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Position: Organic Farm Interns (diverse, full time, year round farming)
Type: internship/apprenticeship with room and board, stipend, more (see below)
Organization: Marvellous Edibles Farm
Location: Owen Sound, Ontario

Marvellous Edibles Farm is looking for Organic Farm interns for 2017/2018

Marvellous Edibles is a diverse and sustainable 100 acre farm south of the Georgian Bay. We have 10 Acres of certified Organic vegetables, fruits, cattle, pigs and poultry. We have an on farm kitchen and produce value added products.

Our philosophy is to grow what we sell.

We market most of our products at various farmers markets in Toronto.

This is a unique opportunity for candidates who are looking for a well rounded paid internship experience in full time, year round farming.

Interns will be exposed to and learn:

  • seed starting, seedling care
  • crop planning
  • Weed, pest, and disease management
  • Intensive vegetable farming utilizing raised beds, walk behind tractor and attachments
  • livestock and pasturing
  • cover cropping and soil care
  • season extension and greenhouse management
  • Certified Organic rules and certification
  • small scale honey production
  • Value added products in our on farm inspected kitchen.
  • Root Cellaring
  • Greens production in winter months.

Hours: 8-10 hours/day and could be more on certain days such as harvest or getting ready for markets.

To qualify for this internship you must have a deep passion for organic farming, and problem solving skills. You must be able to work independently and with others and you must have an inquisitive mind that approaches farming as a science.

This is not a formal learning environment, you will work together with the farmers and/or alone. We encourage  candidates who will take the initiative and use our very large number of reference materials. 

This is a paid position starting at $550.00 weekly, deductions will be made for room and board.

Some experience in farming is an asset.

Please email a request if you would like more detailed information such as what life is like at our farm, living conditions, recreational opportunities.

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GoodWork ID: 42514       Date posted to Sep 8 2017