Hiring: Farm Hand – Crow River Farm/Scantic Valley CSA
Scantic Valley CSA is a collaboration of small farms in East Longmeadow, MA. We currently have 3 – 4 acres under cultivation in two locations (about 1 mile apart), where we grow all-natural veggies, fruits and herbs for the CSA, farm stand, and a local juice bar.
Job Details and Responsibilities:
The field hand will assist the farmers in many aspects of farm operations. These include greenhouse work, planting, fertilizing, weeding, harvesting, distribution, and general farm maintenance.
25-30 hrs/wk from June to October. Monday-Friday with flexibility around hours and unpaid time off.
Skills and qualifications:
Previous on-farm experience is desirable but not required. This could be an ideal position for someone who wants to “get their feet wet” on a farm. Farm hand must have physical strength and endurance to lift (40-50 lbs) and work in the field long hours in all weather conditions. Individual must be able to work independently on tasks as well as collaboratively with crew.
Wages & compensation:
$9-10 hourly wage with paid morning break (during 8+ hr. workdays), plus produce from the farm.
Please email letter of interest to Kerisa Fitzgerald.