CROWN LAND for AGRICULTURAL LEASE (Land Consolidation Program)

Interested in getting farm land in eastern Newfoundland? DNR has a call for proposals from: existing commercial farmers, part-time commercial farmers, or new farmers in need of additional land to operate and develop for agricultural purposes.

Where? Grants Pit Area between Gambo and Traytown.

More information? contact Secretary Regional Selection Committee, DNR, tel: 709-256-1043

When? Proposals must be received by MAY 2, 2011, 4:30pm

O’BRIEN FARM FOUNDATION INC.

What: Call for expressions of interest for Foundation Board Members

Who: O’Brien Farm Foundation is a NFP, newly formed foundation. Seeking individuals who have expertise in fundraising, organic and heritage farming, heritage building conservation, and educational programming.

When: Send expression of interest with a resume on or before April 30, 2011 to:

Sharon D. Pippy, c/0 O’Brien Farm Foundation, 15 Mount Scio Rd, P.O. Box 8861, St. John’s, NL A1B 3T2

email: spippy@nl.rogers.com

And now…. the money: FARM GRANTS – Helping Farmers Harvest Money

for list of grants available to farmers, visit this wiki site created by ACORN (Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network) : http://farmgrants.wikispaces.com/

coming soon…. what local & organic farmers will be growing this summer for you

All the best for the season. And remember, if you have a question related to organic farming or growing in Newfoundland & Labrador, drop us a line, leave a message. That’s what we’re here for.

Alison

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