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Position: Organic Farm Apprentice
Organization: Joyfully Organic Farm
LOCATION: Stouffville, GTA / York Region, Ontario (Near Markham/Stouffville/Pickering) 40 Minutes from Toronto, Ontario
ACCOMMODATIONS: Share accommodation space is available in a clean and attractive farmhouse.

June to September 2019

We are seeking a motivated individual to join our farm team, in an apprenticeship role. We are looking for someone who is invested in organic agriculture and is interested in pursuing farming as a possible career.

Please note: Previous farm work or enrolment in a post-secondary agricultural education program is required.


As part of our farm team, you will contribute to all aspects of our farm production. Training to our particular farming practices 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 or enrolment in a post-secondary agricultural education program
  • Knowledge of organic farming practices is an asset
  • Self-motivated and hardworking
  • 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 and the amount of hours agreed upon. Room and board may be provided.


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 8 2019    ID: 51968