August 21, 2017 | Jobs & Opportunities
About 2ac of organic farm land available in Shemogue, NB. Are you a budding market gardener wanting to try your hand at farming? We have just the ticket for you! In exchange for about 4 hours of labour a week, we offer, free of charge, a greenhouse (for an early start for your seedlings), three Hanley tunnels, a barn, electricity, a well, tools, and Lyné's mentorship. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to start your farming career with minimal start-up capital, and on-site mentorship.
July 04, 2017 | Jobs & Opportunities
Windhorse Farm is hiring for a year-round part-time housekeeping position. Hours may vary at approximately 15-30 weekly, depending on how busy we are. The successful applicant will have a reliable vehicle, cell phone, regular access to a reliable computer, and will enjoy cleaning and organizing. This person works co-operatively with other Habitats staff including Hosting, Housekeeping, and Maintenance personnel.
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June 14, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
June 01, 2017 | Jobs & Opportunities, Wanted
Our rural areas are a huge asset to our region and it saddens me to see them struggling. I am interested in speaking with organic farmers about their experiences with adding new crops. Below you will find a link to a survey with 6 questions. The survey will take 5 minutes to complete. Alternatively if you are available I would love the opportunity to chat for 10 minutes about growing flowers for essential oils (506) 455-6774 . Thanks for your help! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MRKRZBS
February 27, 2017 | Jobs & OpportunitiesCuso 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
February 03, 2017 | Jobs & OpportunitiesRecruiting 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
January 30, 2017 | Jobs & OpportunitiesWe 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/
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January 15, 2017 | Jobs & OpportunitiesWe 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.
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 (email@example.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).
September 02, 2016 | Jobs & Opportunities
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