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ORGANIC FARMING

Position: Market gardeners (full-time and part-time)
Farm: Jonathan's Farm

Location: near Winnipeg, 700 Mcphillips road, St. Andrews,  Manitoba
Housing: accom available, see below

About Jonathan’s Farm

Jonathan’s Farm is located 10 minutes north of Winnipeg and grows vegetables for 400 CSA members, the Wolseley Farmers Market and the Selkirk Farmers Market. We are committed to ecological farming practices and all our vegetables are grown naturally: no pesticides or herbicides prohibited by organic standards are used. Jonathan’s Farm has been in operation since 2010 and employs 4 people during the growing season.

Job description

Employees duties include the following:

  • Greenhouse maintenance, seedling production and transplanting
  • Harvesting and handling of vegetables
  • Weed maintenance & pest control
  • CSA and farmers' market marketing & distribution
  • irrigation set up and operation

We believe the best way to learn is by doing and as an employee on a profitable farm, you will learn how to farm not just ecologically but profitably. 

Career opportunities are available for the right person.

Hours and Duration:

  • Full time (35- 50 hours/week) and part time (15 - 35 hours/week) positions are available.
  • 4, 5, 6, and 7 month positions are available starting from April to June and ending from the beginning of September to the end of October.

Salary:

$13.50/hour

Accomodation:

For those who wish to stay at the farm a fully furnished suite is available for rent.

Application instructions:

Please send resume and short cover letter to:
jonathansfarm@gmail.com

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jun 24 2020    ID: 56915