Position: Organic Farm Interns
Type: paid position starting at $550.00 weekly, deductions will be made for room and board (see below)
Farm: Marvellous Edibles Farm
Location: Woodford, near Owen Sound and Collingwood, Grey County, Georgian Bay, Ontario
Marvellous Edibles Farm is looking for Organic Farm interns for 2018/2019 fall and winter. Starting September 1st , 2018, ending April 30th, 2019.
Marvellous Edibles is a diverse and sustainable 100 acre farm south of the Georgian Bay. We have 10 Acres of certified Organic vegetables, fruits, cattle 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 and some wholesale sales.
This is a unique opportunity for candidates who are looking for a well rounded paid internship experience in full time, year round farming.
Interns will be exposed to and learn:
Hours: 8-10 hours/day and could be more on certain days such as harvest or getting ready for markets.
To qualify for this internship you must have:
And most importantly you must want to be a farmer. What you are applying for is physical work often in adverse situations such as cold and snow.
This is not a formal learning environment, you will work together with the farmers and/or alone. If you feel that you work better with formal teaching sessions this is not a job for you.
We encourage candidates who will take the initiative and use our very large number of reference materials.
In return we offer a dynamic environment in one of the most beautiful regions in Ontario, and training in farming as a business. After this opportunity you will have an in depth knowledge of how to run and manage a small farm
This is a paid position starting at $550.00 weekly, deductions will be made for room and board.
Some experience in farming is an asset.
Please email a request if you would like more detailed information such as what life is like at our farm, living conditions, recreational opportunities and information about the farmers.
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FoodWork ID: 46626 Date posted to FoodWork.ca: Jul 24 2018