FARM JOB: Nakusp, BC – Spicer’s Farm, Organic Vegetable Field Worker

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on June 28, 2024

Spicer’s Farm in Nakusp, BC is seeking an Organic Vegetable Field Worker!

ABOUT Spicer’s Farm

Spicer’s Farm is scenically located on the waterfront of Upper Arrow Lake near Nakusp, BC.

Spicer’s Farm is legendary in the region and is one of the most important sources of local food. The farm has contributed to the economic life of Nakusp since 1904 and has been in the Spicer family since 1948. Certified organic, it is one of the few larger-scale farms in the area. We grow the staples of our diet; cabbage, carrots, beets, potatoes, onions, leeks, beans, winter squash and garlic. Spicer’s vegetables are sold in grocery stores throughout the Kootenays and beyond.

We are certified organic through the Kootenay Organic Growers Society. A major emphasis in our food production is on growing vegetables in concert with our land, water and natural pollinators. Preserving local diversity is critical to our future.


We are looking for someone who:

  • Is safety-oriented and able to follow safety instructions
  • Will take direction and pay attention to detail
  • Physically fit and able to work in all outdoor conditions
  • Will be reliable
  • Is excited about organic farming


  • Weeding and watering crops
  • Harvesting vegetables
  • Other farm duties as required
  • All farm operations are done with hand tools


Term: Immediate start to October/November 2024.

Hours per week: Up to full-time hours, 40 hrs/week

Wage: $17.40/hr


Please phone 250-265-4474 and leave a message – they will return your call.

Deadline to apply: Open until filled

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