Job: Organic Farming Community Liaison
Summer student position, for the Langford Conservancy, Langford, Lynden and Jerseyville
The Langford Conservancy is a land trust that has preserved a heritage schoolhouse for the community's use. You will be working with members of the Langford Conservancy and local organic farmers to plan events related to the community garden, medicinal and edible plant walks, eco-tourism events and workshops.
- Experience in organic farming and in organizing workshops preferred,
- an enthusiasm to learn about and promote organic farming, farm land preservation, eco-tourism, medicinal and edible plants and organic gardening,
- an aptitude for working with seniors and helping with dinners for migrant workers.
Image from Ontario Farmland Trust
Premier Kathleen Wynne and her Cabinet are about to make a final decision on the updated Greenbelt and Growth Plans. They have a big choice to make: protect farmland, water sources, and natural areas in and around the Greenbelt, or allow developers to pave over these areas for years to come.
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