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Position: Organic Farm Interns
Type: internship/apprenticeship with room and board, stipend, more (see below)
Organization: Marvellous Edibles Farm
Location: Owen Sound, Ontario

Marvellous Edibles Farm is looking for Organic Farm interns for spring/summer 2017.

Marvellous Edibles is a diverse and sustainable 100 acre farm south of the Georgian Bay. We have 10 Acres of certified Organic vegetables, fruits, and poultry. We have an on farm kitchen and produce value added products.

Our philosophy is to grow what we sell.

We market most of our products at various farmers markets in Toronto.

This is a unique opportunity for candidates who are looking for a well rounded internship experience in full time, year round farming.

Interns will be exposed to and learn:

  • efficiency and time management
  • seed starting, seedling care,
  • crop planning
  • Weed, pest, and disease management
  • Intensive vegetable farming utilizing raised beds, walk behind tractor and attachments
  • livestock and pasturing
  • cover cropping and soil care
  • season extension and greenhouse management
  • certified organic rules and certification
  • small scale honey production
  • Value added products

Hours: 8-10 hours/day and could be more on certain days such as harvest and approaching frost.

To qualify for this internship you mut have a deep passion for organic farming, and problem solving skills. You must be able to work independently and with others and you must have an inquisitive mind that approaches farming as a science.

The starting stipend for this position is $150.00 weekly. This amount will increase to $200.00/week after 8 weeks of satisfactory performance.

Room and Board are included.

Please email a request if you would like more detailed information such as what life is like at our farm, living conditions, recreational opportunities.

Please email your application to:
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FoodWork ID: 37463       Date posted to FoodWork.ca: May 1 2017