Hiring: Assistant Grower – Hart Farm
Hart Farm is hiring to fill the assistant grower position for the 2019 season. This position is for a positive, hard and fast working farmer with at least 1 year’s experience of working on a vegetable production farm. The job entails working 3-4 days a week from 8/9am-5pm. Pay for the 2019 season is $13/hr with veggies, fruits, flowers and eggs to take home as well. Though there is some flexibility with start and end time, we define the working season for assistant growers to be April 1 – October 1.
The assistant grower understands the ins-and-outs of the farm. He/She/They is responsible for daily chores, field preparation, cultivation, harvesting, washing and packing produce. This means that the assistant grower is comfortable communicating with the farm manager and does not have a problem delegating his/her/their own jobs. The assistant grower will be trained in the beginning of the season and is expected to develop ownership of his/her/their work. The assistant grower may have work at farmer’s markets, delivery or in other vending situations and is expected to represent the farm in a respectful, friendly and considerate manner.
About Hart Farm:
Hart Farm is a woman run farm nestled in the foot hills of Western Massachusetts. Growing on less than 2 acres, Hart Farm is small yet abundant. By using both traditional and modern growing practices, the farm maximizes efficiency with a small labor team and maintains beautiful and bountiful fields. The farm uses organic and non-GMO seed and grain and no synthetic fertilizers or sprays in order to maintain naturally organic and nurtured produce.
The farm sells delicious, clean and beautiful food (infused with good vibes) weekly, to the Greenfield and Tuesday Northampton farmers markets. In addition to local markets, Hart Farm delivers a bi-weekly box-share service to members in western Franklin and Hampshire counties. You may also find Hart Farm produce, eggs and flowers at local restaurants, groceries and at the Hart Farm store/stand in Conway, MA.
If you are interested in applying to be an assistant grower at Hart Farm for the 2019 season please email us your resume and a letter of interest. We will interview all qualified applicants and will finalize the position by March.