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Are you seeking a part time farm position this summer? New Mountain Farm is an organic intensive market farm on 1.5 acres seeking an experienced farm hand.
ABOUT NEW MOUNTAIN FARM
New Mountain farm is a certified organic farm part of the Haliburton Community Farm Project. Our operation is a small-intensive market farm on 1.5 acres. We are located in the district of Saanich just outside of Victoria, BC. The Farm produces a wide variety of vegetables (over 40 types) and berries,specializing in beautiful mixed salad greens. We have a deep love, connection, and respect for the land we farm. Community Farming in Victoria since 2010, nothing brings us more joy than this lifestyle. We are a low-till farm, we mostly sell at Moss Street market and wholesale for restaurants and local grocery stores in town.
We are a certified organic operation, we care deeply about our soil, plants, and microorganisms!
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We are seeking a hard working person who is dedicated to the well being of themselves and others. Previous farm experience is desired. Someone with good communication skills who can clearly state their needs is important.
- Bed preparation
- Weeding, transplanting and seeding
- Harvest, post-harvest washing and organizing, storage of crops in appropriate location for market and wholesale
Duration: Mid-March to October 31, 2018
Hours: Monday, Thursday, Friday (25-30hrs) Possibility of 5 days per week in June, July if desired.
Wage: Depending on the experience 13-14$ per hour. Access to farm-fresh produce for personal use.
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