Position: Farm Intern to help with school visits and gardens
Type: internship with accom., food, small stipend, more (see below)
Organization: Mansfield Heritage Farm
Location: southern Ontario, near Alliston / 1.5 hours from downtown Toronto
Needed, a summer intern from mid-May to late September to help teach gardening to all grades 7 and 8 of a local school. The students will plant two gardens in late May at our farm and will return in September to harvest the vegetables and learn to cook the produce. The intern will be responsible for maintaining the gardens over the summer and to prepare about 20 CSAs (weekly vegetable shares). There will be a some chickens and pigs.
Accomodation and food provided (cooking would be done by the intern).
Our farm is 100 acres, with about 2 1/2 acres in organic vegetables (which is leased to another farmer). It has a separate building with a bedroom (twin beds) and bathroom with a shower, and a commercial kitchen.
This is a good job for someone interested in community gardens and in educating children about where their food comes from and about healthy eating.
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GoodWork ID: 37979 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Mar 11 2017