Acadia Farm News

The Acadia Farm is hiring a Farm Coordinator for the 2023 season. Acadia students or graduates interested in sustainable food systems are encouraged to apply. Applications are due by March 31st, 2023 4:30pm. Job Description.

UPDATE: Due to the forecasted rain the beekeeping workshop is postponed to Friday October 7th from 12:30pm-1:30pm. No need to re-register. Join us for our fall workshop on Thursday October 6th from 12:30pm-1:30pm. Led by Alicia Muir, MSc. candidate in biology at Acadia, this session is an introduction to beekeeping.

Introducing Rachel Whiteside! We welcomed Rachel this spring to the Acadia Community Farm Team.

We are pleased to welcome Kathrynn Ashworth to the Acadia Community Farm for the 2022 season. Kathrynn is a second year student in Environmental and Sustainability Studies and History.  From a fifth generation farming family in New Brunswick, Kathrynn will be strong addition to the team.

The Acadia Community Farm is hiring an education coordinator for the 2022 season. Candidates must be under 30 at the start of employment. Acadia students with an interest in organic agriculture, local food and sustainable food systems are encouraged to apply. Visit job postings to learn more.

Wolfville, NS - The Acadia Community Farm is pleased to welcome Katherine Waterbury to the position of Farm Coordinator for 2020. Katherine has been a long time volunteer at the farm, beginning with a co-op placement during her final year of highschool at NKEC.  

The Acadia Community Farm is closed for the 2020 season as a result of ongoing campus closures due to Covid-19. Acadia University is aware of the importance of the Farm to the campus and Wolfville communities and regrets that this decision is necessary

Sarah Boudreau completed her education degree this year and so sadly 2019 was her final season as Student Coordinator of the Acadia Community Farm.

Salad is on the menu today at the K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre.

Wolfville, NS - In fall 2017, Dr. David Kristie, Director of Research for the KC Irving Environmental Science Centre, donated heirloom garlic to the Acadia Farm that traveled all the way from Ukraine.