Accomodation: A rent-free studio apartment above farmhouse included in position benefits
Juniper Farm is an organic (and biodynamic) farm comprised of 200-acres of farmable and forested land near the village of Wakefield, QC. We currently grow and provide food for an onsite farmstore, restaurants, retailers and individuals. We have been in operation for 13 years and have 5 acres and 4 greenhouses (100ft*30ft) in veggie production. We also have a side fermenation business. We have a dynamic team made up of 10 – 15 people for 7 months of the year and 3-5 people for the remaining colder months.
Weekly community lunches, harvested fresh food, seasonal staff gatherings and special events build the Juniper Farm community. We are generally a fun, cheerful but diligent bunch who are excited to welcome a new person into our farmily. Wakefield is an beautiful little riverside town with a whole lot of soul that has a great music & arts scene and is close to the Gatineau Park with amazing trails for hiking, biking, skiing and snowshoeing. We are also a mere 35 minutes from Ottawa/Gatineau.
We are looking for a general farm manager to join and grow with the Juniper Farm team.
If you feel like you might be this person, have the capacity in your life to take this role on, and would like to spend several years (or longer with possible collaboration or profit sharing opportunities) on Juniper Farm then please contact us ASAP.
Skills and Requirements
Primary duties and responsibilities:
Field/Greenhouse planting coordination
Volunteer and Casual Labour coordination:
Overall you will be working between 1600–2000 hours / year.
All fresh eating needs can be harvested from the garden or taken from cold room as seconds.
All other meat, maple syrup, honey products etc. in the farm store are 15% off.
There several paid accommodation options available to be discussed
Depending on experience this person will receive $20 per hour
Juniper & Alex
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jan 25 2019 ID: 48887