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Hiring: Market Garden farm Assistant
Organization: Cardinal Creek Farm
Location: near London & St. Thomas, Ontario
Housing: no on-site housing; must have your own transportation to and from the farm
Hours: seasonal part time; 3-4 shifts per week
Cardinal Creek Farm is a 10 acre tree lined property, with Cat Fish Creek wrapping around the back side of the property, just outside of Aylmer. About a 30 minute drive from south west London. We use organic and regenerative practices to farm 3/4 of an acre of intensively planted and rotated crops that service 2 local markets and on farm sales.
We are looking to hire an entry level part time position, this position requires no previous farming experience, however, an interest in learning about small scale farming/ agriculture and an aptitude for physical work are definitely and asset.
We cultivate a wide variety of crops using hand tools and intensive growing techniques. Therefore the applicant will have the opportunity to learn how to successfully grow many different vegetables, while working with the land in a regenerative way that helps build the soil and provide nutrient dense crops. Top quality produce is very important to us and therefore attention to detail is a very important trait in the applicant.
The position will not require the applicate to attend markets, however we do offer on farm sales, as well as an annual Seedling Sale, assistance with sales on farm would potentially be part of the position.
Market Gardening is physically demanding, but very rewarding; watching food grow from seed to harvest, connecting with nature, witnessing wildlife, and providing quality vegetables to the community.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 10 2023 ID: 67385