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CHICK-A-BIDDY ACRES IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ONE INTERNSHIP POSITION - BEGINNING IMMEDIATELY

Position: Farm Internship
Type: housing + food + stipend (see below)
Farm: Chick-a-biddy Acres
Location: Peterborough area, Ontario

Chick-a-biddy Acres operates on a 72 acre farm near Peterborough, in the beautiful Trent Hills. It is surrounded by lush pastures, dairy farms, woods and many rivers. The area is largely free of big scale mono-crop farming which ensures clean and relatively pesticide free surroundings. Chick-a-biddy Acres is now 20 years old and continues to grow and blossom. We constructed 4 greenhouses and a custom designed root cellar, which has allowed us to grow and sell vegetables all year long. Our garden area has expanded to 4 acres, producing a an incredible assortment of delicious veggies.

FARM INTERNSHIP – Chick-a-biddy Acres

ASAP to Oct. 31st, 5.5 days a week

Woman-run farm looking for 1 dedicated hardworking intern to put in the crops and bring in the gorgeous summer and autumn harvests. Immerse yourself in the bounty and beauty of 3 seasons on the farm while working hard and learning lots : Greenhouse operations/ harvesting/ bed preparations/ weeding and curing a wide variety of vegetables; root cellar storage and preparation, season extension, selling at CSA and farmers markets and caring for a small flock of laying hens and beloved pets. There is also a small cut flower garden for those interested in learning about local organic flower production. Also we will be preserving the seasonal bounty for Winter consumption!

We provide separate living quarters, all the beautiful food we produce, internet and a monthly stipend in a thriving bio-diverse setting in the Trent Hills. If you like meaningful, challenging work and want to increase your knowledge of running a sustainable small farm, please contact us. Please send a cover letter and resume to chickabiddyacres@gmail.com , and see our website for further info http://www.chickabiddyacres.com

 
 

 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jun 6 2019    ID: 53466