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Enderberry Farm in Enderby, BC is seeking a farm hand for the 2020 season!
About Enderberry Farm
Located in the Shuswap River Valley of the North Okanagan, overlooking the stunning Enderby Cliffs, Enderberry Farm is 21 acres of rolling hills and forest. Two families co-own this farm and operate separate berry/orchard and mixed vegetable enterprises. We grow for a 60 member CSA, farm stand, restaurants, and two farmers markets.
The market garden enterprise on the farm is hiring a Farm Hand for this season. This is a varied position, which includes work in all aspects of vegetable growing, harvesting, and wash/pack on the farm. We’re growing on about 2 acres of land (on two separate properties). We have a small tractor, but most of our work is human powered!
We are certified organic, and believe in growing healthy fresh food for our community that also supports the health of our animals and the environment.
- Hard working, self motivated, quick learning
- Able to work as part or a team and also comfortable working independently at times
- Good communication skills, and cooperative/collaborative nature
- Interested in organic vegetable growing
- Organized, task oriented, and efficient
- Upbeat and positive personality
- Physically fit and able to lift up to 40lbs
- Planting preparation in the field, cultivation, weeding, seeding, transplanting
- Post harvest: washing and packing vegetables, preparing for deliveries
Term: Mid May – Mid – Late October
Hours: 24-32 hours/ week (3-4 days/week)
No accommodation is available on farm. You’re responsible for accommodation, and travel to and from work.
To apply please send a resume and cover letter to Emily at Emily@Enderberryfarm.ca. Short listed candidates will be ask to participate in a paid work day at the farm as part of the interview process. Please let us know what your farm experience is, why you’re interested in joining us, and provide references with contact info. Thank you!
Application deadline: ASAP – looking to hire very soon!
When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at Youngagrarians.org
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