• Prince Edward Island Farm Work - Harvest and Seasonal Jobs

    Nicknamed the Garden Province due to its rich soil and abundant farms, Prince Edward Island's dominant industry is agriculture. There are nearly 1,500 crop and livestock farms on approximately 594,000 acres of land across the province. Potatoes represent the most plentiful crop, with 50% of the total agricultural yield, which equates to approximately $200 million CAD annually. Many PEI farms grow wheat, grain corn, oats, barley, and oilseed in rotation with potato crops. The province also produces a diverse array of fruits and vegetables.

    Located off the coast of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island enjoys a milder climate than the Canadian mainland due to the warm waters off the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The spring, summer, and fall months make up the prime farming season, and a combination of warm summers and cool, wet winters create premium growing conditions.

    Prince Edward Island farmers generate a varied assortment of crops and raise several breeds of livestock. Blueberries are the most abundant fruit grown, along with strawberries, apples, raspberries, and cranberries. Vegetables also serve as important cash crops. Vegetables grown on local farms include carrots, cabbage, onions, and cauliflower. Forty percent of the island’s farms produce beef. Around 180 dairy farms operate on the island and range in size from 20 to 200 milk-producing cows.

    The island consists primarily of small farms; however, several commercial farms also operate there. Larger, modernized farms on Prince Edward Island utilize industrial farming techniques, while the smaller farms still require workers to perform picking jobs. The mix of small, family-owned and commercial farms ensures the availability of both entry-level farm jobs and work for skilled farming professionals. In fact, over three percent of the island's total population live on farms.

    Job seekers find both part-time and full-time employment. Fruit and vegetable pickers and canners are common entry-level jobs, and individuals filling these positions generally make $10.50 CAD in hourly wages. Common duties include sorting and packing fruits and vegetables and picking row and orchard crops. Workers also load and unload crates, farming supplies, and produce. Other agricultural jobs requiring additional training or schooling include agronomist, veterinarian, horticulturalist, truck driver, mechanic, and agricultural engineer.

    Individuals interested in filling careers in the farming industry should look to the apprenticeship program offered by the PEI Agriculture Sector Council. Funded by a grant, the apprenticeship teaches job hopefuls how to use and maintain farm equipment, food safety, and pesticides, with additional emphasis on soil and nutrient management as well as general farm management. Dedicated workers can visit the council's website to fill out online applications and begin careers in the Prince Edward Island agricultural industry.


    Canada Job Listings:
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    vegetable farm foreman/woman
    Hillside Gardens Ltd. - Bradford West Gwillimbury, ON
    Job Description:  Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment. Paid time off (volunteering or personal days). Co-ordinate and supervise the work of general farm workers and…read more.
    Hillside Gardens Ltd.  30+ days ago

    WORKER, FARM
    Recline ridge vineyards & winery ltd - Tappen, BC
    Job Description:  JOB REQUIREMENTS Education No degree, certificate or diploma Experience Experience Will train HOW TO APPLY By email: [email protected] In person: Room 2640…read more.
    recline ridge vineyards & winery ltd  6 hours ago

    Labourer (Seasonal)
    Khione Resources - Yellowknife, NT
    Job Description:  This position is a 3x3 rotation-based schedule. Labourers will assist in many areas and tasks which will vary depending on time of year and work to be completed…read more.
    Khione Resources  20 days ago

    Seasonal Nursery Workers - Cone Picking
    Tolko Industries - Armstrong, BC
    Job Description:  $15.96 per hour plus 4% holiday pay. We also offer an individual productivity bonus which averages an additional $1.50 - $5.00 per hour.read more.
    Tolko Industries  30+ days ago

    Apple harvester
    Canadian Fruits And Produce - Alliston, PE
    Job Description:  Alliston, PE: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required). Part-time hours: 48 per week.read more.
    Canadian Fruits And Produce  20 days ago

    farm labourer
    Thiara Farms - Dundas, ON
    Job Description:  Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment. Other vegetables and melon farming (except potato). Write daily basic progress reports.read more.
    Thiara Farms  4 days ago

    Poultry Farm Worker - Schlegel Poultry Inc.
    Schlegel Villages Inc. - Komoka, ON
    Job Description:  No experience necessary, we’re willing to train the right person for the job. Must have valid drivers license and a reliable vehicle.read more.
    Schlegel Villages Inc.  4 months ago

