Farms at Work is hiring and upcoming events!

Farms at Work is hiring!  

Farms at Work is looking for an enthusiastic and outgoing individual to fill our Farm Stewardship Coordinator position.

  • Anticipated start date: November 2018
  • Application deadline: Thursday November 8th at 5 pm  
  • Location: Peterborough, Ontario

For more information click here


Peterborough County Farmer Social: Saturday December 1st 1:30pm-6:30pm

Let’s get together! 

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! 

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 

This event is being organized by a Roundtable of local farmers, and sponsored by a variety of farm groups in the County. 

Early bird pricing is available before November 18 so get your tickets now! 

For tickets and all the details click here or call 705-743-7671 for assistance 


Scaling Up Sales for the Wholesale Market:  Saturday December 10th 9am-4pm

Are you thinking of increasing your volume of sales by selling more to stores, restaurants and/or institutions? If so, this is the workshop you need! Scaling up sales for the wholesale market can have serious pitfalls if you are not prepared.  How can you market effectively to wholesale buyers, without losing your shirt? Let’s talk about

  • identifying what the market wants
  • projecting financial and operational implications of scaling up
  • developing targeted market materials and relationships with wholesale buyers

During this workshop, you will have an opportunity to engage with potential wholesale buyers (restaurant/store/institutional) about what they need from farmers - in terms of pricing, packaging, handling, delivery etc.

Join us for this practical and jam-packed day that will help you plan for the future. There is Early Bird Pricing available before November 16! For more information click here.



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