MARKET GARDENING / ORGANIC VEGGIE FARMING
Positions: 2023 Assistant Crop and Field Manager
Farm: Ferme Pleine Lune
Location: Low, Quebec (20 mins from Wakefield / 45 mins from downtown Ottawa)
Housing: own transportation required / mobile housing option (see below)
Ferme Pleine Lune is a certified organic, mixed vegetable operation located 20 minutes North of Wakefield, Quebec. We provide produce for Summer and Winter CSA, a farmers market and a multi-farm CSA co-op.
For the coming 2023 season we are looking to hire two Assistant Managers to help in the operation and organization of our farm. We are a small team of 4 to 5 folks (including the farmers/owners) – we are looking for 2 experienced farm workers to assist in the daily operations of our farm.
One position is to assist in Crop Management (alongside Randi) – to be trained in carrying out our crop plan, understanding seeding procedures, and running the wash/pack. The other position is to assist in Field Management (alongside Jon) – in carrying out field preparations, tractor work, irrigation systems and fertility/cover cropping plans.
Priority for these positions will go to those with; experience in the industry, an interest in developing their farming skills beyond basic tasks, an interest in farming as a career and those looking for long-term positions.
Both Assistant Manager positions will include daily farming tasks, which will change with the season (listed below).
Assistant Crop Manager: In addition to regular farming tasks, the Crop Manager will be responsible for:
Assistant Field Manager: In addition to regular farming tasks, the Field Manager will be responsible for
Our employees also receive:
Housing & Transportation
We are located 20 minutes from Wakefield, QC, and 45 minutes from downtown Ottawa. Candidates must be able to provide their own transportation to and from the farm.
We have an off-grid yurt that may be rented at a cost of $425.00/month. If you have mobile housing, you are welcome to set up on the farm and use basic facilities (shower, laundry) at a cost of $100.00/month. Please specify if you require to set up mobile housing or if you are interested in the yurt.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Nov 21 2022 ID: 66127