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VEGETABLE FARMING & GARDENING JOBS

Position: 2021 Vegetable Farmer / Farm Hand
Employer: AG Inspired Cuisine
Location: Niagara Falls, Ontario
Hours: full-time

We are a local 4 Diamond and award winning restaurant that operates a 2 acre vegetable farm supplying our “Farm to Table” kitchen in Niagara Falls. We grow 25+ varieties of heirloom vegetables from seed each season as well as maintain an on-site apiary which produces honey, honey comb and bee pollen. This season we are seeking a full-time farm hand to work in all areas of the field operation. The position will work approximately 7am-3pm week days and week-ends as needed with two days off each week. May 18 through end of October with flexible availability needed at the beginning and end of the season. $18 per hour for the right candidate. Please review our website at http://www.agcuisine.com

To Apply:

Please send resume to clinkson@sterlingniagara.com

Please indicate you saw this posting at FoodWork.

Farm Hand Requirements

  • Knowledge of transplanting seedlings
  • Knowledge of planting vegetables and grass from seed
  • Knowledge of row cover / insect netting and its uses
  • Ability to work unsupervised while maintaining deadlines
  • Physically able to work in the sun/rain, hot or cold weather
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and stand for long periods
  • No fear of working near bee hives
  • Knowledge of watering / feeding schedules with a few years of growing experience. Demonstrated home gardening experience is also acceptable
  • Strong communication skills as you will be working unsupervised
  • Experience scouting for pest control and plant disease
  • Ripe vegetable harvesting / picking experience
  • Ability to work small machinery (lawn mower / hoe / hammer /harvest knife / sheers etc)
  • Transportation to the farm in Niagara Falls is a must


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Feb 16 2021    ID: 58684