[Sust-mar] Farm Homestead Apprentice(s), f/t, Queens County, Nova Scotia
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Mon Jul 23 22:33:56 EDT 2012
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Position: Farm Homestead Apprentice/Helper
Type: full-time internship with lodging, meals, more (see below)
Organization: Millennium Gardens
Location: Queens County, Nova Scotia
We are looking for one or two reliable farm hands for at least a three month period. You must be interested in small scale sustainable farming and interested in learning with us. Our farm includes a small goat herd, a heritage flock of layers, and other birds -- layers, turkeys etc. We have 2 large greenhouses and several small gardens, and we currently are raising a few hogs. Not only are we diverse but we are growing our farm, with an eye to providing some sustainable food production in our small community.
Your time on this farm will include fencing, pond building, preparing fields, barn chores, helping with animal husbandry and management. Greenhouse planning, seed planting and cataloging, grounds work, and building repair are ongoing. You may also find yourself helping with sausage making, jam and veggie preserves, farm book keeping or just figuring out how to incorporate renewable energy into the mix. We are flexible for and will absolutely consider private time and as well we have social time that may be of interest for you to share.
For social and private time musical instruments and other artistic talents are encouraged and more than welcomed.
We are looking for your strengths, your physical capacity and any talents you may bring to our little homestead.
If you are interested -- we can offer, free comfortable lodging with hot showers and with 3 meals daily included, access to internet, tv, phone services and laundry. We also offer rider service once per week to local banking and other retail services. We have connections to many resources and social networks and we will offer you any knowledge we can share. Most importantly we can offer a quality of life for a period of time in beautiful surroundings. Please contact us for further information at vp.rad at ns.sympatico.ca .
Vicki and Scott
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