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Industry Sector: Other / Autre
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 POSTING - Patchwork Gardens - Organic Vegetable Farm
Position: Vegetable Farm – Planting/harvesting/packing
Organization: Patchwork Gardens
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”).
Apply with Resume, cover letter and 2 references to:
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?
Additional Requirements: Require clothing to protect oneself from sun, heat and cold. Must have moderate spoken English.
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