FARM JOBS: Armstrong, BC- Hoisington Organic Farms, Farm Labour

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 27, 2022

Hoisington Organic Farms in Armstrong, BC is seeking Farm Labour for the 2022 season!

ABOUT Hoisington Organic Farms

We are a mixed farm raising Chickens, Turkeys, Lamb and Certified organic vegetables. We are located 1.5 Km South of Armstrong, BC. We have 15 acres of highly productive farmland supporting our products. We use several different types of tractors with multiple attachments and pull behind machinery. Some of the things we use are flame weeder, haying equipment, basket weeders, deep till cultivators, breaking disks, seeding attachments and harvesting equipment.

We believe in sustainable farming practices involving cover crops and livestock to maintain or improve soil health. We are certified organic for all our vegetables.

DESIRED QUALITIES

Willingness to learn and share ideas for improvement, strong work ethic while balancing a healthy lifestyle.

JOB TASKS

Help with day to day raising of livestock, from birth to loading for processing. Work in the gardens starting with seeding, weeding, harvesting and record keeping. Washing and preparing produce for sale.

JOB DETAILS

Terms:

1 Person to start April 1st to Nov 1st
2 positions starting June 1st to Nov 1st
2 positions starting July 15th to Nov 1st
All starting dates and finish dates are flexible to some degree.

Hours per week: 40 hours per week, 5 days and 2 days off. Days off may not necessarily be on weekends.

Wage: $16.00 to $17.00 per hour depending on experience.

TO APPLY

Please send your resume and cover letter to hoisingtonorganicfarms@gmail.com

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

LEARN MORE ABOUT Hoisington Organic Farms

Website: https://hoisingtonfarms.com/

Instagram: @hoisingtonfarms2015

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