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Position: Farm Worker
Type: full-time, immediate to mid-October
Organization: Dunbar Organic Farm
Location: Millgrove, Ontario. Just outside of Hamilton, Hwy 5 & 6.

About Dunbar Organic Farm

We are a small organic farm growing fresh vegetables and raising 140 free-range organic (meat) chicken to be sold mostly at farmer’s markets in Toronto. Dunbar Organic Farm is in its 5th year of production and is looking to scale up in its production.

Our farm is located just outside of Hamilton off of Hwy 6 in Millgrove, ON. We are a part of a larger farm community based at the Earth to Table Farm. The farm is a very peaceful place with lots of opportunity to observe nature’s comings and goings, song birds, and busy bees!

Applicant should have access to a vehicle as the farm is not on the bus route.

Job Description:

Looking to fill the position immediately until approx. mid-October.

We are looking for a hardworking individual who likes being outside in all kinds of weather and can work diligently and reliably. The work is physically demanding but rewarding. Applicants must be able to work well with others as well as work independently, able to take instruction and accept feedback in addition to eagerness to learn.

Hourly wage of $14/hr, the employee will also receive organic vegetables. Work hours are Monday to Friday 9-4pm, approx. 30-35hrs per week. Experience is an asset but not necessary as a willingness to learn and interest in growing food is also important. Non-smoker preferred!

Duties:

Seeding trays, direct seeding beds, preparing soil, transplanting seedlings, weeding, irrigation management, pest management, using tools and equipment, harvesting, washing and prepping vegetables for market, some animal handling, handling straw, and record keeping.

Dunbar Organic Farm strongly believes in upholding Ontario Human Rights Code and encourages those from marginalized communities (New Canadians, Indigenous, LGBTQ+, etc) to apply.

How to apply:

Email resume to:
dunbarorganicfarm mask gmail.com*

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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FoodWork ID: 46390       Date posted to FoodWork.ca: Jul 8 2018