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Position: Farm Hands on certified organic farm
Type: paid full-time; housing available (see below)
Organization: Glorious Organics Co-operative Farm
Location: Aldergrove, Langley, Greater Vancouver, BC

We are a certified organic vegetable farm, farming 6 acres on a 20 acre community farm co-operative. We have been farming as a certified organic farm for the past 30 years in the Fraser Valley. We are a community co-operative farm existing on Fraser Common Farm and running Glorious Organics on the land. There are many members of our farm consisting of folks of all ages and skill set who are not necessarily farmers as we are also a housing co-operative. We are seeking 3 full-time persons to farm with us beginning in the April-May 2017 season until the end or middle of October.

Work will include:

  • Bed preparation
  • weeding by hand or hand tools
  • transplanting
  • Weed whacking/mowing
  • Harvesting
  • cleaning, sorting and packing vegetables
  • filling restaurant orders
  • seeding saving
  • cleaning eggs/chicken coops
  • delivering/farmers markets

The work can be physically demanding (bending and lifting), and repetitive (weeding and transplanting). Being physically fit is a must. Work will be performed in all kinds of weather, outside as well as in poly greenhouses. We are looking for people who is willing and likes to learn, can work efficiently and quickly and independently after being trained.

We sell at 3 farmers markets, run a 80 member CSA and sell much of our products to restaurants in the Vancouver area. We grow salad greens. flowers, herbs, fruit, all sorts of veggies and save much of our own seeds.

We have some housing available on farm. Rent being $385.00 a month with all utilities included. Pay is 11hr to start with about 40hrs a week available the beginning of the season and moving into about 50 hrs a week in the heat of the season.

If you’re interesting in the position please don’t hesitate to contact us at:
info mask gloriousorganics.com*
attention Mark, David or Donna. We are looking for in-person interviews only.

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FoodWork ID: 37362       Date posted to FoodWork.ca: Jan 5 2017