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Position: Farmer Contractor
Type: self-employed but supported, equipment, see below
Farm: Whole Village Farm/Ecovillage 
 Whole Village, Alton/Caledon, near Orangeville, GTA, Ontario 
On site housing: yes, to be discussed

Farmer Committed to Regenerative Agriculture Wanted for Developing a Business at an Intentional Community

Whole Village Farm/Ecovillage is searching for an experienced, organic farmer who would collaborate with our community in maintaining and developing a permaculture designed, mixed farm that follows the principles of...

  • Organic food production for the internal and external communities
  • Carbon sequestration (we make and use biochar)
  • Preparation for climate uncertainties
  • Appropriate technology
  • Building healthy soil

Our 191 acres include hardwood maple and wetland forests; pastures; orchards; edible forests; grain, vegetable and hay fields; greenhouses; large barn and sheds; and a Victorian farmhouse. Over the past 15 years we have planted windbreaks, shelterbelts, wildlife corridors, and silvo-pastures. We are inspired by agroecology and welcome biodynamic agriculture.

We will negotiate a relationship that benefits both partners and the land, including possible building of equity after a trial period. The community intends to play a supportive role in developing your successful farm business. We can make an appointment for you to visit the farm, enjoy a meal with us, and discuss possibilities. We recognize the importance of a farmer/farm family having autonomy as well as their own living space, while working together with the community toward the goals of restoration and regeneration.

Check us out at Please contact Brenda at or 519-942-4010.









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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date publiée : Jan 5 2020    Numéro : 55522