Able Farm Hand

For more information please email info@littletoncommunityfarm.org
Position: Able Farm Hand
Dates of Employment: May through September, 2017
Location: Littleton, Massachusetts
Compensation: Hourly @ $15/hour
Reporting to: Farm Manager

Responsibilities:

      • General labor associated with organic vegetable farming. Support LCF’s mission
      • Planting – Greenhouse work, watering, direct seeding, transplanting, bed preparation
      • Growing – weeding and cultivation, trellising, pest and disease management, mulching and irrigating
      • Harvesting – carrying out the harvest schedule, selecting and harvesting high quality produce for CSA and markets and helping to ensure market orders are met fully and on time
      • Processing – coordinating and assisting with the washing, bunching, packing and preparing produce for CSA distribution and market
      • Assisting in CSA distributions, farmers market sales and display set up, and interacting warmly with customers
      • Cleaning, maintaining and organizing tools, storage, materials, equipment

Qualifications and Skills:

        • Previous farm experience a plus
        • A friendly personality; able to work well alone and in collaboration with farm manager, volunteers and farm visitors
        • Hard work ethic and ability to work out doors and in different weather conditions.
        • Ability to lift 50 lbs regularly
        • If needed, ability to work long hours and occasional weekend hours
        • Desire to learn about organic vegetable farming, CSAs, greenhouse transplant and vegetable production, farm equipment
        • Current and clean driver’s license and clean CORI background check

No housing is available

Application

To Apply:  Email your application or a resume with cover letter to info@littletoncommunityfarm.org or mail to: P.O Box 1186 Littleton MA 01460

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Littleton Community Farm is an equal opportunity employer.