Roots and Shoots Farm is a dynamic group of 10 people who run the biggest pickup-style Organic CSA in Ottawa, while supplying grocery stores and farmers markets. After our move to a beautiful 100 acre farm in Ste Cecile de Masham, just 30 minutes from Ottawa, we are extending our field rotations, adding livestock and perennials to the mix, focussing on long-term sustainability. Would you like to be part of the development of a highly sustainable, low input, high output four-season farm? Read on!
We’re looking for fall Labourers asap! These are short term positions but could lead to fulltime work in 2018. Start immediately. Job includes harvesting and fall cleanup. This is a short term position, for the months of October and NOvember only with the possiblity of working the 2018 season. Locals (ottawa/lapeche area) preferred.
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Why work at Roots and Shoots?
$11 -$12/hour, depending on experience. We work an average of 42h/week. You will get paid for all hours worked. Veggies are free (within reason). Accommodations are available on farm. Wakefield and Sainte-Cecile-de-Masham are close by, where you may rent rooms/apartments.
Our farm is in the beautiful Gatineau hills only 2min from Lake Phillipe and Gatineau park and 11km from Wakefield, a vibrant community with cosy cafes, restaurants and fun local bars. There is a growing community of small farmers in this area, which makes it a fun place to network and learn. Although this is most definitely a rural area, you can really get around on a bicycle.
We share hot lunches everyday! The farm provides a kitchen and pays a staff member to cook. Employees contribute to an employee-managed grocery fund.
Our on-farm job training is comprehensive. We do like to keep employees on board from year to year, if all parties feel comfortable, so long term employment is a possibility.
Please visit our website http://www.rootsandshootsfarm.com/ for more information on our farm.
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FoodWork ID: 42764 Date posted to FoodWork.ca: Oct 5 2017