Ignatius Farm CSA

Ignatius Farm is an integral part of the Ignatius Jesuit Centre, home as well to Loyola House Retreat and Training Centre, Ignatius Old Growth Forest Project, St. Brigid’s Villa, and Orchard Park Office Centre. IJC is 4.5 kilometers from downtown Guelph, and a 10 minute walk from a city bus stop.

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Interns are a key element of Ignatius Farm, learning skills in greenhouse management, field production methods, harvesting, distribution, planning, and working with CSA members and Community Gardeners.

 The Ignatius Farm Internship:

  • Hands-on and skills-based
  • Structured weekly program of workshops and field trips,
  • Monthly field days networking with CRAFT Ontario
  • Personal learning objectives incorporated into weekly program
  • Grow 8+ acres of organic vegetables for over 200 CSA members, Milton Farmers Market, Loyola House, and local businesses
  • Housing, internet, a generous share of vegetables, and modest stipend provided

We are seeking individuals:

  • Keen to learn the practices and principles of growing food organically
  • Interested in building friendships and community
  • Enthusiastic, curious, and open to new ideas.

We expect:

  • Team players
  • Hard work. Positive attitude, fitness, flexibility, and stamina are necessary!
  • Commitment to Ignatius Jesuit Centre Program Objectives

 Novice Full-season, and Novice and Senior Summer Internships are available.

Internships Timelines:

Summer: Apr. 17 – Aug. 25, 2017

Full-Season: Apr. 17 – Nov. 10 2017

Senior: April 3 – Nov. 10, 2017

 Review our detailed Ignatius Farm Internship information package.  To apply, include the application form at the back of the information package, letter of interest, resume, and 3 references.

Applications will be received from December 2016 through to February 13th, 2017. Candidates of interest will be contacted to schedule an on farm interview. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applications or inquiries can be sent to:
Email: officemanager@ignatiusguelph.ca
Phone: 519-824-1250×241

Long links for reference:

Internship package https://ignatiusguelph.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Intership-Package-2017.pdf

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ignatius-Farm-CSA/229354343771514