URBAN FARMING Learning Program 2016

Apply now! Urban Farming Learning Program with Farmers on 57th The Farmers on 57th market garden is seeking Learning Program volunteers for the 2016 season! This full season learning experience will immerse you into the world of ecological farming. It is a practical hands-on experience where you exchange your labour and commitment for our instruction, supervision and mutual commitment. Farmers on 57th is an urban farm on Vancouver Coastal Health land near 57th and Cambie. The market garden grows beautiful organic veggies for distribution through a CSA program. We also grow and market cut flower bouquets. There are a number of community related projects…

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Fall Garden Work Parties


work partyWe’d love to see you in the garden! Come pull plants, seed cover crops & help us put this garden to bed. Gloves & tools provided. Kids welcome!

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25th, 10-2
Farmers on 57th Market Garden, 650 West 57th Avenue (east of Cambie)
Why? It’s good to get outside, spend time with people and touch the earth.
Come on out for an hour or 2 and enjoy a warm cup of soup and bread with us over lunch.
We’ll be there rain or shine.

Summer Student Position: Urban Farmer Programs Assistant

UPDATE: THANKS TO ALL APPLICANTS – THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED – June 5, 2015 Dates: June 1 – August 4 (9 weeks), 30 hours/week, $10.25/hour Farmers on 57th is hiring an Urban Farmer Programs Assistant. This Canada Summer Jobs position runs June 1 – August 4 (9 weeks), 30 hours a week. You must be available to work part of your weekly 30 hours on Tuesdays, Fridays, the occasional Monday evening and occasional weekends. You must be a full-time student (ages 15-30) who plans to return to school Fall 2015 to be eligible for this position and are legally entitled…

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