Position: Organic Farm Apprenticeship
Type: f/t May until Sept./Oct., with room & board, stipend, more (see below)
Organization: Wheelbarrow Farm
Location: Sunderland/Uxbridge area, Durham Region, Ontario
Apprenticeships are a great way to explore your farm dream and learn some useful skills. If you are thinking about getting into farming or just having a really large garden, this is your place to start. Wheelbarrow Farm has been in operation for 11 years and we continue to grow. This year we are importing a first-of-its-kind electric farm tractor. We'll also be installing a 14kW solar array.
Apprentices live at the farm during the growing season, working and learning alongside the staff and volunteers. In exchange for your efforts in the field (5 days/week) we teach you everything that we know, we feed and house you, we provide 6 full days of field-trip workshops on other farms and we also do many on-farm workshops. We provide a $500/month stipend.
Apprenticeship positions are available from May until September/October.
Accommodations are private cabins or a private room in the main house.
Wheelbarrow Farm is a part of the CRAFT program – a network of educational organic farms.
Here are some of the areas you will gain knowledge in:
To apply for an apprenticeship, please send a resume and cover letter to:
Only accepting applications from within Canada.
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GoodWork ID: 44576 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Mar 10 2018