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UBC Farm Field Assistant. Deadline: January 12, 2020
The Field Assistant supports the UBC Farm and CSFS by coordinating and performing day-to-day crop production and land stewardship activities for a defined range of crops at the UBC Farm. Plans are subject to change, but we anticipate that in the 2020 season this Field Assistant will be responsible for the following crops: potatoes, alliums, field cucurbits, and legumes.
UBC Farm Sales Assistant. Deadline: January 12, 2020
We are seeking an energetic and reliable person to work with the UBC Farm team to support the growth of and to participate in the success of the CSFS’ field and sales program. The Sales Assistant works under the supervision of the Sales Manager and works collaboratively with UBC Farm staff to assist with the sale and tracking of agricultural products marketed through various direct sales channels (specifically the Tuesday Evening Markets, Wednesday Campus Markets, and Saturday Markets), and to assist with day-to-day harvest and processing (harvest, washing and packing) operations. These sales activities and associated record keeping intrinsically form a part of the academic programming at the CSFS and substantially inform cropping decisions.