Ravine Creek Farm in Winlaw, BC is looking for Field Crew members and a Field Lead for the 2022 season & beyond.
Come join our team!
About our farm
In operation since 2010, Ravine Creek Farm is a 3 acre, certified organic market vegetable farm located in the Slocan Valley, BC - We sell our produce at the Nelson, BC Farmer's Market, at our farmstand, and our CSA program serving 30 members.
Our farm is Certified Organic and in 2019 we began the transition to no-till. Currently we have about 80% of our production in no-till. We grow 1.5 acres of vegetables and 1.5 acres of grass hay. We are passionate farmers who love what we do and are excited to share our knowledge with others as well as creating a strong sense of community both within our farm team and beyond into the greater community. Our business is committed to ensuring a safe and positive work environment for all team members.
Ideally you have previous related experience - (e.g. farming, landscaping, treeplanting, working in a produce department etc.) but most importantly, you are enthusiastic about organic farming. You can lead by example; you can hustle; you are passionate about great quality, local food; you thrive in a process orientated, fast paced environment. You have strong organisational skills and have the ability to multitask. You like to work hard and get the job done, but you also recognize the need for balance in your life. You are tuned into the small stuff: quality, detail and efficiency. You enjoy being part of a team and can communicate effectively with team members.
You must have a wide tolerance of diverse physical conditions, our farming season stretches from the cold of early spring though the heat of summer and on into the wet and cold of fall. Work days involve plenty of walking, lifting, bending and squatting.
We will review applications as they are received and begin interviews the week of January 17th, so we suggest applying ASAP if you are interested.
All positions recieve WCB coverage, vacation pay, and abundant veggies from the farm for personal consumption.
Please note we have NO accomodations available at our farm
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jan 5 2022 ID: 62293