Are you passionate about the local food movement? Are you interested in working with an enthusiastic team of urban farmers on the cutting edge of agriculture?
Living Earth Farm is an innovative indoor farm that specializes in year-round organic greens and herbs production. The farm is located in the north end of Toronto, is TTC accessible and focuses on producing food that is sustainable for the environment, delicious and nutritious. Living Earth Farm is proud to be the first certified organic vertical farm in Ontario, leading the path for future innovation in the field. The farm uses a unique combination of traditional organic farming practices with cutting edge technological advancements that creates a perfect plant environment year-round.
We’re growing and looking for the right candidate for this unique position! Over the next 3 months the farm will be going through a major expansion and we are looking for a passionate, dedicated individual to join our team and contribute to the positive change in Ontario’s food system.
This position provides a unique opportunity to learn about the emerging indoor vertical farming industry right in the city!
The assistant grower is responsible for supporting the general operation and maintenance of the farm in a fast-paced environment including planting, watering, harvesting, packing and delivering. You will be responsible for ensuring that our produce is harvested, sorted and packed to the extremely high-quality standards that our customers expect.
Duties and Responsibilities:
General Skills and Qualifications:
$16 to $18 per hour based on experience and ability
The assistant grower position will be part time for the first month of training and will transition to full time hours in June (35-45 hours per week). This is a year-round position, not seasonal.
Are you already excited to get your hands dirty and learn all about the future of high-tech farming in Toronto? If so, please forward your resume with cover letter describing why you would be a good fit to:
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Apr 11 2019 ID: 53082