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Position: Chef or Food Preparation Expert / Gardener
Type: Part Time, Seasonal, On Farm Accommodations, Food and Stipend
Organization: Earth Haven Farm – Organic Farm
Thomasburg, Eastern Ontario (north of Belleville)

We are looking for a chef or food preparation expert that has a Canadian Food Handling Certificate or is willing to obtain on-line certification. (see We have an abundance of food that will be coming out of the gardens from June through September and we are looking for someone to make jam, sauerkraut, tomato sauce, salsa, garlic scape pesto, and a variety of other preserves for sale at our farmers markets. Consistency, cleanliness and food integrity is a must.

Candidates will either live locally and be able to work when needed, or be willing to live on the farm and also work in the fields picking, planting, weeding and preparing produce for farmers markets.

Candidates must be legal to live and work in Canada. Have a valid Health Card. Good working references are required, preferably from previous farm work. Interview in person at our farm or by Skype is required.

Earth Haven Farm is a 200 acre family farm, certified Demeter by organic and biodynamic standards. We have been farming organically on this property since 2006. We maintain a small herd of purebred Scottish Highland cattle and free range chickens. We strive to live sustainably.

We are located north of Belleville in Eastern Ontario. There is no public transit available. Having your own transportation would be an asset.

We pick seasonally to supply two farmers markets in Toronto (Evergreen Brickworks and The Village Market) plus our local CSA program. We also attend a number of other events and venues throughout the year to promote our farm.

Check out our website ( and follow us on Facebook to get an idea of our operation.

Contact: Aric Aguonie – Farm Manager
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GoodWork ID: 44660       Date posted to Mar 15 2018