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Position: Experienced Farm Worker
Organization: 20 Valley Harvest Farms
Location: Jordan Station, Niagara Region, Ontario

20 Valley Harvest Farms is a family farm in Jordan Station, Ontario (Niagara Region). Our main focus is cherries – both sweet cherries and sour/tart cherries. We run a popular pick-your-own, two on-farm fruit and vegetable markets. We are open to the public in July and October for harvest. The majority of visitors to the pick-your-own cherry farm are from the Greater Toronto Area. Our farm is conveniently located on the way to Niagara Falls and we are a popular stop for tourists seeking an on-farm experience.

Experienced Farm Worker needed

  • Seasonal work, full-time from May to October 2019
  • or part-time is also possible, starting immediately

One farm is conventional (tender fruit) and one is transitioning to organic (pumpkins and vegetables). 

Must have experience with a tractor and farm implements, be willing to work with chemicals and be able to lift 50 lbs repeatedly. Must be able to work evenings and weekend when required (e.g. when weather requires it or during harvest).

Work will be outdoors in all weather conditions, and will be a combination of manual labour and tractor work. Experience pruning is an asset. Pesticide license is an asset. Experience working with pesticides and spray equipment is an asset. Ability to repair cars or machinery is also an asset. 

Must be a licensed driver. Must be eligible to work in Canada and posess a valid Social Insurance Number. There are no buses to the farm, so you will need transportation. Accomodations are not currently available.

To apply:

Please send your resume to:
20valleyharvest@gmail.com

When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at GoodWork.ca.
 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Sep 22 2018    ID: 48588