Come Work!

We're always looking for great help. At the moment, part time, but below is our full time jobs description if you'd like to get a good idea of the skills required.
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Our family’s urban farm is a homestead that grows high quality organic fruits and vegetables for local farmers markets. We are now looking for a hard-working and strong work ethic individual to assist with all tasks related to harvesting, prepping, and selling at the local farmers market. Ideal if person has a passion for gardening and the outdoors, a can-do and always learning mindset.

 

A real job perk if your family loves fresh greens and healthy foods. We often have plenty left from markets that we eat, give to neighbors, and donate throughout the week.

  

Requirements

  • Must be able to work outdoors, as needed, in all weather conditions.
  • Be able to stand, stoop, sit, squat, climb, dig and lift up to 40 pounds, and walk throughout the working day.

 

  1. Planting, harvesting, and caring for crops in greenhouses and hoop houses.
  2. Assisting with construction and maintenance of new greenhouses, hoop houses and other farm buildings and structures.
  3. Doing routine maintenance checks and making repairs to farm structures and tools.
  4. Maintaining production and equipment records.
  5. Overseeing the harvest process.
  6. Overseeing the post-harvest washing, packaging, delivery and/or storage of harvested produce.
  7. Supervise labor staff in the course of performing the above tasks.

Personal Attributes

  • A nice and pleasant attitude is a must. :)
  • Demonstrate ability to complete tasks diligently alone and with others.
  • Provide prompt feedback of your activities and the outcome of tasks allocated to you.
  • Display problem solving and a can-do attitude towards challenges.

 

What your days might look like:

  • Fridays is Market Prep-Day – 8AM – 5PM.
    • Our focus is on harvesting, prep & clean, and bag of crop.
  • Saturdays is Market Day – 7AM – 4PM
    • 7 – 12 - Help with prepping and taking down market booth, greeting and taking care of customer
    • 12 – 4 - Organizing, cleaning, and maintenance of work stations and farm. Harvesting and prepping for Sunday market.
  • 3rd or 4th day a week.
    • As business grows we will need help with other farm tasks.
    • Examples - Organizing, bed cultivation, fertilizing, watering, planting, trellis and bed maintenance, weeding, and mulching.