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Position: Lead farmer or couple
Farm: Mansfield Heritage Farm
Location: Mansfield/Alliston near Orangeville and Creemore, Ontario

Looking for a farmer to work a small commercial organic vegetable operation which is part of a larger farm. The responsibilities include preparing the ground using 'The Market Gardener' method for intensively working an area less than 5 acres, developing a rotational plan, planting, weeding, harvesting and selling the produce.

It is a seasonal farm, starting seedlings end of March, and closing the farm end of October.

There is accommodation for two in a purpose-built building with kitchen facilities. The terms would be a rental agreement with profit sharing and a commitment of three years.

Applications should include past experience and letters of support.

Applications will be reviewed on November 1, 2018 and until the position is filled. These can be sent to the farm address C/O Owner 588383 County Rd. 17, Mulmur, ON, L9V 0S7 or email:
joanvanduzer@mac.com 
with subject: Farmer/market gardener

When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at FoodWork.ca.
 

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Topical Links & Resources:


The Market Gardener (book)
http://www.themarketgardener.com/

About Market Gardening (more generally)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Market_garden
http://www.google.ca/search?q=%22market+gardening%22

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Sep 16 2018    ID: 48341