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SALT SPRING ISLAND BC

Position: Farmers Market & Restaurant Sales/Accommodations Support
Dates: June 1–November 1, 2019
Organization: Foxglove Farm
Location: Salt Spring Island, BC
Housing: on-site housing available if needed

Background

Foxglove Farm is a 120-acre organic farm and education center located on Salt Spring Island in British Columbia, Canada. The farm is located on one of the oldest homesteads on the island, surrounded by thousands of acres of protected forest, pastures and fields, bordering the pristine Maxwell Lake.

The farm produces berries, asparagus, melons, greens, roots, a wide range of annual Mediterranean vegetables, as well as diverse orchard fruits. We also produce grains and pulses and manage a small flock of pastured laying hens.

Foxglove Farm offers accommodations and retreats in beautifully restored cottages and in the original log home on one of the island’s finest heritage working farm properties.

Position Description

We are seeking a very outgoing individual who can help run our weekly farmers markets, participate in preparing orders and doing deliveries to restaurants, and provide general support for our on-farm accommodations.

Specific responsibilities

  • Lead position for two weekly Farmers Markets
  • Packing/Delivery of weekly restaurant orders
  • Support with on-farm accommodations
  • Occasional farm field and harvest support when needed

Skills and Requirements

  • Dynamic outgoing retail personality
  • Good marketing, sales, and product display experience and instincts
  • Hight level of attention to detail
  • Quality Control
  • Driver’s License and ability to drive manual transmission
  • Good interpersonal and supervisory skills
  • Ability to work with small team
  • Good organizational skills
  • Flexibility
  • Computer/Social Media Skills would be helpful
  • Sense of humor

Compensation/Term/Schedule

The term is June 1-November 1. The weekly schedule is Tues, Wed, Fri, and Sat.

Salary is dependent on experience and can include housing if needed.

Please send a brief resume and 3 work related references to:
info@foxglovefarmbc.com
Please put Farmers Market Position in the subject line.

For more information visit http://www.foxglovefarmbc.com

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Apr 14 2019    ID: 53110