Farm Crew Member Appleton Farms CSA
- Date Posted January 02, 2018
- Location Ipswich, MA
- Category Agriculture
- Job Type Full-Time
Appleton Farms is one of the oldest continually operating farms in the country and is managed by the Trustees of Reservations, a Massachusetts nonprofit land conservation organization. We grow vegetables using organic practices on 25 acres for a 600 member summer CSA and 150 member winter CSA. The farm totals 1000 acres, and also features a grass-fed dairy, an on-site creamery, and beautiful grassland and forest trails. The farm is convenient to several towns, beautiful beaches, and the commuter rail to Boston.Job Description We are seeking motivated and energetic people with an interest in building their skills in organic vegetable production to join our team!
The CSA farm crew is involved in all aspects of organic vegetable production, including greenhouse growing, field operations, harvest, and CSA distribution. Each member will be trained in the safe operation and maintenance of one of our tractors and its implements. We are a team-oriented farm focused on efficient systems, healthy soil, and high quality produce. The work season is April to October, with hours ranging from 30 hours/week in April to 55/hours week in the summer months. Housing is available a few miles from the farm. Compensation this position is PAID: hourly, varies DOE, $11.00 - $13.00 How to apply