2019 Farm Crew Member
We are looking for a hardworking and positive individual for the 2019 farm season who is passionate about small-scale sustainable farming. Prior farming experience is helpful, but not required.
Description: Part-time position. Mid April - Mid-October, 2-4 days per week. Typical hours are 8-4:30pm. As the main crew member of the season, the candidate will get diverse experience in all parts of our farm operation.
Duties: Main duties will be the harvest, washing and packing of produce for farmer’s market and wholesale.
Other duties include:
Bed preparation (crop removal, broadforking, ammending)
Cultivation with hand tools and hand weeding
Trellising and pruning of vining crops (Tomatoes and cucumbers)
Transplanting and seeding weekly crop successions
Hauling and spreading compost
Setting up and selling at the Snohomish Farmers Market on Thursdays May-September
Local deliveries for wholesale orders around Snohomish
Requirements: Enjoy physical work and the ability to lift up to 40 lbs repeatedly. Willing to work in all weather conditions. Be able to walk, stand, squat or kneel for extended periods of time. A valid driver’s license.
Compensation: $12-14/hr depending on experience
Access to weekly produce from the farm when available
Accrued paid sick leave
No housing provided, but we are located within Snohomish city limits right next to the Centennial trail
End of season bonus .
Opportunity for wage increases and more hours for 2020 for the right candidate
How to apply: Email a resume and and a couple of sentences on why you want to work with us to firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone interview and on farm trial days will start in early April.
Why work with us?
2019 will be our 5th season in operation. With less than one acre in cultivation, we are a small, but highly productive farm. As a crew member you will gain hands on experience in intensive market gardening techniques. Part of our farm’s mission is to teach and inspire others how to sustainably farm small acreage and make a living wage doing it. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to further their career in sustainable agriculture or someone wanting to learn the skills to start their own farm. Join our team and come grow with us!
Field Crew Member
Part-time position, July-September, 1-2 days per week. Typical hours are 8-4:30pm. Duties include harvesting produce, washing/packing, bed preparation, weeding, hauling compost, pruning/trellising, transplanting. Starting wage is $12/hr with possible opportunity for advancements and more hours in 2019. Other benefits include access to farm fresh veggies every week and hands on experience on a sustainable market farm known for producing the highest quality produce on less than one acre. No on farm housing, but we are located in the city limits of Snohomish on the Centennial Trail.
Position starts immediately. Email a resume and and a quick couple sentences on why you want to work with us. Phone interview and on farm trial days will start as soon as possible.