Fall Farm Internship and Events in East Central Ontario!

Fall Farm Internship

Farms at Work is proud to share about a new Fall Farm Internship! Chick-a-biddy Acres operates on a 72-acre farm near Peterborough, in the beautiful Trent Hills. This is a great opportunity for two hard working people to learn about the fall harvest of vegetables.

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Farmland Available! Check out more than 20 current postings here: http://farmsatwork.org/farmland


Upcoming regional events


Hastings Plowing Match and Farm Show: August 22: 9:00am-5:00pm and August 23: 9:00am-4:00pm

The host this year is Scott and Angela Trudeau and family at 302 Stoco Rd. Tweed, ON. There will be 200 exhibitors of agricultural technology & services, woodlot info & demos, crafts, family program, antiques, Queen of the Furrow & entertainment

General Information you can contact Harry Danford at 613-395-5177 or hdanford@sympatico.ca

Large Flock Sheep Operators Field Day

Will be held on August 23, 2018, 11am – 4pm. The host farm is located in Peterborough County. The exact farm location will be confirmed after registration has been received and approved.

The field day is hosted by the Large Flock Operators (LFO) and is open to non-LFO members who have clear goals of flock expansion, increased productivity, and profitability.

This event will feature live handling demonstrations, guest speakers, software and hardware management system display, record keeping tools, state of the art equipment, and a farm tour of the host's progressive flock.

Biosecurity will be strictly enforced at the gate. Please wear clean clothes and footwear. The committee reserves the right to deny access if clothing and footwear is not clean.

Space is limited. The committee reserves the right to limit registrations. Registration is $30 (August 10 onward)

To register contact: Allison Brown, Small Ruminant Livestock Assistant, OMAFRA call at 705.324.6125 or email LFOgeneral@outlook.com


East Central SCIA Bus Trip to Farm Progress Show in Iowa: From August 26-30

For more information please contact: Bruce McKeown 705-953-9935, Jessica Swain at Carlson Wagonlit Travel: 705-743-8683 or jswain@carlsonwagonlit.net


Peterborough County Plowing Match: September 28 @ 8:00am- September 29 @ 5:00pm

Peterborough County 100 Anniversary Plowing Match is being hosted at Dave Edgerton’s at 11 Lindsay Rd, Selwyn, near Fowlers Corners.

For more information please contact Jim Buck at 705-696-2567


Environmental Farm Plan Workshop (EFP): October 29 and November 7

Location is in Whitby. For more information visit https://www.ontariosoilcrop.org/oscia-programs/workshops-webinars/


Environmental Farm Plan Workshop (EFP): November 6 and November 13

This workshop will be held in Castleton (Trenton). For more information visit https://www.ontariosoilcrop.org/oscia-programs/workshops-webinars/


GYFP Workshop: November 23 and 30

The Growing Your Farm Profits in our region will be held in Whitby.  For more information visit https://www.ontariosoilcrop.org/oscia-programs/workshops-webinars/


Save the date: Fair Food and Finance Fund: Fall Forum: October 30th in Madoc


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