1-2 full-time internship positions
(Live on farm)
Positions: Summer Fall Internships
Organization: KIND ORGANICS
Location: Kind Organics, between Brantford & Ancaster, west of Hamilton, Ontario (with on-farm accommodation)
Dates: August 15th – Dec 15th, 2018
Room and board + $200 stipend will be paid weekly.
(Option to stay for the whole 2018 growing season can be arranged)
How to Apply & When:
Please send us an email with your contact info (telephone number if possible) and other details you wish to include. Resume an asset but not a requirement. Please list previous experience with organic farming, length of experience & location (if any). Drivers License preferred but not mandatory.
Notes: Applicants should be aware that we farm in greenhouses in the fall and winter.
We work 7-9 hours/day on average, 6 days a week. Some days are longer during the busy season. We are passionate about farming and expect the same of our interns.
Interns will learn about all of the following and be holding focus for some of these duties:
We hold the intention to have meaningful interactions as we farm together, we are not just showing up for work. Farming at Kind organics is a process by which we grow ourselves while we grow food. This means that we engage in meaningful dialogue about feelings and issues that emerge during our interactions. We desire an openness from all participants to explore the interpersonal realms.
About Kind Organics
Kind Organics was initially set up as a CSA share Demeter Certified Organic Farm in the year 2000. After a long hiatus, farming was resumed in 2008. Kind Organics grows and sells a variety of niche market crops at farmers markets and through several dozen stores and restaurants in the GTA. We are at 3 year-round farmers markets and 5 seasonal farmer markets. For more information about us please visit http://www.kindorganics.com
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FoodWork ID: 47296 Date posted to FoodWork.ca: Aug 10 2018