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Billyco Junction Gardens
Located 10 minutes east of Lacombe, in Central Alberta
Near Lacombe, AB

Contact: William Biel, Eddie Biel

Phone: 403-782-4263

Email: Wbiel@albertahighspeed.net

Website: http://www.BillycoJunction.com, http://startfarming.switchwebsites.com/asaap-farms/billyco-junction-ga

Last Updated: 03-03-2010

General Description: We are a fruit and vegetable u-pick operation focused on farm-direct marketing of produce as well as an active grower member of ARRGO (Alberta Rhodiola Rosea Growers Organization). 2009 was our first season open to the public. In 2010 we will increase our Farmer’s Market exposure and continue to establish ourselves as a tourist destination. A produce box program, garden plot rentals, and community supported agriculture are additional projects we are working to develop.

Internship Starts: Spring-Early Summer
Internship Ends: Fall
Number of Interns: 1
App Deadline: Early spring
Minimum Length of Stay: Four to Six Months (Prefered)

Meals: Negotiable. Food and lodging available plus stipend depending on desired outcome.

Skills Desired:

Educational Opportunities:

Stipend: Negotiable. Food and lodging available plus stipend depending on desired outcome.

Housing: Lodging is available on farm but may also be found in the nearby city of Lacombe (10 minutes away).

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Internship Details: Apprentices will have the unique opportunity to experience the growth curve of our new "ag"-ventures and farm-direct business developments. Length of day and work schedule are very much weather and seasonally related. The level of work is also negotiable and balanced.


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