Could 2019 be the year you learn how to set up and run a community market garden? Chagfood, a CSA scheme based in Chagford, Devon, is offering two apprenticeship opportunities from April to October.
What is Chagfood?
Chagfood is a six-acre Community Market
What will apprentices be doing?
We are able to offer an informal but comprehensive apprenticeship
Is accommodation provided?
Yes! We are able to provide basic but clean and tidy caravans for accommodation on our site along with a field kitchen, drinking water and a compost loo. We also offer £50 per week as a living allowance in addition to fresh vegetables from our fields. In return we ask for our apprentice to work four days a week, averaging 9-hours a day, to be enthusiastic, practical and willing to learn and work as part of a hard working team.
How can I apply?
Applicants should send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org outlining why you are interested in the apprenticeship, what experience – if any – you have in market gardening and what qualities you think you will bring to our team. The deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday 7th January 2019 and interviews will take place during the week of the 14th January.
Please feel free to circulate the position to other interested individuals and if you have any questions please send us an email or call Ed on 07858 381539 or Dan on 07729 305393.
Chagfood is a community supported market garden supplying year-round organic vegetable shares to Chagford and its neighbouring parishes on the edge of Dartmoor. It also has a sister project, Chagfarm.
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