FARM JOB: Grand Forks, BC – Fairfield, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 02, 2022

Fairfield in Grand Forks, BC is seeking a Farm Hand!

ABOUT Fairfield

We are a small but quickly growing family farm in Grand Forks, BC. We practice regenerative agriculture here as we value or land and the future our kids!
Currently we raise hair sheep for meat and pasture raise organic fed chickens. We process our own chickens for sales.
We have guardian dogs living with our animals which require lots of love and attention!
We are building a horse boarding facility here so things are getting busy starting in May!

We run our farm always with the future in mind. How we practice now vs how it will affect the land in the future.
We are not certified organic but that is a mindset we carry daily when developing and creating our farm. We feed our animals organic, we eat organically in the home and our hay fields are not sprayed with any synthetic fertilizers.
We have a huge focus on humane care from start to finish for our animals.

DESIRED QUALITIES

We are looking someone who is hard working and self motivated! A little gumption goes a long way to getting through a productive day!
We would like a friendly outgoing person who can handle the presence of kids during the course of the day!
We are open to a couple or someone who would like some child care duties so mom can take some time to work with dad!

JOB TASKS

Here is a list of duties with many more small jobs that may come up as time goes on!

  • Early morning chicken feeding and chicken tractor moving.
  • Care of brooder chicks.
  • Dog walking and feeding.
  • Garden work, bed prep and maintenance.
  • Assist in large greenhouse build.
  • Paint fence posts.
  • Assist in post and fencing install.
  • Assist in some basic rock work.

JOB DETAILS

Term: May 1st Start
This job is flexible and can end in 1-3 months.

Hours per week: 20-40
We are flexible

Wage: We are paying apprx $20 per hour.
If accommodation is needed we can negotiate this.

TO APPLY

Please submit a brief cover letter, and info on where you live or if you have a portable travel trailer type home, to sarahkemp01@gmail.com
Feel free to call our house at 250-442-0258

When applying, please mention you saw this posting at youngagrarians.org

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