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Peterborough County Farmer Social

 

Join us Saturday December 1st for this exciting agricultural event.

Let’s get together and celebrate agriculture with other farmers from across the County. Whether you are young or old, all about beef, a dairy farmer, a beekeeper, maple syrup or vegetable enthusiast, into chickens or sheep – you are invited! EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS NOV 21ST!!

We will  

  • eat good food (light supper included)

  • welcome special guest speaker Dan Needles** on "Land, Neighbors and the Power of Farmer Thinking: stories and laughter about the place we call home"

  • discuss what we have in common and how we can work together

To register and for complete details click here

Farms at Work is Hiring!

Farms at Works is hiring!

We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to fill the role as Farm Stewardship Coordinator.

  • Anticipated Start Date: November 2018
  • Application Deadline: November 8, 2018 at 5pm
  • Location: Peterborough, ON 
  • Hours of work: Variable, on average 12 hours per week to March 2019 and 8 hours per week from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2021
  • Hourly rate: $25 per hour, including 2 weeks paid vacation

Applications should be sent to pat@farmsatwork.ca by 5pm on Thursday November 8th. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

For more information about this position please click the link below!

 

Fair Finance Fund- Fall Forum: Madoc on Oct 30th

 Fair Finance Fund is being designed to support the local food and farm sector across Ontario and will invest social enterprises that have explicit values in: local food systems, local economies, and the planet. This loan fund will build on seed capital to implement an ongoing investment opportunity for community-minded investors.

Farms at Work is a Forum partner.

Please click here to register.