P.O. Box 29
Hillsburgh ON N0B 1Z0
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7 months/ 10 hours/day, five days per week
Tuition costs vary depending on the length of internship chosen. Please vist our website or contact us for more information.
Individuals wishing to learn about organic agriculture
Method of Instruction:
Farm work, field trips, seminars, and workshops.
Availability of Program:
Interns live and work at Everdale for the duration of the program. The NFI is a tuition-based program which makes it unlike most other internships which often pay interns small monthly stipends and provide room and board in exchange for farm labour. In exchange for tuition fees the interns receive room/board and a structured learning environment.
Poultry and Egg
Subject of Training:
Equipment / Machine Operation and Maintenance
The units of study in the NFI curriculum are: 1) Organic Farming and Gardening Skills and Practices, 2) Managing Soil Fertility, 3) Garden and Field Tillage and Cultivation, 4) Propagating Crops from Seed and Greenhouse Management, 5) Transplanting and Direct Seeding, 6) Irrigation: Principles and Practices, 7) Selecting and Using Cover Crops, 8) Making and Using Compost, 9) Managing Arthropod Pests and Plant Pathogens, 10) Managing Weeds, 11) Soil Science, 12) Social and Environmental Issues in Agriculture.
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Last Updated: 2013-05-09