Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture

Farming Assistant

Nova Bluewater Farm

Phone: +1 902-209-5068

Summer Job Opportunity

Certified Organic Farm



Small-scale Certified Organic Farm seeking individual for summer employment with general farming activities. This activities would include all aspects of operation of a certified organic vegetable and fruit farm. Field preparation and planting, maintenance, harvesting, marketing and record keeping. Applicant must meet conditions of federal summer job program (primarily, you must be between 15 and 30 years old). There will be significant physical work, and you will be expected to be able to lift 40lbs. Applicant should have an interest in small scale agriculture and organic production. Applicant must be able to work with others, as well as independently. The term of employment will be 10-12 weeks.  Nova Bluewater Farm has been producing Certified Organic fruits and vegetables for 10 years.  We have approximately 2 acres of field production and two greenhouses. We grow a wide range of vegetables according to sustainable organic principles for sale through CSA and Farmers Market. 30 hours/week. $13.50/hour. Nova Bluewater Farm is located in DeBaies Cove, Eastern Shore, NS. Interested applicants can send a resume to

Number of Vacancies: 1
    For which commodity are you hiring?:
  • General
  • Vegetables
    Required Skills:
  • Perform repetitive tasks
  • Lift over 10kg
  • Kneeling for extended periods of time
Job Experience: Willing to Train
    Work Schedule:
  • Weekdays
Wages: 13.50/hr, 30 hours per week
How to Apply:

Send resume to


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