2023 Farm Crew Position

Website Rainshadow Organics

Rainshadow Organics is looking to hire incredible people to partake in our Paid Apprenticeship for the 2023 season. At Rainshadow, we are passionate about cultivating future farmers for what it will take to grow food in an ever changing and unpredictable climate. This apprenticeship is a full immersion into farming, preservation, and farm driven cuisine. The rigorous, educational experience is taught by a team of people who are truly stoked on food and farming. If you are looking for a lifestyle that nourishes both mind and body at a multi-faceted, full-diet organic farm, apply now!

Seasonal Farm Apprentice

April-November, with flexibility on start and end dates
Average of 30-45 hours a week
2 consecutive days off a week
$14.50/hr during training period, with post training period pay adjustment based on skills assessment and previous experience, $15-$18/hr
PTO for vacation, sick time, and mental health accrued at 1 hr per 30 hrs worked
Access to optional, affordable housing available

Duties

Being an integral part of an upbeat, fast-paced work environment
Participating in a full curriculum of real-life, hands-on farm education
Vegetable production (bed preparation, planting, weeding, tending, harvesting, washing, packing)
Rotating through a monthly farmer’s market schedule
Serving as a fundamental link between farm and kitchen while rotating through a kitchen schedule. You will be preparing lunches for the crew, learning preservation and preparation techniques, interacting with the community, and maintaining a clean and orderly commercial kitchen. This is a wonderful opportunity to become intimate with the food you eat and grow.

Who Do We Want

We are looking for inspired, driven learners who bring a positive power house of energy and fresh ideas to the farm. Team players are a must. You must be:

Enthusiastic to challenge oneself to master the sport and art that is farming
Committed to the season you’re contracted for
Excited to live as a member of our small and intimate community
Able to lift and carry 50 lbs repeatedly
Willing to work early/late days in a variety of fluctuating conditions including, but not limited to, heat, cold, smoke, etc.
Passionate about honing new skills, work ethic, decision making, and efficiencies
Flexible in scheduling and intake of information

To apply for this job email your details to info@rainshadoworganics.com