Pitch Creek Farm is Hiring!
We are seeking Full-time and Part-time Employees for the 2023 Farm Season.
About Pitch Creek Farm
We are located 40 minutes West of Thunder Bay in Nolalu, and grow on about 3 acres with two large heated greenhouses and 4 unheated tunnels. We grow a wide variety of vegetables which we distribute through our CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Programs, online through Superior Season, at Goods&Co and at the Thunder Bay Country Market. We use minimal tillage methods and very little machinery therefore we us our bodies for most of the work on the farm. We aim to grow the best quality produce possible- requiring attention to detail and pride in your work to maintain that quality. Farming is a physically demanding job and all employees must be prepared to work in all weather conditions. A positive attitude and sense of humour go a long way!
Start date: May - November
Full-time 30-40 hours a week
Part-time 16-24 hours a week
Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday on farm 8am-5pm
Wednesday at market 2pm-7pm
-Previous farming experience is an asset but is not required
-Must possess a positive attitude and an interest in agriculture
-Capable of physical labour in all weather conditions (including bending, squatting, kneeling and lifting up to 50lbs safely!)
-Willingness to complete repetitive tasks with efficiency and an attention to detail
-Ability to follow instructions, learn new tasks quickly, and receive feedback
-Strong communication skills and a willingness to ask questions
-Applicants must have reliable transportation to and from the farm. We do not offer on-farm accommodations
-Field work including compost spreading, weeding and transplanting
-Harvesting and washing vegetables
-Bagging and Packing produce for all avenues of sale
-Pruning and trellising tomatoes and cucumbers
-Assisting with irrigation set up and moving throughout the season
$15.00 - $18.00 an hour depending on experience
-We alway offer staff the option to take vegetables home