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ORGANIC VEGETABLE FARMING

WE ARE HIRING FOR OUR 2021 FARM SEASON !

Position: Vegetable Grower
Farm: Girard Organic Farm
Location: Tilbury, (between Windsor/Chatham-Kent, Southwestern Ontario)

Girard Organic Farm was founded in 2015. Our team began with an earnest passion for nature, hard work, building community, and making change. And there it was… Farming. It had everything we were looking for; it was a real and concrete way to work at creating change. Over the next few years we fervently studied respected farms, worked under mentors, and researched the best and most successful methods for small scale organic vegetable production.

Hiring: Vegetable Grower

Job Duties:

  • Raises vegetables: Determines kind and amount of crop to be grown, according to market conditions, weather, and size and location of farm.
  • Selects and purchases seed, fertilizer, and farm machinery and arranges with buyers for sale of crop.
  • Performs various duties, depending on size and nature of farm, including setting up and operating farm machinery.
  • Grow vegetables in greenhouse to produce out-of-season crops.
  • Specialize in growing single vegetable.

Requires:

  • Positive attitude that contributes to an efficient and enjoyable work environment.
  • Keen to contribute ideas and demonstrate problem solving abilities
  • Good sense of humour and desire to work in a team setting.
  • At least one season of farming experience or work in a similar field.
  • Knowledge of organic farming practices is an asset.
  • Self-motivated and hardworking.
  • Forward thinking.
  • Ability to work at a fast pace in groups or alone.
  • Physically fit and capable of working efficiently in a variety of weather conditions.

Salary: $31.00 per hour with seasonal bonus.
Hours: 40 hours per week.
Job type: Full-time.
Location: 4845 Tecumseh Line, Tilbury, ON N0P 2L0

To apply:

Please e-mail your resume and a brief covering letter to:
girardorganic@outlook.com
subject: Vegetable Grower

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: May 18 2021    ID: 59916