Tag Archives: organic orchard

JOB: Tasting Room Sales Associate, Twisted Hills Craft Cider, Cawston, BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on February 13, 2016

Twisted Hills Orchard

Job Title: Full Time Tasting Room Sales Associate Establishment: Twisted Hills Craft Cider, Cawston, BC Job Description: We are a up and coming craft cidery seeking friendly, energetic full time help in our tasting room for 5 days per week from June 3 to September 26, 2016. A new team member will be expected to possess strong people skills and present our ciders in a relaxed style all while exceeding customer expectations. Working Hours: 1100am – 530pm Wage: Starting at $12.00/hour. Negotiable upon experience. Roles & Responsibilities: Pouring cider to guests in the tasting room Encouraging the sale of cider Strong People Skills Execution of opening and closing … Continue reading JOB: Tasting Room Sales Associate, Twisted Hills Craft Cider, Cawston, BC

OCTOBER 24 & 25: Growing a Permaculture Orchard, Kingston & Guelph, ON

Posted by Kristen Nammour on October 15, 2015

Growing a Permaculture Orchard Stefan Sobkowiak Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario Young Agrarians - Event Banner

Interested in Growing a Permaculture Orchard for farmers, communities, and pollinators? Join the Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario in collaboration with Young Agrarians for two half-day workshops by Stefan Sobkowiak. Workshops will be held in Kingston & Guelph, ON. Join Stefan for this unique opportunity to learn about: Permaculture orchard design Variety selection and pest management Tools and equipment Profitability and economics Benefits to pollinators REGISTER ONLINE NOW! KINGSTON DATE: Saturday, October 24, 2015 | 1:00-4:30pm LOCATION: Kingston Frontenac Public Library, Wilson Room 130 Johnson St, Kingston, ON Join & Share this event on Facebook! GUELPH DATE: Sunday, October 25, 2015 | 1:00-4:30pm LOCATION: Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk St, Guelph, ON … Continue reading OCTOBER 24 & 25: Growing a Permaculture Orchard, Kingston & Guelph, ON

Young Farmer Profile #2: Molly and Matt Thurston of Claremont Ranch Organics, Lake Country, BC

Posted by vivavittles on February 05, 2013

Matt and Molly were two names that popped up frequently as I began asking around about who the young farmers were in the Okanagan.  My visit to their farm confirmed everything I had ever read or heard about the hospitality of folks who work the land and have the fruits of their labour to share.