Seeking Land Stewards and new farmers!

Linnaea Farm is currently seeking land stewards, future farmers and passionate helping hands for our team!  This is an amazing opportunity to participate w/ and on an historic farm on the pristine shore of Gunflint Lake on magical Cortes Island

 

Stewardship blends occupation with lifestyle while caring for this unique 314-acre land trust.  Here you will learn about covenants, community living, the Food Security Guild, caring for our resident herd of cows/flock of sheep, making hay, building fertile soil, growing food, assisting with educational activities and so many more things that happen throughout the agrarian calendar.

 

Desired Qualities

 

  • Motivated and able to work efficiently and effectively

  • Patient, self-accepting, honest

  • Strong sense of responsibility to a whole.

  • Can set and follow priorities

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Adaptable in quickly changing situations with good problem-solving skills

  • Experience in farming and/or living in community

  • Physically able to lift and move heavy things

  • Punctual and ready to work with a good attitude in all types of weather (rain, heat, cold, mud, dust as well as beautiful sunny days)

  • Works well in a team environment and on solo tasks

  • Passionate about

  • Carpentry, plumbing and/or electrical skills

  • Animal husbandry

  • Administration skills

 

We offer a residence on the farm for you to care for in exchange for your passion, skills and consistent able-bodied engagement to ensure that Linnaea remains not only a resilient asset for the island community but also a leader in a movement we helped establish here in BC —

 

Relationships are precious to all of us and require on going investment, energy, collaboration and often compromise to ensure success in the long term — we are aiming for that long term success

 

If you are excited about the idea of bringing your skills & passion to the farm we love — we want to talk w/ you!

IMG_1412.jpg
IMG_4760.jpg

ABOUT THE FARM

FRESH FARM
PRODUCTS

Best Quality Tag

We do our best to create farm products that are in line with our ethics of ecology, sustainable in nature, and produced by our hands.

IMG_4602.jpg

PAY US A VISIT

FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM

#LinnaeaFarm

NEWSLETTER COMING SOON!

Want to stay up to date on all things Linnaea Farm? 

We're in the process of creating our first newsletter for you, 

subscribe & stay tuned!

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Thanks for submitting!