[sust-mar] Organic farming 2019, full-time + accom., near Truro, Nova Scotia
FoodWork Local Food Jobs
foodwork at planetfriendly.net
Thu Dec 13 12:38:11 EST 2018
* Work in nature, environment & sustainability - GoodWork.ca *
Farm Worker Position
on organic vegetable farm
Position: Farm Worker
Organization: Four Seasons Farm
Location: Maitland, near Truro, Nova Scotia
Looking for help for the 2019 growing year and beyond! Come be part of a fun hardworking crew dedicated to growing great vegetables.
At least two full time positions available to hardworking people with farm experience. Part time arrangements with or without land for growing are also options for the right candidates.
Four Seasons Farm is a medium-sized certified organic mixed vegetable farm on the Bay of Fundy in central Nova Scotia serving directly to Halifax restaurants, stores and farmers market.
Farm worker will be working in fields and greenhouses doing day-to-day farm work, independently and in a team. Instructions will be given on a daily basis with potential for an independent work schedule and task list.
Field and bed preparation (fertilizing, raking, etc.)
Seeding crops (particularly salad greens)
Weed control (hoeing, wheel hoeing, hand weeding etc.)
Setting up irrigation
Watering duties (including some weekends)
Harvesting regularly (four part days a week)
Working the Saturday farmers market (setting up and selling)
General farm maintenance (fixing, building, painting etc.)
Strong communication skills
Good physical condition
Independent and self-directed
Motivated to get better at tasks and find the best way to do something
Passionate about sustainable agriculture and food
Aware of whats happening around and mindful of farm systems while carrying out tasks
Attention to detail
$15/hr; generally 40hr weeks
Some on-farm housing available but off-site is preferred, other options could be explored.
March 4th-Oct 31st
Possibility of starting later
Monday-Friday and occasional weekends (need one person watering every weekend)
Saturdays for markets as needed
Land to grow your own crops for yourself or to sell to the farm.
We are looking to build relationships in order to involve more people in the operation and ownership of the farm. Open to ideas about how to do that and we have some of our own as well.
Seeking people who want to work here in the long term
For more on the farm, visit our website at http://www.fourseasonsfarm.ca (soon to be updated)
To apply or for questions about the position please email:
info at fourseasonsfarm.ca
Include your resume and references!
Please indicate that you saw this posting at FoodWork.ca
Please share: http://FoodWork.ca/job=49671
Work in Local/Sustainable/Organic Food & Agriculture
People and Planet, Box 21006, RPO Ottawa South, Ottawa ON K1S 5N1
Questions, comments, feedback? talktous at foodwork.ca
Terms & Conditions: The information provided in this message is provided on an "As Is" basis and for general informational purposes only. People and Planet (also known as "FoodWork") is not responsible for the content, accuracy, timeliness, completeness, legality, reliability, quality or suitability of the messages and listings we distribute. We do not screen or endorse the organizations or individuals involved. If you decide to accept an offer of employment, volunteering or any other arrangement, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against injury, abuse, non-payment or any other loss. Please read our full Terms & Conditions: FoodWork.ca/terms
Posting ID: 49671
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the sust-mar