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Position: Farm Team Leader
Farm: Firmly Rooted
Location: Belgrave, Huron County, Ontario

Firmly Rooted is a 3.5-acre organic vegetable farm located in Belgrave, Ontario. We delight in providing 4 seasons of delicious and healthy produce to our local community through farmers markets, an 80-member CSA (community supported agriculture), and local restaurants.

We are seeking:

1 full-time farm team leader from early-mid April – mid December

Our small-scale organic farm offers a fun, active, outdoor job opportunity for the right hard-working, motivated, enthusiastic, individual.

Our farm team leader will be in charge of managing our seedling greenhouse. They will start the seedlings, shoots and microgreens and maintain plant health. The will also lead the farm team in a variety of tasks.

Farm work includes, but is not limited to:

  • Transplanting vegetable seedlings
  • Trellising and pruning tomatoes and cucumbers in the greenhouse
  • Hoeing and hand weeding
  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Washing and packaging vegetables
  • Preparing for market, packing orders
  • Some market sales and deliveries

Pay for the farm team leader is $16.00/ hour. Pay increase is based on performance, seniority, and how much responsibility a team member handles.

If you would like to be considered for hire please send an email with a resumé attached to Tamara:
firmlyrootedfarm@gmail.com

Tamara will contact you to confirm that she received your email and resumé.

At that point you may be invited to an on-farm tour and interview. If you are currently away from the area and unable to return during the interview period, phone interviews are possible.

When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at FoodWork.ca.
 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Feb 24 2019    ID: 51527