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APPRENTICESHIP: Port Alberni, BC – Farm Manager Apprentice, Avalon Organic Blueberry Farm

Posted by Moss Dance on June 15, 2017

Avalon Organic Blueberry Farm

Position: Apprentice Farm Manager, Avalon Organic Blueberry Farm Location: Alberni Valley, Vancouver Island About Avalon Organic Blueberry Farm Avalon Farm is a 22 acre farm, with 1.5 acre certified organic blueberries, 5 acre hay field, large organic gardens; seeking a long term farm manager to allow the owners to ease into retirement. Accommodation is available year round, and the property has several acres of land that could be used for additional farming operations for the successful candidate if desired. It is intended that 2017 provide an apprenticeship and training opportunity, with full farm management undertaken in 2018. Accommodation is available in … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: Port Alberni, BC – Farm Manager Apprentice, Avalon Organic Blueberry Farm

A Delicious Helping of Audio for Aspiring Farmers and Apprentices

Posted by Jordan Marr on February 05, 2014

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This post: part one of Farmer-Podcaster Jordan Marr’s conversation with organic Market Gardener Heather Stretch, in which the pair talk starting your farm the right way, and structuring a good apprenticeship.

SOIL Apprenticeships 3-Pack: Three Great Farms Offering Apprenticeship Experiences This Season

Posted by Jordan Marr on February 02, 2014

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SOIL Apprenticeships links Canadian farmers willing to take on and train apprentices with people wanting to work and learn on an organic farm using sustainable practices. Our site cooperates with 75 farms across the country, including the three awesome ones featured in this post.