Organic Farm Worker ID: 65608

Deadline Date: 2027/05/28

Location:  Thunder Bay

Sleepy G Farm is a successful mixed organic vegetable and livestock farm in Pass Lake, Ontario. The farm is located 40 minutes east of Thunder Bay in the Robinson-Superior Treaty area on the traditional lands of the Anishinaabe people, and just a few kilometers from Sleeping Giant Provincial Park and Lake Superior.

Posting Date:
2026/11/18
City:
 Thunder Bay
Province:
 ON
Address:
 Hansen Road, Pass Lake ON
Start Date:
 2021/05/10
Type:
 Contract
Hours:
 40
Wage:
 15 to 20
Number of positions:
 3
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Varied
Occupation:
 Natural Resources, Agriculture
Duties:
Organic Farm Workers will participate in many aspects of crop production and distribution. The Organic Farm Worker’s main duties will be greenhouse seeding, transplanting, crop maintenance, harvesting, processing, and distributing vegetables to the Sleepy G Farm CSA community. Occasional facility maintenance and animal-related tasks may be assigned.
Qualifications:
You are reliable and always try your best. You are physically and mentally fit and can work in all weather conditions. You can lift up to 50 lbs, have stamina, dexterity, an eye for detail and are able to recognize the economics of production-based work. You can follow both written and verbal instruction and are always looking to hone your skills and abilities. You work equally well in a team environment, or independently. Prior experience working for a small business, farming, landscaping, food service, retail, construction, or machine operating could be an asset for the position.
Misc.:
Owners and founders Marcelle and Brendan have been growing vegetables and raising livestock in Pass Lake since 2006 and are heading into their 12th season growing for a summer, fall and winter CSA program that services over 250 families. Farm products are also marketed through an on-farm store and independent local retailers in the city of Thunder Bay. Sleepy G Farm is a leader in local food production and the only Certified Organic farm in the Thunder Bay district.

 

As a compliment to 8 acres of intensive vegetable production the farm also produces eggs, and beef from a herd of shorthorn cattle for year-round sales. High production and work efficiency on the farm is made possible with scale-appropriate machinery and a state of the art vegetable packhouse and storage facility.

Closing Date/Apply by:
2027/05/28
How To Apply:
Applicants will send a cover letter and PDF resume to info at www.sleepygfarm.ca with the subject line “Organic Farm Worker”. In your cover letter please state what farming in Northern Ontario means to you and why you are an ideal candidate for the 2021 Sleepy G team.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Marcelle Paulin
Position Title:
 Organic Farm Worker
Company Name:
 Sleepy G Farm
Address:
 Hansen Road
City:
 Pass Lake
Province:
 ON
Postal Code:
 P0T 2M0
Phone:
 807 977 1631
E-mail:
 info@sleepygfarm.ca
Web Address:
 www.sleepygfarm.ca