Hobbs Farm at Throwback Brewery is looking for Farm Crew members to join us for the 2022 season! We are looking for motivated individuals who are passionate about learning what it takes to grow delicious, seasonal produce and take pride in a job well-done. Farm Crew members help with all aspects of work on the farm including harvesting berries and fruit from our orchard, daily animal chores, cut flower production and arranging, picking hops for the brewery, perennial crop maintenance, and annual vegetable production for Throwback’s kitchen and farm stand. Previous experience working in production agriculture is preferred but not necessary! This is a great opportunity to learn more about small-scale, sustainable agriculture through hands-on experience. If you’re excited to spend your summer outside, working hard to grow delicious food for the local community, then we would love to have you join us!
Assistance with all aspects of small-scale, sustainable agriculture - soil prep, seeding, greenhouse work, transplanting, cultivating, irrigation set-up and maintenance, disease and pest control, harvesting, washing and processing, and season extension
Livestock management and care (daily chores, processing, and barn maintenance)
Operating a tractor and other farm machinery
Perennial crop maintenance and harvesting
All aspects of cut-flower production, from transplanting and trellising to harvesting and arranging bouquets for CSA and farm stand sales
Property maintenance and landscaping
Farm stand stocking and inventory
Occasionally assisting with other farm/brewery/restaurant related tasks as directed by the farm manager, such as helping with special events, deliveries, etc.
Passion for sustainable agriculture, local food and beverage, and caring for animals
Previous experience working in production agriculture
Willingness to work a regular weekend schedule and extra hours during peak season
Interest in working the weekly Saturday Farmers Market
Ability to work independently and with a team
Good work ethic, self motivated, efficient, great sense of humor
Ability to problem solve independently and communicate effectively
Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
Ability to lift 50 pounds
Health insurance (and Throwback contributes to your monthly premium)
Vision and Dental insurance
Paid time off, accruing at 8 hours per month
Paid holidays, including New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
Employee discounts, such as 40% of food on days you work a full shift, free shift beers, 25% off merchandise, dibs on ‘imperfect’ cans right off the canning line, etc.
To apply, please send a resume and letter of interest to the Farm Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.