FILLED- FARM JOB: SODA CREEK, BC – Puddle Produce Farm, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 17, 2022

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Puddle Produce Farm in Soda Creek, BC (near Williams Lake) is seeking a Farm Hand for the 2021 season!

About Puddle Produce Farm

Puddle Produce Farm is a small 1.5 acre certified organic vegetable farm established on a 70     acre property in the Soda Creek region of the Cariboo in BC (approximately 40kms north of Williams Lake). We grow 30-40 different vegetables and microgreens for the local farmers market, a CSA program, and retail.

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About the Position

The farm manager is looking for 1 full-time committed farmhand from May-September, or later. They will report to the farm manager or assistant farm manager, and must be very physically fit, a quick learner, and mature enough to work independently when needed.


  • Transplanting/recording field data
  • Hand-weeding
  • Irrigation set up and maintenance
  • Harvesting
  • Produce washing and processing
  • Packing for CSA, wholesale and Farmers’ Market
  • General farm labor as needed
  • Assist with farmers’ market sales, when needed

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • A strong desire and interest in learning about small-scale vegetable farming
  • Must be very physically fit and energetic (must be able to lift minimum 50lbs repeatedly)
  • Fast learner and ability to adapt to new positions and working with new people
  • Punctuality and strong time management skills
  • Ability to take direction, accept constructive feedback and to ask for help when needed 
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to work in all weather situations
  • Mature and positive attitude
  • Good people and customer service skills

A vehicle will be required as there is no reliable transportation to/from the farm. If local or relocating, we are willing to discuss supporting fuel costs. PLEASE NOTE: there is little to no cell reception on the farm, but farmhands are welcome to use the land line when needed.

Job Details

Term: May to September (or later) 2022

Wage: $16.50/hour, and includes all deductions and benefits as per provincial labour laws, as well as all the free veggies you want. 

There is also a cash bonus for each farm hand that commits to and completes the entire season (minimum September 15 end date).

Hours: The candidate will work a 40hr work week, and days are Mon-Fri with opportunities for overtime, if desired.

Staying on the farm

There is a super sweet skoolie on the farm, available to the successful Farmhand candidate. It has a double bed, kitchenette, dining table, seating, electric fireplace, and Wifi. There is no bathroom on the bus, but there is a private bathroom in the farm house available for staff.

To Apply

Please submit a 1 page (maximum) letter of interest, telling us why you are interested in this role. This must also accompany a resume (maximum 2 pages) and a minimum of three professional/personal references. Any applications that do not meet these requirements will not be considered.

Please email your letter of interest, resume, and references addressed to Brianna van de Wijngaard (Owner/Operator) at No phone calls please.

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 25, 2022 @ 5pm

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