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This job expired on May 17, 2019

Farm Crew Matunuck Vegetable Farm

  • Date Posted April 01, 2019
  • Location South Kingstown, RI
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description The Farm to Table mission statement comes full circle with fresh vegetables grown on Matunuck Vegetable Farm on Potter Pond in Matunuck, RI. The property was originally owned by Captain John Potter in the 18th century, where a vegetable farm was operated and used for trade.  The vegetable farm received organic certification in 2015.
 

Today, produce grown includes herbs such as rosemary and sage, salad greens, arugula, spinach, microgreens and Asian greens. Vegetables include carrots, kale, peas, beets, tomatoes, peppers, fennel, broccoli, cucumbers and many more. The vegetable farmers use non-chemical, responsible and organic growing techniques. All vegetables are grown directly from seeds.

In keeping with his commitment to the local waters and Rhode Island’s natural bounty, Perry Raso and his Matunuck team utilize green initiatives whenever possible. These range from sustainable aquaculture, responsible and non-chemical growing methods on the vegetable farm, to compostable take-home containers for the restaurant. 

 

Job description

Matunuck Vegetable Farm, owned and operated by Matunuck Oyster Bar, is hiring farm/field crew for the 2019 growing season. Farm crew members will be part of all aspects of growing organically certified produce. The 2 six-acre fields and greenhouses supply Matunuck Oyster Bar and local farmer’s market with produce throughout the season.

Farm crew members should expect to plant, weed/cultivate, water and harvest and wash various types of produce. The ideal candidates possess common sense, a sense of humor, are punctual, appreciate practical efficiency, and know how to have fun while focusing on completing the task at hand. Must be able to lift 35 pounds. We are looking for mature individuals who are eager and enthusiastic. Position is April through November. 

Compensation this position is : hourly, varies DOE, $12.00 - $16.00 Application instructions
This job expired on May 17, 2019
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