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For Sale: 200 round bales of organic hay

April 20, 2017  |  For Sale

For Sale: 200 round bales of organic hay, kept inside.

Phone 902-961-2428
Email rphelan@pei.sympatico.ca

House, Office, Barn and 96 Acres - 35 minutes from Fredericton

March 17, 2017  |  For Sale

4 bedroom, 2 bath home. With eat-in kitchen, large sun room, living room with original hand hewn beams. Heated by a wood furnace. Attached office addition has ICF foundation with an office, two piece bath, and partial second kitchen which is ideal for canning, soap making, etc. The addition is completed by a loft bedroom, lots of storage, and heated by a wood stove. All rooms also have electric baseboard heat. The property has wood lot, pastures, and ponds. hillsidefarmnb.wordpress.com

Phone 506-476-0554
Email melissa@guarana.ca

Farm Labourer

March 15, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities

Blue Heron Farm, Gardiner Mines, Cape Breton is looking for a farm labourer starting in May 2017. This permanent full time position will provide the right candidate with a hands-on opportunity to experience many aspects of organic vegetable production. Must be unemployed and live in Nova Scotia (funding for this position depends on these conditions) Contact information: Phone 902 849 7114; email: leonard.vassallo@gmail.com or message me at https://www.facebook.com/blueheronfarmer/
Phone 9028497114
Email leonard.vassallo@gmail.com

Market Research Analyst: Urban Agriculture - Volunteer in Peru

February 27, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities

Cuso International in Peru is looking for a volunteer like you to conduct market research in farmers' markets to better understand market trends, opportunities and threats, examine fluctuations in supply and demand, as well as obtain information on products sold in addition to measuring customer satisfaction of urban agriculture in the capital city of Lima. https://curaweb.mindscope.com/CUSOIN04387_CURA/aspx/JobDetails.aspx?lang=en&Job_ID=24
Phone 6138297445
Email cuso.recruitment@cusointernational.org

Grapevines For Sale - Table and Wine Grapes - Certified Organic

February 07, 2017  |  For Sale

Shubie River Vineyards is selling 1st year, own rooted grapevines for approx delivery mid-June. Grown in individual pots, 30/tray. Wine varieties: L'acadie, Cayuga, Marechal Foch, Leon Millot, Luci Khulmann, Baco Noir, Marquette. Table varieties: Canadice, Sovereign Coronation, Reliance, Einset. Pricing is as follows: 1-30 vines @ $4.00, 31-90 vines @ $3.50, 91-450 vines @ $2.75, 451-900 vines @ $2.50 and over 900 vines @ $2.25. Certified Organic Pro-Cert, FOB Maitland, Order by Mar 31st.
Phone 902-830-2027
Email john-melissa@hotmail.com

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: https://curaweb.mindscope.com/CUSOIN04387_CURA/aspx/JobDetails.aspx?lang=en&Job_ID=84
Phone 6138297445
Email lorraine.monteiro@cusointernational.org

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
Email jordanmacphee@live.com

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: http://bit.ly/1SX3uyy Learn more about us: www.cusointernational.org Hear volunteer stories: http://journey.cusointernational.org/
Phone 6138297445 x 248
Email cuso.recruitment@cusointernational.org

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
Email owen@annapolisseeds.com

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 cochranefamilyfarm@bellaliant.com. 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
Email cochranefamilyfarm@bellaliant.com

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