Stick and Stone Hiring Seasonal Farm Workers
Farm Description: Stick and Stone Farm is a certified organic vegetable and fruit farm
established in 1995. We currently grow 30 acres of certified organic vegetables and
fruit, and manage an additional 30-40 acres of land in cover crop rotation. We employ
6-8 people seasonally, with around 3 employees working year round. We endeavor to
grow vibrant and tasty food in a way that is sustainable to our land and environment,
our bodies and health, and our livelihood. We market our produce through farmers'
market, local wholesale accounts, small regional distributors and the Full Plate Farm
Collective, a multi-farm CSA. While we grow over 40 crops, our main crops include
beans, beets, cooking greens, Asian vegetables, root crops and winter storage
Position Starts: 5-14-18 or Earlier, need someone by 4-1
Position Ends: 11-22-18 with possibility of continuing on.
App Deadline: March 1st but be in touch ASAP
Skills Desired: Good communication, common sense, must play well with others.
Flexibility and sense of humor. Must appreciate and enjoy physical labor, good food,
and all kinds of weather. We prefer to hire folks with experience working on farms, but
other outdoor/endurance activities are good to see in an applicant as well.
Wage: $12/hr or more, depending on experience and job performance.
Housing: None provided.
Preferred method Of Contact: Email is best, but phone works also.
Details: Duties: Farm work. This includes planting (greenhouse seeding, field seeding,
and transplanting), hand weeding, cultivating, harvesting, washing, packing, and
possibly fencing, light carpentry, setting up irrigation, vegetable delivery,
etc. Possibility of tractor work for qualified applicants. Must be able to lift and carry
50#+, stand for long periods, kneel on hard lumpy ground, and generally put up with
some discomfort while getting things done. Prefer applicants with valid drivers license.