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September 02, 2016 | For Sale
Chicken Watering Nipples / Drinkers (screw-in type) available at $1 each or .75 cents each if ordering more than 15. We can ship anywhere in the Maritimes for $3 for quantities over 15. If postal strike occurs alternate methods of shipping may be considered but could generate higher shipping cost. Located in Moncton, NB.
Phone: 506-870-0772 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 02, 2016 | Wanted
ACORN is seeking Certified Organic Farmer Mentors for the Grow A Farmer Mentorship Program. This initiative facilitates connections and support between established Mentor organic farmers with beginning organic farmers in each province, based on educational goals and areas of expertise. Help support the success of our future farmers by transferring your valuable and hard-earned wisdom and skill! If a successful match is made, Mentors are required to maintain 1-3 hours/month of communications (email/phone/or in-person) with the Beginner Farmer "Mentee." For full details about how this program works, and to complete the application form, please see here. If you have any questions, please contact Lucia Stephen, Program Coordinator at email@example.com.
September 02, 2016 | Jobs & Opportunities
Have you ever asked yourself: "How do I attract the skilled workers I need?", "How do I protect myself from lawsuits, grievances, and liability claims?" or "How do I know whether I have the right mix of people to help me achieve my business goals?" The AgriHR Toolkit may be able to help. To learn more about or purchase this important toolkit, go to www.AgriHRToolkit.ca.
September 02, 2016 | Jobs & Opportunities
Seeking farming couple interested in a small scale farming/ homesteading permaculture style community living arrangement? At low/ tradeable cost and with modest income potential? Alex and Kate at Motheroak permaculture (Belmont, West Hants, NS) are looking to share/work our abundant land and infrastructure with a young(ish) able couple. Minimum two year commitment. Serious inquiries only please. Contact/ cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 12, 2016 | Jobs & OpportunitiesThe AgriInterCulture program has been working collaboratively with Lycee Pommerit in Brittany, France, to find PEI farms interested in hosting apprentices from their agricultural college (CEGEP-type level). They specialize in dairy, pork, beef, crops, agricultural equipment and also have an equestrian school. Apprentices will be here 2 months or more in the summer of 2017. Register by early October: http://www.tonile.ca/en/252-pei-farms-attract-interest-from-french-agricultural-colleges
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August 11, 2016 | Jobs & OpportunitiesLooking for one or two people who would like to share a unique incubator farming opportunity. The farm is located in the Annapolis Valley close to Wolfville and has a 3 bedroom farmhouse, barn, green house, shared dairy cow, chicken coop and an acre to plant. It is a mentorship with an adjacent farm. The mentors focus on market gardening with sustainable permaculture practices.
August 02, 2016 | For SaleDesigned by a LEED certified architect, this modern 3bdrm/2bath passive solar home (1360 sq.ft) is situated on a 25 acre sustainably managed woodlot that includes a bubbling creek and access to the Confederation Trail. Ideal for nature lovers interested in maintaining their energy independence. Supplementing the passive solar heat is an elegant Morso woodstove and a supply of seasoned hardwood. Further information regarding this property can be found at www.passivepei.wordpress.com.
July 25, 2016 | Jobs & OpportunitiesHouse for rent on working certified organic farm producing grapes, haskap, and garlic. Located in Union Square, Barss Corner, Lunenburg County - 25 minutes to Bridgewater or Lunenburg, 6 minutes to New Germany. 3/4 bedroom farm house with many upgrades including insulation and wood stove in kitchen. Beautifully landscaped and lots of outdoor space. Looking for non smoker and will check references. Pictures available. $700 rent. email@example.com
May 28, 2016 | For Sale
This 4 bed, 2.5 bath country charmer boasts a bright country kitchen & nook with all custom cabinets off this is a large sun room with heated floors. The large open living room has a fire place ducked to the main floor; the second wood stove is in the over sized mud room. Dining room, office/den, laundry room plus an extra large storage area, makes up the rest of this upgraded century home. On 211 acres (70 cleared). No pesticides used in at least the last 5 years. Was a huge sheep operation for many generations until 15 years ago. Cattle have grazed during the summer since then.
May 24, 2016 | For SaleVarietals available: Challenger, Nugget, Fuggles, Galena, Cascade, Mt Hood, Golding, Willamette. $6.50 per rhizome, plus shipping (billed at actual cost of shipment). Contact us for special rates for orders over 20 rhizomes. firstname.lastname@example.org