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Vegetable Gardener Rock Cobble Farm

  • Date Posted January 23, 2023
  • Location South Kent, CT
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

Rock Cobble Farm is a large private estate situated in Northwest Connecticut, encompassing an entire watershed, including multiple historic homes and barns. The farm cultivates a wide variety of fruits and vegetables grown in gardens, greenhouses, and orchards. The farm's output supplies a local farm-to-table restaurant year-round, and a community farm stand in the summer.

Job description

The Vegetable Gardener will work as part of a team under the direction of the Production Supervisor to maintain and support the production of the estate’s diverse vegetable garden in keeping with our horticultural standards. 

Duties include:

  • Harvesting and washing of fruit and vegetables with a main emphasis on berries during peak season
  • Harvesting and processing of cut flowers
  • Watering, composting and mulching garden beds
  • Weeding, hoeing, and cultivating crops
  • Seed sowing and transplanting
  • Helping install trellis structures and training crops
  • Assist with farmer’s market set-up and point of sale at Kent Barn’s as needed
Qualities desired:
  • Adherence to high aesthetic standards in all areas
  • Interact effectively with other staff to ensure clear communication
  • Ability to use vegetable hand tools
  • Basic knowledge of vegetable gardening techniques
  • Willingness to work both indoors and outdoors in varying weather conditions
  • Able to perform physically strenuous tasks and be able to lift up to 40lbs
  • Motivated to work independently and able to take directions

Requirements: At least 1 year of experience working at a production vegetable, fruit, or flower farm
 

Reports to: Production Supervisor

Job Type: Permanent position

Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday, 7:00 am-3:30 pm

Salary: $18/hr.

Benefits: Health insurance, vacation, FSA, and 401K

 

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