Hiring: Production Crew – Kitchen Garden Farm
Kitchen Garden Farm is hiring an experienced tractor operator to join our farm’s Production Crew for the 2022 season. Must be willing to work full time >40 hours/week for the full season April through Oct/Nov. Hours are generally 7am-5pm M-F and 8am-1pm every other Saturday, around 45-50 hours per week in peak season. Year-round work possible for multi-year commitment.
Kitchen Garden Farm grows 50 acres of certified organic vegetables in Sunderland, MA, and produces specialty food products including sriracha, salsa, pickles, dried herbs, and chilies, from ingredients grown on the farm.
Responsibilities include greenhouse seeding, tillage, transplanting, cultivation, hand weeding, irrigation, pest and fertility management, vehicle and equipment maintenance, bulk harvest, and other farm tasks. We are looking for highly energetic, motivated and passionate individuals who want to join our farm’s core team to produce high quality organic vegetables.
Minimum two years’ previous farm experience including at least one year of tractor operation required. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and have a 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. On the job training provided. Must be willing to commit to the full 2022 season.
Starting wage is $17/hour plus overtime > 40 hours, farm lunch provided M-F. and unlimited vegetables.
Please email (info at kitchengardenfarm dot com) a cover letter and resume to apply.