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Veggie Crew Position 2023 at Open Field Farm - 17247

Job Title: 
Veggie Crew Position 2023
Open Field Farm
2249 Spring Hill Road
94952 Petaluma , CA ,
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Vegetable Crew Member 2023
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 and flowers, herbs, corn,
grass fed beef, lamb, and laying hens for our 100-member CSA program in Petaluma, California. We
cultivate 8 acres in annual vegetable production, plus 3 high tunnels, and grow more than 150 varieties of
crops year round.
Season:
 Monday March 7th to mid December (with the possibility of continuing through the winter and
next season)
Schedule:
 Monday to Friday: 7am to 4pm
 1 hour unpaid lunch: noon to 1 pm
 Monthly weekend chores in a rotation with other crew
Compensation:
 $16/hour
 A full CSA membership, including vegetables, grain, beef, and eggs
 Housing offered with no additional rent or utility payments

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: 

Qualifications:
 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, lift 50 lbs, and carry).
 Must be reliable and timely.
 Able to operate tools and mechanical equipment safely.

Application Instructions: 

Please send your resume and cover letter explaining what brought you to agriculture and what
interests you about working at Open Field Farm to Cecilia at cflahertycoyne@gmail.com

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture