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ORGANIC FARMING

Position: Field Staff
Charitable organic farm: Stable Harvest Farm
Location: Langley, Vancouver / Lower Mainland BC

About Stable Harvest Farm

Stable Harvest Farm is looking for a hardworking, physically fit, and motivated field hand for the upcoming 2020 season. If you are interested in regenerative agriculture, efficient/lean systems, and getting your hands dirty, this may be the position for you!

Stable Harvest Farm is a charitable organisation located in Langley BC which provides high quality produce to the Surrey and Langley food banks, along with other communities in need. The farm currently operates a 5 acre market garden located on a beautiful 65 acres, which historically housed a horse racing facility.

Stable Harvest Farm has all the infrastructure of a modern small farm operation. Large wash pack station, Kubota tractor, BCS tractor, flame weeder, paperpot transplanter, high tunnels etc. The focus is on multi-harvest space-efficient crops, high quality production and successive planting for continual supply. Organic principles are observed, though we are not certified.

Desired Qualities

  • Able to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Physically fit and able to work full out 8hrs a day 5 days a week
  • Hard working and able to work at a fast pace
  • Quality driven work ethic
  • Work positively in a group setting (harvest and field operations are executed in a team setting)
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Canadian Citizen
  • 1 year experience in agriculture (or background in high level athletics)

Job Tasks

Spring jobs include: prepping beds, setting up irrigation, transplanting, weeding, site maintenance etc.

Late spring and early summer jobs include: full on harvesting, packing, processing, succession planting for continual supply, greenhouse trellising and pruning etc.

Fall and end of season jobs include: final harvest of storage crops, cover cropping, farm clean up, and ground preparation for 2021 season.

Job Details

Term: Starting as soon as possible to November 6th

Looking to increase the duration of this seasonal position as the farm expands.

Hours: 40 hrs a week

Wage: $18-20/hr, depending on experience

Please email kjohannson@stableharvestfarms.com with a resume and cover letter outlining why you would be the ideal candiate for this position.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 19 2020    ID: 56468