Classifieds

ACORN classified listings are posted here on our website and are sent out monthly in the ACORN e-newsletter to over 3000 subscribers.



Seeking Grow a Farmer Mentors!

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 lucia@acornorganic.org.

AgriHR Toolkit

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.

Seeking Farming Couple

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 alexdenicola@hotmail.com.

Email alexdenicola@hotmail.com

Looking for PEI farms interested in hosting French apprentices

August 12, 2016  |  Jobs & Opportunities

The 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
Phone 902-854-3439 ext. 222
Email projets@cifipe.ca

Incubator farm

August 11, 2016  |  Jobs & Opportunities

Looking 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.
Phone 902-692 8254
Email tbarkhouse@gmail.com

Modern Passive Solar Home / 25 Acres - Cardigan, Prince Edward Island

August 02, 2016  |  For Sale

Designed 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.
Phone 902-394-6694
Email marfken@upei.ca

House for rent

July 25, 2016  |  Jobs & Opportunities

House 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. jcorr@eastlink.ca
Phone 902-644-3350
Email jcorr@eastlink.ca

211 Acre farm for sale. Property Guys ID # 2634

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.

Phone 5062272634
Email andrewtylermilton@hotmail.com

CERTIFIED ORGANIC HOP RHIZOMES FOR SALE

May 24, 2016  |  For Sale

Varietals 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. bigsprucebrewing@gmail.com
Phone 902-295-2537
Email bigsprucebrewing@gmail.com

Alternative program available for finding skilled agricultural workers in PEI

May 11, 2016  |  Jobs & Opportunities

For nearly a year now, farmers on PEI have an alternative source to find skilled labour. AgriInterCulture, a pilot project created by the Cooperative d’integration francophone de l’IPE (CIF), recruits workers from countries where French is an official language, as well as other parts of Canada. Click here or contact coordinator Noella Richard at 902-854-3439 ext. 222 or projets@cifipe.ca for more info: http://www.tonile.ca/en/241-alternative-program-for-agricultural-workers
Phone 902-854-3439 ext. 222
Email projets@cifipe.ca