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HERITAGE FARMING INTERNSHIP

Position: On-farm research for seed trials, farm help for participatory plant breeding programs with heritage and ancient grain seeds
Type: summer intern or co-op placement — stipend, housing, food exchange for work
Housing: on-farm accommodations available
Farm:
Against the Grain Farm of Winchester
Location: Winchester, just south of Ottawa, Ontario

Against the Grain Farms of Winchester specializes in heritage and ancient grains. We work with several universities on plot trials, as well as restoration of cereal grains.

The internship is open to any one interested in seed saving, seed breeding, ancient grains.

Duties to include helping to plant trial plots of varieties of heritage wheats, barley, buckwheat. Maintenance of plots throughout season, data collection. Also maintenance and expansion of pollinator projects, native tree plantations and heirloom vegetable gardens.

Accomodations available and lots of organic grown food.

If interested, position could include sales at summer events and farmers markets.

Please send cover resume with references to:

winchelsea@live.ca

Subject line: summer position

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FoodWork ID: 44054       Date posted to FoodWork.ca: Feb 9 2018

Topical Links & Resources:


Seeds of Diversity Canada
https://seeds.ca/

Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security
http://www.seedsecurity.ca

Seed Savers Exchange (USA)
https://www.seedsavers.org/

Heritage Crops
https://www.google.ca/search?q=heritage+crops

Seed Saving
https://www.google.ca/search?q=seed+saving

Biodiversity
https://www.google.ca/search?q=biodiversity