    FARM WORKER
    Piara and Sons Farms Inc - Abbotsford, BC
    Job Description:  No degree, certificate or diploma. Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment. Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops.read more.
    Piara and Sons Farms Inc  30+ days ago

    general farm worker
    Gurm Orchards Ltd. - Kelowna, BC
    Job Description:  Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment. Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops. Examine produce for quality and prepare for market.read more.
    Gurm Orchards Ltd.  30+ days ago

    Fish Farm Workers
    Creative Salmon Company Limited - Tofino, BC
    Job Description:  We operate year-round with no seasonal layoffs. Feeding and caring for aquaculture stocks. Operating, maintaining and cleaning equipment.read more.
    Creative Salmon Company Limited  30+ days ago

    Seasonal Team Member
    Michaels of Canada, ULC. - Winnipeg, MB
    Job Description:  Retail and/or customer service experience preferred. Lifting heavy boxes and accessing high shelves by ladder or similar equipment.read more.
    Michaels of Canada, ULC.  7 days ago

    Warehouse Picker and Packer
    Covey Basics - Fredericton, NB
    Job Description:  Fredericton, NB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required). As an order picker you will be getting your daily steps in all the while…read more.
    Covey Basics  30+ days ago

    Farm Labourers
    Country Ribbon - St. John's, NL
    Job Description:  High school diploma or equivalent and possession of a valid driver’s license are required. Applicants must be willing to work in a farm setting with live…read more.
    Country Ribbon  18 months ago

    Chicken Catcher
    Moonfleet Poultry Services - Walkerton, ON
    Job Description:  Walkerton, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required). Must be willing to travel to and from work sites for extended periods of…read more.
    Moonfleet Poultry Services  9 days ago

    Greenhouse/Farm Worker . Farm Labourer. Seasonal.
    Stokdijk Greenhouses - Beaver Brook, NS
    Job Description:  Tasks include: picking, packing, crop/ plant maintenance, cleaning, record keeping, weeding, farm maintenance, and general farm tasks.read more.
    Stokdijk Greenhouses  12 months ago

    B- Farm Worker/Nông dân
    International Hire - Toronto, ON
    Job Description:  Hơn 100 vị trí Nông dân làm việc tại nhiều farm khác nhau ở Canada Work in various farms in Canada Poultry Farm Mushroom Farm Fruit Farm Dairy Farm Harvesting…read more.
    International Hire  4 months ago

    Package Handler- Warehouse
    FedEx Ground - Barrie, ON
    Job Description:  You become eligible to redeem $5,250 in tuition reimbursement upon hire (does not apply if hired seasonal) This can be used toward things like tuition, books,…read more.
    FedEx Ground  12 days ago

    vegetable packer - farm
    Armstrong Top Pack - Leamington, ON
    Job Description:  Tasks Clean work area Transportation/travel information Own transportation Public transportation is not available Work conditions and physical capabilities…read more.
    Armstrong Top Pack  7 days ago

    farm labourer
    Holland Acres Incorporated - Newmarket, ON
    Job Description:  Work site environment Outdoors In/on water At heights Dangerous Wet/damp Noisy Odours Dusty Hot Cold/refrigerated Work setting Rural area Remote location…read more.
    Holland Acres Incorporated  15 hours ago

    Vegetable packer
    Drost Seed Potatoes - Rolling Hills, AB
    Job Description:  3 positions for stacking pallets $17 per hour. Stacking 50lb bags on pallets. Operating a weighing and bagging station for small produce.read more.
    Drost Seed Potatoes  20 days ago

    General Farm Worker
    Peace River Ranch Ltd. - Dawson Creek, BC
    Job Description:  Ranch or farm experience an asset but can be taught. Ensure farm safety protocols are followed- Scheduling and supervising activities of ranch hands- Ensure…read more.
    Peace River Ranch Ltd.  6 days ago

