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Michael Judd says that if permies.com brings in $5000 to his kickstarter, then permies.com can decorate an entire page in his new book! I'm not sure what we would put there just yet, but the opportunities for comedy are endless!
After completing the harvest (end of Oct., mid-November?) in SK, I will be moving to Calgary to help my fiancee go through school to become a butcher, and will be looking for full time work for the winter (until about the beginning of April).
For the past three years I have worked at a cattle (cow/calf, custom feeding cow/calf and steers, and a small purebred Limousin herd) farm of anywhere from 200 to 550 head at a time. I am comfortable around livestock and have experience sorting/handling bulls, cows and calves, processing calves and diagnosing and treating cows. I have experience driving and maintaining quads (450 and 700), pickup trucks, 2 ton dump trucks, 2wd, front wheel assist (with FEL) and 4wd tractors. I have a Saskatchewan class 5 drivers license (regular license) with a clean record, and a 3/4 ton 4wd pickup truck with a fifth wheel hitch that could accompany me here. My fiancee and I raise rabbits, chickens and sheep at our own farm, and butcher them ourselves.
I also have varied experience in construction and renovations, as well as working at a plant that produced bio-diesel from heated canola seed for a year.
I've done a lot of reading about permaculture, and try to incorporate those ideas and ethics into my life as much as possible.
I am looking for full time paid work around or in Calgary. Doesn't have to be farming-related. I have a positive attitude and I learn fast, and enjoy learning new skills through my employment. If you need a hand send me a PM.
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