Founded in 2011 - in Kingsbury, Texas in the USA - Habitable Spaces is a community arts and agriculture project in which artists are invited to create large-scale interactive art works while exploring alternative forms of living. These artworks become installed as a permanent part of the farm, creating a space that over the years will become a more comprehensive and collaborative project with each successive year.
Jean-Martin Fortier started his journey into farming via internships and WWOOFing along with his wife, Maude-Helene Desroches. The pair eventually began their own project on rented land and honed their skills over the years. Jean-Martin recently took a couple of years out from farming to write the book 'The Market Gardener: A Successful Grower's Handbook For Smallscale Organic Farming' - he contends that it is possible to make a healthy living from just a few acres of land. "I felt that there was a need for a book like this. I have been involved in growing the food movement.
This is a job offered by Cultivate Oxford - a food cooperative with over 400 members based in Little Wittenham. Cultivate supplies fresh, locally-produced food to Oxford and surrounding communities via a mobile greengrocery (the VegVan) at markets and through an online shop, Cultivate Online.
The name of a very smart and high quality short documentary film made by Cyrus Sutton. This documentary is about a growing movement of people who are fed up with an industrial agricultural system that is reliant upon fossil fuels and chemicals.
An opportunity has arisen for a grower to take on an established vegetable farming business in Pembrokeshire, Wales.
The current owner has successfully grown potatoes and other field vegetables for nearly 25 years, but is looking to take a step back and find someone with the passion and drive to take the business forwards.
Manchester Veg People [a partner of The Kindling Trust] have two new job vacancies on offer.
Manchester Veg People is a pioneering co-operative of local organic growers, buyers (restaurants/cafes, caterers and the public sector), and workers - collaborating to provide fresh, seasonal food of the highest possible quality for Greater Manchester.
The details of the jobs: [taken from the Kindling Trust website]