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ORGANIC FARMING

Position: Organic Vegetable Field Manager
Farm: Wheelbarrow Farm
Location: Sunderland, GTA/Durham Region, Ontario

Wheelbarrow Farm is looking for three full-time field managers for the 2020 growing season. Join this exciting permaculture farm one hour north of Toronto in our 13th year of operation. Field managers will work alongside the farm manager and 3 apprentices in the production of high quality mixed organic vegetables. Responsibilities include: managing apprentices and Wwoofers, vegetable production, greenhouse work, farmers' markets.

Compensation: $2250/month + room and board (3 meals/day + a room in the farmhouse or in one of our many cabins.) Field managers will also receive a 1% share of total farm profit for the 2020 season.

Positions are available from March/April to October/November, 2020.

Ideal candidates will have several years of growing experience and be proficient with many of the small tools common in market gardening (row seeders, paperpot transplanter, etc.). Experience with power tools and tractors are an asset. Applicants will be expected to have a G license and drive to a weekly market in Toronto.

Please send a resume and cover letter to:
wheelbarrowfarm (at) gmail.com

Interviews will take place at the farm, or at the EFAO conference in Bellevillle on December 5th.

Applicants from Canada only please.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 23 2019    ID: 55221