About Blue House Organics
Blue House Organic Farm & Farm Stay is a new farm started this year. Blue House Organics is in process of organic certification. We follow all organic practices and the land we farm has never been sprayed. It is located along the Ryan River in the Pemberton Meadows Valley above Pemberton, BC (1 hour from Squamish and 2 from Vancouver).
The farm at Blue House Organics grows over 30 varieties of transitional to organic annual vegetables on 1.5 acres and has plans for a fall planting of an additional 1 acre in garlic. With another 10 acres of cultivable land there is an opportunity for scaled production of select annual field crops as well as tree fruits, berries, herbs, vegetables, or animals.
Farm Manager Position
Design and execute organic production of vegetables, crop plan on 1-2 acres for the 2018 growing season, keeping in mind the goal I to farm all 15 acres of the property in the future, with the help of farm workers.
The Market Garden Manager reports to the Farm Owner. A Farmer that believes in Team Work and wants to grow an efficient organization with a desire to grow the business in the long term.
Compensation: Monthly Salary and Profit Sharing
Accommodation: Market Garden Manager will be provided with housing in good conditions with internet, running water, electricity, and heating upon the premises of the Farm as part of remuneration.
Hours: 8-10 hours/day and could be more on certain days such as harvest or getting ready for markets.
To qualify, you must have a deep passion for organic farming, and problem solving skills. You must be able to work independently and with others and you must have an inquisitive mind that approaches farming as a science and as a business that need a team with a long term view to develop the farm.
This is a paid position starting at an agreed salary plus profit sharing, and living accommodations.
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FoodWork ID: 42522 Date posted to FoodWork.ca: Sep 9 2017