Now Hiring for 2019 Positions
Uncertified Organic- Wholesale- 5 acres- HGAp certified Farm in Floyd VA
Small new farming business is looking for field production help for the 2019 season.
Start date April or May thru October. Starting wage 10/ hr.
Possible on site housing in private apartment with detached kitchen facilities.
Field Production team members work with the Farm Manager to produce an array of annual crops for wholesale customers in the region. Work includes propagation, irrigation, cultivation, weeding, pest control, small building projects, harvest and pack, tractor work, grounds maintenance, planting, food safety and delivery and customer service. This is detail oriented work that is also physically and mentally challenging with potential to learn and grow with the business.
Clear communication skills, ability to learn on the job and physical ability (lift 50lbs, walk many miles per day, sit, kneel, bend often), solid work ethic and impeccable references a must. No agricultural experience required, but preferred. Interest in vegetable farming a must. Work is outdoors, and is made up of diverse tasks within each work day.
Looking to fill 1.5 positions - minimum of 2 day commitment per week up to 5 days per week. 8 hour work days. Compensation DOE, includes access to fresh vegetables we grow.
Check us out at www.fieldsedgefarms.com for more info about how we grow!
To apply, submit:
Cover Letter - with information on the skills you bring and what interests you about working with us as well as your availability.
Send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Also: Part time position available for a self starter type individual with beef, marketing, sales experience to develop our dry aged beef product line, value added items, new sales channels, manage inventory, marketing and distribution and event planning for our fledgeling grass fed beef company.
Compensation DOE. Office space in farmhouse.