Stable Harvest Farm, in Langley, BC, is hiring 3 field crew members for the 2020 season!
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. The farm is in its first season of operation, and looking toward having the operation in full production by mid/late June. The farm will be starting out with a 2.5 acre market garden 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
- Canadian Citizen
- 1 year experience in agriculture (or background in high level athletics)
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 2021 season.
Term: 1 field crew position March 30th to November 6th, 2 field crew position April 27th to October 16th
Looking to increase the hours of these seasonal positions as the farm expands.
Hours: 40 hrs a week
Email us your resume with references and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Outline your previous experience and why you’re interested in agriculture and a position at our farm.
Deadline to apply: March 15th, 2020
When applying, mention you saw this posting at YoungAgrarians.org