Stable Harvest Farm in Langley, BC is seeking an Assistant Manager and Field Hands!
ABOUT Stable Harvest Farm
Stable Harvest Farm has all the infrastructure of a modern small farm operation. Large wash pack station, Kubota tractor, BCS tractor, flame weeder, paperpot transplanter, high tunnels etc. The focus is on multi harvest space efficient crops and successive planting for continual supply.
Stable Harvest Farm is a charitable operation servicing the Langley and Surrey food banks, as well as other communities in need, with high quality fresh organically produced vegetables. Stable Harvest farms is a 5 acre market garden sitting on a 65 acre land with plans for expansion in the successive season. The focus of the farm is on high quality production and regenerative agriculture. Organic principles are observed, though we are not certified.
- Able to work outside in all weather conditions.
- Physically fit and able to work full out 8hrs a day 5 days a week.
- Hard working and able to work at a fast pace
- Quality driven work ethic
- Work positively in a group setting (harvest, and field operations are executed in a team setting)
- Able to lift 50 pounds
- Drivers license an asset
Spring jobs include, prepping beds, setting up irrigation, transplanting, weeding, site maintenance etc.
Late spring and early summer is full on harvesting, packing, processing. Our focus is on space efficient multi harvest crops, so physical fitness is key to maintaining quality. Succession planting for continual supply. Greenhouse trellising and pruning.
Fall and end of season is final harvest push of storage crops. Cover cropping. Farm clean up, and ground prep for 2022 season.
Term: Rolling starts for staff members beginning March 1st-April 5th.
Seasonal and permanent positions available.
Hours per week: 40 hour work weeks. Must be available weekends.
Wage: $18 per hour field hands. $18-$22 per hour for assistant depending on experience.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline to apply: March 26th, 2021
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