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Farm Production Assistant:

WANTED: Lean, mean organic veggie growing machines! 

WANTED: Passionate organic farmers to help us grow the most delicious veggies people have ever tasted!
Farm: Ottawa Farm Fresh

Location: Greater Ottawa, Ontario
Housing: possibility of on farm housing (camper)

Do you love working outside? You wanna get ripped and tanned this summer while growing the most amazing veggies ever? Are you looking for a way to have a tangible impact on the world? 

Well, look no further. 

Here at Ottawa Farm Fresh, our tight knit team of world class farmers work together to grow and sell top quality organic vegetables, mushrooms, and cut flowers…  all this literally minutes from downtown Ottawa.

We’re a team on an epic mission: To change the world by grounding our community in the realness of human wholeness through a direct connection with nature and good wholesome organic food.

If you’ve ever dreamed about what it would be like to be a high-performance, mission driven team, well, it’s time to reach out now.

Warning: we are an uber committed company. If you’re just looking for any old job or don’t relish hard work, this isn’t right for you.

As part of the All-Star farm crew, you will be involved in all steps of the vegetable production process including:

  • Planting 
  • Weeding 
  • Harvesting, washing and packing the produce
  • Building, fixing, problem solving
  • Pruning and maintaining greenhouse crops
  • Delivery and errands

Depending on skills and interests, team members will be invited to specialize in certain aspects of the farm. For those who step up to the bar, management opportunities are available in year 2.  

Required Superpowers:

  • Physical strength and endurance to work in the hot sun, the cold rain, day after day, doing the gloriously repetitive work of growing food. ( and the ability to lift 50 lbs repetitively.)
  • Positive, HIGH VIBE energy, enthusiasm,  and a sense of humor!
  • Dynamism and the ability to work a startup environment (ie.. building the airplane as we fly it…) You need to be comfortable with change and a certain degree of organized chaos.
  • Clear and concise communication style.
  • Fast, efficient, and ergonomic work ethic. 
  • Equanimity and adaptability to thrive in a rapidly evolving, dynamic work environment.  
  • Curiosity and a desire to learn and continuously improve work methods.  

And... Here are a few of the crunchy details

  • May to November, 40 hrs/week. (Part time also available.) 
  • December to April (1 or 2 part time positions possible).
  • 16$/hr starting wage (depending on skills and experience).
  • A weekly basket of farm-fresh vegetables!
  • 3 weeks of vacation per year, including 1 week in summer. 
  • This is a fully bilingual work environment (French & English) though the ability to speak french is not a prerequisite.

If you want to be a part of an efficient, fast-paced environment that will bring out your best, you may be exactly who we’re looking for. 

To start the application process, send us a CV and a cover letter letting us know why you’re the perfect addition to our team!

To those about to rock, we salute you!


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Dec 31 1969    ID: 58304