Farm Crew Wanted in Hunterdon County

Name: Noah Thomases

Email Address: flocktownfarm@gmail.com Phone: County: Hunterdon
Preferred Method of Contact:
Email
Position:
Field Crew
If "Other":

Detailed Description of Position: The Farm Crew works directly under the Field Manager and Wash House Manager and is responsible for planting, weeding, harvesting, washing, and packing activities of the farm.

Compensation: $13/hour. Work week is Monday-Friday, approximately 40 hours. Housing may be available or arranged.

Please send an introductory letter indicating your interest and the position you're applying for along with your resume to FLOCKTOWNFARM@GMAIL.COM

Description of Farm: Based in Pittstown, NJ Flocktown Farm provides ecologically and sustainably grown produce to Central and Northern New Jersey. We are dedicated to Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) as well as specialty food sales to local restaurants. Flocktown Farm employs strict ecological management practices alongside innovative cultural and ecological design to grow healthy, high quality food for our community.

Skills: Must have at least 1 season experience farming or equivalent. While we often work together, all applicants must have the ability to work and think independently and possess strong problem solving skills. Farm work is inherently variable and multifaceted, requiring that farmers be flexible, creative, motivated about the task at hand, and positive in the face of changing conditions. All applicants must possess good communication skills, ability to follow direction, attention to detail, and a good work ethic. Farm work is physically demanding and dirty; requiring crew members work quickly and efficiently in conditions that are often muddy, dusty, wet, hot, cold, sunny, and windy. All applicants must be able to lift 50lbs.

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