FARM JOB: Saanichton, BC – Andrew’s Farm Stand, CSA Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 15, 2022

Andrew’s Farm Stand, in Saanichton, BC is seeking a CSA Coordinator for the 2022 season!

About Andrew’s Farm Stand

We are a 15 acre organic thriving local farm, with fields distributed across the Saanich Peninsula, we are passionate about growing quality food sustainably. Our fields are located throughout Central Saanich. We produce strawberries, garlic, salad mix, beets, tomatoes and carrots among other crops and last year we even branched into a flower maze!

We are looking for someone hard working and experienced in intensive small scale farming to fill the position of CSA Coordinator role for the 2022 season (March-November). There is potential for on-site housing for the right candidate.

Job Tasks

The CSA Program Coordinator is responsible for the oversight of our CSA program. This will include:

Management of the farm’s CSA customers, including answering customer questions; communicating with customers via email; sharing farm updates with customers;

  • Organize CSA pick-ups and engages with CSA customers during pick-ups;
  • Improve the soil through careful crop rotations, cover cropping, and amendments;
  • Assist in the development of infrastructure for farm operations;

Skills and Qualities needed

  • 2 + years of farming experience, 2 years in a supervisory role, including experience planning CSA Program;
  • be a fast, organized, efficient, and able to cope with the physical nature of farming/outdoor work;
  • be an excellent communicator;
  • able to anticipate work that needs to be done and have the initiative to get it done;
  • participate in the day to day operations of seeding, potting up, transplanting, weeding, irrigation, pest management, prepping beds, harvesting, washing and packing produce for sale;
  • ensure quality standards;
  • supervision of part time staff and occasional volunteers;
  • close communication with owner/manager;
  • understand and follow the crop plan;
  • estimate and report on harvest amounts;
  • maintain records with provided forms/software;
  • tracking supplies as needed;
  • ensure tidy, efficient, safe workplace;
  • be willing to take on a variety of farm related tasks.

Job details

Term: ASAP to November

Wage: $24-28/ hr, salary or shares/ bonuses. 50% of CSA sales.

Accommodation: There is potential for on-site housing for the right candidate.

To apply

Please call Andrew to apply or for more information: 250-880-2000

Learn more about Andrew’s Farm Stand

Instagram: @andrewsfarmstand

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