Website Coyote Family Farm
Coyote Family Farm is a certified-organic small market farm specializing in direct sales through our farm share program and farmers market. 2022 is our ninth growing season. We grow a wide variety of high-quality produce and flowers all year in a beautiful setting at the foot of Sonoma Mountain. Farm crew members have a unique opportunity to engage in a diversity of farm tasks on a small team that works closely together. We are community-minded and value our working relationships on the farm and good communication. Located conveniently halfway between Petaluma and Santa Rosa, and only five minutes from Cotati/Rohnert Park.
We are seeking a harvest and field crew member to join our team. This person may also take on delivery driving and/or farmers market sales. Ideal candidate will be experienced with manual labor, handling food, and will specialize in harvest and packing and assist as needed with planting, cultivation, and other field tasks.
Will consider part-time and full-time applicants
Starting hourly wage $15+ DOE
Ask about possible on-farm housing
Abundant fresh produce.
Five paid sick days per year. Vacation time accrues after six months of employment.
Skills and Qualifications
Motivated to contribute to the success of an organic market farm
Experienced with repetitive outdoor work, and ideally with some vegetable farm experience.
Must be capable of performing repetitive physical work with good humor in a variety of weather conditions: cold, heat, wind, rain.
Valid CA drivers license and clean driving record.
Must be able to lift 50lb occasionally and 30lb regularly without strain.
Able to follow and retain written and verbal instructions and respond to feedback.
Able to work as a team and communicate in real time about the work at hand.
Able to work independently and maintain energy and focus.
Oriented toward efficiency (i.e. actually enjoy working efficiently and considering new solutions).
Harvest crew preferably has experience handling produce and/or flowers and doing repetitive, quality and speed-oriented tasks
Be on time to work each day with weather- and job-appropriate clothing
Provide your own work boots, work clothes, gloves and rain gear
Bring a positive attitude to your farm-mates and to the work at hand
Communicate clearly with fellow crew members and managers; make sure instructions are clear to you and that you are carrying them out to the necessary standard
Be able to receive and offer feedback graciously
Participate attentively in weekly and daily meetings
Participate in record-keeping as trained
Keep workplace clean and organized
Roles and Responsibilities
With support of farm manager, harvest a variety of vegetable and flower crops
Process and store crops appropriately
Adapt to varying field and crop conditions to bring a high-quality product from the fields
Pack produce for farm share, wholesale orders, and prepare for farmers’ market
Keep packing area and harvest equipment clean and organized
Help as needed with cultivation, planting, greenhouse seeding, soil preparation
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