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REGENERATIVE FARMING

Position: Permaculture Farm Apprentice 2021
Type: paid position, see below
Organization: Sorrento Centre Farm | Sorrento Centre Retreat & Conference Centre

Location: Sorrento, between Kamloops & Salmon Arm BC 
Housing: on-site housing is available

About Sorrento Centre

Sorrento Centre is a place to rest and relax in a place of great beauty. We have programs and experiences that are deep and diverse or simply nurture your creativity. The Sorrento Centre Farm is eight acres of field and forest located just 2 km west of the main campus of the Sorrento Centre. The Sorrento Centre Farm is an education program and a working vegetable and fruit farm. Farmer Gwen and our farm hands are always ready to introduce you to wonderful, locally grown food.

Permaculture Farm Apprentice

Sorrento Centre Farm is seeking a Permaculture Farm Apprentice for 2021. This is a 24-week full-time internship that offers engaging work and an opportunity to gain career skills in the beautiful setting of the Shuswap in the interior of BC. As a Permaculture Farm Apprentice, you will work with the Farm Manager to care for an acre of market garden; plan, develop and build infrastructure for an additional 4 acres of annual market garden, perennial fruit plots and an eventual food forest garden.

A new farmer was hired late in 2019 and permaculture / regenerative farming principals were implemented. This position will be a great opportunity for the candidate to participate and learn about the transition process as well as gaining valuable hands-on experience in turning a property from conventionally farmed land into a regenerative, eco-friendly landscape.

Term: May – October 2021;
Hours: 40 hours per week (full-time);
Wage: $17/hour

Apply: 

Please send a resume and letter of intent to gwen@sorrentocentre.ca 
Please indicate you saw this posting at FoodWork.

We will review applications as they are received and intend to hire as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.

For more details visit http://www.sorrentocentre.ca.


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Apr 27 2021    ID: 58965