Blog Category: Ontario

FARM APPRENTICESHIP: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 05, 2020

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Looking for a farming apprenticeship in Ontario? Check out Ignatius Farm in Guelph! About Ignatius Farm Ignatius Farm grows certified organic produce for Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) members, farmers’ markets, local businesses and service agencies. The programs include community gardens, acreage rentals, internships and farmer training, working shares, volunteer opportunities, and seasonal community events. The Ignatius Jesuit Centre (IJC) is a not for profit charity situated on 600 acres of woodlands, wetlands and farmland just outside of Guelph Ontario. IJC welcomes all and is home to Loyola Retreat House & Ignatian Training, Ignatius Farm and the Ignatius Old-Growth Forest. Are you passionate … Continue reading FARM APPRENTICESHIP: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm

FARM JOB: OTTAWA, ON – Capital Greens Urban Farm, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 03, 2020

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Capital Greens Urban Farm in Ottawa, ON is seeking a Farm Worker for the 2020 season! ABOUT Capital Greens Urban Farm Capital Greens is a small-scale, diversified organic vegetable farm located at the Just Food Farm in Blackburn Hamlet in Ottawa, Ontario. We grow a mix of veggies – with an emphasis on salad ingredients – that we sell at the Lansdowne Farmer’s Market, to several grocery stores, at the Just Food Farmstand, and through a brand new customizable CSA home delivery program. We believe strongly in organic principles and strive to improve the fertility and biological activity in our soil by … Continue reading FARM JOB: OTTAWA, ON – Capital Greens Urban Farm, Farm Worker

APPRENTICESHIPS: PICTON, ON – Blue Wheelbarrow Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 28, 2020

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Looking for a farming apprenticeship in Ontario? Check out Blue Wheelbarrow Farm in Prince Edward County, ON! If you find dirt under your fingernails soothing and the physical exhaustion of a day’s work in the field strangely satisfying… read on! About Blue Wheelbarrow Farm Blue Wheelbarrow Farm is excited to be starting its fifth season in beautiful Prince Edward County, Ontario. Located just outside Bloomfield in the heart of “The County”, we are dedicated to producing fresh, organically grown vegetables of the highest quality and taste, with a strong focus on promoting local agriculture and local food autonomy. The farm is a 17 acre property … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIPS: PICTON, ON – Blue Wheelbarrow Farm

FARM JOB: PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY, ON – Blue Wheelbarrow Farm, Field Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 28, 2020

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Blue Wheelbarrow Farm in Prince Edward County, ON is seeking a Field Manager for the 2020 season! About Blue Wheelbarrow Farm Blue Wheelbarrow Farm is excited to be starting its fifth season in beautiful Prince Edward County, Ontario. Located just outside Bloomfield in the heart of “The County”, we are dedicated to producing fresh, organically grown vegetables of the highest quality and taste, with a strong focus on promoting local agriculture and local food autonomy. The farm is a 17 acre property with 3 acres cultivated for vegetable growing. We specialize in baby greens and salad mixes (over 5,600 lbs sold in 2019) … Continue reading FARM JOB: PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY, ON – Blue Wheelbarrow Farm, Field Manager

FARM JOB: KINGSTON, ON – Root Radical CSA, Team Leader

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 30, 2019

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Root Radical CSA in Kingston, Ontario is hiring a Team Leader! ABOUT ROOT RADICAL CSA Root Radical Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) is a successful organic farm growing a diversity of vegetables. Entering our 14th season, we sell our vegetables through the CSA model to about 250 households in Kingston and on Howe Island. We are known for our high-quality and great-tasting vegetables, our friendly, organized, and accommodating customer service, and the environmental education opportunities offered to our community. In the garden, most work is done by hand or with human-powered tools. We use tractors for moving compost and soil mix, preparing the … Continue reading FARM JOB: KINGSTON, ON – Root Radical CSA, Team Leader

FARM JOB: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm, Farm Outreach Staff

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 23, 2019

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Ignatius Farm in Guelph, ON is seeking a Farm Outreach staff person! About Ignatius Farm Ignatius Farm grows certified organic produce for Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) members, farmers’ markets, local businesses and service agencies. The programs include community gardens, acreage rentals, internships and farmer training, working shares, volunteer opportunities, and several annual community events. The Ignatius Jesuit Centre (IJC) is a not for profit charity situated on 600 acres of woodlands, wetlands and farmland just outside of Guelph Ontario. IJC welcomes all and is home to Loyola Retreat House & Ignatian Training, Ignatius Farm and the Ignatius Old-Growth Forest. Are you … Continue reading FARM JOB: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm, Farm Outreach Staff

FARM JOB: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm, Farm Educator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 06, 2019

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Ignatius Farm in Guelph, ON is seeking a Farm Educator! About Ignatius Farm Ignatius Farm grows certified organic produce for Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) members, farmers’ markets, local businesses and service agencies. The programs include community gardens, acreage rentals, internships and farmer training, working shares, volunteer opportunities, and several annual community events. The Ignatius Jesuit Centre (IJC) is a not for profit charity situated on 600 acres of woodlands, wetlands and farmland just outside of Guelph Ontario. IJC welcomes all and is home to Loyola Retreat House & Ignatian Training, Ignatius Farm and the Ignatius Old-Growth Forest. Desired Experience Are you passionate … Continue reading FARM JOB: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm, Farm Educator

Fields of Hope: Farm Photography Book Fundraiser

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 15, 2019 1 Comment

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Doublejay Farms. Photo by Andrée Thorpe Local photographer Andrée Thorpe has been photographing life on farms for four years. She goes beyond capturing daily activities to focus on what it really means to have a deep commitment to the land, to the community, and to social good. She has learned that farming is serious hard work and that you cannot be afraid to embrace it.  Andrée has published a beautiful book called Fields of Hope. It is a collection of images that celebrates farmers and their way of life. With it, the goal is to create a sequence of images in unity to … Continue reading Fields of Hope: Farm Photography Book Fundraiser

FARM JOBS: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm, Farm Associates

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 01, 2019

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Ignatius Farm in Guelph, ON, is hiring 2 Farm Associates! Ignatius Farm is looking for passionate, imaginative, eco-minded individuals to help them care for the Ignatius organic farm. You will help build the Ignatius Farm vision of developing local food systems, innovative crop production, eco-spirituality, community shared agriculture, and education programs. About Ignatius Farm The Ignatius Jesuit Centre (IJC) is a not-for-profit charity situated on 600 acres of woodlands, wetlands and farmland just outside of Guelph Ontario. IJC welcomes all and is home to Loyola Retreat House & Ignatian Training, Ignatius Farm, the Ignatius Old-Growth Forest, St Brigid’s Villa and Orchard Park Office … Continue reading FARM JOBS: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm, Farm Associates

Short Film: Counting on a New Crop

Posted by Dana Penrice on July 12, 2019

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Can two unconventional friends keep a decades-old family farm from disappearing? COUNTING ON A NEW CROP is a short documentary directed by Brina Romanek, produced in partnership with CBCShort Docs. The film follows best friends, Sixty-six-year-old farmer Jim Giffen and quiet, 23 year-old electrician, Jonas they struggle to keep Edencrest Farm alive. Before Giffen met Jon, he feared he would lose Edencrest Farms, a staple in the Minesing community since the early1900s. With his four children uninterested in the family business, the question of who would take over the property was looming and the idea that he would have no … Continue reading Short Film: Counting on a New Crop