Farmers Work/Learn

Farmers Work/Learn

At Earthwise we believe the best way to learn about agriculture is to do it.

Our Earthwise Farmers Work/Learn is an intensive, hands-on program geared towards individuals that are looking to be future farmers, want to learn more about agriculture, or want a deeper connection to our food system

What You Will Be Learning

As an Earthwise Farmers Work/Learn participant, you will be an important part of our farm team, learning all aspects of the farm operation through direct experience.  volunteers dig dirt pitchfork

You will learn about:

  • Compost Making,
  • Field Prep
  • Soils and Soil Management
  • Seed Sowing
  • Transplanting
  • Weed Management
  • Irrigation
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Harvesting and Vegetable Prep for Sale
  • Farm Store Set-Up & Hosting the Farm Store
  • and Community Supported Agriculture.

For information about this opportunity download our Farmers Work/Learn Application Form and email the completed document to info@earthwisesociety.bc.ca.

 

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