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Hiring: Assistants for regenerative farming, social enterprise, ecosystem restoration, education
Farm & Organization: Stable Harvest Farm
Location: Langley, Greater Vancouver BC 

Stable Harvest Farm is a 65 acre social enterprise non-profit farm in Langley, BC. Established in 2020 the farm has had two successful seasons growing fresh organic produce for emergency food relief to those in need. Moving into 2022 the organization will focus on primary/intermediate educational programming hosting thousands of youth in an interactive experiential agricultural tour. We have partnered with BC Agriculture in the Classroom to bring students in for educational experiences.

Stable Harvest Farm is looking for hardworking and motivated candidates for the 2022 season. If you are interested in regenerative agriculture, ecosystem restoration, environmental education and getting your hands dirty, this may be the position for you! In addition to these ongoing projects, we also partner with multiple charities.

Farm Projects:

  • Regenerative agriculture – cover cropping, nutrient cycling, minimal tillage, composting
  • Conservation – fallow land, wildlife corridors, removing invasives
  • Pollinator corridors – we have 40 beehives on site!
  • Wetland rehabilitation – creating habitat for seasonal migratory birds
  • Horticulture – native plants, edible flowers, tree planting
  • Seed Saving – legumes, drying beans, drying corn, quinoa, sunflower, wheat
  • Chickens – a flock of heritage breeds
  • Organic food production – educational demonstration garden, greenhouse growing

Qualifications:

  • Be self-motivated, flexible, willing to take initiative, work well independently and in a team environment, have a positive attitude
  • Strong work ethic, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Physical and mental endurance (repetitive tasks, standing, kneeling, bending, some heavy lifting up to 20kg)
  • Enjoy working outside in all kinds of weather
  • Proven ability in working effectively with co-workers and/ or volunteers
  • Efficient, reliable, consistent, and punctual
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in sustainable farming and/or food security.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS (MANDATORY)

  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

Compensation: $21 per hour

Apply to: info@stableharvestfarm.com
— subject: regenerative food & farming
Questions: Send any questions to info@stableharvestfarm.com

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 9 2022    ID: 65067