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2017 Gardening Internship at Bay Hill

February 05, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities

A 2017 internship is available at Gardens of Bay Hill, St Margarets Bay, NS. 2 acres vegetable gardens w/ 3 greenhouses, vineyard, fruit orchard, berry-crops & beehive. The Intern will assist with gardens, greenhouses, vineyard, orchard and small fruits, composting, irrigation, harvesting & preservation. Duration of the internship is negotiable between April-Sept & amount of time each week – usually about 1 day/wk. Modest stipend & lots of veggies. Great opportunity to learn most everything!
Phone 902-222-4391

Assistant Production Manager - Volunteer in Nigeria

February 03, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities

Recruiting for our partner in Nigeria to further build the technical & managerial capacity of staff at Godilogo Farms Limited in production skills and increase productivity for the benefit of YouLead students. The overall purpose of the volunteer is to enhance the technical and managerial skills of Godilogo staff in the processing of cassava and rice. Full description:
Phone 6138297445

Land for Rent: PEI

February 01, 2017  |  For Sale

Two-storey two-bedroom farm house for rent, built in 2008, and 1 to 4 acres of farm fields available for organic vegetable production. Fully functional bathroom and kitchen. 35 minutes (50 km) east of Charlottetown. Certified organic till 2007. Still organic: discontinued certification simply because of the paperwork.

Beautiful fields maintained in traditional Island pattern, surrounded by hedgerows. Rental fields are part of a 65-acre farm. Fertile soil, some fields in alfalfa, red clover, sweet clover, peas and timothy, others in bluegrass and white clover.  16 acres of forest, 12 acres of pasture.  Soil-enhancing rotations used for the past 25 years.

The farm is located on Settlement Road, in Valleyfield off of Hwy #326, 10 minutes away from the town of Montague. 20 minutes from a beautiful beach. Asking $750/month for house rental. $20/acre field rental for the season if you wish to farm. We can also negotiate shared use of storage building and root cellar. Preferable to rent to someone intending to farm organically – an individual, or a young farming couple or collective dedicated to organic farming.  Farmer is semi-retired, lives adjacent, is happy to provide mentoring.

Rent does not include lawn cutting, driveway snow removal, firewood or electricity. Pets possible depending on kind and habitat needs.

Phone 902-940-3598

Skilled Farm worker on Four Seasons Farm

January 31, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities

Four Seasons Farm is looking for a skilled farm worker to help us serve our customers better, and get more efficient in our day to day work. We are looking for an experienced farm worker to help us around the farm. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in running a small operation and there is potential for a long term working relationship. The candidate can grow their own crops in his/her field and greenhouse, that we would buy and resell. $14/hr. More info at
Phone 9022612345

Use your skills and experience in Natural Resources to help developing countries

January 30, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities

We are recruiting highly skilled individuals for our partners in Jamaica, DR Congo, Nigeria, Nicaragua, Zambia, Cameroon, Honduras, Tanzania and Laos. Cuso International covers the following costs: Airfare, accommodation modest living allowance while overseas, and more! View all our placements here: Learn more about us: Hear volunteer stories:
Phone 6138297445 x 248

Apprentice Wanted at Waldegrave Farm

January 27, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities

For the 2017 season, Waldegrave Farm is looking for 1 full time apprentice for the main season, between May 1 and the end of October. Waldegrave Farm offers accommodation in a farm house shared with other farm residents/employees, produce from the farm, a monthly stipend, and theoretical and experiential learning, with opportunities to get involved with bee keeping. Learn more at, and to apply, please send cover letter and resume to:


Farming/Living opportunity at collective farmhouse

January 25, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities

We’re a group of 6 friendly farmers, artists and musicians, sharing a large farmhouse near Middleton, NS. Seeking a new housemate, or a couple, starting this winter/spring. A great opportunity for a new farmer interested in a season of self-directed growing. 1/2 acre of cover cropped, deer fenced land available. Farm is the home of Annapolis Seeds, so the sharing of seeds, equipment and ideas is possible. Rent is about $250/month+electricity+wood. Collective living. Contact us for more details.
Phone 902 840-1734

Farm Apprenticeship Opportunity

January 24, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities

Cochrane Family Farm is looking for an apprentice interested in working and learning on our 30acre certified organic farm in Upper Stewiacke. Interested individuals can contact us at Training, room and board and stipend offered. Individuals who are interested in organic vegetable, flower and herb production and seed growing and saving practices may apply. Possibility of employment opportunity after as well. Start date flexible.

Phone 902-671-2378

Garden Manager needed

January 15, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities

We are looking for a garden manager with at least one years experience working a garden. we would like to have you be responsible for: starting plants in the greenhouse, planing succession planting for the whole garden (this can be all your own creative design), to oversee the garden management the whole season, managing interns and keeping them occupied with work in the garden, helping me with all aspects of farming, we have all you need to try farming. good private housing.
Phone 613-478-3876

Organic Feed Buying Group - Moncton

January 14, 2017  |  For Sale

We order organic feed (Chicken, Hog etc) periodically for individuals/farms to which only a few bags of feed are required at a time and have it delivered to Codiac Organics in Moncton from Barnyard Organics in PEI. Simply let us know what your needs are, and when, and we will include you in the orders, most times we we also have extras (Chicken Layer, Grower, Starter) on hand to get you out of a bind.
Phone 5068700772

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