Veggie Crew Position

Website Open Field Farm

We are seeking an enthusiastic, thoughtful and hard working person to join the crew on our family farm.
Open Field Farm is a diversified biodynamic farm, raising mixed vegetables and flowers, herbs, corn,
grass fed beef, lamb, and laying hens for our 100-member CSA program in Petaluma, California. We
cultivate 8 acres in annual vegetable production, plus 3 high tunnels, and grow more than 150 varieties of
crops year round.

Season:
 Monday March 7th to mid December (with the possibility of continuing through the winter and
next season)

Schedule:
 Monday to Friday: 7am to 4pm
 1 hour unpaid lunch: noon to 1 pm
 Monthly weekend chores in a rotation with other crew

Compensation:
 $16/hour
 A full CSA membership, including vegetables, grain, beef, and eggs
 Housing offered with no additional rent or utility payments

Job Description:
 Work will be in the fields and hoop houses, assisting with the production of market vegetables. It
will include but not be limited to: seeding, transplanting, weeding, irrigating, and harvesting of a
wide variety of vegetables and flowers.
 Introduction to tractor safety and a possibility for some tractor work.
 Maintenance of the grounds, including perennial gardens and the barnyard areas.

Qualifications:
 Enthusiastic about farm work, ability to problem solve and enjoys being part of a team.
 Previous agricultural experience required
 Good physical condition for extended amounts of outdoor labor in all seasons and all weather
(able to bend, sit, squat, rake, shovel, lift 50 lbs, and carry).
 Must be reliable and timely.
 Able to operate tools and mechanical equipment safely.

How to apply:
 Please send us your resume and cover letter explaining what brought you to agriculture and what
interests you about working at Open Field Farm to Cecilia Coyne at cflahertycoyne@gmail.com

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