News/Events - November 2016

Is soil health a priority on your farm?

Farms at Work strives to support healthy farms through a wide variety of "behind the scenes" activities. We have hosted soil workshops over the past few years, and this month will participate in a consultation towards the creation of a strategy to enhance the health of agricultural soils. Sustaining Ontario’s Agricultural Soils: Towards a Shared Vision is a discussion document that begins the conversation on the collective efforts needed by government and stakeholders to support and improve agricultural soil health.
You can read a copy and provide your own comments by visiting OMAFRA's website:

We're Hiring!

Agricultural Program Coordinator

November to March

30 hours/week

Position Overview

The successful applicant will gain valuable experience working in a non-profit environment, with the support of experienced sector and technical knowledge-holders.  They will make valuable contacts and benefit from comprehensive exposure to the farming sector in east central Ontario, while supporting management in a wide range of activities that further organizational goals.

  • Number of positions: 2
  • Anticipated start date: November (ASAP) to March 31, 2017
  • Location: Peterborough, Ontario
  • Salary: $15.50/hr for 30 hours a week, plus vacation pay
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