Hiring: Crew Member – Astarte Farm
September-October 27th 2023: Crew Member at Astarte Farm
Astarte Farm in Hadley, MA, is hiring a part-time (about 25 hrs/week) crew member for the remainder of the 2022 growing season. The right applicant will start Monday, September 4th and work through October 27th, with potential to work an extra week or two into November depending on weather. Although exact hours are yet to be determined, our daily work schedule is Monday-Friday, 6:30am-3:15pm, with a 45 minute lunch break. Compensation is $15/hour.
Come join the team on our beautiful 3.5-acre, certified organic, no-till/no-spray farm. Crew members will gain extensive experience with all aspects of veggie production here at Astarte, including but not limited to, transplanting, weeding, trellising, pest control, harvesting, and no-till bed management.
The ideal candidate is able to learn many tasks quickly and precisely, is naturally energized by the prospect of working outside in a small group, has stamina for long days of physical work, and has a great sense of humor and fun! Most importantly, we are looking for candidates that seek out physical activity in their daily lives and who are self-motivated by the mission of our farm. Applicants must be able to lift 50 lbs repeatedly and be content to work outside in all types of weather.
To Apply: Email firstname.lastname@example.org with a resume, a brief statement about yourself and interest in sustainable farming, and a minimum of two references.