Employment Offered

Employment Offered

Date Submitted
11/19/19
Position Title
vegetable farmer/ apprenticeship
Position Description
we are currently looking for one or two full time farmer apprentices for the 2020 season. as well as being employment, this is an educational position, with direct daily instruction in the field, greenhouse or at a market to learn first-hand all techniques needed to run a small-scale organic vegetable production farm. the apprentice will be involved with greenhouse work, bed preparation, field planting, cultivation, trellising, pest-management, harvesting, post-harvest handling, hoop house construction, irrigation system set-up, hog management, csa share distribution, market and retail sales, customer service, crew management and business planning. expect a fast-paced work environment with an ever-changing set of priorities to run a hyper-managed small farm that supports a 75 member csa, attends 2 or 3 markets a week and employs up to 8 people some days. be open to learning new ways of doing things and to teaching other crew members farming techniques.

no farming experience needed, but desirable. No formal education required but completion of college degree is desirable. must be able to work up to 40 hours a week and have drivers license and working vehicle for market sales. must be an open-minded, personable, friendly and intelligent crew member; love working with people, plants and animals; love hard physical labor; be committed to eating real food, living simply, and being waste and energy conscious.

12$/hr starting wage with percentage of market sales, to be discussed
County
Tompkins
Farm Name
nook&cranny farm
How to Apply
please email letter of application and resume to:
btuori@gmail.com
Farm or Organization Website
nookandcrannyfarm.com