We’re hiring a new Food Program Worker! See the posting below if you’re interested. Come join the fun and the important work of the Harvest Programs of Community Services. ====================== Closing date/time: May 13, 2020 Hours of Work: 30 hours Start Date: May 14th, 2020 Wage: $20-23/hour Job Summary: Food Program Worker is responsible for...Read More
This provincial wide program supports lower income families and seniors to shop at their local farmers market, while simultaneously supporting community farmers through direct coupon payouts. Participants receive $21 a week in coupons, for the entire 22 week season. The coupons are redeemed as cash or credit for fresh food at the Tuesday Farmers Market....Read More
We’re ready to accept your 2020 Farmers Market Nutritional Coupon Program (FMNCP) application. If you consider yourself a low income senior (55+) or family with children on Salt Spring Island and could use some assistance in shopping at your local Tuesday Farmer’s Market then apply. The cut off date for application is May 15th 2020....Read More
Want to have a summer job working on our farm while growing food for the community? SSI Community Services Harvest Programs requires two (2) youth (under 30) to work full time (35 hrs/wk) at $15.30 per hour. This job involves working outdoors, planting, weeding, watering, harvesting food to supply the Food Bank, Family Place and...Read More
Red wigglers, or Eisenia foetida, are the best worms for composting kitchen scraps and organics. This species of worm “red worms” or “red wriggler” is hardy and reproduces quickly. One pound of worms consumes up to 1/2 pound of food scraps per day. Worm composting is an odor-free way to dispose of your kitchen waste. Another...Read More
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