Position: Paid Apprenticeship
Type: paid 8-months full time, with accom. (see below)
Eligibility: under age 30 (funding requirement)
Organization: Clearwater Farm
Location: Willow Beach, Georgina, Lake Simcoe, Ontario
Check out Clearwater Farm's new farmer apprenticeship program.
8 months of hands-on learning at our organically grown vegetable farm.
We grow over 50 types of root, leaf and fruit crops as well as microgreens, cut flowers and salad mixes. Growing isn't all there is to farming, education of community, imagination and creative marketing are all needed to be a successful, sustainable farm.
We are always open to new cropportunities!
Located directly on the shores of beautiful Lake Simcoe our property is also host to a childrens nature camp and many community events.
We grow on 60X50ft field beds as well as 4-3000 foot greenhouses.
A monthly wage and residence is included in this package.
Returning candidates will have the opportunity to return for up to three years and be given access to their own land, shared equipment, mentoring and financing.
Our end users are: 150 member food basket program, our local food pantry as well as an onsite farmers market and local restaurants.
Gain skills in farming, crop planning, soil health, marketing, sales and on site events.
So if you have the kind of passion that makes hard work fun, we would love to meet you.
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Unfortunately due to grant requirements applicants must be under 30.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jan 1 2019 ID: 50070