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Positions: 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

Accepting applications for 2 interns in 2018
Duration of internship: May 1st-November 15 2018

Marvellous Edibles is a diverse 100 acre farm south of the Georgian Bay between Meaford and Owen Sound.

We have Certified Organic vegetables, fruits, 100% Grass Fed Cattle and Certified Organic poultry

Our internship program includes:

  • Seed starting, seedling care, irrigation, weed and pest management,

  • Harvesting and post harvest care

  • Greenhouses: construction, management, season extension

  • Orchard management

  • Crop planning

  • Farming with challenging soil and cool climate conditions

  • Raised beds: advantages, walk behind tractor use

  • Pastured livestock

  • Efficiency and time management

  • Value added products such as ferments, preserves and baking

  • Farmers Markets – Generating year round income

  • Root Cellars

  • Bees and honey

Interns are encouraged to communicate their interests and work on individual projects.

There are monthly visits to other CRAFT farms where you will be taking workshops on many of the important aspects of small scale organic farming and meeting a large group of interns.

Intern applicants should be independent thinkers who enjoy physical work and committed to producing organic food. The ability to work independently as well as part of a team is essential. No experience is necessary however you have to be physically fit and mentally strong. 5 days, 8- 10 hours a day,

Compensation:

  • Weekly Stipend of $ 200.00, which will increase to $250.00 after 8 weeks, with satisfactory performance and a commitment to a full season internship of May 1st-November 15th
  • Lodging with heat, shower, laundry and Wi Fi. in a separate building
  • All your food
  • Weekday lunches are shared,

International intern applicants from countries that have internship agreements with Canada under "International Experience Canada" are welcome.

Website: http://www.marvellousediblesfarm.ca

Email: ayseakoner@gmail.com

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GoodWork ID: 43744       Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jan 23 2018