Farm Hand

New Family Farm

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Farm Hand
Opportunities for full or part-time.
$17+/hr DOE

The Farm Hands will work with the Assistant Vegetable Production Manger, and the Farm Manager to complete tasks related to all aspects of veggie production.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

Prophouse seeding.
Working with managers to transplant and direct sow.
Hand weeding.
Cold room organization and cleanliness.
Potential deliveries to local businesses using farm vehicle.
Keeping the farm orderly and clean.
Harvesting
Wash/Pack Veggies

ABOUT NEW FAMILY FARM:

New Family Farm has its roots in hard work and high quality produce. We started from scratch – literally – working with horses in leather harness for the first four years.  Now we farm with tractors on fifteen prime acres in Sonoma County, California and provide excellent quality, organic produce throughout the North Bay.  Chefs and customers know that our farm is synonymous with quality.

We are on the cutting edge of ecological horticulture – working toward a sustainable and resilient food shed one season at a time. We make judicious use of both summer and winter cover crops, pollinator habitat, and crop rotation. We strive to constantly better ourselves, our farm and our community, through reflection, innovation and the shared experience.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

More than anything, applicants should be excited and passionate about farming. For the right person, there is so much opportunity for growth in this position.

Prior farming experience.
Bilingual +
Applicants should be able to work hard and efficiently in all weather.
Comfortably lift 50+lbs.
Tractor experience, or ability to learn basic functions.

 

EXPECTATIONS:

Harvest 2x per week.
Potential deliveries 1-2x per week.
6am starting on harvest and transplant days.
Committed to the full farming season.
TO APPLY:

Please email your Resume, Cover Letter, 2+ References, & specify the job you are applying to:

newfamilyfarmers@gmail.com

To apply for this job email your details to newfamilyfarmers@gmail.com