Hiring: Harvest crew, manager, and crew leader – Kitchen Garden Farm
Kitchen Garden Farm is hiring harvest crew managers and members for the 2023 season. Full-time positions start in April for manager, May for crew leader, and June for crew members and run through the end of Oct or Nov, depending on the weather.
Kitchen Garden Farm grows 50 acres of certified organic vegetables in Sunderland, MA, and produces specialty food products including sriracha, salsa, pickles, and dried chilies from ingredients grown on the farm. We are looking for highly energetic, motivated and passionate individuals who enjoy working outside and want to do the work necessary to provide our community with high quality organic vegetables.
Responsibilities include harvesting, washing/packing produce, weeding and other field tasks. Previous farm experience preferred. Valid driver’s license, strong attention to detail, safe handling of equipment, ability to work independently and on a team, and eagerness to learn are all essential. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and work Monday through Saturday June-October with speed, endurance, and good cheer. Hours are generally 7am-5pm M-F and 8am-1pm every other Saturday, an average of 45-50 hours per week during peak season. Part time schedules (4 days/week plus 1 Sat per month) will also be considered.
Starting wage is $16/hour for crew, $17 for crew leader, and $18 for harvest manager plus overtime > 40 hours, plus farm lunch provided M-F and unlimited vegetables.
To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and references to info at kitchen garden farm dot com.