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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

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

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

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

Bethany Garden New Grower Program

October 11, 2016  |  Jobs & Opportunities

The Bethany Garden New Grower Program is seeking motivated individuals who want an opportunity to learn about gardening as a career.  The garden is set up with raised beds, irrigation, deer fence, and greenhouses.  A barn near the garden houses many tools, including a BCS walking tractor and implements.  There is also a walk in cooler and a vegetable processing area.  High quality compost, cover crop seed, electricity and water are included.

Participants pay a fee of $4,000 or 50% of gross sales, whichever is less, and purchase seeds, fuel and other consumables.

If you are in transition between apprenticing on farms and starting your own market garden, this is a perfect learning opportunity for you.  You also get access to two experienced market gardeners as mentors.  If you are from out of the area, we will do our best to help you find a place to live near by.  The Bethany Garden is located right in the dynamic university town of Antigonish NS.

To apply, please send a résumé and letter of intent to Jen Greenberg (jenredfox@gmail.com).  Apply early!  We will begin interviews as soon as we get promising applicants, and we will make selections as soon as we find the right candidate(s).

Email jenredfox@gmail.com

AgriHR Toolkit

September 02, 2016  |  Jobs & Opportunities

Have you ever asked yourself: "How do I attract the skilled workers I need?", "How do I protect myself from lawsuits, grievances, and liability claims?" or "How do I know whether I have the right mix of people to help me achieve my business goals?" The AgriHR Toolkit may be able to help. To learn more about or purchase this important toolkit, go to www.AgriHRToolkit.ca.

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 alexdenicola@hotmail.com.

Email alexdenicola@hotmail.com

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: http://www.tonile.ca/en/252-pei-farms-attract-interest-from-french-agricultural-colleges
Phone 902-854-3439 ext. 222
Email projets@cifipe.ca

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
Email tbarkhouse@gmail.com

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