Hiring: Poultry Processing Crew – Reed Farm,

Poultry Processing Crew

Reed Farm  (Sunderland MA) is hiring crew members for poultry processing in the 2021 season.

Seasonal, Part-time and Full-time positions available, with potential to become year-round and long-term.
Must be available to work all days (or some, for PT) between Sunday through Thursday.
Hours are usually 8am-5pm, 30-40 hours per week. Part-time schedules of 15-20 hours per week are also possible.

$15/hr to start, overtime at 40+ hours/week, plus chicken, and raises per skills and experience gained.
Experience appreciated, but not required.

Not sure what to expect? Come in for a paid trial day!


We aim for the crew to be well rounded, adaptable, and able to jump in anywhere. So everyone does a bit of everything!

*various poultry processing stations: dispatch, cleaning, gutting, rinsing, inspection, etc.
*use of knives and sharp tools
*packing product
*clean up and sanitization of facility and equipment

Physical requirements:
*ability to stand for an 8 hour shift, with a lunch break
*ability to lift up to 50 lbs
*ability to bend, stoop, and lift up to 10 pounds repeatedly
*ability to work in a wet environment
*ability to work in a cool environment (packing in the walk-in cooler)
*ability to work in an environment with live animals
*ability to work with livestock and throughout the process of producing food from livestock

Please email us a letter of interest and your resume at
Feel free to email us with any questions!

___ About Reed Farm ___

Reed Farm is a small-scale pastured poultry farm and custom poultry processing facility in Sunderland MA. We operate year-round and offer fresh poultry wholesale to local retailers and schools. We are the only poultry processing facility in Western MA with a Small Enterprise Exemption License, which allows poultry processed at our facility to be sold in MA. Join us in our mission to provide safe, healthy poultry for wholesale and offer poultry processing services to local farms and backyard poultry raisers, while respecting our stewardship of the land and practicing sustainable and regenerative practices.

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