FARM JOB: Gore Bay, ON – Three Forks Farms Manitoulin, Farm Crew & Crew Lead

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on February 15, 2024

Three Forks Farms Manitoulin in Gore Bay, Ontario is seeking a Farm Crew + Crew Lead!

ABOUT Three Forks Farms Manitoulin

Three Forks Farms is an organic vegetable, seed and chicken farm located on Manitoulin Island. We have been growing in the Northeastern for 9 years, to both direct to retail and wholesale markets. In 2024 we will be doing 2 off-farm markets, operating our Farm Store and our weekly food box program of 150+ members. All production is in adherence with the organic standards as Three Forks Farms is certified by Eco-Cert Canada.

We use a combination of mechanical cultivation, cover cropping, tunnel culture, and rotational poultry production.

Our farm is situated on the beautiful Manitoulin Island, where we have over 100 inland lakes, access to amazing swimming, hiking and culture. An amazing place to work and live.

We are a certified organic farm that practices holistic management. We strongly value inclusion and equity for all people. We strive to contribute positively to the environment, while providing a place for people to thrive, and have sustainable living.


Farm Staff Qualifications:

  • physically fit and strong and enjoy manual labour
  • an ability to work in groups with a positive team attitude, AND also able to spend hours alone on a project (ex: weeding, planting)
  • able to work under pressure and on tight timelines, in physically demanding conditions
  • understand hustle and able to maintain pace of work
  • have a genuine interest in agriculture as a career
  • comfortable with doing repetitive tasks
  • have good communication skills
  • positive attitude, self motivated, flexible, and respond well to feedback
  • able to problem solve and create individualized efficiencies as you work
  • able to work some weekends
  • enjoy music, the outdoors and making life’s moments fun while being productive


Staff will working alongside the owners.

  • The farm staff are engaged in all activities on the farm from
    • planting
    • weeding
    • harvesting
    • processing
    • and maintenance
  • All staff have a combination of physical labour both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions

A great opportunity to learn all aspects of a diversified organic farming operation.


Term: The Farm Crew Positions start April 29th and end October 31st

The Crew Lead starts mid April and is a permanent position.

Hours per week: All staff are expected to work 35 hours a week. Additional hours are available

Wage: Salary: $17.50 – 22/hr depending on experience + access to ample fresh vegetables and foods + housing options available.


Please submit your resume and cover letter to eat(at)

We will only be contacting those that have been selected for an interview. Apply any time. We will start interviewing at the end of January (so early applications are welcome) and aim to have completed the hiring ASAP.

Full job postings can be found at

Deadline to apply: ASAP

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