microgreens and delivering them by bicycle to Vancouver’s top chefs … Continue reading FARM JOBS: VANCOUVER – Sky Harvest, Microgreen Shift Supervisor & Bike Delivery/Farm Assistant

FARM JOB: RICHMOND, BC – Orchard & Greenhouse Worker, Thrangu Monastery

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 08, 2019

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Thrangu Monastery in Richmond, BC is hiring an Orchard and Greenhouse Worker! ABOUT Thrangu Monastery Thrangu Monastery is a non-profit Tibetan Buddhist monastery situated on almost 2 acres of ALR land in Richmond, BC. On the land there are approximately 150 mixed variety fruit trees. There are also 6 polyhouses that have been used to grow a variety of crops including flowers, garlic and tomatoes. The farm/orchard is a semi-serious operation currently being run by one person with limited assistance from the Monastery’s monks and volunteers. All of the produce has been sold to or consumed on-site by Monastery monks, members, or … Continue reading FARM JOB: RICHMOND, BC – Orchard & Greenhouse Worker, Thrangu Monastery

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Fresh Roots Market Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 08, 2019

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Fresh Roots Urban Farming Society in Vancouver, BC is hiring a Market Coordinator for the 2019 season! ABOUT FRESH ROOTS Our 1/2 acre Schoolyard Market Garden sites are situated in South East Vancouver. We use small scale, sustainable farming practices to grow produce for our CSA, market sales and programming. Our vision is Good Food For All! We envision a world where everyone has access to healthy food, land, and community. We cultivate engaging gardens and programs that catalyze healthy eating, ecological stewardship, and community celebration. We enact our mission through Schoolyard Market Gardens, educational farms that we utilize as … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Fresh Roots Market Coordinator

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm, Part-Time Farm Flower Production Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 27, 2019

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The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm, Vancouver, BC is seeking a part-time Farm Flower Production Assistant for the 2019 season!   About UBC Farm The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS) at UBC Farm is a 24-hectare teaching, research and community farm located on the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus. Embodying UBC’s aspiration to be a “living laboratory”, the CSFS at UBC Farm provides experiential learning opportunities for students, community members and the general public and strives to explore and exemplify how land, food and community are brought together to create healthy and sustainable food systems. … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm, Part-Time Farm Flower Production Assistant

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Hives for Humanity, Lead Beekeeper

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 04, 2019

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Hives for Humanity in Vancouver, BC is seeking a Lead Beekeeper. About Hives for Humanity Hives for Humanity is a Non-Profit Society that seeks to create meaningful opportunities for engagement in supportive and inclusive community, through the bees. We are looking for a beekeeper to join our team, to mentor under our Chief Beekeeper, taking over responsibility for the health of our honeybee colonies in our Urban Therapeutic Apiaries in Vancouver, and supporting colonies in Delta. This position will work closely with our CEO and Community Engagement team to support training and work opportunities, community and public engagement at all sites, … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Hives for Humanity, Lead Beekeeper

FARM JOB: PITT MEADOWS, BC – Golden Eagle Farm Group, Logistics Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 28, 2019

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The Golden Eagle Farm Group in Pitt Meadows, BC is seeking a Logistics Intern for the 2019 season. Golden Eagle Farm Group Golden Eagle Group operates a variety of recreational and agricultural businesses within the single largest land holding in the Greater Vancouver Area. Its passion for diversity and growth has given rise to two lush 18-hole golf courses, a standing period western town movie set, real estate, and a 400-acre hardwood tree nursery. The Group also owns and manages one of the world’s larger blueberry enterprises, as well as a similar scale operation of cranberry fields at the foot of the … Continue reading FARM JOB: PITT MEADOWS, BC – Golden Eagle Farm Group, Logistics Intern

JOBS: VANCOUVER, BC – Culturally Relevant Urban Wellness, Garden Coordinator, Group Leader, Youth Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 25, 2019

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The Culturally Relevant Urban Wellness Program (CRUW) in Vancouver, BC is hiring for a Garden Coordinator, Group Leader, and Youth Worker.  About The Culturally Relevant Urban Wellness Program The Culturally Relevant Urban Wellness (CRUW) Program was developed in 2011 by a community partnership interested in promoting the use of green space as a source of wellness and concrete skill development for vulnerable youth. The program targets Aboriginal youth in foster care and other vulnerable/at risk youth, and is grounded in the indigenous perspective that we derive wellness and community from relationship and interaction with land and territory. CRUW is based at … Continue reading JOBS: VANCOUVER, BC – Culturally Relevant Urban Wellness, Garden Coordinator, Group Leader, Youth Worker

FILLED! FARM JOB: SURREY, BC – A Rocha Canada, Assistant Farm Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 19, 2019 2 Comments

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This position has been filled as of March 4, 2019. Thank you for your interest. A Rocha Canada, in Surrey, BC is seeking a permanent Assistant Farm Manager! About A Rocha Canada A Rocha is an international Christian non-profit organization. We have operated a CSA for 14 seasons, and currently cultivate about 3 acres of mixed veggies on 2 properties in the rural-urban fringe of South Surrey, BC. In addition to a 160 share CSA program from June to October (and a smaller winter CSA in November and December) we also grow veggies for an on-site farm stand, some restaurant sales and … Continue reading FILLED! FARM JOB: SURREY, BC – A Rocha Canada, Assistant Farm Manager