Hiring: Multiple Positions – Bardwell Farm

Job Title

Field Crew

Full-time / Part-time Positions Available

Job Description

Bardwell Farm is seeking highly motivated people that are looking to work on a small scale diversified vegetable farm. Individuals have to work well with others and/or by themselves on a variety of different tasks throughout the week. Tasks will include, but are not limited to, greenhouse/ high-tunnel work, planting, weeding, harvesting, washing of produce, as well as use, cleaning, and maintenance of hand tools and/or equipment. Individuals must be willing to learn, collaborate and grow with our small but busy farm. Employees will work directly with owner and other crew members on a variety of tasks.

Please attach a resume if you have one.

Background

Bardwell Farm is a small scale diversified vegetable farm growing in Hatfield, Massachusetts and has been in operation since 1685. The farm resides along the Connecticut River on fifteen acres of the nicest Hadley loam soils in the valley. Owner Harrison Bardwell is a ninth generation farmer who has taken his family farm to new agricultural heights by implementing a diversified vegetable plan for the surrounding community and local businesses. The farm operates a roadside farmstand and CSA, as well as supplying wholesale service to specialty restaurants, food trucks, stores, and local inns.

Bardwell Farm is run by young farmers who exercise sustainable agriculture through environmentally friendly practices and are working toward a no-till, limited spray, and natural fertility. The farm’s goal is to provide the best quality produce to its customers while sustaining a healthy and happy environment for everyone.

Work Agreement

  • Part-time 2-3 days a week
  • 7am-5pm or as needed depending on time of season
  • Salary $10-$12 per hour(basedon experience)
  • April-October

Skills/Qualifications  Preferred 

  • 1-2 years in agriculture experience preferred(primarilyvegetable production)
  • Willingness to work and get along with others
  • Ability to do physical labor for long periods of time
  • Can lift at least 50lbs

Duties

Daily Tasks

  • Harvest of crops
  • Washing and packing of different crops
  • Assist in set-up of farmstand and CSA
  • Regular cleaning of buckets, crates, equipment, and tools used in harvest and wash areas
  • Field preparation, planting, harvesting, and washing of vegetables
  • Weed/cultivation control
  • Scouting for pests, disease, or other problems in the fields
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization meeting FSMA standards

Additional Tasks

  • Cleaning, organization, repairs on farm as needed
  • Inventory of product
  • Take photos for social media
  • Brainstorming and collaboration
  • Strive to meet all FSMA Standards

*The above is intended to describe the principle responsibilities, outcomes and the associated requirements. It is not intended as an exhaustive list of all aspects of the job.

Apply online: bardwellfarm.com/employment


Job Title

Farm Crew Auxiliary

Part-time Positions Available

Job Description

Bardwell Farm is seeking motivated people that are interested in agriculture, enjoy working outdoors and aren’t afraid of hard work. Individuals have to work well with others and/or by themselves on a variety of different tasks throughout the week. Tasks will include, but are not limited to, planting, weeding, harvesting, washing of produce, as well as use, cleaning, and maintenance of hand tools and/or equipment. Individuals must be willing to learn, collaborate and grow with our small but busy farm. Employees will work directly with owner and other crew members on a variety of tasks.

Please attach a resume if you have one.

Background

Bardwell Farm is a small scale diversified vegetable farm growing in Hatfield, Massachusetts and has been in operation since 1685. The farm resides along the Connecticut River on fifteen acres of the nicest Hadley loam soils in the valley. Owner Harrison Bardwell is a ninth generation farmer who has taken his family farm to new agricultural heights by implementing a diversified vegetable plan for the surrounding community and local businesses. The farm operates a roadside farmstand and CSA, as well as supplying wholesale service to specialty restaurants, food trucks, stores, and local inns.

Bardwell Farm is run by young farmers who exercise sustainable agriculture through environmentally friendly practices and are working toward a no-till, limited spray, and natural fertility amendments. The farm’s goal is to provide the best quality produce to its customers while sustaining a healthy and happy environment for everyone.

Work Agreement

  • Part-time 2-3 days a week
  • as needed depending on time of season
  • Salary $9-10 per hour
  • May-October

Skills/Qualifications  Preferred 

  • Interest in agriculture
  • Loves the outdoors
  • Willingness to work and get along with others
  • Ability to do physical labor
  • Can lift at least 25-50lbs

Duties

Daily Tasks

  • Harvest of crops
  • Washing and packing of different crops
  • Regular cleaning of buckets, crates, equipment, and tools used in harvest and wash areas
  • Field preparation, planting, harvesting, and washing of vegetables
  • Weed/cultivation control
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization meeting FSMA standards

Additional Tasks

  • Take photos for social media
  • Strive to meet all FSMA Standards

*The above is intended to describe the principle responsibilities, outcomes and the associated requirements. It is not intended as an exhaustive list of all aspects of the job.

Apply online: bardwellfarm.com/employment

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