Ever heard of an ‘artist in residence’ program? This is the *farm* version 🙂
If you can’t move out of the city (yet), but want to spend the growing season in the country raising your own food, this just may be your chance 🙂
Would you like to have your own CSA? Raise pastured poultry? Be a part of a growing modern homesteading movement?
Our “Planting a Seed” Program was created just for you…
Planting a Seed recognizes that there are plenty of you who dream of having your own farm. But maybe you just are not ready to leave your current home base (yet). Maybe you need more experience or want to really try this on before making the leap (permanently).
But how do you gain experience, flex your unique style of gardening/farming chops, and maybe make a bit of cash…
What: An opportunity for 1-2 motivated people to come swap LAND for LABOUR and be a part of creating Manitoba’s first homesteading education and re-skilling centre while running your very own mini-farm op on site through the 2014 growing season.
Where: At Nourished Roots- a 320 acre property in the province’s Interlake region- just 75 km (about 40 minutes) north of Winnipeg near Fraserwood, Manitoba.
Interested? Contact us here
Deadline for application is February 28
Nourished Roots is all about connecting people with the skills and inspiration they need to build community, to grow and eat good food, and to raise children who are nourished- body, mind and soul.
Nourished Roots is a 320 acre farm and re-skilling site right smack dab in the middle of Canada. It is the home of Canada’s DIY Homesteader Festival…
About the family behind Nourished Roots
Adrienne and Trevor traded in fancy shoes and power lunches for galoshes and preserves years ago.
Now you’ll find them and their two children building compost bins, hauling wood, turning soil and picking eggs. That is of course when they’re not in the kitchen cooking up delicious recipes made using traditional food prep methods…
Adrienne teaches workshops on traditional foods (with lots of special love for fermentation).