Vancouver Food Pedalers Co-op seeks a farm assistant
Position: Farm assistant @ certified organic urban farm
Organization: Vancouver Food Pedalers Cooperative
Location: Vancouver BC
The Food Pedalers is an urban farm and worker’s cooperative located in the Strathcona neighbourhood of Vancouver. We have been growing Vancouver's finest microgreens since 2009 and delivering by bike to grocers, restaurants, and farmers markets.
As a Farm Assistant you will assist with and learn the full spectrum of microgreen production.
Farm tasks will include:
Prospects: While initially focusing on the growing and cultivation of crops, the right candidate will have the opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of the business under the guidance of experienced farmers. We’re hiring with a long-term focus and the right applicant will share this outlook. Three of the current cooperative owners began as employees before buying into the co-op over two years ago.
Hours: Part-time, will include some Saturday markets
Starting Wage: $13.50/hr during training
Please send your resume and cover letter to:
as soon as possible. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Apr 8 2019 ID: 53029