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Position: Organic Farming Jobs
Farm: Hoppy Fields Farm
Location: Fergus, Ontario (25 minutes North of Guelph)

Hoppy Fields Farm is looking for an individual who is passionate about regenerative farming practises and community supported agriculture!

We are looking to hire a full time employee from early May until late October, with a flexible 5 day work week. Previous experience on small farms is preferential but not necessary, applicants must be legally able to work in Canada.

Responsibilities will include:

  • helping to plant, weed, and harvest crops
  • helping care for livestock, collect eggs, etc
  • weekly CSA deliveries (drivers license necessary)
  • running a farmers market stall each Saturday
  • helping load livestock (probably 5 or 6 times through the season)
  • heavy lifting, physical work and repetitive tasks
  • helping with building projects, irrigation work, and other infrastructure

In return:

  • 15$/hr (40 plus hrs/week)
  • potential for on-farm living (free-to be discussed)
  • all the veggies and eggs you want, also some meat and preserves
  • year end bonus
  • spend the summer in the sun! (and sometimes rain/snow etc)
  • learn new skills! including but not limited to: organic food production & preservation, basic plumbing, electrical work, construction & vehicle maintenance

To apply:

Please contact tj@hoppyfieldsfarm.com RE: farm staff for more info or to apply

We have pretty limited internet access so we may not be able to respond right away.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 19 2021    ID: 58352