Farm Brewery Assistant
full-time summer, potentially permanent
Under direction of the brewers, this worker will assist on the farm, in the brewhouse and keg room and with customers in a 10HL on-farm organic brewery. She or he will assist in daily brewery operations as well as doing sales and basic administrative tasks. Early spring work (April) will include extensive work in the organic hopyard, digging rhizomes and preparing the yard for summer. Work is varied, rewarding and team-oriented in this innovative brewery with strong dedication to organic practices, quality brewing and social justice. There is potential for the successful employee to continue long-term working for the brewery and with the co-op on hops work.
Position is full-time April 1 – September 30. (closing date negotiable, potential to continue over winter part-time or with the farm co-op as well as brewery work).
Application Deadline: March 17, 2018
Hours: 5 days/week in the brewery
Location: Sorrento BC
This is a physically challenging position. Worker must be able to lift 50-80 lbs, work 8 hour days at physical labour involving lifting, bending, and so on. Outdoor work will be done in all weather.
Specific skills & qualifications:
Crannóg Ales is Canada's first on-farm organic microbrewery. We are a manual brewery, working hard to minimize our ecological impact while making great beer. The brewery is located in Sorrento, BC, just a few minutes walk from Shuswap Lake. The farm is run by a separate cooperative (Left Fields Artisans Community Co-op), and grows hops for the brewery, keeps chickens, pigs and sheep and a large garden, and runs a bakery. Brewery and farm work are partially integrated. There is potential for the successful employee to continue long-term working for the brewery and with the co-op on hops work. We are a group of leftist activists with a strong sense of social responsibility, we eat what comes from the farm (meat, eggs, fruit and veg), we are very involved in the organic movement, and we enjoy creativity (painting, writing, music and fibre arts are all part of our lives). We are a feminist workspace, welcoming people of any gender identification (we're much more concerned with skills and values and physical ability). Our location is on the gorgeous Shuswap Lake in BC's southern interior region. It's a popular vacation destination both summer and winter for lake activities, hiking, cycling, skiing, dogsledding and more, as well as a strong organic farming community with great variety.
Please contact us with any questions.
Rebecca Kneen or Brian MacIsaac
706 Elson Road, Sorrento BC V0E 2W1
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GoodWork ID: 44575 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Mar 10 2018