Position: Harvester and Field Assistant / Farmhand
Farm: Earth Apple Organic Farm
Location: Abbotsford, Lower Mainland BC
Housing: Affordable housing on-site may be an option
Dates: May through October 2024, part-time (or full-time, see below)
Earth Apple Organic Farm is a small, mixed, organic vegetable farm business that operates at the Glen Valley Organic Farm Cooperative in North-West Abbotsford, BC. We grow over 30 different crops to supply our CSA members, restaurants, farmers market collective and some wholesale. We also have a heavy focus and specialize in our New Mountain Organic Garlic venture, to supply seed garlic for our own online store and to other seed companies. We are seeking a dynamic individual to help us harvest and assist in the smooth operations of our regular day to day farm operations.
We follow the ebbs and flows of the season and hence the hours fluctuate somewhat, but on average it's around 16+ hours/week and/or there is the option of combining this position with another part-time position in our CSA program as a packer. We harvest and prep produce every Monday and Tuesday with occasional field work in between harvresting when time permits. CSA packing is Wednesday and Thursday every week -- Learn more about the CSA packing position here.
Qualities and skills we are seeking:
Field and Harvest Duties:
Compensation: We strive to ensure we meet or supersede living wage standards in Abbotsford.
Learn more about our farm and employment opportunities here.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Feb 9 2024 ID: 70238