Hiring: Farm Crew and Production Positions – Kitchen Garden Farm
Kitchen Garden Farm is now accepting applications for experienced farmers to join our Farm Crew at our 50-acre certified organic vegetable farm in Sunderland, MA. We grow high-quality specialty vegetables for wholesale to stores and restaurants through the northeast region.
Farm Crew positions begin May 2018 and run until the end of November, with opportunity for year-round employment after completing a full season. The Farm Crew works closely with owners Tim & Caroline and nine veteran employees who have been with the farm between 2 and 4 years.
We are hiring up to six full time staff to join our harvest crew. These employees will primarily harvest and pack vegetables but also do other farm work including greenhouse seeding, transplanting, hand weeding and other field tasks as needed. At least one season farm experience preferred.
In addition we are hiring one full time employee to join our production crew. This role will involve a lot of tractor work as well as greenhouse seeding, transplanting, hand weeding and some harvest as needed. Applicants for this job must have a minimum of two seasons tractor experience.
Employees at Kitchen Garden Farm gain on-the-job training and many perks including unlimited vegetables and daily farm lunch. Prior experience on a farm is preferred and ideal candidates will be passionate about good food, reliable and efficient, eager to learn, have excellent communication skills and attention to detail. Harvest positions start at $11/hr and the production position starts at $13/hr (depending on experience), 45-50 hours per week.
Submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.