Are you passionate about the local food movement? Are you interested in working with an enthusiastic team of urban farmers on the cutting edge of agriculture?
Learn the ins and outs of vertical farming from our knowledgeable and friendly team, drink energizing smoothies made on farm, take home tons of the most delicious and nutritious greens, grow your own crops in our mini winter community garden and breathe the freshest farm air right in the city!
Living Earth Farm is an innovative indoor farm that specializes in year-round organic microgreens and baby greens production. The farm is located in the north end of Toronto, is TTC accessible and focuses on producing food that is sustainable for the environment, delicious and nutritious. Living Earth Farm is proud to be the first certified organic vertical farm in Ontario, leading the path for future innovation in the field. The farm uses a unique combination of traditional organic farming practices with cutting edge technological advancements that creates a perfect plant environment year-round.
We’re growing and looking for the right candidate for this unique position! We are looking for a passionate, dedicated individual to join our team and contribute to the positive change in Ontario’s food system.
This position provides a unique opportunity to learn about the emerging indoor vertical farming industry right in the city!
The assistant grower is responsible for supporting the general operation and maintenance of the farm in a fast-paced environment including planting, watering, harvesting, packing and delivering. You will be responsible for ensuring that our produce is harvested, sorted and packed to the extremely high-quality standards that our customers expect.
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The assistant grower position will be full time (~35 hours per week)
The full-time schedule is:
This position heads up one of the most crucial parts of the farm: soil preparation and seeding
$16 to $19 per hour
Are you already excited to get your hands dirty and learn all about the future of high-tech farming in Toronto? If so, please forward your resume with cover letter describing why you would be a good fit to:
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Sep 4 2021 ID: 61260