Hiring: Farm Crew – Queen’s Greens
Join The Team! Full time and part time positions available
Queen’s Greens is a certified organic vegetable farm in North Amherst, Massachusetts. We grow baby greens, herbs, tomatoes and select vegetables for wholesale customers. Queen’s Greens is known for providing high quality products to many of the most notable chefs and grocers in New England and New York. We grow a streamlined group of items on our farm, and focus on growing them as efficiently, as profitably and as beautifully as possible.
Farming is a team sport and we are seeking individuals with humor and flexibility to join the team! We love the challenge of farming and we work hard and smart to grow great food, and we expect all of our employees to do the same. It is a requirement for all positions to embrace the demands and rewards of working in a fast-paced and active environment. All candidates must be reliable, pay attention to detail and be athletic enough to work a full and active day.
The farm crew works in many aspects of crop production with the majority of hours spent harvesting, washing and packing produce. A typical day starts with harvesting from fields and high tunnels including bunching herbs, picking tomatoes, etc. and ends with washing and packing what was harvested in the morning. We wash and pack a lot of baby greens! Crew members also do greenhouse work, transplanting, weeding, remay management, tomato trellising and farm projects.
This is a great entry level job if you are interested in production agriculture. Through executing tasks on the the farm you will learn a lot; from how to trellis a tomato plant, to how to bunch herbs, to how to pack product to meet customer expectations and more. Previous farming experience is helpful but not required for this position. This is a physically demanding job and all applicants should be able to move quickly, bend, kneel and stand for long periods and work in all weather.=
Full time farm crew positions have a spring start date and run into November. This is a full time position with hours ranging from 35-55 hours per week. Work schedule is Monday-Friday. At the height of the season the work day starts at 6am. All applicants must be able to work the full 6-8 month season and all 5 days per week. Our farm runs year-round and there would be a possibility of winter hours.
Part-time positions are three or four FULL days per week.
Pay starts at $12/hour and is commensurate with experience.
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