Classifieds

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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

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

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. www.earthhaven.ca. good private housing.
Phone 613-478-3876
Email aric_aguonie@hotmail.com

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
Email info@codiacorganics.ca

BC Eco Seed Co-op- BC Grown Quality Seed: From our Fields to Your Fields

December 12, 2016  | 

Have you heard about the BC Eco Seed Co-op? We're a producers' co-operative committed to vegetable, herb, grain, flower, & cover crop seed that is ecologically grown, open-pollinated, regionally adapted, held in the public domain, & GE-free. Our mission is to increase the quantity and improve the quality of ecological & organic seed grown. We have 11 producer members growing localized seed for farmers by farmers. Packet and bulk quantities available online at www.bcecoseedcoop.com
Phone 778-677-8223
Email bcseedcoop@gmail.com

Medicinal Plants and Natural Tea Market Research Analyst - Peru

December 01, 2016  |  Wanted

We are a nonprofit organization that sends volunteers to developing countries. We are looking for a Spanish speaking volunteer to start between Jan-Mar. We cover your expenses and offer training. Apply here: https://cusoconnect.cusointernational.org/journey/placement/detail/48847/
Phone 6138297445 x 245
Email lorraine.monteiro@cusointernational.org

Organic Rice Agriculture Advisor - Volunteer in Laos

November 08, 2016  |  Wanted

The overall purpose of the placement is to provide support to small holder farmers in Laos in strengthening the capacities of the Thasano Rice Research and Seed Multiplication Center to improve the implementation of new or existing rice varieties and collective economic initiatives for farmer that will focus on value chain and access to markets (domestic and international), implements its rural development projects. https://cusoconnect.cusointernational.org/journey/placement/detail/48675/
Phone 6138297445 ext 248
Email lorraine.monteiro@cusointernational.org

The Farmers’ Truck - Looking for 2017 organic suppliers

November 04, 2016  |  Wanted

Good day! The Farmers' Truck is a mobile farmers market operating in Moncton. We are looking for local organic producers to supply our ever growing demand for organic produce in 2017. You need to be located within 160km crowsflight from Moncton. Please send an email to moncton@thefarmerstruck.com with: • A brief overview of who you are • What you grow • Logistic infrastructure • Price list from this year I look forward to hear from you, cheers! smile
Phone 5062271143
Email fred@thefarmerstruck.com