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Vegetable Crew Members at Open Field Farm - 5084

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Vegetable Crew Members
Open Field Farm
2245 Spring Hill Road
Petaluma, CA 94952
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Job Description: 

We are seeking an enthusiastic, thoughtful and hard working person to join the crew on our family farm. Open Field Farm is a diversified biodynamic farm, raising mixed vegetables, flowers, herbs, corn, grain and grass fed beef, lamb and laying hens for our 100-member CSA program in Petaluma, California. We cultivate 6 acres in vegetable production and grow more than 150 varieties of crops year round.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

• Work will be in the fields and hoop houses, assisting with the production of market vegetables. It
will include but not be limited to: seeding, transplanting, weeding, irrigating, and harvesting of a
wide variety of vegetables and flowers.
• Introduction to tractor safety and a possibility for some tractor work.
• Maintenance of the grounds, including perennial gardens and the barnyard areas.

Education & Experience: 

• Enthusiastic about farm work, ability to problem solve and enjoys being part of a team.
• Previous agricultural experience required.
• Good physical condition for extended amounts of outdoor labor in all seasons and all weather
(able to bend, sit, squat, rake, shovel, and lift 50 lbs).
• Must be reliable and timely
• Good communication skills and ability to listen and collaborate.
• Able to follow instructions and work efficiently.
• Able to operate tools and mechanical equipment safely.

Application Instructions: 

Please send us your resume and cover letter explaining what brought you to agriculture and what
interests you about working at Open Field Farm.

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