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Come Work with us for our 2020 season

Farm Hand Position 2020

 

NUTRIENT DENSE FARM is a working bio-dynamic farm based in the Upper Squamish Valley with one plot in Brackendale that models, promotes, and educates about regenerative agriculture, soil health, environmental stewardship, community development, nutrition and access to high vibrational food for all.

 

Farm Hands participate in all aspects of

  • small scale intensive annual vegetable production farming on the farm. 

  • Farm produce is grown for our CSA members, local restaurants,  and two weekly farmer’s market..

  • Training is field based and hands on.

  • Must have a minimum of 1-year experience in the field on a farm or as a laborer.

  • Must be in good physical condition, farming is hard on knees and backs!

 

TIME COMMITMENT

 

Full time position

Beginning  April to mid/late October. Must be able to commit to the whole season.

5 days (40 + hours per week)

$15/ hour  (a higher wage is possible depending on experience and or performance)+ 4% vacation pay, as well as amazing produce (whatever you need for your personal consumption).

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Field Work:

  • Most field work at Nutrient Dense Farm is done by hand and includes bed prep, seeding, planting, weeding, harvesting, hauling, washing, etc. (* labor intensive)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated experience with farming/landscaping tools

  • Positive can-do attitude Self Motivated attitude

  • can work in a productive rhythm alone or with others

  • Most of our bed prepping is done with walk-behind tractors and a tilther and hence experience with these machines/tools is a huge asset.

  • Must be able to lift and carry 50+lbs.

  • Farm work requires physical and mental endurance, and farm days are long spent outside in any weather, heat as well as pouring rain! 

  • And ready to commit to the farm for the season.

Accommodations

  • Options available

HOW TO APPLY

Submit a resume with references via email to Lindsay and Stefan nutrientdensefarms@gmail.com