We are looking for 1-2 interns for the 2019 season. Ideally suit a couple or friends happy to share onsite accommodation who are keen to learn all aspects of market gardening in beautiful Perthshire. Ideally from 1st April- 31st October.
We are a team of 3 young farmers running a market garden going into our 4th year of production and grow a wide range of vegetables, fruits, herbs and cut flowers and have a 2 flocks of hens, around 80 in total.
We practice no-dig soil management and follow organic principles without certification due to the fact we direct sell most of the produce. Using bio-intensive production methods and wildlife friendly techniques we try and maximise our soil health whilst maintaining high productivity.
Ideally suited to people wanting to find out more about the reality of small-scale sustainable market gardening and Community Supported Agriculture, looking to gain valuable experience whilst planning their own small farm / small holding.
We would love to share our experiences of starting out and setting up from scratch with people keen to start / develop their own projects.
What we are offering:
What we are expecting:
Work will be focussed on production of vegetables – mainly helping with seed sowing / transplanting / weeding / harvesting / packing - this could be in all weathers!
Feel free to call us on 07894687407 with any questions you might have.
Come embrace autumn and all the abundant produce that is available at this time of year, freshly picked (or preserved) and whipped up in to something incredible by the skilled hands of Nelson (Italba Dining), Sam and Jamie (Beetroot and Chocolate)
£30 per ticket available from Comrie Croft and Hansens Deli Comrie.
Doors open at 7pm
Bring your own booze
Saturday the 13th of October 10-4pm
We are delighted to be hosting a second basket making course this October with Norah Kennedy making this kind of basket-
-At the big shed on Tomnah'a Market Garden
-No experience necessary
-Lunch and refreshments provided
-£65 per person (please still get in touch if you would struggle to pay this)
-Led by Norah Kennedy
To book please email email@example.com, we will ask for the full amount to secure your place.
If you enjoy being outdoors amongst swathes of beautiful scented flowers, having your home filled with colourful bouquets or enjoy giving special handgrown and arranged bouquets to friends and family then you should join our flower club!
Come learn how to make a completely biodegradable winter wreath using local materials.
Sunday 4th December 3-5.30pm in the Cow Shed at Comrie Croft (ask at reception for directions). £25 per person including mulled wine and winter treats. Book through our contact form.
We also have a large selection of wreaths for sale at Comrie Croft and you can also find them at Hansen's Deli and Riverside Garden Centre. £15 for small and £25 for large. Completely biodegradable.