INTERNSHIP: Ravine Creek Farm, Winlaw, BC

Posted by Moss Dance on January 16, 2017

Internship Ravine Creek Farm

This paid internship opportunity is on a certified organic, family run vegetable farm in the stunning and magical Slocan Valley. Come grow with us!

Located near Winalw, BC our farm is a very successful (and very busy!) little veggie paradise – the operation is 4 acres, 3 of hay and 1 of veggies, our intensive vegetable garden is the heart of our business and we sell our produce at the Nelson farmer’s market, a weekly farm stand and through a 20 member CSA. We have a passionate and devoted customer base and we are fortunate to have a small but thriving agriculture community around us to collaborate with. This is an incredible opportunity for someone interested in pursuing small scale agriculture and sustainable living.

Internship Ravine Creek Farm

What we need:

Farming is a many hats type of calling, our days can take us from grunt manual labour to customer service to aesthetic design to number crunching to conflict resolution all in a day’s work – apprenticing to farming means being willing to try on a lot of different hats! At a minimum this means you should have: a positive attitude, excellent physical and mental stamina, diverse interests, and a versatile skill set. Also you must be available from April to October.

Internship Ravine Creek Farm

What we offer:

  • A positive and respectful working environment, we love what we do and where we live – its a great place to be!!
  • $800/month stipend
  • One-room cabin with outdoor kitchen & solar shower/bath
  • Food subsidy: some dry goods such as rice, beans, oats etc. and all-you-can-eat produce from our farm
  • Bicycle – your very own ten-speed for cruising into the village or to the swimming hole
  • Amazing rural community with lots of creative, progressive, friendly folk to meet
  • Incredible natural landscape with lots of opportunities for hiking, canoeing, biking and swimming, we are surrounded by snowcapped peaks and within a day’s drive of several hotsprings
  • Hands on work experience in all aspects of farm operations and access to our extensive resource library

Find out more about our farm at www.ravinecreek.wordpress.com

Please send a resume and cover letter to ravine.creek@gmail.com. Application deadline is Feb. 28, 2017Internship Ravine Creek Farm

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