Chickabee farm is focused on education, every summer we accept interns from May until October for hands on learning opportunities.

Four main enterprises form the base of the Chickabee farm model; Treatment free beekeeping, intensive vegetable production, Forest orchard management, and plant propagation/Nursery.

Additionally a small flock of chickens managed in a rotational pasture system and open public workshops.

Learning Oppurtunities

Intensive vegetable production

Treatment free Beekeeping

Forest orchard design and management

Plant propagation/ Nursery management

Flock management/ rotational grazing

Permaculture design certificate (PDC)

Holistic management

Business skills, financial/ marketing/ planning

Work Requirements

Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Develop competence in each enterprise through hands on experience from planning to execution.

Remuneration; organic fruit and produce, pastured eggs and raw honey, multiple educational oppurtunities, assist or participate in on and off farm workshops, monthly stipend dependant upon skill and time commitment.

Lodging is Not available, Interns must secure own.

© 2013-2019 by Chickabee Farm.

"The ecologically-destructive path we are on is as if all of humanity is in a giant car heading towards a brick wall at 100 miles per hour. Everyone in it is arguing about where to sit. Permaculturalists are some of the only ones who know how to put on the brakes and turn the wheel

                                                                                                                                 Dr David Suzuki
                                                                                             award-winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster

2572 Jerseyville road west

Jerseyville, Ontario

shawn@Chickabee.ca

905-531-2242

Farm Open

June 1 to Oct 15

 

 

​​Ancaster Farmers Market

37 Halson St, Ancaster, ON L9G 2B9

Wed      3pm-7pm    June 13 - Oct 15

Dundas Farmers Market

11 Miller's Ln, Hamilton, ON L9H

Thurs    3pm-7pm   June 7 - Oct 28

Terra winter market-Hamilton

Saturday 10am-3pm   Jan 7 -March 17

 

Phone or email  always available.