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Sunworks Farm
15 minutes North of Camrose
Armena, AB

Contact: Ron Hamilton, Sheila Hamilton

Phone: 780-672-9798

Email: sheila@sunworksfarm.com

Website: http://www.sunworksfarm.com

Last Updated: 03-03-2010

General Description: Sunworks Farm is a Certified Organic Poultry and Cattle farm that direct markets all of its meats at two year round Farmers Markets and into a few food service outlets. The farm is certified as humane and raises their poultry in movable shelters in the summer. Calving is done late spring and through the summer.

The feed is made on the farm in their own CFIA approved feed mill. This is a progressive farm that uses rotational grazing for its birds and cattle, farms holistically and in a sustainable manner.

Internship Starts: Majority of work is for summer months, also accept apprenticeships in Fall and Winter
Internship Ends:
Number of Interns: 1
App Deadline: Contact farmer for more information
Minimum Length of Stay: Contact farmer for more information

Meals: Contact farmer for more information.

Skills Desired: 18 years or older, driver’s license, non smoker, physically fit, can work with others.

Educational Opportunities: Direct marketing; organic poultry production; organic feed production; summer calving; rotational grazing.

Stipend: Provided. Contact farmer for further details.

Housing: Lodging on farm (holiday trailer) for summer months.

Preferred method Of Contact:

Internship Details:
General work expectations:

--6 days /week, approximately 8 to 9 hours per day, you will be feeding and tending to poultry and livestock.
--the work takes place indoors and outdoors while operating a feed mill, marketing at farmers markets, cleaning barns and moving shelters.


 

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