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Patchwork Gardens – Organic Vegetable Farm

Position: Vegetable Farm worker – Planting/harvesting/packing
Farm: Patchwork Gardens
Location: Battersea, 20min North of Kingston, Ontario

Patchwork Gardens is a certified organic 16 acre vegetable and herb farm, growing food for Kingston and Ottawa area grocers, CSA and restaurants.

Terms of Employment:

  • Wage: $14 (negotiable depending upon experience)
  • Full-time -Monday to Friday 8-5, May to November.
  • Part-time – Possible part-time available.

Patchwork Gardens is seeking individuals who are hard-working, self-motivated, interested in good food, are able to lift and carry 40+lbs, prepared to work in all weather conditions, and work well with others in a team environment.

At Patchwork Gardens the successful candidate will learn how an organic vegetable farm operates. Responsibilities would include harvesting/seeding/planting/packing vegetables and other farm related activities.

Working at Patchwork you will need: protective sun clothing, rain gear, transportation to and from farm (car-pooling may be possible)

Some work at Patchwork Gardens is physically demanding such as weeding/transplanting; a great way to enjoy the outdoors in the summer (some have called it the “Patchworkout”).

To Apply:

Apply with Resume, cover letter and 2 references to:

The cover letter should include what your interest is in working at Patchwork Gardens. Ie. What relevant skills / experiences / passions do you have? What draws you to this kind of work? What your interests, sports, and activities you pursue. Why would you be a good candidate to work on an organic vegetable farm? Where do you see yourself heading in the future?

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FoodWork ID: 43709       Date posted to Jan 20 2018