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ORGANIC FARMING

Position: Farm Staff
Farm: Saloompt Farm
Location: Bella Coola, BC
Housing: free accommodation provided

The Saloompt Farm is a new organic farm nestled in the mountains of the Great Bear Rainforest on the traditional and unceded lands of the Nuxalkm people. We started our operations last year and will be Certified Organic this year. We grow mixed vegetables and fruits in fields and greenhouses and raise pigs and chickens. We use regenerative practices that are sound for soil, water and biodiversity. The farm manager has 20 years of organic farming experience. The farm is less than 10 min walk from 2 salmon rivers and adjacent to some of BC's most breathtaking wilderness.

We are looking for 2 Farm Hands starting in May to help with the farm daily activities. Tasks may include tending to crops & animals, preparing orders, going to the Farmer's Markets, irrigation maintenance, fencing, building projects and more.

Accomodation is available for free in camperized school buses (1 for each staff) on another property 10 min away. It is simple and rustic but you have access to hot water, shower, electricity, cooking facility and internet. Would be perfect for a couple or 2 friends.

Qualifications:

  • Clear Communicator
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • Eagerness to work hard and learn
  • Interest or experience in sustainable agriculture
  • Access to your own vehicle
  • 30 years old or under (funding requirement)

Wage is $15.50/hour 35hrs/week

To Apply:

Please apply by sending a resume and a brief introduction of yourself, telling us why you are interested in the position.

corine@closedloopag.ca

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 29 2021    ID: 59262