Forward to a friend Tweet this Share this on Facebook Share:

Home | Job Postings | Grow Local


Position: Field worker (s)
Farm: Mike's Garden Harvest
Location: near Ottawa Airport, Ontario

Type: Summer job, June to September

This our 6th year of organic farming in the and we are looking for some highly motivated individual to help in our fields. The farm is located on NCC property near the airport.

Mike’s Garden Harvest Farm is a medium-sized organic farm serving local residents and also helping to feed the North. Our delivery service operates with CSA and we deliver weekly.

Job Description: Tasks will be varied, and you must be, willing to learn, be a team member, physically able to lift 50lbs., reliable and ready to work. At least 20 hours per week, days are flexible. Compensation will be hourly $16

  • Working with small machinery (small tractor, wiper sniper and tiller)
  • Field and bed preparation (fertilizing, raking, etc.)
  • Seeding crops (particularly salad greens)
  • Weed control (hoeing, wheel hoeing, hand weeding etc.)
  • Setting up irrigation
  • Watering duties
  • Harvesting regularly (four part days a week)
  • Greenhouse duties


  • Good physical condition (able to lift 50lbs0
  • Strong communication skills
  • Independent and self-directed
  • Motivated to get better at tasks and find the best way to do something
  • Passionate about sustainable food
  • Aware of what’s happening around and mindful of farm systems while carrying out tasks
  • Attention to detail

Apply online to:

Organically grown in naturally enriched soil, our veggies are full of nutrients and flavour. No chemicals, no artificial fertilizer, no GMO. The way your food was always meant to be.

Please indicate you saw this posting at

Share this on Facebook   Tweet This!  Email this to a friend   Share this on LinkedIn   Add this to Google Bookmarks   Print this page

Note: This posting is provided on an "As Is" basis and for general informational purposes only. People and Planet (also known as "GoodWork") is not responsible for the content, accuracy, timeliness, completeness, legality, reliability, quality or suitability of this posting. We do not screen or endorse the organizations or individuals involved. If you decide to accept an offer of employment, volunteering or any other arrangement, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against injury, abuse, non-payment or any other loss. Please read our full Terms & Conditions.

Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: May 19 2020    ID: 56666