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Position: Organic Farm Crew
Organization: Fiddlehead Farm
Location: Demorestville, Prince Edward County, Ontario

Fiddlehead Farm is an eight acre organic market garden based in the north east corner of Prince Edward County, Ontario. We are in our sixth year of operation producing a wide selection of organically grown produce for distribution in the County, Belleville, and Toronto. We sell vegetables year round primarily through farmers’ markets and a CSA.

We are seeking a full-time staff member to work with us in the garden as part of our six person team. As a staff member you will be involved in all parts of the garden. This means working in the greenhouse, seeding, transplanting, cultivating, and harvest. We use a combination of small tractor and hand powered implements on our farm. This is a great opportunity for someone who has some market gardening experience and is ready to build upon and improve their skill set.

Desired Skill Set:

  • one or more years market gardening experience
  • passion for growing organic veggies
  • able to work in a physically demanding environment in all weather conditions
  • ability to move quickly while maintaining quality
  • strong teamwork skills, respectful when dealing with others
  • strong communication skills
  • legally able to work in Canada at time of application

Field staff work a set 40 hour work week, $11.40/hr, with weekends off. Longer days may be required due to weather or harvest needs. Seasonal contract will start as soon as possible and run until November 3rd, 2017 with possibility of extension. We can help you find local housing if needed.

Applicants are asked to provide a cover letter, resume, and references to:
heather (at) fiddlehead-farm.ca

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FoodWork ID: 40673       Date posted to FoodWork.ca: May 26 2017