Blog Category: Ontario

FARM JOB: Brussels, Huron County, ON – St. Brigids Dairy, Forage, Pasture & Organic Crop Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 21, 2022

St. Brigids Dairy in Brussels, Huron County, Ontario is seeking a Forage, Pasture and Organic Crop Manager! ABOUT St. Brigids Dairy St. Brigid’s Dairy Ltd, is a 300 organic Jersey cow dairy managed on 1200+ acres of land. The farm has started a value-added butter business utilizing outside co-packers to process premium Grassfed Organic Jersey butter. The farm is located just a mile from a town that is a very nice community in rural Huron County. Nearby options for schooling, shopping, supplies. Local hiking trails and Maitland River suitable for canoeing. This position is all pasture, forage and feeding operations … Continue reading FARM JOB: Brussels, Huron County, ON – St. Brigids Dairy, Forage, Pasture & Organic Crop Manager

FARM JOB: Simcoe, ON – Regenerative Rancher/Farmer

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 27, 2022

Are you an individual with experience in the farming industry and are familiar with practices involved with Regenerative Farming and/or Holistic Management? VG Meats, Rowe Farm and Olliffe are looking for a Regenerative Rancher/Farmer for their Ontario Farms! The Regenerative Rancher/Farmer will be a mature individual who will demonstrate the necessary qualities to perform this position with care, attention to detail, and organization. The Regenerative Rancher/Farmer will perform daily tasks aimed at promoting conservation and a rehabilitative approach to food and farming systems. Develop your CAREER with us! Why you should work for this group Wage Range: Dependent upon the … Continue reading FARM JOB: Simcoe, ON – Regenerative Rancher/Farmer

How to Reduce Plastic in Agriculture

Posted by Rachel Spruston on May 02, 2022

Plastic is widely used in agriculture for weed suppression, packaging, seed starting, and more. However, studies show that plastic can disrupt soil health, stunt plant growth, and leach from soils into aquatic environments. Here we dive into the issue of plastic in agriculture, and showcase Canadian farmers who’ve found alternatives. The phrase ‘plastic pollution’ is more likely to bring to mind heartbreaking photos of remote Pacific Ocean beaches littered with plastic or wildlife trapped in six-pack rings than images of earthworms and soil profiles. While marine plastic pollution tends to get the most attention, and for good reason (a recent … Continue reading How to Reduce Plastic in Agriculture

Ignatius Farm New Farmer Training Program

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 08, 2022

Build a foundation to start a successful farm enterprise! The Ignatius Farm New Farmer Training Program is a collaboration between the Ignatius Jesuit Centre, EFAO, Everdale and the National Farmers Union Ontario. This program will not only provide you with critical information to start your farm, but you will meet other new and experienced farmers and become a part of the ecological agricultural community in Ontario. Educational content is geared toward new farmers, but is open to all farmers who might be curious about a certain topic, wishing to expand their farming knowledge, or in need of a refresh. Participants begin with foundational knowledge, … Continue reading Ignatius Farm New Farmer Training Program

INTERNSHIP: OTTAWA, ON – GreenPAC Parliamentary Internship for the Environment & Agriculture

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 08, 2022

The GreenPAC Parliamentary Internship for the Environment is Canada’s premier internship program for emerging environmental leaders on Parliament Hill. Since 2018, in partnership with Sustainability Network, GreenPAC has offered outstanding young leaders, aged 18-30, the chance to gain paid, invaluable training and experience alongside some of Canada’s top environmental champions in Ottawa. Each year from September to June, interns work full-time in the Parliament Hill office of a Member of Parliament (MP) with a proven record of environmental commitment. Reflecting GreenPAC’s commitment to nonpartisanship, host MPs come from every major national political party. Interns gain a deep, day-to-day understanding of … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: OTTAWA, ON – GreenPAC Parliamentary Internship for the Environment & Agriculture

