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EMPLOYMENT

Accepting 2023 Season Applications!

FULL-TIME POSITION (2 positions for 2023)

  • April - November

  • 5 days a week

  • Summer - 7am start until 4pm (about 42hrs/wk)

  • Spring + Fall - 8am or 9am start until 4pm

  • $15-$18/hr+ 

  • Housing may be available - ask us for details

  • Performance based year-end bonus

  • To encourage longer-term commitment to the farm, returning workers enjoy a pay raise each year, increasing responsibilities, and other benefits including paid time off and partial health insurance coverage

PART-TIME POSITION (1 position for 2023)

  • May - October

  • 3 days a week

  • Mon, Tue, Wed

  • Summer - 7am start until 4pm

  • Spring + Fall - 8am or 9am start until 4pm

  • $15-$17/hr +

  • Housing may be available - ask us for details

  • Performance based year-end bonus

  • To encourage longer-term commitment to the farm, returning workers enjoy a pay raise each year, increasing responsibilities, and other benefits

REQUIREMENTS

  • 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

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

  • Commitment to maintain our standards 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 and monitoring temperature

  • Making compost teas & extracts and applying them in the field

  • Maintaining our pick-your-own flower and herb area

  • Managing and helping customers at the market/farmstand

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Lots of veggies and flowers from the farm!

  • Opportunity to learn and ask as many questions as you want about -

    • no-till farming​

    • cover cropping

    • compost making

    • hand-powered market gardening

    • everything about starting a farm business

    • crop planning

    • marketing and financial management

  • Access to educational resources

  • Free lunch on Fridays

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 the 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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