Director of Indigenous Eco-Tourism Farming (Cheam Enterprises)

Location: Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada

Company Overview: We are a pioneering agricultural venture dedicated to promoting sustainable farming practices, indigenous knowledge, and eco-tourism in the picturesque Fraser Valley of British Columbia. Our vision is to create a thriving agricultural ecosystem that integrates crop farming, beekeeping, poultry, beef, bison farming, and indigenous cultural experiences to offer visitors an authentic connection with the land and its heritage.

Position Overview: We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Farm Manager to lead the development and management of our indigenous eco-tourism farm. The ideal candidate will have a passion for sustainable agriculture, indigenous culture, and eco-tourism, along with proven leadership skills and a track record of success in farm management.


  • Develop and implement comprehensive farm plans for crop farming, including blueberries, corn, vegetables, herbs, and greenhouses.
  • Oversee the establishment and management of beekeeping operations, ensuring the health and productivity of bee colonies.
  • Manage poultry, beef, and bison farming operations, including breeding, feeding, and healthcare.
  • Lead the planning and execution of indigenous cultural experiences and eco-tourism activities on the farm.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards for agricultural operations and eco-tourism activities.
  • Manage farm budgets, expenses, and financial reporting, optimizing resource utilization and maximizing profitability.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise farm staff, providing guidance, support, and performance feedback.
  • Collaborate with local indigenous communities, stakeholders, and partners to promote cultural exchange and sustainable development.


  • Preference to applicants with a Degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness, Environmental Science, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in farm management, preferably in a diverse agricultural setting.
  • Strong knowledge of sustainable farming practices, indigenous agriculture, and eco-tourism.
  • Experience with crop production, livestock management, and beekeeping.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment and collaborate with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in budgeting, financial management, and report writing.
  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to work flexible hours as needed.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance coverage.
  • Retirement savings plan with employer contribution.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Relocation assistance for qualified candidates.

How to Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience, qualifications, and why you are passionate about sustainable agriculture and indigenous eco-tourism. Applications should be sent to [email protected] with the subject line “Director of Farming Application – [Your Name]”. The deadline for applications is June 14, 2024.

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