Employment Offered

Employment Offered

Date Submitted
05/15/18
Position Title
Apprentice, Driver, Full-time
Position Description
Liberty Farms - http://www.libertyfarmsny.com/

Liberty Farms is a picturesque, 300+ acre, NOFA-NY Certified Organic farm in Columbia County, New York. It is comprised of a horse boarding and training facility and a diversified organic farm. The farm offers organic vegetables, eggs and grass-fed meats. The property also boasts a stunning site for weddings and special events.
This season marks a great transition for Liberty's garden with lead farmer, Jon Ronsani, at the helm. Jon manages the farm with special attention to biodynamic and organic production. This year Jon and the Liberty team will be growing and providing for our 200 member CSA, on-site farm store, resturants in Hudson and Columbia County as well as an NYC market in Stuytown.

Liberty Farms currently seeks to fill a number of positions to qualified applicants.

Apprentice Position
We are looking for apprentices with good communication skills who enjoy being part of a team. Apprentices will learn how to set up systems for growing healthy food in a sustainable way. During the season, apprentices will be exposed to all aspects of vegetable production including greenhouse seeding, preparing beds, transplanting, cultivating, harvesting, washing and packing. Apprentices will also obtain an understanding of how to market produce.

Compensation: Stipened and housing are provided.

Requirements:
Must be able to lift 50lbs
Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions
Must be a good team player

Full Time Position
We are considering adding one full time member to the garden. This is a salary position that is open to an experienced individual. If you have a couple seasons behind you and are interested in many more, please send a resume and contact us regarding any questions you may have.

Compensation: Salary

Requirements:
Must have two years minimum experience in vegetable production
Must provide three references

Delivery Driver
This is a part-time position delivering vegetables for our CSA and market. Hours will likely be only on Saturday and Sunday. This postion is 20-30 hours per week.

Compenstation: $15/hour

Requirements:
Valid driver's license
Clean driving record

Please send inquiries and resumes to Kyle at libertyfarmsveg@gmail.com
County
Columbia
Your Name
kyle