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Calling all Post-Secondary Students!

Position: Farm Hand Internship
Eligibility: post secondary students
Farm: 10 Acres Farm
North Saanich, near Victoria & Sidney BC
Housing: Potential for on farm accommodation

Hello University students! We are looking for one passionate Student to join our farm team for the 2023 Farm internship! Please read below about the position.


10 acres is a mixed farm located on the Saanich peninsula, Vancouver Island, BC. We grow produce for our three farm to table restaurants; 10 Acres: Kitchen and Commons, 10 Acres: Bistro and 10 Acres at the Pier as well as our Cafe and Market in Sidney.

Our farm consists of 5 main branches;

  • The Orchard: 4000 tree high density Cider apple orchard as well as many other fruit trees and vines including; table apples, pears, apricots, quince, figs, hazelnuts, walnuts, and grapes.
  • The Market Garden: Annual and perennial field fruit and vegetable production and greenhouse crop production program including, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, tomatillos, herbs, berries, and much more.
  • The Flowers: Annual and perennial cut flower program for CSA, Market and restaurants. Including Dhalias, Zinnias, Snapdragons, lilies, tulips ect,
  • The Animals: Pig, Turkey, Duck, Chicken, and Bee programs.
  • The Land: Annual and perennial ornamental landscaping program as well as property management.

With these branches as our five pillars and structure we supply amazing organically grown produce to our restaurants and market, while providing a great farm venue for tours and events.


You are a post secondary student.

You are trully interested in growing food! And excited and eager to learn!

You are reliable! You show up on time, with lots of energy and we can count on you to follow through on your responsibilities.

Honesty and integrity are of paramount importance, trust is the foundation of any relationship.

You have a positive, upbeat personality; an energetic, focused approach to the workplace; and strong communication skills – you are friendly, gracious and helpful.

You take verbal, written and practical instructions easily, first mastering a task and then maximizing efficiency.

You are a team player, balanced with the ability to work independently and in a self-directed manner.


The Role!

We are looking for an organized, efficient Farm Hand. For the right candidate, they will gain the experience of how to run a mixed farm from planting, pruning, harvest to deliveries and more. Do you want to know how to really run a farm to table farm? Join us!

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Fruit, Vegetable and Flower transplanting, weeding, watering, harvesting, and processing.
  • Deliveries: Picking up and delivering farm produce, restaurant supplies and other items needing transportation.
  • Orchard work: Pruning, fertilizing, blossom thinning, organic disease and pests prevention and more.
  • Property Management: Landscaping, mowing, weed whacking, weeding, mulching, edging, leaf clean up, power washing, clean up, equipment maintainence, farm and restaurant recycling/compost/pig feed program.
  • General Farm Labour: Fencing, construction, maintenance, lifting, moving and building.
  • Animal chores including, feeding, watering, rotating and habitat/structure maintenance



  • Start: June to August/September Full time, summer internship,
  • Hours per week: 40-44 hours per week.
  • Housing: Potential for on farm accommodation
  • Job Types: Full-time, potential for permanent
  • Salary: Hourly rate based on experience and passion! plus on farm accomadation


  • Casual dress
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability


Please send your resume and cover letter expressing interest to

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: May 20 2023    ID: 68245