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Farm worker - Organic Vegetable Farm - Full Time / À Temps Plein

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Patchwork Gardens

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Industry Sector: Other / Autre

Organization Description:

Patchwork Gardens is a local (Kingston) organic vegetable farm, selling produce to Kingston and Ottawa areas. 

Job Listing #453

Farm worker - Organic Vegetable Farm • Full Time / À Temps Plein

Date Posted: 20 Jan 2018

Application Deadline: 01 Mar 2018

Location: Kingston and Surrounding Area

Category: Other / Autre

Hours Per Week: 40

Pay Rate: Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire $14 negotiable depending on experience

Language Requirements: English / Anglais

Job Description:

JOB POSTING - Patchwork Gardens - Organic Vegetable Farm

Position: Vegetable Farm – Planting/harvesting/packing
Organization: Patchwork Gardens
Website: www.patchworkgardens.ca
Location: Battersea, 20min North of Kingston

Patchwork Gardens is a certified organic 16 acre vegetable and herb farm, growing food for Kingston and Ottawa area grocers, CSA and restaurants.

Terms of Employment:

Wage: $14 (negotiable depending upon experience)

Full-time -Monday to Friday 8-5, May to November.

Part-time –Possible part-time available.                                                                 

  • Patchwork Gardens is seeking individuals who are hard-working, self-motivated, interested in good food, are able to lift and carry 40+lbs, prepared to work in all weather conditions, and work well with others in a team environment.
  • At Patchwork Gardens the successful candidate will learn how an organic vegetable farm operates. Responsibilities would include harvesting/seeding/planting/packing vegetables and other farm related activities.
  • Working at Patchwork you will need: protective sun clothing, rain gear, transportation to and from farm (car-pooling may be possible)
  • Some work at Patchwork Gardens is physically demanding such as weeding/transplanting; a great way to enjoy the outdoors in the summer (some have called it the “Patchworkout”).

To Apply:

Apply with Resume, cover letter and 2 references to:

Email: info@patchworkgardens.ca

The cover letter should include what your interest is in working at Patchwork Gardens. Ie. What relevant skills / experiences / passions do you have?  What draws you to this kind of work? What your interests, sports, and activities you pursue. Why would you be a good candidate to work on an organic vegetable farm? Where do you see yourself heading in the future?

Qualifications:

Additional Requirements: Require clothing to protect oneself from sun, heat and cold. Must have moderate spoken English.

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