Employment

Employment Opportunities

Forsythe Family Farms 2009 Inc is a  family owned and operated 50 acre farm located in the village of Greenbank in Durham Region.  We have been growing and direct marketing fruits and vegetables in the GTA since 1972.

Our vision is to be the family farm for those who have lost their connection with their rural roots.

Our mission is to strengthen the family, food and farm connection.

We’d love to hear from you if you have a passion for environmental sustainability, for serving people, enjoy being outdoors no matter what the weather and embrace the challenge of doing something different each day .

About us (click here)

friendsEducation about food production and farming along with providing an enriching farm experience for the public is an important part of what we do and who we are.

People who are energetic, outgoing and positive are essential in making this experience possible.

As with any farm there is a multitude of jobs to be done, indoors and outdoors. Our staff works as a team. With training and experience there are few barriers to doing a wide variety of tasks on any given day.

We are always keeping a special eye out for people who have a passion for learning, for customer service and team work as well as an “I Can Make a Difference” attitude.   If this sounds like a fun, challenging and fulfilling experience we would like to hear from you. 

We need a commitment of working at least one day each weekend until Oct 31st  for the weekends and our fall season are our busiest times.

 Forsythe Family Farm Staff Application

APPLICATION FORMS

Farm Staff

Love to make a person’s day?  Enjoy a variety of tasks in our retail and agri-tourism activities. Take the opportunity to develop or hone a number of job and interpersonal skills in – our market, fields, tractor driver, animal care and October Harvest Festival activities (part time, seasonal).  Weekends and the fall season are our busy times.  We need a commitment of working at least one day each weekend until Oct 31st.    We are open May until December 24th.  Our days can be very interesting and varied here on the farm.

2017 Farm Staff Application Form

School Tour Instructor – Work while your kids are in school!

This is a great opportunity for homemakers to work while their children are in school.  Join our dedicated team of instructors who love working outdoors with children preschool to grade 4, ensuring that they have a safe, fun time learning about where their food comes from.

Volunteer experience with children in the school setting is essential as are good communication skills.

Part time seasonal – May till November.

2017 School Tour instructor Application Form

When the farm is open you may apply in person at our Greenbank farm 
1025 Cragg Rd, Greenbank, Ontario.
Please bring your completed application form along with a current resume and references.

Call (905) 887-1087 for current hours.