Farm Manager


Our Client Legend Organic Farms Inc. (based out of BC, 9100 Van Horne Way, Richmond BC, V6X 1W3) is a farming operation, growing organic crops for a family run company which has grown to be North America’s largest certified organic food producer.  The farm is 4,000 acres, located near Kamsack, SK (east/central Sk) and produces small grains and oilseeds.  This is a full-time position and will report to the Organic Program Manager based in British Columbia.


The organic Farm Manager will oversee and implement all farming operations from crop planning, fieldwork, and harvest.  Familiarity and experience with all aspects of organic farming at this scale is a must.

  • Having an understanding and deep commitment to organic agronomic and regenerative principles:

o   Maintain and build appropriate fertility.

o   Control and manage weed populations.

o   Control and manage insect and disease issues.

  • Supplement soil fertility and microbiology through appropriate amendments, crop rotations and green manures, in a cost-effective way.
  • Successfully attain maximum crop yields and improve crop quality over time.
  • Run and maintain all equipment.
  • Implement advanced environmental protection including establishment of hedgerows, wildlife and pollinator habitat.
  • Effective and fiscally responsible management of farm equipment, buildings and storage inventory.
  • Facilitate sale and delivery of crops including arranging contracts, getting best price and moving crops to parent company whenever directed.
  • Manage staff/farm labour.
  • Reporting to Legend Organic Farms’ head office.
  • Maintain health and safety requirements.


  • Minimum 5-years experience farming organic small grains and oilseeds.
  • Demonstrable commitment to ongoing learning and progressive practices in organic and regenerative farming.
  • Experience and ability to obtain and retain organic certification, and crop insurance.
  • Business management skills and experience, managing budgets, expenditures and income.


  • Ability to produce clear and concise written reports on farm operations, harvest yields and sales. Comfortable working in Word and Excel.
  • Self motivation and proven ability to manage staff in an effective and motivating manner.
  • Mechanical ability and aptitude for equipment operation and maintenance
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Numerical aptitude.
  • Willingness to be outside in all weathers and patience to undertake all sorts of practical, sometimes repetitive jobs.
  • Full driving licence.
  • Genuine commitment to organic farming.

This position offers a competitive salary of $90,000-$110,000 based on experience and relevant education as well as bonus opportunities based on performance and crop yields.  A house for a family will also be provided as part of the compensation package.

To apply or inquire further details, contact Joanne Oliver directly at Essence Recruitment.

306.652.5209 or or

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