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Position: Organic Farm Labourer
Farm: Heartbeet Farm
Location: 230 Davidson's Side Road, Nepean, Ottawa (between Bayshore & Kanata)
Eligibility: 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment

Heartbeet Farm’s fields are chock full of produce and we need someone like you to help us bring in the harvest!

Who is Heartbeet?

Heartbeet Farm is a one-acre vegetable operation growing in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on the unceded territories of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg people. The farm was established in 2018 by Kate Garvie and is now run in partnership with David Mazur-Goulet. We're a low-till, pesticide-free farm, using a walk-behind tractor and hand tools. We follow sustainable, regenerative growing practices that build the soil, sequester carbon, and increase biodiversity on the farm. Visit to learn more.

What makes us different?

Who is the ideal candidate?

  • Interest, experience and / or training in organic farming
  • Capacity to learn quickly and work hard; it's about brains not brawn
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team. Teamwork makes the dream work
  • Comfortable with repetitive tasks and working in all weather conditions

Main Role: Harvesting; packaging and washing products for CSA baskets and fall field cleanup.

More About the Position

  • 16 weeks from mid-September to early November
  • 32 hours a week at $14 an hour
  • Monday to Wednesday and Friday, 8am to 5pm, includes a half hour unpaid lunch. Some flexibility available.
  • As many veggies as you can eat!

This position is partially funded by the Canada Summer Jobs program.  The successful applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada

Pretty grand, right? Send us your resume to as soon as possible!

Heartbeat Farms is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and know as a community we're stronger for it. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply and do not discriminate any employee or applicant because of race, creed, colour, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identify/expression, marital status, pregnancy or related status (breast feeding) disability, or any other basis protected by the law.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date publiée : Sep 7 2020    Numéro : 56958