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APPRENTICE POSITION

Position: Apprenticeship (22 weeks)
Type: full-time with room & board, honorarium, more (see below)
Farm: Wheaton River Gardens
Location: 1 hour south of Whitehorse, Yukon
Date: ideally late April to mid Oct, 2020

Wheaton River Gardens is an off-grid small holding that uses organic and reguvenative methods. I have Icelandic X Freisan sheep for meat, milk and wool, small scale chickens, geese, a horse, dogs, cats. I sell market vegetables, value added ferments, and felted artwork to make a living. A large part of the farm is educational, with art and gardening workshops. I also participate with KIDS ON THE FARM programming spring and fall.

I look for one apprentice each season, ideally late April to mid Oct. We work hard and eat well. Full time outside kitchen, private cabin, one day/ week off, $100/wk honorarium. No email or cell on site, but a great weekly sauna. Usually some other volunteers throughout the summer. Many homestead skills; milking, felting, sawmill, preserving, livestock, forest garden and veg production.

Please contact me by phone 867-668-5964 for a conversation. Or email sjalexandrovich@gmail.com (it may take a few days for a response). Deadline for application Jan. 31, 2020.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 5 2020    ID: 55525