We will be hiring a full-time farm worker this season. Experience not required to apply.
This is a position performing multiple tasks related to growing and harvesting organic vegetables for sale to farmer’s market customers and to provide to CSA members. In addition, work will at times involve caring for farm animals, including sheep, cows, and chickens. Growing and harvesting veggies will include greenhouse work, seeding, transplanting, weeding and tending, washing, and packing. Responsibilities may include organizing and running a farmer’s market stand one day/week, keeping the farmstand stocked and organized, and doing weekly deliveries with farm vehicles. Operation of small machinery may be included (weed whackers, walk-behind tractors, lawnmower).
Work will be performed outside mostly, rain or shine. Work will be performed along with farmer/owners Christine Bourque and Adam Farris. We strive to create a supportive, collaborative, and sustainable work environment. Most days, work will not exceed 8 hours unless unforeseen farm needs arise, such as emergencies with animals. We take a one hour break for lunch. Schedule TBD.
-18 or older
-ability to lift 50lbs multiple times per day
-ability to work outdoors in all conditions (except for dangerous weather) for several hours/day
-ability to communicate both respectfully and responsibly
-ability to efficiently and effectively work in a self-directed way
-ability to work with multiple personalities respectfully
-ability to take responsibility for organizing and executing specific farm endeavors
-have a valid driver’s license and willingness to make farm deliveries