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Crew Member Karma Farm

  • Date Posted March 02, 2021
  • Location Monkton, MD
  • Category Agriculture / Business
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description Karma Farm is a small scale diversified vegetable farm located in Monkton, Maryland focused on providing chefs in the Baltimore and Washington DC region with high quality produce, herbs, and edible flowers year round. Job description

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

Pack Shed: Wash, sort, package, and label according to orders from restaurants and CSA customers. 

High Tunnels: Broadfork, rake, seeding, transplanting, watering, apply soil amendments, weed, and actively participate in our integrated pest management plan (IPM) .

Field:

-Cultivating, weeding  

-Direct sowing, container sowing, transplanting 

-Transplanting-Removing plants

-Row cover/insect net management

-Plastic mulch removal

-Irrigation

-Trellising and pruning 

-Staking and stake removal 

-OMRI approved spray applications and record keeping in accordance with our IPM plan 

-Bulk harvest, wash, and pack 

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

-Reliable transportation, punctual

-Ability to work in a multitude of weather conditions  (hot, humid, damp, cold, wet, windy, etc) 

-Focus on quality while being efficient 

-Ability to work independently AND as part of a team

-Reliable communication via call, text, and email during work and regarding schedule changes

 

Work Schedule:

-Full time (May-December) Monday through Friday 7am-3pm or 6am-2pm 

-Part time (April-December) 7am-3pm or 6am-2pm 

**Additional or substitute hours available for Saturdays or Sundays during the high season, to water, receive deliveries at the farm, harvest to harvest crops like tomatoes, cucumbers, summer squash**

Compensation: 

-Dependent on experience

 

Benefits: 

-Weekly CSA Share for full time, bi weekly CSA share for part time 

-Opportunities for long-term employment 

-You will learn the ins and outs of how a diversified small scale farm operates

Compensation this position is : hourly, varies DOE, $12.00 - $14.00 Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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