Fresh Valley Farms in Armstrong, BC is seeking a Farmhand!
ABOUT Fresh Valley Farms
Fresh Valley Farms is a fourth-generation regenerative organic farm in Armstrong, BC
stewarding over 360 acres of pasture and forest while rotationally grazing cattle, pigs,
chickens, and turkeys. We are Certified Organic through the North Okanagan Organic
Association, and we process and direct market all of their meats, eggs, garlic, valued-added products as well as grass-fed cheeses from a local organic dairy. The farmers who manage the farm are actively involved in impacting policy in order to create a more resilient food system throughout our region and province.
FVF is a regenerative certified organic farm (Cert#04-346) with a committed team
working to strengthen the local food system and raise livestock with careful attention to
their health and welfare.
We are looking for someone who is inspired by regenerative agriculture, implementing
new technologies and strategies for improving environmental management, and who
enjoys animal husbandry, and innovative marketing. Our ideal candidate has a good
work ethic, a valid driver’s license, and the ability to lift 60 lbs.
- Feeding and moving cattle, pigs, and poultry
- Frequent moves of electric fencing
- Monitoring for health and wellbeing
- Catching, sorting, and loading livestock for slaughter
- Building and maintaining farm structures (ie livestock shelters) and fencing
- Implement, maintain, and monitor new technological solutions to agricultural
- Assist in slaughter, butchery, and packaging of meat
Term: This position is available immediately with the potential for permanent year-round employment.
Hours per week: 30- 40 hours per week.
Wage: Starting at $19/hr. We will offer increases up front to qualified employees who
demonstrate they are motivated for the job.
Please contact us by email, or by phone to tell us a bit about yourself and any relevant experience.
firstname.lastname@example.org | 250-540-7500
Alternatively, you can fill out our short application here:
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