Now Accepting Resumes for

 Organic Farm Hands

Ecological Farm Hand Job Description

Edible Acres is a farm located 10 minutes east of London.  Here we grow a variety of organic produce as well as raise sheep, pigs, chickens, and bees. 

We are currently hiring 2 positions through the Canada Summer Jobs Program.  Successful applicants must be between the ages of 15-30, either a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or refugee and be willing to work 40 hours per week for a minimum of 7 consecutive weeks.  Full-time and or part-time hours will be offered after the 7 weeks for those interested.

Job Description:

• Plant, transplant, weed, harvest and process vegetables effectively in field and hoop houses

• log field activities

• take inventory

• use tools safely and assist with maintenance of tools, equipment and structures

 • contribute to farm events, farmers markets, and social media platforms

Qualifications:

• Should have some knowledge or interest in gardening, local food or ecological farming

• Physically fit

• Outstanding work ethic, good attitude, reliable and trustworthy

• Able to work as a team member or independently

• Fast learner and fast-paced worker

 

Assets

• hold a valid G class drivers license – No public transportation to our farm

What to Expect:

• Heavy lifting (up to 30lbs)

• Working in all kinds of weather including heat, rain, cold, etc.

• Tedious work (e.g., Weeding for 4 hours- although avoided if possible but sometimes necessary)

• Access to lots of fresh vegetables

• A great understanding of growing produce and running a homestead

• Working 40 hours per week

 

Rate of pay is $15/hour plus vegetables.

If interested, please send your resume to, edibleacreshomestead@outlook.com