FARM JOB: Cobourg, ON – Evermeadow Farm, Field Operations Lead

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 15, 2022

Evermeadow Farm in Cobourg, Ontario is seeking a Field Operations Lead! ABOUT Evermeadow Farm Evermeadow is a regenerative, pasture-based livestock farm in the rolling hills of Northumberland County. Though building our agricultural enterprise is our current focus, Evermeadow Farm is a part of a larger ecological land management project aimed a restoring ecological resilience and diversity in our farm and the surrounding region. We are presently building the infrastructure, market, soil fertility, and production capacity that will eventually allow us to perform large scale landscape rehabilitation. We work with animals that contribute to our ecological vision by exercising their innate … Continue reading FARM JOB: Cobourg, ON – Evermeadow Farm, Field Operations Lead

FARM JOB: Guelph, Ontario – Ignatius Jesuit Centre, Farm Field Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 31, 2022

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Ignatius Jesuit Centre in Guelph, Ontario is seeking a Farm Field Coordinator! ABOUT Ignatius Jesuit Centre Ignatius Farm, an integral part of the Ignatius Jesuit Centre, is a community organic training farm. The farm grows certified organic produce for Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) members, farmers’ markets, local businesses and service agencies. Programs include community gardens, community orchard, acreage rentals, internships and farmer training, working shares, volunteer opportunities, and seasonal community events. DESIRED QUALITIES Are you passionate about community and regenerative agriculture? Do you have greenhouse, vegetable growing and direct marketing skills? Are you a team player and leader? Do you … Continue reading FARM JOB: Guelph, Ontario – Ignatius Jesuit Centre, Farm Field Coordinator

FARM JOBS: Guelph, Ontario – Ignatius Jesuit Centre, Farm Associates

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 31, 2022

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Ignatius Jesuit Centre in Guelph, Ontario is seeking Farm Associates for the 2022 season! ABOUT Ignatius Jesuit Centre Interested in regenerative agriculture? Join the Ignatius Farm located just north of Guelph Ontario! Ignatius Farm, an integral part of the Ignatius Jesuit Centre, is a community organic training farm. The farm grows certified organic produce for Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) members, farmers’ markets, local businesses and service agencies. Programs include community gardens, community orchard, acreage rentals, internships and farmer training, working shares, volunteer opportunities, and seasonal community events. DESIRED QUALITIES EXPERIENCE Knowledge and/or hands on in gardening, ecological farming, greenhouse production, or other … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Guelph, Ontario – Ignatius Jesuit Centre, Farm Associates

FARM INTERNSHIPS: Guelph, Ontario – Ignatius Jesuit Centre

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 31, 2022

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Ignatius Jesuit Centre in Guelph, Ontario is seeking Farm Interns! ABOUT Ignatius Jesuit Centre Ignatius Farm, an integral part of the Ignatius Jesuit Centre, is a community organic training farm. The farm grows certified organic produce for Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) members, farmers’ markets, local businesses and service agencies. Programs include community gardens, community orchard, acreage rentals, internships and farmer training, working shares, volunteer opportunities, and seasonal community events. We are looking for passionate & imaginative individuals to join us in the care of our organic farm. As part of the Ignatius Farm team you will join our vision for … Continue reading FARM INTERNSHIPS: Guelph, Ontario – Ignatius Jesuit Centre

FARM JOB: Belgrave, ON – Firmly Rooted, Multiple Positions

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 31, 2022

Firmly Rooted in Belgrave, Ontario is seeking an Assistant Farm Manager, a Wash/Pack House Manager, and a Farmers Market Manager for the 2022 season! ABOUT Firmly Rooted HUMAN SCALE, BIOINTENSIVE, ORGANIC FARM – 2022 SEASON Firmly Rooted is a 3.5-acre organic market garden located in Belgrave, Ontario, 30 minutes from beautiful Lake Huron. We provide 4 seasons of quality, healthy produce to our local community through 2 vibrant farmers markets, a 200+-member, multi-season, customizable Farm Share program, as well as to a variety of local restaurants. We specialize in providing a variety of salad greens year-round by utilizing greenhouses as … Continue reading FARM JOB: Belgrave, ON – Firmly Rooted, Multiple Positions