Position: Greenhouse/Horticultural Worker
Farm: Graham's Farm Market
Location: Minden, Haliburton Highlands, Ontario
Housing: possibility of on-farm housing for the right candidate. Our central location within town means easy walking to all amenities.
Job start date: May 4, 2020
Hours of work: 40 Hours / Week
Rate of Pay: Based on Experience
Terms of Employment: Full Time, Early morning, Seasonal, Day
Education: post-secondary education, driver's licence
About Grahams’ Farm Market
Grahams’ Farm Market grows nutrient dense local organic fruit, vegetables, farm fresh eggs, cut flowers and make preserves. We sell through 3 local farmers’ markets, farm gate, grocery stores, and to local restaurants. We focus on the principles and practices of small farm operations using innovative farming techniques with sustainable agriculture on 65 acres along the Gull River.
Growing a large variety of fruits and vegetables on 6 acres, to serve as a model of sustainable, organic agriculture & appropriate land stewardship. We will provide opportunities to participate in responsible environmental leadership, growing organic food, & fostering a sense of community, while working together & enjoying the outdoors.
We are looking for a motivated individual to manage a tomato greenhouse which is on the leading edge of organic and biological growing practices, maintaining soil and plant health. Enthusiasm towards working with worm bins and composting piles while managing soil fertility through advanced irrigation techniques is a must. Plant health is of utmost importance and a strict pruning and trellising program will be followed. Gentle harvest of ripe fruits is a must and will be worked into the schedule as needed. Some field work will be required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Our farm is located on the Gull River in Downtown Minden, in the Haliburton Highlands (Cottage Country). We have lots of waterfront river access with a dock, patio, and fire pit. Possibility of on-farm housing for the right candidate. Our central location within town means easy walking to all amenities.
For more details about our farm check out our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/grahamsfarmMinden/
We look forward to hearing from you. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume, contact info, and why you would make a good fit for the position. Please use this subject line: Greenhouse/Horticultural Worker.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jan 18 2020 ID: 55691