Author: Jonny Hanson

Win a quarter pig

To mark four years of Jubilee pig clubs, we’ve teamed up with our friends at Social Enterprise NI (who are themselves celebrating their 10 year anniversary), to offer one lucky person the chance to win one of our quarter pig pork packs worth £135. To enter, simply sign up to our monthly email newsletter, follow…
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Wildlife and Wellbeing Project

We’re delighted to annouce that our ‘Wildlife and Wellbeing Project at Jubilee Farm’ has been funded by the National Heritage Lottery Fund. This £100,000 investment over 3 years will significantly expand the biodiversity conservation work at Jubilee Farm, the range of people and groups involved in this work, and the associated benefits for their social…
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Community Farm Assistants x2

Reporting to: Farm Manager Hourly rate: £9.41 23 and over; £8.86 21-22; £7.06 18-20 Hours of work: 25 per week with days of work to be discussed at interview Annual leave: 15 days Start and end date: March 2022 – September 2022 (6 months) Application deadline: Rolling but 17th March at the latest Project description:…
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Community Farm Coordinator Advert

Jubilee Farm, 50 Glenburn road, Glynn, Larne, Northern Ireland, BT40  3JY Reporting to: Managing DirectorHourly rate: £10.12 – £11.72 per hourHours of work: 22 per week (7 hours are subject to renewed project funding from 2022)Annual leave: 30 days per year pro rataStart date: September 2021Application deadline: 2nd AugustInterview date: 10th August Organisation description: Formally…
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May … An agroecological year

A monthly exploration of agroecological farming, folklore and nature by farm coordinator, Fern Towers May, my favourite month, when the hedges are foaming with hawthorn blossom and everything is beginning to grow and swell rapidly. This year has been rather different, however, with the unrelenting cold and wet hindering the market garden from its usual…
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April … An agroecological year

A monthly exploration of agroecological farming, folklore and nature by farm coordinator, Fern Towers Spring is in full flow, with a bright green glow emerging across the countryside and the sound of Chiffchaffs heralding a new beginning. But the sudden and dramatic cold snap over Easter, where lashings of snow looked incongruous on the primroses,…
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Summer internships 2021

Dates: May to September 2021 Reporting to: Managing Director Weekly stipend: £50.00 Hours of work: 35 per week Days of work: Monday to Friday Minimum commitment: Four weeks Maximum commitment: Twelves weeks Application deadline: 3rd May 2021 Interview date: 11th May 2021 Organisation description Formally established in 2017, Jubilee Community Benefit Society is a Christian and cooperative creation care organisation working…
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March … An agroecological year

A monthly exploration of agroecological farming, folklore and nature by farm coordinator, Fern Towers March fills my mind with one thing … seeds! It is the perfect time to begin sowing for the year ahead. Many growers in Northern Ireland have been struggling with seed shortages recently, because of disruptions related to Brexit. This sudden…
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Prayer Diary March

Pray for the work of Jubilee with this themed prayer diary, compiled by Jubilee’s Chaplain, Rev Gabrielle Farquhar, and designed by Aaron Kirpatrick. Click below to download.

February … An agroecological year

A monthly exploration of agroecological farming, folklore and nature by farm coordinator, Fern Towers February begins with St Brigid’s day, or Imbolc in the Gaelic tradition (meaning ‘in the belly’, referring to the lambing season), marking the beginning of spring. Although we’ve had some wild weather this month, spring is certainly in the air at…
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