    Warehouse Associate - Edmonton
    DoorDash, Inc. - Edmonton, AB
    Job Description:  You have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. You're able to be on your feet and handle warehouse duties including lifting up to 40 pounds (with or without…read more.
    DoorDash, Inc.  14 hours ago

    general farm worker
    Mahil Holdings Ltd. - Saskatoon, SK
    Job Description:  Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment. Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops. Examine produce for quality and prepare for market.read more.
    Mahil Holdings Ltd.  28 days ago

    poultry farm worker
    Merks Poultry Farm Limited - Avonport, NS
    Job Description:  Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment. Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops. Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens.read more.
    Merks Poultry Farm Limited  5 days ago

    Order Picker
    Uline - Edmonton, AB
    Job Description:  High school diploma or equivalent. Replenish picking locations and unload trailers. As an Order Picker, work independently to compile and ship orders.read more.
    Uline  4 days ago

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    Directory of Farms, Orchards, etc in or near Prince Edward Island regions

    Note: The information below is simply a list of farms, growers, or orchards in the Prince Edward Island area. Being listed below does not necessarily mean that they are currently looking to hire labor. You should contact them to inquire about employment availabilities.

    Arlington Orchards
    Orchard Lane, Route 167, Arlington, PE C0B 1Y0
    902-831-2965
    Harvest Time: August - October
    Main Crops: Apples, Pears, Plums, and Pumpkins
    Balderston's Farm Market
    11057 Trans Canada Hwy, Stratford, PE C1B 2R5
    902-566-3276
    Harvest Time: June - October
    Main Crops: Strawberries and Blueberries
    Berry Patch
    11860 St Peters Rd, Mt Stewart, PE C0A 1T0
    902-676-2945
    Harvest Time: June - August
    Main Crops: Strawberries, Raspberries, and Blueberries
    Blue Acre Farms
    15623 Route 14, RR 2, Tignish, PE C0B 2B0
    902-882-3410
    Harvest Time: August - September
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    Coffin’s Berry Farm
    2255 Dromore RD Rte. 21 / RR#3, Mount Stewart, PE C0A 1T0
    902-6762975
    Harvest Time: July - August
    Main Crops: Strawberries and Raspberries
    Howatt’s Fruit Farm
    Tyron Point Road, Route 10, Albany, PE C0B
    902-658-2170
    Harvest Time: July-October
    Main Crops: Strawberries and Apples
    I.C. Quality Produce
    Charlottetown, PE C1A
    902-961-2153
    Harvest Time: June - August
    Main Crops: Raspberries
    MacInnis Brothers Farms
    5775 St. Peters Rd - Rte. 2, RR 3, St. Peters Bay, PE C0A 2A0
    902-61-2599
    Harvest Time: July - August
    Main Crops: Strawberries
    MacPhee's Orchard
    Launching Road, Route 311, Woodville Mills, Cardigan, PE C0A 1G0
    902-583-3203
    Harvest Time: August - October
    Main Crops: Apples and Pumpkins
    Marten's Market
    4458 Murray Harbour Rd - Route 24, RR 3, Belfast, PE C0A 1A0
    902-651-2642
    Harvest Time: June - September
    Main Crops: Strawberries, Blueberries, and Raspberries
    Nabuurs Gardens
    4986 Hwy A a Macdonald, Lot 52, PE C0A
    902-838-4510
    Harvest Time: June - August
    Main Crops: Strawberries
    Penny’s Farm and Garden
    5145 Trans-Canada Highway, Belfast, PE C0A 1A0
    902-659-2936
    Harvest Time: June - August
    Main Crops: Strawberries
    Rennie’s U-pic
    Weldon Rennie RR #2 Elmsdale, PE C0B 1K0
    902-853-2667
    Harvest Time: June - August
    Main Crops: Strawberries
    Ray Stewarts Farm
    552 Keppoch Rd, Stratford, PE C1B 2T2
    902-569-3451
    Harvest Time: June - August
    Main Crops: Strawberries and Raspberries
    Veinot's Organic Gardens
    Route 216, Vernon Bridge, PE C0A
    902-651-2092
    Harvest Time: June - August
    Main Crops: Strawberries, Raspberries, and Seasonal Vegetables
    Wheatley’s Raspberries
    630 Suffolk Rd, Charlottetown, PE C1A 7J7
    902-566-5606
    Harvest Time: July - August
    Main Crops: Raspberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, and Black Currants

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