CRAFT Kingston

Welcome to CRAFT Kingston!

The member farms of CRAFT Kingston are busy planning the upcoming season and looking forward to another year of many exciting internship opportunities in the Kingston area. Check out this year’s line up of farms offering internships in many areas of agriculture!

Our Mission Statement

CRAFT Kingston is a network of organic farmers in the Kingston region who collaborate to gather the knowledge, skills and social connection needed to run ecologically sustainable and financially profitable farms.

This goal is achieved by carrying out the following objectives:

1.     Knowledge transfer through workshops, farm tours, an online blog, etc.

2.     Promote strong social links between farmers through meetings, potlucks, and other events.

3.     Offer internship opportunities to those seeking to learn about organic farming

4.     Use the strengths of our network connections to pursue various opportunities that benefit member farms and the surrounding farm community.

CRAFT Kingston is an loose network that takes direction from member farms through cooperative, constructive and respectful dialogue.

 

Growing shiitake mushrooms at Desert Lake Gardens

 

 

Farm tour at Vicki's Veggies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NFU New Farm Project

CRAFT Kingston was initiated in 2009 as part of the NFU New Farm Project, a four-year farmer training and support program of the National Farmers Union, Local 316. CRAFT Kingston is an independent network of organic farms.

Visit: New Farm Project, Food Down the Road, National Farmers Union

…and check out some New Farm Project photos here!

Contact

If you have questions about CRAFT Kingston or would like to be a member farm of CRAFT Kingston, email Ian Stutt at ianstutt at gmail.com. Please contact the farms directly with questions about the internships.



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