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Market Garden Assistant/Seasonal Farm Worker

Company Name Art Farm
Location Warkworth
Date Posted May 15, 2020
Category General Labourer / Labourer
Job Type Contract Full Time
Job Apply Apply by email with resume to
Rate of Pay $14/hr
Shift Hours Monday - Friday, 40hrs/wk


Art Farm has been growing vegetables, herbs, chickens, potted plants and eggs in the Warkworth area for 26 years, following the standards for organic production. The farm is owned by artists Lenni Workman and Brad Francis who, when not working at farming, pursue their artistic careers. Art Farm Produce grows healthy, fresh, local food for the community, selling at 2 farmers markets in the area. Organic agriculture is a sustainable system of growing that benefits the environment.

Description of position: 

We are looking for a Market Garden Assistant/seasonal farm worker for the summer 2020. The employee will be involved in all farm activities including greenhouse production, transplanting, cultivation, composting, tending chickens, weed control, including rototilling, hoeing and weeding, as well as harvesting and preparing produce for markets. The market assistant will work with the owner/farmer, in a team with other employees and also independently. They will be responsible for learning systems of organic soil preparation including crop rotation, composting, etc. The candidate must be prepared to work in all types of weather and able to lift 50 lbs.


Additional Information:

  • Duration of position: Monday, June 1, 2020 to Friday, October 16, 2020
  • Full time: 40hrs/wk
  • Wage: $14/hr
  • Contact: Lenni Workman
  • Email:
  • Deadline for application: Saturday, June 20, 2020

Apply by email with resume to

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