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Hiring: Organic & sustainable farming
Farm: Branching Path Farm
Location: Simcoe, near Lake Erie, Ontario
Housing: possibility of accommodations on farm, please enquire
We’re looking for people who are passionate about farming/gardening, sustainability and local food. Experience in farming is an asset, but not required - if you’re interested in learning how to grow vegetables, with a focus on organic, low-till and permaculture inspired methods, you could be a great fit for our team!
Ability to learn quickly and work efficiently, follow multi-step instructions and take initiative are all beneficial qualities. You will need to work independently and as part of a team, and be able to ask for direction when needed - good communication is very important with our very small team so that we know how you are feeling about the workload and you know what our expectations are.
We are a small market garden, and we grow a wide variety of vegetables and fruits using organic/permaculture principles. We are always learning more about farming, and love to share knowledge with others. The ability to recognize all the different veggies we grow will be one goal for our staff during the season. Farming is hard physical labor, and we work long days. For the right person, this position can be extended and/or renewed. Please read more about us on our website: http://www.branchingpathfarm.com
Unfortunately, we cannot accept workers from outside of Canada at this time.
Location: Branching Path Farm, 9 Culver Lane in Simcoe, ON
Hours: 2-5 days per week, Monday to Friday. Days will be 8 hrs, can be longer if you are willing/able (can work fewer longer days or more shorter days). We also need help at the Ottawa Street Farmer’s Market in Hamilton on Saturdays.
Positions Available: 1-2 positions, starting April 1st and running until Oct 31st.
Pay: starting at $17/hr, bi-weekly pay period
Benefits: In-season vegetables from the farm for your household, possibility of accommodations on farm
Details of the position:
To apply, please send a summary of your relevant work experience and a resume if available to Nica and Adam at: firstname.lastname@example.org – Indicate your availability and preferred work days, your transportation situation, and if you are interested in discussing housing. Let us know any questions you have about our on-farm practices and protocols. What interests you about farm work, and what do you hope to gain from this position? Please ask any other questions you have about our farm or this position.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 1 2023 ID: 67226