Urban Farmer – San Jose

Website Farmscape

Location: San Jose

Schedule: Monday-Friday, onsite hours 7:30am-4:00pm.

Benefits: Benefits for full-time employees include: Health insurance, 401(k) plan with employer matching, FSA & Dependent Care plan, Paid vacation, access to company vehicle and mileage reimbursement when needed.

Compensation: $24 – $28/hr

Status: Full time

About Farmscape:

Farmscape is the largest urban farming company in California, with a commitment to creating food-focused, climate-resilient landscapes. Since 2008, we have designed, installed and maintained hundreds of customized gardens as beautiful as they are abundant.

Our low-impact, sustainable Farmscapes are lively, vibrant spaces that feature native, low-water plants to complement the food we grow. As trusted local farmers, we grow food for single-family homes, master-planned communities, Fortune 500 companies, Michelin-starred chefs and World Series Champions.

Job Description

  • Make weekly maintenance visits to corporate gardens that the farmer independently manages
  • Manage all aspects of annual vegetable cultivation from planning and planting plots to leaving a harvest for clients
  • Keep detailed records during weekly visits
  • Maintain relationships with clients, both in-person and via phone/email
  • Adhere to Farmscape best practices in managing farms
  • Communicate promptly with supervisor regarding supply needs and unexpected garden issues
  • Attend staff meetings and training sessions as required
  • Represent Farmscape in a friendly and professional manner
  • Determine planting layouts and harvests based on the menus of chefs/clients.
  • Provide suitable tasks & oversee crew of 1-2
  • Daily communication with manager to ensure smooth service
  • Continue to develop expertise and knowledge, communicating to management areas requiring support
  • Contribute to supportive and accountable work environment


  • 2+ years experience with annual vegetable cultivation and/or landscaping
  • Ability to lift 50lbs
  • Ability to perform manual work, lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to perform physical labor outdoors in various weather conditions
  • Ability to communicate clearly, confidently, and professionally with customers and staff
  • Ability to learn and adapt to Farmscape best practicesOrganizational skills and attention to detail a must
  • Valid driver’s license

To apply for this job email your details to sfjobs@farmscapegardens.com