Gardner/health Food Prep

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Payment: 0 Location: Te Anau
Region: Southland/Fiordland Experience: Limited Experience Necessary

Experienced Gardener / Food Technologist / Horticulturist

August to December 2018
Organic Farm New Zealand
Te Anau, Southland

Interested in organic gardening, food production, healthy food?

Organic Farm NZ is a bio-gro certified private estate, located 30 minutes outside of Te Anau, Southland.  OFNZ is a rural, peaceful, beautiful, natural location – a true Southland experience!

We are looking for winter season helpers from May to August 2018.

Duties:

-            Gardening in our extensive all-season tunnel houses (weeding, watering, harvesting, composting, etc)
-            Food preparation & processing (vegetables, eggs, herbs, etc)
-            Production labeling and packaging (freeze dry & fresh products)

Requirements:

-            An interest in organic gardening and food production
-            Flexible, positive and responsible work ethic
-            Experience in gardening, horticulture or food technology (students welcome)
-            Work holiday visa
-            Minimum stay 2 months
-            Health lifestyle, please no smoking
-            Basic hours in exchange for food & accommodation + additional paid hours per week
-            Single occupancy room
-            Days off as per work agreement

Included Free:

-            Chalet style accommodation (single occupancy for long-term stays)
-            3 meals per day
-            On the job training
-            Complimentary tea and coffee
-            Activities & movies