Farm Labourer – Apprentice
Website Cochrane Family Farm
Certified organic family farm growing vegetables, herbs, seeds.
Looking for full time apprentice(s)/farmer(s) from April 1st to November (possibility of employment extension). You must have a love for the land and sustainable agriculture, enjoy working and having fun while you work. First consideration given to those with prior experience or education in Agriculture.
Work on a diverse 30 acre Certified organic teaching farm that grows for markets, seed production, and culinary/medicinal herbal products.
- Must be good at record keeping, multitasking, taking initiative and able to work in various weather conditions.
- Able to work alone or in group setting, and help occasionally with markets, workshops, and on-farm events.
- Potential employee(s) need to be in good physical shape (able to lift up to 40lbs)
We are a non-smoking farm. Lots of opportunity for learning. Challenging, diverse job in a very positive work environment. Room & board possible option.Other Requirements :
- Driver's License
- Knowledge of gardening, plants,etc
Salary Range: Starting at $12.00 - $13.00 per hour
- Additional Compensation
- Working with Others
- Communications Skills
- Problem Solving
- Continuous Learning
- Time Management
- Stress Management
- Team Work
Send resume with cover letter and references to [email protected] or drop off in person to Cochrane Family Farm, 5324 Hwy 289, Upper Stewiacke, NS