Employment Offered

Employment Offered

Position Title
Seed Farm Apprentice
Position Description
Fruition Seeds produces organic seed crops annually on 3 farm isolations in Naples, NY. Our team of four year-round staff operate a small seed company selling close to 300 varieties. We mostly focus on improvement of open-pollinated vegetable, flowers, and herbs. Regional adaptation, taste, and productivity are the main goals with our seed work. We also have several breeding projects and hybrid seed production projects underway.
Currently, we have two seed apprenticeship positions available. One position starts early May and end mid-December. The other position starts early June and ends mid-November. Each apprentice will be offered a weekly stipend, workers compensation, and housing 1-mile from the main farm. One season of previous experience on a vegetable farm is required.
You will gain experience in all aspects of seed production in Northeast. Including: planting and isolation distances, hand pollination, breeding selection, hybrid seed production, disease and pest management for seed crops, mid-season crop management, seed harvest/ extraction, drying, and cleaning, germination testing, and seed packing.


To apply, please send your resume and letter of intent to matthew@fruitionseeds.com.
To learn more visit our website: www.fruitionseeds.com

County
Ontario