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Sleepy g farm
Pass Lake, ON P0T 2M0

Contact: Marcelle Paulin, Brendan Grant

Phone: 807-977-1631

Email: Info@sleepygfarm.ca

Website: http://www.sleepygfarm.ca

Last Updated: 01-12-2017

General Description: Sleepy G Farm is located in the small community of Pass Lake, 45 minutes East of Thunder Bay. Situated at the base of the Sibley Peninsula, the farm is within 5 km of Lake Superior and the magnificent Sleeping Giant Provincial Park. We are a modern vegetable CSA farm and also raise beef cattle and laying hens. The farm is 160 acres with 6 acres under intensive vegetable production, 80 acres in hay and pasture with remainder of the property in mixed boreal forest.
Our vegetable and hay fields are Certified Organic by EcoCert Canada, we are strong proponents of Organic agriculture and manage the farm accordingly. We employ the use of quality hand tools, tractors, and oxen to accomplish farm work. We believe that the return of small farms will be the next agricultural revolution, and Sleepy G Farm is excited to be a part of it!

Internship Starts: 05-01-2017
Internship Ends: 11-01-2017
Number of Interns: 2
App Deadline:
Minimum Length of Stay:

Meals: Omnivorous lunch each work day. Other meals are one's own responsibility. Separate staff kitchen stocked with food provided to interns.

Skills Desired: Please visit the website for additional information on current opportunities.

Educational Opportunities:

Stipend: $100 cad offered weekly in addition to food and accomdations.

Housing: Shared bunkhouse, staff kitchen, shower, outhouse on farm. Limited wifi also included.

Preferred method Of Contact: email

Internship Details: The Internship is an opportunity for an inexperienced but keen worker to gain valuable skills and experience working on a farm. The Intern will work as part of a 3 or 4 person team to perform daily tasks in the market garden. The Intern will be included in all educational opportunities on the farm.

The Intern will work 8 hours per day, 5 days a week. The majority of their work will be in the market garden doing transplanting, weeding, cultivating, harvesting, and processing vegetables for market. The worker may also be called upon to assist with animals when required, and help with making hay.

Skilled applicants in areas of welding, construction, mechanics, equipment operators encouraged to apply and will be offered tasks specific to their skills. Additional monies offered for skilled workers.


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