About Our Farm:
Heart City Farm is a market garden farm owned and operated by Madeleine Maltby and Matthew Mason-Phillips. The farm is situated in Ottawa's beautiful greenbelt and is just a 10 minute drive from downtown. As we head into our fifth season growing vegetables and flowers on this land, we are looking to grow our farm team! We currently sell our produce at two farmers' markets, and to local retailers and restaurants as well as operate a year-round indoor microgreen facility.
About The Position:
Heart City Farm is currently looking for someone to train as a manager for our microgreen and greenhouse propagation operations. Throughout the early winter months you will work alongside Madeleine and Matthew to immerse yourself in all aspects of our microgreen production. There will also be opportunities to help with market prep and at the farmer’s market if interested. By late winter, training for spring seedling production will begin and by spring of 2024 the aim is for the applicant to be able to manage and oversee all aspects of microgreen production with help from 1-2 seasonal staff.
Please read the following criteria below to see if you would be a good fit for our team!
January 2024 (specific start date to be determined), starting part-time and working up to full-time by late winter/early spring 2024
Duties & Responsibilities:
Microgreen Operations: tasks include seeding microgreens on a weekly basis, watering microgreens and grow room maintenance, harvesting microgreens on a weekly basis, packing and organizing microgreen orders, compiling microgreen seed & soil inventory for ordering, keeping work stations tidy and clean, performing other related duties as required.
Greenhouse Operations: tasks include following 2024 seeding schedule and seeding vegetables and flowers according to crop plan, potting up seedlings, watering maintenance, general greenhouse maintenance, performing other related duties as required.
How to Apply?
Everyone is welcome to apply!
Please your send resume and cover letter to Madeleine and Matthew at: email@example.com
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Nov 22 2023 ID: 69508