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Field Crew Brookwood Community Farm

  • Date Posted May 24, 2022
  • Location Canton, MA
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job type Part-Time
Company description Brookwood Community Farm is a non-profit (often female and/or non-binary run) production-focused farm with robust CSA, market, and donations outlets. To us, sustainability means on-going improvements to our systems so we can maximize production without stressing our land or the staff. We also provide a space for our staff to learn farm-specific technical and mechanical skills, which is often hard to find! We are production-focused in order to provide the most food to our community.

The farm cultivates five acres using organic practices, and we are located just south of Boston's Blue Hills in Canton/Milton, MA on traditional Massachusett/Wampanoag land owned by Mass DCR and Trustees of Reservations. 

 

Folks of diverse and marginalized identities and communities are welcomed and encouraged to apply. We value respect, dignity, and inclusivity, and work to be an affirming workplace for LGBTQ and BIPOC people. If you need accommodations or have questions about accessibility in this role, please do not hesitate to ask

Job description

Brookwood Community Farm is looking for a Part Time Field Crew Member that will assist in many aspects of vegetable production including greenhouse seeding, planting, cultivation, harvest, wash and packing. Additional responsibilities, such as small project management, will be delegated depending on need and abilities. We are a small crew that works fast and accomplishes a lot throughout the season! Depending on the task, staff members will be working in a group or alone. 

 

The ideal candidate has 1+ years of farming (or comparable) experience, interest in developing their farming and leadership skills, and commitment to BCF’s mission and purpose. A clean driving record, driver’s license, ability to safely lift and carry 50 lbs, a positive attitude, attention to detail, and ability to work efficiently are essential. Reliable transportation is needed and only local applicants will be considered, since we do not provide on-farm housing.
 

Duration: Start ASAP and work through August, with the potential to extend through the fall, Tuesday through Saturday, with rotating weekend greenhouse duty. Hours during the main season are 7 am - 4 pm, with an unpaid lunch break 12 - 1, and hours during late fall are closer to 30-35 hour.
 

Compensation: Starts at $16/hr depending on experience, sick time, free farm produce and pick-your-own crops and flowers, and discounts on bought-in products.

Compensation this position is : hourly, $15-20/hr Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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