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Farm Hand Position 2017

Position: Farm Hand
Type: paid employment
Organization: Nutrient Dense Farms, Squamish BC
Location: Brackendale, near Squamish, BC

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NUTRIENT DENSE FARM is a working urban organic farm based in Brackendale and The Squamish Valley that models, promotes, and educates about sustainable food systems, soil health, environmental stewardship, community development, Nutrition and access to good food for all.

Farm Hands participate in all aspects of:

  • small scale production farming on the farm. The farm operation includes 4 separate urban plots of annual and perennial crops.

  • Farm produce is grown for our CSA members, local restaurants, farm stand and two weekly farmer’s market..

  • Training is field based and hands on.

  • Must have minimum of 1 year experience in the field on a farm.

TIME COMMITMENT

Beginning May to mid October. Must be able to commit to the whole season.

4 days (30 + hours+ per week)

$12-14/ hour (depending on expirence) + amazing produce.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Field Work:

  • Most field work at Nutrient Dense Farm is done by hand, and includes bed prep, seeding, planting, weeding, harvesting, hauling, and washing.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated experience with some gardening/farming

  • Positive, can do attitude Self Motivated attitude

  • Farm work requires physical and mental endurance, and farm days are long spent outside in any weather, heat as well as pouring rain!

  • Must be able to lift and carry 35+lbs.

  • And ready to commit from May to mid October.

HOW TO APPLY

Submit a resume with references via email to Lindsay and Stefan:
nutrientdensefarms mask gmail.com*

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FoodWork ID: 37495       Date posted to FoodWork.ca: Jan 11 2017