HEY FIRST-TIME pandemic gardeners! The Low Down wants to know how your green experiment went. Are you giving up Costco for grow-your-own veggies? Or did 2020 prove to be the Year of the Brown Thumb? Maybe small successes made you smile? Diane Wagner of the Gatineau Valley Gardeners wants to know for an upcoming column in the Low Down. Please email her at: cmdiane. email@example.com
PEGGY BREWIN Cooperative Preschool spring update. Registration is now open for our 2021- 2022 school year. We are also currently accepting donations for our online silent auction coming in May. Please visit PeggyBrewin.com for information.
WHAT’S HAPPENING at Centre Wakefield La Pêche – The Centre will be used as a COVID-19 Vaccination clinic. You MUST BOOK an APPOINTMENT.
To book online go to quebec.ca/vaccinecovid.
To book by phone call 1-877-644-4545 (toll free line)
To contribute (part-time/full-time services/jobs ) go to jecontribuecovid19.gouv.qc.ca
The Library is open as per its regular schedule.
CHELSEA NEARLY new sale, Friday, April 16, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday April 17, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Grace United Church, 8 chemin Mill, Chelsea. Looking forward to seeing you there! (Covid permitting).
EARTH DAY celebration – Artists and activists. Outrage! Vision! Action! Mobilising for a Green New Deal. Webinar. 7 p.m. Thursday, April 22. Webinar link: https://bit.ly/3a38G3q Simultaneous translation to French available. Presented by La Pêche Coalition for a Green New Deal.
ST. MARY MAGDALENE Church — “Zoom” worship with us! Sunday, April 18, 10 a.m. Zoom link: SMMchurchchelsea2021@gmail.com.
AMIK FOREST 'Earth Day Sale TRAIL Fundraiser'. April 22 to April 25. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cash only. Will hold items for 48 hours. 327 route Principale, Val-des-Monts (15 minutes from Wakefield) www.forestgym.ca
Buy & Sell
WANTED/RECHERCHE - Any old Jaguar XKE or XK or any older Porsche from any year. Will pay top dollar. Will also buy a split-window Corvette, Austin Healey, Alfa Romeo, any exotic or high-end classic car, as I collect these. Call 613-894-1141 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Je parle francais.
WHEN YOUR hens stop layin' it’s time to order your baby chicks and ready-to-lay hens and save $$ on feed. Heat lamps, waterers, feeders, bedding and advice. Give us a shout to order fertilizer and seed for pasture frost seeding, corn, beans, sorghum, potatoes and more. Calving or lambing? We have protein and mineral lick tubs, milk replacers, ID tags, gates, shavings, buckets, etc. Yep we have maple syrup supplies, sunflower seeds, wood pellets, pro mix, peat moss, rubber boots, and lots more. Cheep, Cheep. M&R Feeds Micksburg 613-735-3689, Pembroke 613-732-2843, Shawville 819-647-2814. www.mandrfeeds.com
THE LOW DOWN is looking for part time help at our front desk. Are you organized? Good with customers? Computer literate at a basic level? Friendly? Willing to come in and work at our office and follow Covid 19 protocols? If so, email Heather at email@example.com and include your CV.
PAID FARM Internship – Northslope Farm in Farrellton is looking for someone to work with us on blueberry, haskap and garlic. We may also be working on a couple of small construction projects. If you are interested or know someone who might be, please get in touch.
30 years of age or less (the position is partially funded by CSJ)
Good work ethic and eagerness to learn are a bonus
30 hours/week, starting as soon as May 1st
Part-time work available immediately, pruning bushes. No age specificity! Email with subject heading: ”Farm Intern” to firstname.lastname@example.org
LA BOUCANERIE Chelsea Smokehouse is looking to add to our incredible team! We are looking to hire 4 positions.
Employee for this season's farmer’s markets (May to Oct.) Thurs, Sat, Sun 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bilingual with driver's licence
Full-time sales clerk. Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bilingual
Part-time sales clerk. Mon, Tue, Wed 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bilingual
Part-time dishwasher/cleaner. Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Please email: email@example.com for more details. Thank you! 706 route 105, Chelsea.
HELP REQUIRED for front of house and dishwasher - apply in person to Boulangerie dans un Village (Chelsea Bakery) 242 Old Chelsea Road - Friday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
MIXED DRY hardwood. We deliver. 819-712-1689.
STUDIO APARTMENT for rent – Old Chelsea. Contemporary, ground floor apt available May 1 for 1-yr lease to a clean and quiet tenant. Includes small food prep area with microwave, toaster oven, hot plate and fridge. To view the space, visit: https://airbnb.com/h/et9vmghc2eb $1,200/mo. Complete with 1 parking space, screened-in porch, outdoor patio with fire pit and BBQ, unlimited high speed Internet, heating, washer-dryer access. Three references required. Inquiries: 613-883-9262.
OLD CHELSEA VILLAGE: one bedroom furnished accommodation with equipped kitchen and full bathroom and/or furnished office space with kitchen and bathroom access. Parking and internet included.Terms to be discussed. 819-800-1650.
PIZZERIA IN Chelsea for sale. 819-664-6160.
Wanted Real Estate
YOUNG COUPLE looking to purchase land with a house for apiary/ orchard. Mix of pasture and forest, 60-120 acres ideal. Farrelton/Rupert/Masham area. Mike 613-262-0667.
HOLE AUGERING (post holes) and pressure washing service available. For info/rates please call 819-712-1965.
PERSONAL SUPPORT work for an elderly person. I offer my services after 5 p.m. References available. 613-805-8523.
DANNY POYSER BA BSc BTh Counselling. 819-230-9242 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 7 session maximum at $60/hr.
WINDOW CLEANING, eavestrough repair, and siding cleaning. Wakefield area. Insured. References. Contact 819-459-1130. .
LAWN MOWER tune ups/repairs. Pick up/delivery available. Reasonable rates. Fast service. 30 years experience 819-457-1967.
SUFFERING WITH pain? Try light therapy:
FRUSTRATED WITH finding time to do your home renovations, then let Aben do it for you. Call at 819-665-4123 or email email@example.com. Greenman Pro Construction – framing, drywall, painting, decks, fences, interlocking brick and welding.
WAKEFIELD KITCHENS by John Zeitoun. Home and cottage kitchen renovations. Are you looking to renovate, reface, or rejuvenate your kitchen? Add an island, harvest table, or hoosier cabinet? Call John Zeitoun 819-459-2477 for a free design consultation and a friendly chat.
MAN AROUND THE HOUSE – Meeting all of your home and property needs: repairs, upgrades, maintenance, etc. Reliable, efficient, and guaranteed. Great references. Call Christian at 819-230-8129; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SAVE YOUR TREES – Trunk splits and other breakage is often preventable with early intervention. Have an arborist evaluate your shady friends for integrity. Paul J. Hetzler, ISA-Certified Arborist since 1996. 613-255-4966.
PINEVIEW TREE cutting services. Free estimates. Fully insured. Cutting, pruning, removals, trimming. Cell: 819-664-3531.