Ignatius Jesuit Centre

Site: Guelph

Service: Ignatius Farm and Community Shared Agriculture

Contact Information
Alternate Name Ignatius Farm & CSA
Fax 519-767-0994
Website ignatiusguelph.ca/ignatius-farm/community-shared-agriculture/
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Primary Contact Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 519-824-1250 ext 244; Email: farmeducation@ignatiusguelph.ca
Alternate Contact Mike Smith, Farmer and Education Coordinator; Phone: 519-824-1250 ext 265; Email: farmproduction@ignatiusguelph.ca
Site Location Guelph-North
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
Farm Workshop
5420 Hwy 6 N
Guelph, ON N1H 6J2
 
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Intersection Hwy 6 N and Woodlawn Rd
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; Parking and bike racks are available
Description & Services
Description (Service) Certified organic vegetable farm that operates on a Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) model, building relationships between farmers and consumers. Members purchase shares and pick up their portion of the harvest throughout the season. 
 
The CSA program is part of the larger Ignatius Farm that has 300 acres of certified organic agricultural land. Volunteers can sign up to assist with a variety of farming tasks and do not need to be CSA members. No fee is required to volunteer. Volunteers are involved in a variety of tasks (weeding, planting, greenhouse propagation) rain or shine.
Hours Volunteer hours Tue, Fri 9 am-12:30 pm and/or Thu 9 am-12:30 pm, 2 pm-5:30 pm 
See website for on-site and off-site pick-up hours
Dates All year, with primary activities May-Nov 
Produce pick-up for members, Jun-Jan
Areas Served Guelph
Eligibility Ages: 14 year(s) and up
Application Membership: visit website for Ignatius Farm brochure and CSA registration form. Online payment or by cheque with completed registration form. 
 
To volunteer: e-mail the volunteer coordinator with your availability, and if any accommodations are required
Languages English
Fees Membership - See website for fees. Small and regular annual farm shares are available.
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2001
Subjects
Service Categories Community Shared Agriculture