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Full & Part Time Assistant Farmer at Crooked Fence Farm - 3886

Job Title: 
Full & Part Time Assistant Farmer
Crooked Fence Farm
Cockeysville, MD 21030
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Crooked Fence Farm seeks a full and a part time Farm Assistant for our 2018 growing season. You will participate in all aspects of crop, livestock, and flower production on our farm. Tasks will include:
● Plant Propagation and greenhouse management
● Field and bed preparation + transplanting
● Weed management and cultivation
● Harvest, washing, & packing of produce
● CSA deliveries
● Farmer’s Market staffing
● Chores and care for livestock - heritage pigs raised in hedgerows, and pastured lamb
The full time assistant will be specifically trained on:
● Machinery - BCS walk behind tractor & implements + larger 45 hp driving tractor with implements
● Sheep flock management & lambing (early to mid - April)

Duties & Responsibilities: 

● Full-Time:
○ 40 hrs/week
○ April 1 - Nov. 30
○ Tuesday-Saturday
○ Pay: Depending on experience
● Part-Time:
○ 20 hrs/week
○ June 1 - October 31
○ Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday
○ Pay: $9/hr
● Start times vary with the season
● Some weekend work/farm chore coverage will be required in high season

Education & Experience: 

We seek an applicant with previous farm experience and an enthusiasm to work with new systems and sustainable and holistic farming methods.

Application Instructions: 

Email a cover letter and resume to sarah@crookedfencefarm.com

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture