Farm Crew/ Farmstand Manager & Other Specialty Roles
Participate in all aspects of growing and distributing chemical-free vegetables:
seeding, planting, greenhouse work, harvesting, washing, packing, livestock chores (see above for more details). In some cases farmstand and farmer's market sales, CSA distribution, participation in events or education programs, administrative tasks, CSA volunteer coordinating.
Ideal Candidate: Minimum 1-2 seasons of related experience. Driver's License a plus.See above.
Reports to: Farm Manager or Farm Owner depending on role.
Start: Now thru June. End: September thru November, part-time work available off-season.
Hours: 20-44 hours per week, flexible.
Compensation: Annual raise. Competitive range $13.50/hr and up based on experience and responsibility taken, may include farm produce and/or Hudson Valley Currents to $15/hr equivalent.
On-farm housing options and inexpensive housing available locally.
About Seed Song Farm & Center: (For additional information visit SeedSongFarm.org)
Seed Song Farm is an L3C mission-based agroecological farm business that produces sustainably-grown vegetables, herbs, berries, flowers, and forest products, available through CSA shares, local farmers' markets, on-site farmstand, and donations. The Farm's commitment to health and sustainability goes far beyond the exclusion of harmful chemicals, as we will take the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York's (NOFA-NY) Farmer's Pledge. We use indigenous plants both for production, consumption, public activities, and habitat for beneficial plants and insects, including pollinators and natural insect predators.
Seed Song Center is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that partners with Seed Song Farm and many partner organizations to re-kindle a cultural reverence for the land and its bounty, through healthy food and farm experiences accessible to ALL. By growing, sharing, and celebrating our food together, we evolve our local culture toward an equitable and sustainable land access and stewardship. Seed Song Center organizes youth summer programs; an afterschool program; field trips for schools, community groups and businesses; and farm-based educational events, workshops and festivals.
The Farm & Center is located at 160 Esopus Ave, Kingston-- a small, diverse, vibrant city in the mid-Hudson River Valley, between New York City and Albany, where many organizations are working intersectionally to improve life for all residents. Good public transportation exists.
Send resume, 3 references (2 work and 1 character), and brief answers to (1) why I want to pursue this kind of work (2) why I'm a good fit for this position and for Seed Song Farm & Center to: