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MARKET GARDEN INTERNSHIP

Position: Market Gardener/Intern
Farm: Wolfe Island Gardens

Location:
Wolfe Island, near Kingston, Ontario
Housing: optional, see below

I am seeking an interested person to help develop a 1/2 acre market garden that will serve as a teaching garden for years to come. I have 35 years of agricultural experience as a market gardener, community and school garden facilitator and educator. My book 'From Seed to Table - A Practical Guide to Growing and Eating Green' was published in 2009.

Wolfe Island is a vibrant community with great people, music and food. The garden will supply produce to Island restaurants and to a small farmers market. Learn practical, theoretical and marketing skills.

Details:

  • April to October internship, approximately 25-30 hours per week.
  • Successful candidate must be motivated and able to work independently.
  • Room and Board or stipend of $800 per month provided.
  • Possible opportunities to work offsite.
  • Ontario government COVID protocols in place.
  • Added bonus - if you are a competent rider there is an opportunity to ride regularly.

To apply:

For more information please contact Janette Haase at: janettehaase@gmail.com

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 11 2021    ID: 58244