Position: Farm Worker on sustainable urban vegetable farm
Organization: Capital Greens Urban Farm
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
About Capital Greens Urban Farm
Capital Greens is a multi-locational, small-scale, diversified organic vegetable farm located in Ottawa, ON. Gardens are located on 5 urban properties in the City, as well as a larger farm plot at the Just Food Farm in Blackburn Hamlet. The farm produces a variety of organically grown vegetables for sale at the Lansdowne Farmer’s Market, for several restaurants, and also specializes in selling an array of baby leafy greens and salad mixes to several grocery stores.
Under the supervision of the farm owner/manager, employees will help grow and sell an array of high quality vegetables and herbs using sustainable and organic methods. Employees will participate in all aspects of commercial vegetable production, including:
Harvest: harvesting, washing and packaging produce
Nursery: preparing growing media, seeding, potting up, and general seedling care
Field work: soil preparation, seeding, transplanting, weeding, irrigating, pest monitoring/control, property maintenance, infrastructure improvements
Marketing: selling at the farmer’s market, delivering to grocery and restaurant clients, posting on social media
Admin: record keeping, crop planning
Start Date/End Date: late April — late October
Hours: ~30-40 hours/week (5-6 days/week, including Sunday farmer’s market)
Wage: based on experience, starting at $14/hour, with opportunity for performance-based bonuses
Application Deadline: February 28th
How to Apply
Please fill out an online application form at:
If you do not receive a confirmation that we received your application within 48 hours, or you are having problems with the online application please send an email directly to mathew capitalgreens.ca* .
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Feb 1 2019 ID: 50889