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Vegetable Production Staff at Midori Farm - 14440

Job Title: 
Vegetable Production Staff
Midori Farm
10 Old State Hwy
98376 Quilcene , WA
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Midori Farm is a 30 acre organic vegetable farm located in Quilcene, WA on the Olympic Peninsula. 2022 will be our 15th year growing produce for Jefferson County. We grow mixed vegetables for sale at farmers markets, various direct to retail accounts, for our on farm farm stand and for our value added sauerkraut operation. This year we will be growing about 13 acres of veggies and cover crops, and some small fruits. We use a mix of tractor and human power to accomplish our goal of producing healthy food for our community and taking care of our small bit of land as we go.
We are looking for motivated, experienced individuals to join our team as Vegetable Production Staff for the 2022 season and beyond. Leadership positions exist for the right candidate. Positions start early April - May and end sometime in November. Starting pay is $14.50 per hour plus veggies. More for experienced applicants. with skills.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

This position includes participating in all aspects of vegetable production. Transplanting by tractor and sometimes by hand, hoeing, hand weeding, using row cover, irrigation work (hand-line and drip), record keeping, property maintenance (mowing and weed whacking), harvesting, washing produce and possibly selling at farmers markets. If you have worked on a farm, you know the routine. We have good systems in place and provide a great work place for those wanting to learn to operate their own mid scale veggie farm. We take our work seriously, but also really like working with folks who don't take themselves too seriously. Please leave your drama and personal issues at the gate! We have fun growing food because we love being outdoors and eating well. We work 4, 9 hour days per week.

Education & Experience: 

Requirements: Minimum 1 year on a production scale vegetable farm., a true love of food and the natural world, a curious mind. Staff members who have been the most successful have some experience in endurance sports and or working in a restaurant kitchen. Meaning you need to love working hard, enduring some amount of physical pain and getting the job done quickly and correctly.

Application Instructions: 

Please send cover letter, and resume to info@midori-farm.com

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture