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Natures Way Farm
Grimshaw, AB T0H 1W0
Contact: Peter Lundgard
Last Updated: 03-03-2010
General Description: On our Organic, Holistic managed, ecological,grass based farm located near Peace River in northern Alberta, Canada, we raise grass-fed cattle, sheep, grow alfalfa seed,alfalfa leaf cutter beekeeping, and hay. We have two milk cows, a dozen chickens, and a vegetable garden, all for our own food supply.
Internship Starts: Negotiable, year round.
Internship Ends: Not Applicable
Number of Interns: 2
App Deadline: No deadline
Minimum Length of Stay: 3 months
Meals: Meals are all home-cooked and we use as much of our farm produce and local produce as possible. Meals will be served at the main house.
Skills Desired: Applicants should be physically fit, self motivated and have a desire to learn about organic farming.
Educational Opportunities: The successful applicants will learn about organic and grass based farming, planned grazing of cattle and sheep,pasture calving and lambing,animal nutrition, soils,and mineral balancing. Also you will learn about compost tea brewing and application, Holistic Management,low stress livestock handling, fencing, carpentry, pollination of alfalfa using leaf cutter bees and traditional nutrition following the teachings of the Weston A. Price Foundation, and also you will learn about Slow Food International.
Housing: Separate house.
Preferred method Of Contact: Email or phone
Internship Details: At Natures Way Farm we believe in building a healthy eco-system and working with nature to provide an environmentally, economically, and socially acceptable form of food production. One of our goals is to share our knowledge with others and help the next generation of farmers.