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INTERNSHIP POSITION

Position: Farm Internship
Type: full-time internship with accom., stipend, more (see below)
Organization: Puddleduck Farm
Location: Pontypool, Ontario (on-farm accom. available)

We are a 100 acre farm located just 30 minutes west of Peterborough, 1 1/2 hours east of Toronto, where we grow organically grown produce and raise livestock, including cattle, pigs and chickens. We also rent a sugar bush where we produce maple syrup every spring. We are part of the CRAFT intern program - more information at http://www.craftfarms.ca. We are looking for a hard working individual who is looking to gain more farming experience. The position allows our interns to work in all the different aspects of our farm, gaining valuable experience in the following areas:

  • livestock management
  • garden prep, planting, weeding and harvesting
  • preparing vegetables for market and our csa shares
  • farm projects
  • maple syrup bottling and value added product preparation (ie maple butter and maple sugar candies)
  • daily chores and general farm operation
  • some tractor work

Applicants must be able to work well with others, but also be a motivated individual worker. The applicant must be able to handle some heavy lifting and long hours during our harvest season. We offer a great working and learning environment.

On farm accommodation is available, the position is full time hours, 5 days/week, with a monthly stipend of $400, plus food from the farm and some basic food staples will be supplied.

Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Merridy at:
puddleduckfarm mask nexicom.net*

Thank you for your interest,

Merridy and Eben
Puddleduck Farm
705-931-5794

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GoodWork ID: 40699       Date posted to GoodWork.ca: May 27 2017