Hiring: Lead Grower
Organization: The Brew Creek Centre
Location: Brew Creek Centre, near Whistler, BC
Housing: seasonal on-farm accommodation available
Full-time Seasonal position
May – October 31, 2024
The Brew Creek Farm is located in one of the most pristinely beautiful areas of the coastal mountain range of Canada. The property is situated on 20 acres of land, a secluded sanctuary in an intimate, exclusive forest setting, just 15 minutes from Whistler, yet miles away from it all. The Brew Creek Centre also hosts a high-end hospitality destination for self-catered private organizations, corporate groups, and wellness gatherings. Historically we operated with an onsite farm-to-table restaurant, now instead transitioning into Whistler's first year-round organic production farm offering our high-quality rare garden specialties to local restaurants in the surrounding area. This is going to be an extra busy season of growth and expansion on the farm as we are also gearing up this season to offer CSA boxes to the community.
Inspired by modern farming techniques and alternative agricultural practices. Our produce is carefully cultivated using the most up to date regenerative practices with an emphasis on energy efficiency, nutrient density, taste, and year round production. We harvest from approximately three acres. Below is an overview of what our operation looks like.
About the Job:
We are currently looking to fill the Lead Grower position for our Market Farm & Greenhouse operation!
We are looking for 1 full-time member with experience looking to further their knowledge and take on the responsibility to assist in the management of daily operations with our brand new addition of 8000ft2 indoor growing spaces and 2 acre market garden. Reporting to the Farm Manager, The right candidate should hold a flexible and diverse skillset and have an interest to learn and be involved in all areas of the farm operation
Seasonal on-farm accommodation is available. Due to our remote location a Class 5 drivers licence and vehicle is recommended.
Negotiated pay based on experience. A full season commitment (May-October 31) is preferred. Potential to move into a year-round position, but not guaranteed at this time. Most importantly, we require people who are strong in mind, body, spirit and who are able to work independently.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Feb 1 2024 ID: 70126