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Seeking Farming Couple

September 02, 2016  |  Jobs & Opportunities

Seeking farming couple interested in a small scale farming/ homesteading permaculture style community living arrangement? At low/ tradeable cost and with modest income potential? Alex and Kate at Motheroak permaculture (Belmont, West Hants, NS) are looking to share/work our abundant land and infrastructure with a young(ish) able couple. Minimum two year commitment. Serious inquiries only please. Contact/ cover letter to


Looking for PEI farms interested in hosting French apprentices

August 12, 2016  |  Jobs & Opportunities

The AgriInterCulture program has been working collaboratively with Lycee Pommerit in Brittany, France, to find PEI farms interested in hosting apprentices from their agricultural college (CEGEP-type level). They specialize in dairy, pork, beef, crops, agricultural equipment and also have an equestrian school. Apprentices will be here 2 months or more in the summer of 2017. Register by early October:
Phone 902-854-3439 ext. 222

Incubator farm

August 11, 2016  |  Jobs & Opportunities

Looking for one or two people who would like to share a unique incubator farming opportunity. The farm is located in the Annapolis Valley close to Wolfville and has a 3 bedroom farmhouse, barn, green house, shared dairy cow, chicken coop and an acre to plant. It is a mentorship with an adjacent farm. The mentors focus on market gardening with sustainable permaculture practices.
Phone 902-692 8254

Modern Passive Solar Home / 25 Acres - Cardigan, Prince Edward Island

August 02, 2016  |  For Sale

Designed by a LEED certified architect, this modern 3bdrm/2bath passive solar home (1360 sq.ft) is situated on a 25 acre sustainably managed woodlot that includes a bubbling creek and access to the Confederation Trail. Ideal for nature lovers interested in maintaining their energy independence. Supplementing the passive solar heat is an elegant Morso woodstove and a supply of seasoned hardwood. Further information regarding this property can be found at
Phone 902-394-6694

House for rent

July 25, 2016  |  Jobs & Opportunities

House for rent on working certified organic farm producing grapes, haskap, and garlic. Located in Union Square, Barss Corner, Lunenburg County - 25 minutes to Bridgewater or Lunenburg, 6 minutes to New Germany. 3/4 bedroom farm house with many upgrades including insulation and wood stove in kitchen. Beautifully landscaped and lots of outdoor space. Looking for non smoker and will check references. Pictures available. $700 rent.
Phone 902-644-3350

211 Acre farm for sale. Property Guys ID # 2634

May 28, 2016  |  For Sale

This 4 bed, 2.5 bath country charmer boasts a bright country kitchen & nook with all custom cabinets off this is a large sun room with heated floors. The large open living room has a fire place ducked to the main floor; the second wood stove is in the over sized mud room. Dining room, office/den, laundry room plus an extra large storage area, makes up the rest of this upgraded century home. On 211 acres (70 cleared). No pesticides used in at least the last 5 years. Was a huge sheep operation for many generations until 15 years ago. Cattle have grazed during the summer since then.

Phone 5062272634


May 24, 2016  |  For Sale

Varietals available: Challenger, Nugget, Fuggles, Galena, Cascade, Mt Hood, Golding, Willamette. $6.50 per rhizome, plus shipping (billed at actual cost of shipment). Contact us for special rates for orders over 20 rhizomes.
Phone 902-295-2537

Alternative program available for finding skilled agricultural workers in PEI

May 11, 2016  |  Jobs & Opportunities

For nearly a year now, farmers on PEI have an alternative source to find skilled labour. AgriInterCulture, a pilot project created by the Cooperative d’integration francophone de l’IPE (CIF), recruits workers from countries where French is an official language, as well as other parts of Canada. Click here or contact coordinator Noella Richard at 902-854-3439 ext. 222 or for more info:
Phone 902-854-3439 ext. 222

Organic Supplies and Small Equipment for Gardeners, Homesteaders, and Small-scale Farmers

April 22, 2016  |  For Sale

Fresh Route Farm & Equipment is exclusively offering organic seeds and amendments, manual tools including wheelhoes and broad forks, and GRILLO walk-behind tractors. Located 15 minutes outside of Fredericton - can ship across the maritimes. Visit to learn more, or contact us today.

Phone (506) 470-9868

Gardener’s Dream Fish Fertilizer now available for use by organic growers!

February 26, 2016  |  For Sale

Updates to the recent Canadian Organic Standards and PSL allows our product.

Available in 4 L, 20 L, 25 L and 1000 L totes.  Contact John MacDonald for more information and to order.

Phone 902-687-2829