Hiring: Field Crew – Next Barn Over

Field Crew

40-60 hours per week, May – November

Next Barn Over is a 50-acre, organic vegetable farm in Hadley, MA. We grow forty crops for our 800-member CSA and several local wholesale customers. Field crew is involved in all aspects of crop production including seeding in the greenhouse, transplanting, weeding, and harvesting. Pay starts at $14/hr and is commensurate with experience.


  • Passionate about sustainable agriculture with a special interest in commercial organic vegetable production
  • Excited to learn from an experienced crew
  • A team player that can also work independently
  • Strong and efficiency-minded work ethic
  • Good attention to detail, able to balance speed with high quality standards
  • Positive attitude
  • Able to repeatedly lift 50+ pound items
  • Spanish language is a plus


  • Greenhouse work: including seeding, transplanting, filling seedling trays with soil, moving seedling trays around and out of the greenhouse
  • Field work: including transplanting by machine and hand, hoeing, hand weeding, managing row cover, trellising, mulching
  • Harvest work: is mostly done by hand for the many vegetable crops we grow. It is fast-paced and requires a lot of heavy lifting and the ability to balance speed with meticulous counting and quality control
  • Post-harvest work: including washing, sorting, and packing
  • Operation of farm vehicles
  • Clean up of farm waste and organization of materials
  • Some additional tasks such as: light carpentry, painting, building and equipment maintenance.

Applicants please send resume and references to

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