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SUMMER JOB

Position: Market Garden Assistant
Type: summer job / contract
Organization: Art Farm Produce
Location: Warkworth, Trent Hills, Ontario (between Peterborough, Cobourg, Trenton, Belleville)

Art Farm Produce, Warkworth, Ont. Has been in continuous organic production since 1996, and is currently looking for an employee for the 2019 season to assist with day to day market garden production.

The employee will be mentored by the farmer/owner in all phases of vegetable production with a focus on environmental sustainability.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Soil cultivation, digging, mulching, weeding, seed sowing, transplanting, harvesting and preparing vegetables for market.
  • the use and maintenance of hand tools and light machinery (trimmers and rototiller)

Pre-requisites

  • The applicant must be between the ages of 16-30
  • The applicant must be organized and capable of following a schedule
  • Be self-motivated, fit and capable of heavy work
  • Able to work in all weather conditions
  • Capable of working independently or in a team

Experience 

Previous experience in a similar role is an asset, but not a requirement.

Apply

Please apply by email, including resume to:
lenni.workman@gmail.com

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

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Feb 21 2019    ID: 51477