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Harvest Crew Member (Full Time) at River Run Farm - 16774

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Harvest Crew Member (Full Time)
River Run Farm
2800 Woodcock Rd
98382 Sequim , WA ,
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River Run Farm in Sequim, WA is hiring Full Time Harvest Team Members, Part Time Harvest Team Members, and a Packshed Manager.

Co-founded in 2013 by farmer friends sharing a deep reverence for good food and good living, River Run Farm raises Certified Organic produce along the Dungeness River near Sequim, WA on the Olympic Peninsula. As we begin our 2022 season, we continue to look to nature for inspiration in the development of our farming practices. We grow mixed vegetables on 100 acres. We retail produce direct to our customers at farmers markets, our 400+ person CSA, and wholesale to regional grocers.
Farm Schedule: Monday-Thursday 9 hour days, Friday 5-9 hour day (seasonally dependent, more hours in the heart of the summer and generally less hours during the shoulder season).
Saturday-Sunday local and Seattle Farmers Markets.
High Season: May - November, winter work possible. We grow and distribute produce year round.

An interest and ability to communicate clearly and comfortably
Easy to get along with and positive attitude
A familiarity with vegetables and an eye for subtle quality differences
An ability to work diligently and maintain focus for through tedious tasks
An ability to do physically demanding work and work long hours
Thoughtfulness and an aptitude for listening, an ability to be sensitive to the needs of your teammates
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs repeatedly
Must be able to bend, crawl, and kneel for extended periods of time
Must be tolerant to all weather conditions (including wind, cold, sun, and rain)
Applicants should have a positive attitude towards hard work and readily display the ability to successfully engage with instruction and feedback.

Harvest produce for CSA and farmer's markets including: kale, lettuce, beets, carrots, potatoes, cabbage, turnips, radishes, cut greens, cauliflower, cucumbers, tomatoes, chard and much, much more!
Wash, sort, and pack vegetables in a semi enclosed pack shed.
Plant care, hoeing, hand weeding/thinning, transplanting

Harvest Team Member (Full Time)
May 1 - November 19 (flexible start)
Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday, 9 hr days, Friday morning 5 hours / 40-45hrs weekly
Compensation: $15.75/hr plus access to delicious organic vegetables

Propagation helper (Full Time)
March - November 19 (flexible start)
Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday, 9 hr days, Friday morning 5 hours / 40-45hrs weekly
Compensation: $16/hr plus access to delicious organic vegetables
This position is a member of the harvest team on Monday/Tuesday and helps in propagation Wednesday-Friday during the busy season (March-July) under the supervision of the propagation manager to ensure the vitality of our transplants. Transitions full time to harvest crew or wholesale crew after July.
Duties include:
- hand seeding
- vacuum seeding
- tray staging, moving, and coordination
- transplant watering
Our ideal candidate is a quick learner who has experience working in a fast-paced and labor intensive work environment. We work as a tight knit team and are looking for people who are ready to hustle with us!
Experience is not required, but preference given to those with farming experience.

Come work with us and enjoy fresh veggies in beautiful Sequim!

Application Instructions: 

Please send your resume, 2-3 professional references, and a letter of interest for your complete application. Please indicate which position(s) you are interested in. We look forward to hearing from you!

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