FARM LEASE OPPORTUNITY IN NOVA SCOTIA
If you have market garden experience and are ready to start your own farming business, and are interested in building community in rural Nova Scotia, we have a land lease opportunity that may interest you. Read on!
Sweet Earth Farm is a 200-acre diverse farm – with pastured livestock (chickens, pigs and cattle) and a 10-acre organic orchard (haskaps and other fruit). We practice regenerative agriculture to grow nutritious and delicious food for our family and our community. Our property is comprised of pasture and a large woodlot, with several small streams and the Waugh River running through it. There is lots of wildlife, topography and beautiful scenery of the Cobequid Hills.
We are looking for someone – or a couple - to move to our farm and start their own business growing fruit & vegetables, cut flowers and/or herbs. We’d also entertain other ideas such as bee keeping, maple syrup, ducks, etc., including developing a permaculture forest garden/orchard, depending on your interests and skills.
This is not a job - this is an opportunity to farm with us. Depending on what you grow, we may be able to help you market your products to our existing customer base. You must be entrepreneurial and interested in farming/growing food as a career and livelihood and already possess many of the skills and knowledge needed to be successful. We can share our knowledge and experience with you and can provide business mentorship.
What we can offer:
What we ask:
If you are interested in exploring this opportunity further, please email a cover letter to email@example.com, subject: “farm lease opportunity”. Your cover letter should describe your farming experience and provide a brief outline of your proposed business (ie. what you plan to grow, how you plan to sell/market your products, other business ideas you have).
Please indicate you saw this posting at FoodWork.
We will contact you if we think you might be a good fit for our farm and set up a call to discuss our collective ideas. We have lots more information to share, and you likely have lots of questions!
Thank you for your interest!
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jan 19 2022 ID: 62490