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ORGANIC FARMING

Position: Farm Internship
Type: includes on-farm housing, $500/month stipend, more (see below)
Dates: April—October 2019
Farm: Lost Savanna Farm 
Location:
 Black Creek BC (Vancouver Island, between Campbell River & Courtenay)

Are you interested in learning about pasture based farming? Lost Savanna Farm is now accepting applications for our farm internship position from April to October 2019. This internship could result with a full time job offer. This position includes on-farm housing and a $500/month stipend to assist with living expenses and groceries.

ABOUT US

Our 73 acre Certified Organic, Certified Demeter farm is devoted to raising animals on pasture to produce the highest quality meat (chicken, pork and beef) and eggs. We sell our meat primarily through a monthly meat box and at the farmers market on Saturdays. The farm is a diverse mix of pasture, silvopasture, forest, permaculture orchard, household garden, ponds and wetlands. We are not hobby farmers. We eat, live, and sleep farming.. this is all we do.

POTENTIAL TRAINING/EDUCATION

  • Regenerative Agriculture
  • Organic Pasture Raised Poultry and Pig Production
  • Mananagment Intensive Grazing
  • 100% Grassfed Beef Production
  • Marketing through a Meat CSA and Farmer's Market
  • Organic Garden and Orchard
  • Microdairy Management
  • Holistic Management
  • Permaculture
  • Irrigation systems

LOCATION AND AMENITIES

Interns will work and live in one of the most beautiful places in Canada — Vancouver Island. The Comox Valley area around us has beautiful beaches, rivers, forests, hiking, snowboarding/skiing, surfing, whale watching, fishing and more.

We are located about a 10 minute car ride to the closest amenities and 20 minutes from Courtenay, a city of 30,000 people. A personal vehicle is suggested if you want to explore Vancouver Island. If you don't bring a vehicle, there are bus systems to get you around and we have bikes for your use.

**Please note we do not offer visa invitiation letters and we cannot accept interns with pets, thank you!**

To apply, please e-mail your resume and a brief covering letter to:
lostsavannafarm@gmail.com
subject: Farm Internship

When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at GoodWork.ca.
 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 23 2019    ID: 52379