OCT 26-28: SALT SPRING ISLAND, BC – Efficient Greenhouse Design Workshop

Posted by Moss Dance on April 20, 2018

Grow Oranges in BC! Greenhouse Design Workshop

The Garden on Salt Spring Island is hosting a specialized workshop on October 26-28: Pushing the Limits with Energy Efficient Greenhouse Design  Grow avocados and oranges in Canada? Why not!    The workshop is designed to transfer knowledge and skills required to create a healthy and manageable growing environment, whether small or large, heated or unheated. We touch on the following topics using examples from ‘The Garden’ : Nutrient cycling (recovering nutrient from organic waste)  anaerobic digestion (AD), compost and vermiculture.  Growing sub-tropicals in Canada Greenhouse environment, venting and heating systems Healthy organic soils, hydroponics and digeponics Integrated Pest Management Rainwater catchment and … Continue reading OCT 26-28: SALT SPRING ISLAND, BC – Efficient Greenhouse Design Workshop

JOB: SURREY, BC – Hancock Nature Farms, General Farm Hand & Labourer

Posted by Moss Dance on April 19, 2018

Rare bird at Hancock Nature Farms

Hancock House Publishers & The Hancock Nature Farms are needing a part-time general labourer to help with weekly maintenance, organizing, cleanup and construction on as needed basis. Hours are flexible to fit pre-existing schedules, in return, we simply request that your schedule is predictable. ABOUT HANCOCK NATURE FARMS We operate a small 5 acre publishing company and farm operation/ wildlife center. We strive to operate a low impact, sustainable farm operation in the Hazelmere valley. DESIRED QUALITIES Required Skills & Experience include: Experience in construction, framing or other related work Experience running tractors, forklifts or other heavy machinery Must be able … Continue reading JOB: SURREY, BC – Hancock Nature Farms, General Farm Hand & Labourer

FARM JOB: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm Indoor Production Associate

Posted by Moss Dance on April 18, 2018

Ignatius Farm

Do you have an interest ecological agriculture & greenhouse production?Join the team at Ignatius Farm in Guelph, Ontario this season! ABOUT IGNATIUS FARM Ignatius Farm grows certified organic vegetables and berries for Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) members, farmers markets, local businesses and service agencies. The Farm’s programs include community gardens, acreage rentals, internships, working shares, volunteer opportunities, and several annual community events. The Indoor Production Associate will grow and market seedlings, microgreens, in-ground greenhouse crops as well as field crops. The Ignatius Jesuit Centre (IJC) is a not for profit charity situated on 600 acres of woodlands, wetlands and farmland … Continue reading FARM JOB: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm Indoor Production Associate