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EMPLOYMENT

8/26/22 Update - we have filled positions for the 2022 fall season

Please send us an email if you'd like to be notified when 2023 season hiring begins!

2023 Season Applications Starting Soon!

FULL-TIME POSITION

  • April - November

  • 5 days a week

  • Mon, Tue, Wed are a must. Other days are flexible.

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

  • $15/hr +

  • No housing is available - must be able to commute by car

  • Performance based year-end bonus

  • Option to return Apr-Nov of 2024

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 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 some 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 that tells us more about you and why you are interested in working here

  • 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