First Annual Weed Takedown! Part Deux

Sunday July 30th, 2017

10am-4pm

Farmers on 57th Market Garden

650 West 57th Avenue

Weeds happen every year, but this season we’re gonna win! This is part two of our end of July Weed Party Series. Come on out, get your hands in the soil, and help a farmer out.

Please bring:

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunhat
  • Water bottle
  • Your own lunch/ snacks
  • Gardening gloves (if you have them – we have some extras if you don’t)

Kids welcome!

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First Annual Weed Takedown!

Sunday July 23rd, 2017

10am-4pm

Farmers on 57th Market Garden

650 West 57th Avenue

Weeds happen every year, but this season we’re gonna win! Come on out, get your hands in the soil, and help a farmer out.

Please bring:

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunhat
  • Water bottle
  • Your own lunch/ snacks
  • Gardening gloves (if you have them – we have some extras if you don’t)

Kids welcome!

RSVP hello@farmerson57th.ca or text Farmer … Continue Reading

Urban Farming Volunteer Learning Program 2017 – Apply Now

Apply now! Urban Farming Learning Program with Farmers on 57th

The Farmers on 57th market garden is seeking Learning Program volunteers for the 2017 season! This full season learning experience will immerse you into the world of ecological farming. It is a practical hands-on experience where you exchange your labour and commitment for our instruction, supervision and mutual commitment.

Farmers on 57th is an urban farm on Vancouver Coastal Health land on 57th Avenue near Cambie Street, in Vancouver, BC. The market garden grows beautiful organic veggies for distribution through a CSA program. We also grow and market cut flower bouquets. We operate on … Continue Reading

Seeking CSA Members!

Join our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. Pick-up farm fresh veggies every Tuesday, 20 weeks June-October. Register online before our first harvest date June 7th and enjoy the freshest lettuce greens you’ve ever tasted. www.www.farmerson57th.ca/csa/

“We encourage you to visit the farm. Make it your weekly staycation getaway! Harvest day pick-up we enjoy warm afternoons in the sun, talking with people about what’s up in the market garden. Your kids run on the lawn, pick raspberries and poke around the garden. You meet your friends to picnic and visit. Or you grab your grub and rush home to cook … Continue Reading

URBAN FARMING Learning Program 2016

Apply now! Urban Farming Learning Program with Farmers on 57th

The Farmers on 57th market garden is seeking Learning Program volunteers for the 2016 season! This full season learning experience will immerse you into the world of ecological farming. It is a practical hands-on experience where you exchange your labour and commitment for our instruction, supervision and mutual commitment.

Farmers on 57th is an urban farm on Vancouver Coastal Health land near 57th and Cambie. The market garden grows beautiful organic veggies for distribution through a CSA program. We also grow and market cut flower bouquets. There are a number of community related projects … Continue Reading

Fall Garden Work Parties

 

work partyWe’d love to see you in the garden! Come pull plants, seed cover crops & help us put this garden to bed. Gloves & tools provided. Kids welcome!

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10th, 10-2
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25th, 10-2
Farmers on 57th Market Garden, 650 West 57th Avenue (east of Cambie)
Why? It’s good to get outside, spend time with people and touch the earth.
 
Come on out for an hour or 2 and enjoy a warm cup of soup and bread with us over lunch.
We’ll be there rain or shine.

Summer Student Position: Urban Farmer Programs Assistant

UPDATE: THANKS TO ALL APPLICANTS – THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED – June 5, 2015

Dates: June 1 – August 4 (9 weeks), 30 hours/week, $10.25/hour

Farmers on 57th is hiring an Urban Farmer Programs Assistant. This Canada Summer Jobs position runs June 1 – August 4 (9 weeks), 30 hours a week. You must be available to work part of your weekly 30 hours on Tuesdays, Fridays, the occasional Monday evening and occasional weekends. You must be a full-time student (ages 15-30) who plans to return to school Fall 2015 to be eligible for this position and … Continue Reading

Urban Farming Learning Program

Apply now! Urban Farming Learning Program with Farmers on 57th

The Farmers on 57th market garden is seeking Learning Program volunteers for the 2015 season! This full season learning experience will immerse you into the world of ecological farming. It is a practical hands-on experience where you exchange your labour and commitment for our instruction, supervision and mutual commitment.

Farmers on 57th is an urban farm on Vancouver Coastal Health land near 57th and Cambie. The market garden grows beautiful organic veggies for distribution through a CSA program. We also grow and market cut flower bouquets. There are a number of community related projects … Continue Reading