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CLOSED FOR THE SEASON.



EMPLOYMENT

FARM LABOURER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (FRUIT AND VEGETABLE FARM WORKER).
Seeking seasonal, full time, weekday and weekend farm laborour

POSITION:          Farm Laborour (Minimum 5 years experience)
SALARY:             Minimum Wage
Hours:                  40 Hours per week

Anticipated Start Date:     April 15, 2015

WORK CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL CAPABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:

Repetative tasks
Attention to detail
Hand-eye coordination
Bending, crouching, kneeling

WORK SITE ENVIRONMENT:
Outdoors - wet, damp, hot or cold

OTHER:
Minimum 5 years experience
Planting/weeding fruits and vegetables
Harvesting fruits and vegetables
Stone picking
Irrigation and crop preperation
Physically demanding work
Must be reliable and work well within a team
Must provide own transportation (no public transit)

HOW TO APPLY:
Send hardcopy resume to:
Whittamore Farms
7100 11th Line
Markham, ON
L6B 1A8

Posting Deadline:
January 15, 2015



SUMMER PICK YOUR OWN HOURS
(Start in Mid-June until Civic Holiday Monday August 3, 2015)
Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Including all Holidays, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Our 2015 pick-your-own will start mid to late June with the most eagerly anticipated fruit, fresh strawberries.  Whether its to make jam, pies, freeze or eat fresh from a bowl, Whittamore's strawberries are plump, juicy and delicious. Start a tradition  with your family and enjoy a day in the country, alongside the Rouge River Valley (part of the NEW Rouge National Urban Park) picking one of natures great taste treats, fresh strawberries.

 

Fresh raspberries, the champagne of all fruits are next to follow at Whittamore's. Picking starts in early July.  Whittamore's raspberries are trellised so picking is enjoyable, fun and easy. They affordably priced so you can easily freeze them to enjoy during the rest of the year.


Don't forget to get your veggies, nutricious, delicious and fun.


Bring our own container or you can purchase empty containers at the farm. 

 

Come for the freshness...Stay for the Fun...all season!

 

Whittamore's: Your Farm in the City.

 

Summer PYO Pricing 2015

Strawberries: $2.50/Lb 

Raspberries: $3.75/Lb 

Green Peas: $2.50/Lb 

Snow Peas: $2.50/Lb 

Sugar Snap (Honey) Peas: $2.50/Lb 

Green & Yellow Beans: $2.50/Lb

Beets: $2.50/Lb 

New Potatoes: $1.25/Lb 

 

 

 

Click into our Crack of Dawn Report to see what crops are available for picking.

 

Whittamore Empty Containers

8.5 Litre Bucket: $4.00

3 Litre Basket : $1 (Raspberry season only)

 

Available at our admission booth!

MORE FUN
FOR LESS!

Whittamore's Farm proudly supports

Sustainable Agriculture...Click for more!

Ontario Produce Harvesting Dates
Asparagus

May - June

Rhubarb

May - June

Greenhouse Tomatoes

May - October

Cucumbers
May - June & August

Peppers

May - June &
August - September

Strawberries*

June - July

New Potatoes*
June - August

Peas*

June - July

Beets*
June - September

Green & Yellow Beans*

July

Raspberries*

July

Sweet Corn

August

Peaches

August

Blueberries

August

Tomatoes

August - September

Eggplant
August - September
Melons
August - September
Hot Chili Peppers August - September
Autumn Strawberries
August - October
Autumn Raspberries
August - October

Apples

August - October

Squash

September - October

Broccoli
September - October
Cauliflower
September - October
Cabbage
September - October

Pumpkins

September - October

* available at Whittamore's Pick-Your-Own

 

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8100 Steeles Ave. East,

Markham, Ontario, Canada