Salt & Harrow Field & Market Staff, Full-Time, Seasonal
Salt & Harrow Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm opening a new farm location in Delta, BC. Ten acres are devoted to vegetable production, producing over 50 varieties of vegetables, legumes, fruits, and herbs. We sell our produce at eight farmers markets, to restaurants, our Salt & Harrow Storehouse, and through a full-choice membership program.
We have a diverse farming operation, which requires a wide range of skills: greenhouse seedling production, field planting, weeding and harvesting, produce deliveries, building and repairing infrastructure. We work in a rural community with access to public transit. Be prepared for physically demanding work. We are committed to sharing our knowledge and promoting advancement for our employees. We work hard and want to share the rewards of this profession with aspiring farmers.
While some exposure to commercial agriculture is preferred, it is not required as long as one has a good attitude and work ethic.
Our ideal candidate has:
The Farm Hand position begins May 15th and ends November 15th. We cannot make commitments for work beyond the end date. The work will vary during the season as each change in temperature provides a new focus for the work that needs to be done. We share a meal as a crew every week and this is an opportunity to ask questions and enjoy the bounty of the farm.
Two weeks advance notice is required for vacation breaks.
This is a full-time, seasonal position, approx. 40-50 hrs/week, with some room for flexibility if additional help is needed. Farm Hands are paid $15/hr. with 4% vacation pay and access to farm vegetables.
Please email a cover letter, and resume to:
We receive numerous resumes and often cannot respond to all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 29 2019 ID: 52759