Position: Veggie growing/ farming
Farm: Natural Collective CSA
Location: Niverville, near Winnipeg, Manitoba
On-site housing: none / own transportation required
Natural Collective is located near Niverville, MB, just 30 minutes south of Winnipeg. We are seeking someone to join us for the 2022 growing season (Now until September/ October, weather permitting) for approximately 40 hours per week.
We are a small vegetable farm growing with organic practices on 4.5 acres of land. We do everything by hand and strive to be as low till as the fields will allow. We have some animals on the farm: chickens for eggs, meat, weed retention and fertilizer, ducks for pond health, eggs and meat, and guinea fowl for pest reduction.The vegetables we grow are sold at Market (St Norbert Farmers Market, South Osborne Farmers Market), divied up amongst our CSA members, or sold bulk to various restaurants in Winnipeg or through the Fireweed Food Hub. If Markets are of interest to you, please indicate in your cover letter that you would be available to help (not a requirement for the job).
Working with us some of your duties will include: bed prep, planting, weeding, harvesting, washing and packing vegetables, helping with CSA and market prep, as well as other various tasks around the farm.
Qualified candidate must have their own transportation to and from the farm, be physically able to lift 40 lbs and be comfortable working outdoors in many weather conditions. Comfort using machinery like a tractor, BCS, weed whipper would be considered an asset. We have a small team and do not always do all tasks together so the ability to problem solve and be self sufficient is a major asset in this position.
We start pay at $14/hour and you can expect to recieve plenty of vegetables throughout the season.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 14 2022 ID: 64818