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Vintage Soil Farm is expanding and we’re looking for 1 full-time farmer to join our team!

Position: Field Hand
Farm: Vintage Soil Farm

Location: Frankville, between Kingston & Ottawa, Ontario
Housing: Housing Available

About Us

Our mission is to cultivate soil, food, and community sustainably. VS is a small-scale mixed vegetable farm. For the past 3 years, we have operated on rented land in Kemptville and we are excited to say that we are transitioning our farm to our own land for 2024 located in Frankville Ontario located directly in between Kingston and Ottawa.

VS is a mix of draft power and human power and for 2024 we will be adding some tractor work to our system. We grow in accordance with the organic certification standards and will be pursuing certification on our new land.

In 2024 VS will be growing up to 4 acres of mixed veg along with 4 acres of cover crop. In addition to that we have 2 greenhouses. VS distributes our produce through 2 farmers markets, a summer CSA and a fall CSA.

About You

Are you hardworking and reliable? Do you enjoy working alone?

Do you have your full driver's license?

Do you have reliable transportation to the farm?

Do you have experience working outside in a physically demanding job in all types of weather (i.e. landscaping, tree planting, farming etc)?

What About...

Do you value open and honest communication?

Are you interested in starting your own farm one day?

Are you looking to learn more about small-scale farming?

Do you have experience working with horses?

If you answered yes to a lot of these questions, keep on reading!

We are a small farm with a small team. You must be comfortable working alone and taking initiative. We will be a 2-4 person team and working alone is going to be a regular occurrence. But, you will also be working closely alongside the owner, Isabelle. There is a lot of potential for knowledge sharing.

There will be the opportunity to be involved in many aspects of the farm:

  • Propagation
  • Greenhouse management
  • Transplanting
  • Irrigation management
  • Farmer’s Market
  • CSA pick-up and deliveries
  • Post-harvest and CSA packing
  • Minor infrastructure projects
  • Farm stand management
  • And more!

If you are coming to the farm with previous farming experience we can work together to include areas of particular interest into your daily tasks. As we are on rented land and going into our third season, we are still working on refining our systems and you can have the opportunity to help us do this!

Job Terms

April 29th to November 3rd (there may be potential for work in November and December)

35 hours a week. There may be potential for a few extra hours here and there, we value work-life balance and will never work more than 35-40 hours a week.

Starting wage is $17+/hr

Full driver’s license required


  • Health & Wellness stipend
  • Work gear stipend
  • 2 Paid sick days
  • Access to fresh, seasonal vegetables
  • Wage review after 3 months

Housing Available

Please send your resume and a cover letter to Isabelle at:

Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Feb 12 2024    ID: 70248