Category: Jobs & Opportunities

Seeking farm caretakers/people who want to farm Jan-June 2018 (open to extended stay)

October 03, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities, Wanted

Seeking caretakers while we volunteer overseas. Location between Pictou & Tatamagouche in NS. We are offering a place to stay for free in exchange for taking care of our chickens, dogs, cats (possibly a pig too) - must love animals - and our home: a modest 2 bedroom home, wood stove heat, mainly solar power. We have asparagus to garner income, in exchange for maintaining the beds weed free by hand. Need own vehicle. Caretakers cover food & utilities. We have greenhouses, no usable barn.Email pls
Phone 902-351-3183

Gourmet Chef Packers   - Boutique -  Buying Organic Produce

September 27, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities

We are organic certified farmer from Shediac Cape offering fresh produce at our Boutique in Shediac, 342 Main Street, Suite 101. Offering locally high-quality produce from us and other suppliers is our goal. If you have certified organic produce available, please contact us, we are interested to buy. Thank you!

Phone 506-532-4497

Live-in Farming Opportunity

September 25, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities

This is a great farm opportunity for a motivated individual or couple to engage in farming in the Amherst area by the lovely Shinimicas River. An elderly woman with experience in animal husbandry and organic agriculture is looking for live-in farm help. Interested person(s) would take care of the farm and house chores in exchange for accommodations in the main house, and the use of farm infrastructure and gardens for own benefit. A person with initiative and skills to work independently.
Phone 902-257-2408

Attention farm start-up entrepreneurs!

September 11, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities

Looking for agricultural start-up entrepreneurs to possibly lease farmland/outbuildings/equipment in NS, NB or PEI. We plan to buy a farm next spring (still looking) and wish to lease out all of it, except for the house, to be used organically, responsibly. Terms negotiable, we wish to only cover property taxes. Let's talk and share our dreams. email: -We will travel the provinces in Oct. and can visit face-to-face then.
Phone 518-597-9433

Certified Organic Chicken Feed

September 03, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities

Codiac Organics is host to a buying group of farms/individuals who have small flocks of chickens or other livestock in which they need small amounts of feed on an ongoing basis. Savings normally amounts to almost $10 savings per bag from regular retail outlets, however participants should 'order ahead' to ensure their needs are met when feed is needed. Some amount of extras often on hand. For more info email or call/text 506.870.0772
Phone 506.870.0772

Ruhe Farm available for start-up farmers!

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.

Phone 506-312-1479

Windhorse Farm is hiring

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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Farm Apprenticeship Opportunity: To be filled ASAP!

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 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


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!

Phone (506) 455-6774

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.
Phone 6138297445