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Positions: Farm Staff 2020
Farm: Joyfully Organic Farm
Location: near Markham/ Stouffville/ Pickering, 40 minutes from Toronto, Ontario
Accommodations: Shared Accomodations are available if needed, in a clean and attractive apartment

OUR FARM + PRACTICES: Joyfully Organic Farm is a certified local organic farm. We have a deep love of amazing food, strong farming practices, and hearty laughs. We are already planning our 2020 Season and putting together our rock star team. Joyfully Organic Farm is run by a collaborative farm team, that focuses on lean operational efficiencies, bio-intensive planting, multi-successions high yields per acreage, and laughing a lot. 

The farm operates on a 30 inch bed system with the use of walking tractors and hand tools. In parallel, the farm is developing a tractor based system which will retain the strengths and efficiencies of the well know 30 inch bed system, developed by Elliot Coleman and popularized by Jean Martin. Please visit our website to learn more about our farming practices.

We are active members of our surrounding communities, providing vegetables for 3 Farmers Markets in Toronto, a large CSA in our hometown, and wholesale relationships to local food proveyers + chefs.

We are seeking motivated individuals to join our farm team. We are looking for those who are invested in organic agriculture and interested in pursuing farming as career. Thanks for your interest in joining the farm team, we look forward to meeting you!

To be considered, read the posting in full and then fill out the questionnaire on our website.


Full Time 
May to December 2020

Please note: Previous vegetable, horticultural, or livestock farm work experience is required.

 LOCATION: Markham, Ontario (Near Markham/Stouffville/Pickering) 40 Minutes from Toronto, Ontario

DESCRIPTION: As part of our farm team, you will get to contribute to all areas of our farm production. Training to our particular farming systems will be provided. Areas of work will including:

  • Seedling Production
  • Greenhouse Management
  • Harvesting Vegetables
  • Preparing for/attending Markets and CSA
  • Carpentry / Building Projects
  • Weed and Pest Management
  • Fertility and Land Management
  • Machine/tool maintenance


  • At least one season of farming experience
  • Knowledge of organic farming practices is an asset
  • Self-motivated and hardworking
  • Forward thinking
  • Ability to work at a fast pace in groups or alone
  • Physically fit and capable of working efficiently in a variety of weather conditions
  • Positive in attitude and contributes to an efficient and enjoyable work environment
  • Keen to contribute ideas and demonstrate problem solving abilities
  • Good sense of humour and desire to work in a team setting

WAGES: Compensation will be determined based on the selected candidates experience. Monthly wages may range from $2000 to $2600, with the possibility of a seasonal bonus.


Fill out our Farm Staff Questionnaire on our website and attach your resume at the end. Thanks!

For questions feel free to contact us at info @

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Feb 2 2020    ID: 54995