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Field and Market Crew Piece by Piece Farm

  • Date Posted May 19, 2022
  • Location Rochester, WA
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description Piece by Piece Farm is a seven acre, certified organic vegetable farm located on a former dairy farm in Rochester, Washington.  We sell our produce at area farmers markets, the Olympia Food Co-op and through a CSA.  We are dedicated to providing our local community with high quality produce grown in a way that respects both the people who grow it and the land it is grown on.   Job description Job Description
Each day starts with harvest, including the washing and packing of produce.  The rest of the day is devoted to farm projects such as delivering produce, trellising/pruning, weeding, transplanting and packing CSA boxes.  

Hours/Schedule
All crew has a set schedule for the season.  Typically full-time positions work five days in a row.  People interested in a part-time position must be able to commit to three days a week.  We start at 7:00 or 7:30 and work an eight hour day.  Market days are Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday.  Full-time crew that commits to staying until at least October also receives three paid days off to enjoy summer a bit.  We prefer crew that can stay until October, but have one peek season position that runs June-September.  We are open to alternative schedules and try to be as flexible as possible.  

Qualifications
- Able to lift 40 pounds repeatedly, spend long periods of time bent over, squatting and kneeling,
- Be motivated to show up each day working to the best of your ability
- Able to give and receive feedback to/from owners and other crew
- Have an interest in small scale organic production farming. 
- Enjoy working as a team but also able to stay focused when working independently.

For someone who enjoys physical work and being outside, farming can be a lot of fun.  It can also be tedious and a good attitude and sense of humor are essential.  

Previous farming experience is valued but not necessary. 
  Compensation this position is : hourly, $15-20/hr Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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