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EMPLOYMENT

2024 Applications

Our positions are filled for the 2024 season!

Full Season Position

  • April/May - November

  • 7am-4pm in the Summer, 8/9am-4pm in the Spring and Fall

  • Full-Time or Part-Time

  • Full-Time: Mon-Fri with occasional Saturdays

  • Part-Time: Mon-Wed with occasional Saturdays

  • $16-$19 / hour, dependent on experience (housing not included)

  • End of season performance based bonus

  • Must be able to commute to the farm

  • Returning workers receive PTO days, gear stipend, educational stipend, healthcare stipend

Summer Season Position

  • May/June - September/October (there is flexibility on start/end date)

  • 7am-4pm in the Summer

  • Full-Time or Part-Time

  • Full-Time: Mon-Fri with occasional Saturdays

  • Part-Time: Mon-Wed with occasional Saturdays

  • $16-$19 / hour, dependent on experience (housing not included)

  • End of season performance based bonus

  • Must be able to commute to the farm

  • Returning workers receive PTO days, gear stipend, educational stipend, healthcare stipend

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience working with flowers and making bouquets is a big plus!

  • Farming experience a plus but not required

  • Self-motivated, organized and detail oriented

  • Hardworking and prepared to work in any weather

  • Ability to problem solve and be flexible and focused under pressure

  • Excellent work ethic and positive attitude

  • Punctual, reliable transportation to the farm and valid driver’s license

  • Commitment to maintain our standard of high quality products while working as efficiently as possible

  • Interested in learning about no-till, small-scale, regenerative farming

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Sowing, transplanting, harvesting, bed prep, trellising, mulching

  • Making weekly compost, compost teas and extracts

  • Helping out at markets (register, restocking, setting/packing up)

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Vegetables and flowers from the farm

  • C.R.A.F.T. (Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training) membership with the opportunity to visit regional farms throughout the season

  • ​Workers Compensation

  • Funds available to access educational events and resources

  • Lunch is provided on Fridays starting in June

APPLICATION

  • Up-to-date resume including all work experience, both paid and volunteer, and a list of professional references

  • Letter of interest with answers to the following questions

    • Why you’re seeking to work here

    • What you bring to our farm

    • What you hope to gain from working here

    • What is your food/cooking experience?

    • Please tell us something interesting about yourself (hobbies, obsessions, talents, etc.)

  • Send resume and letter of interest to assawagafarm@gmail.com

  • We will reach out to schedule an interview if we feel your qualifications are a good match for the position. Thank you for your interest!

  • For any questions, don't hesitate to contact us via email or phone at 347-693-3492

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