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INTERNSHIP POSITION

Position: Organic Farm Intern or Couple (now to November...)
Type: internship with room, some food, plus stipend
Organization: Farmhouse Garden
Location: Uxbridge, GTA/Durham Region, Ontario (on-farm accom.)

Farmhouse Garden is a 100 acre, third generation certified organic/ biodynamic FARM and ANIMAL SANCTURARY in Uxbridge. We have "aged" work horses, 30 head of cattle. This is a no-kill operation. We are in the process of haresting our fall crops and putting them into storage from our 28 acre vegetable garden. Each week we we pick for our local CSA and weekend market at the "Village Market" in Thornhill, plus each week we do some wholesale orders. Our intern has gone back to school and we miss her.

We have a nice camper-style trailer for your use. It is best suited for a single or a couple. We provide what food is grown on-farm or sold at the market plus a $100 stipend. Hours are usually 40 hours/week...8-5 with one hour lunch. Turesday-Sat. Saturday market is an early start... There is regular GO bus service to our town. This is a non-smoking farm.

We require one or two placement(s) now, until November. End date depends a lot on the weather...

Must be legal to live and work in Canada. Good references required. Interview required. (on-farm preferred).

The weather can be poor at this time of year. Please be aware of this, and plan for it with appropriate clothing and attitude.

Please check out our Facebook site to get an idea of our operation. Farmhouse Garden... Farmhouse Garden Animal Home and even myself Michael Lanigan. There are some you-tube videos out there too, about our conversion from a beef farm to santuary...

Contact:

Mike Lanigan
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GoodWork ID: 42694       Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Sep 27 2017