Market Garden Worker – Jonathan’s Farm

Description:

Jonathan’s Farm is located 10 minutes north of Winnipeg and grows vegetables for CSA members and the Wolseley Farmers Market. We are committed to ecological farming practices and all our vegetables are grown naturally: no pesticides or herbicides prohibited by organic standards are used.

Job description
Employees duties include the following:

Greenhouse maintenance, seedling production, and transplanting
Harvesting and handling of vegetables
Weed maintenance & pest control
CSA and farmers’ market marketing & distribution
Irrigation set up and operation
Working in adverse weather and some weekends.
Ability to lift 50 lbs and do 8 hours of continuous physical work
A valid driver’s license

Hours and Duration:
Full time (35- 50 hours/week) and part-time (15 – 35 hours/week) positions are available
4, 5, and 6-month positions are available starting from May to June and ending from the beginning of September to the end of October.

Salary:
$13.5 /hour
Worker’s compensation is also provided.

Accommodations:
For those who wish to stay at the farm a fully furnished suite is available for rent.

Application instructions:
Please send resume and short cover letter to jonathansfarm@gmail.com

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