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This job expired on April 03, 2018

Full Time Crew Member Next Barn Over Farm

  • Date Posted February 02, 2018
  • Location Hadley, MA
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job Type Full-Time
Company Description
Next Barn Over Farm is a 40 acre mixed vegetable farm in Hadley, MA at the foot of the Holyoke Range and near the confluence of the Fort and Connecticut Rivers. We grow over forty different crops, primarily for our on-farm CSA, as well as for off-farm box-shares and a few grocery store and restaurants. We generally work with a crew of seven in the fields as well as a membership coordinator, share room manager, and greenhouse manager (and since each of these exceptional folks tend to pull the weight of two, we manage to get it all done). We come to this work with a deep love of this land, hard work, and sharing vegetables. We believe everyone should have access to healthy, local, sustainably-grown food and we envision our farm as part of a greater movement for food justice and food sovereignty. We think the CSA model is a great way to provide nourishing food, support local farming, steward the land, and act as a gathering place for vibrant community.
Job Description

Next Barn Over is a 40-acre, organic vegetable farm in Hadley, MA. We grow for our 500 member CSA and several local wholesale customers. Field crew positions run from April to December 2018, 45-50 hours per week. Crew are involved in various aspects of crop production from greenhouse, to field, to washroom, and delivery responsibilities. This includes but is not limited to transplant production, transplanting by machine and by hand, hoeing, hand weeding, managing row cover, harvesting, and operating farm vehicles. This employee will also assist the washroom manager with washing, processing, and packing all farm produce; and will make local and regional deliveries. Valid drivers license and competent driving skills are required, along with the ability to repeatedly lift 50 lbs. Pay starts at $11/hour and is commensurate with experience. Applicants please send resume and references to info@nextbarnover.com

Compensation this position is PAID: hourly, varies DOE, $11.00 - $12.00 Work visa This employer is willing to sponsor a work visa for international applicants How to apply
This job expired on April 03, 2018
DeadlineMarch 31, 2018

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