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Farm Crew (Part Time, 1 Position available for the remainder of the 2021 Season)

Job Description

Farm crew members will participate in all farm tasks including:

  • Seeding
  • Transplanting
  • Weeding
  • Harvesting
  • CSA distribution

The work schedule is 7am – 4pm, on Thursdays from now through November. Tuesdays from 7am – 7pm, with two hour long breaks.  This person will also have the opportunity to work additional hours staffing CSA distributions on Saturdays 8am – 12:30pm.

Farm crew members will primarily help with harvest work

Qualifications

  • Hard worker. Capable of working cheerfully outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Capable of routinely lifting 50-lb. bins of vegetables.
  • Someone who works quickly while also paying attention to details.
  • Reliability is a must. (You show up on time, every day)
  • Positive attitude is a must.
  • Prior experience in farming, gardening/landscaping, or food service is preferred. Since the farm follows specific systems, farm crew members should have a “beginner’s mind” no matter their prior experience. We enjoy our work, but it is very important to keep the tasks moving by following standard operating procedures.

What We’re Offering

  • $15 / hour
  • Farm crew members will learn many aspects of chemical-free vegetable production and small-farm systems on a very focused CSA farm.
  • Highly satisfying & fulfilling work with tasty, tangible results
  • Delicious produce from the farm
  • Chance to work outdoors in the lovely bottomland of the Delaware River
  • Positive work environment, we enjoy lively conversation and fun
  • Chance to interact with our friendly and highly supportive members

Interested? Please send a resume, including references, and a cover letter to tinicumcsa@gmail.com


Farm Apprentice (Full Time for 2022 Season)

Note: The Farm Apprentice positions are filled for the 2021 season.

Job Description

Farm apprentices will participate in all farm tasks including:

  • Seeding
  • Transplanting
  • Weeding
  • Harvesting
  • CSA distribution
  • Tractor work
  • Light construction

The work schedule is 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday, from April through November. And once the CSA distributions begin, Tuesdays, 8am – 7pm. Saturday CSA distributions are 8am – 12:30pm.

Staffing our distributions will involve transporting the produce from the cooler to our distribution area, writing up chalkboards, packing produce into bins, pressure washing bins,  and putting everything away at the end of the distribution.  This job also includes greeting our members and helping them get their shares.

Qualifications

  • Hard worker. Capable of working cheerfully outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Capable of routinely lifting 50-lb. bins of vegetables.
  • Someone who works quickly while also paying attention to details.
  • Reliability is a must. (You show up on time, every day)
  • Positive attitude is a must.
  • Prior experience in farming, gardening/landscaping, or food service is preferred. Since the farm follows specific systems, farm apprentices should have a “beginner’s mind” no matter their prior experience. We enjoy our work, but it is very important to keep the tasks moving by following standard operating procedures.
  • The ideal candidate for this job is someone who has already worked a full season on another vegetable farm and is interested in continuing with farming as a career.

What We’re Offering

  • $15 / hour for the apprentice who lives off the farm
  • $13 / hour for the apprentice who lives on the farm in our camper-trailer (we only have housing for 1 apprentice)
  • Farm apprentices will learn many aspects of chemical-free vegetable production and small-farm systems on a very focused CSA farm.
  • Highly satisfying & fulfilling work with tasty, tangible results
  • Delicious produce from the farm
  • Chance to work outdoors in the lovely bottomland of the Delaware River
  • Positive work environment, we enjoy lively conversation and fun
  • Chance to interact with our friendly and highly supportive members

Interested? Please send a resume, including references, and a cover letter to tinicumcsa@gmail.com