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Farm Harvest Crew Little Wings Farm +1 more

  • Date Posted January 27, 2023
  • Location Eugene, OR
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job type Part-Time
Company description We are a 10 acre Certified Organic farm located along the Willamette River, outside of Eugene, Oregon.  We grow a diversity of vegetables, berries, fruit and flowers.  We sell our produce through a 150 member CSA, restaurants, online marketplaces and natural food stores. Job description

Harvest/Field Hand:  Assist with harvest, washing and packing vegetables.  Perform some field work like hoeing, planting, and trellising. 


About Little Wings Farm: Our farm grows about 7 acres+ of Certified Organic produce, berries and flowers. We sell our produce to our Cropshare Program of 170 members, Restaurants, Stores and U-pick. We believe in high quality food grown with consideration of our soil, native insects and overall environment. We love working with a crew of positive minded, hard working people. 


About the Position: We are seeking a motivated, high spirited, positive, hardworking person who loves growing and eating a wide variety of produce. They should have a basic understanding of vegetable crops and have a familiarity with them. Although formal farm experience is not required, it is preferred.  


Season/Hrs: This is approximately a 5-6 month position working 2-3 days a week (Monday and Thursday are required, the third day can be scheduled during the season depending on availability). Starting in Mid May and ending at the end of October. It is 16-24 hrs/week.  We make it a priority to keep the work day to 8 hours so that our team is fresh, rested and ready to go the next day. We have a 45 minute unpaid lunch in the middle of our workday and 2 ten minute paid breaks. Our start and end times will shift with the heat of the summer.  In the cooler months we will typically work 8 am - 4:45 pm. In the heat of Summer we will work 6 am - 2:45 pm. 


Pay Rate: Starting at $15/hr-$17.00 + DOE in addition to farm produce.  


Requirements: Here is a list of the following requirements

  1. Positive outlook and demeanor
  2. Enjoys working outside and working hard
  3. Self motivated and seeks to improve his/her own skills
  4. Likes being part of a team
  5. Quick and eager learner
  6. Ability to lift 50 lbs and maintain stamina throughout the workday
  7. Have reliable transportation to our farm daily. (Some people bike or carpool. We are located close to town)
  8. Basic understanding of vegetable crops and familiarity with them.

The Farm Culture:  We love working with our farm team to execute the day's tasks in a high paced, fun and energetic atmosphere. We laugh, we dance, we listen to music and we also work hard and smart and pay great attention to the quality of our produce as well as the efficiency of the work.  For this reason we give our employees goals to strive towards and we reward and appreciate them when they achieve those goals. We also don’t shy away from conversations around what our cost of production is in each crop.  Ultimately we know that the only way for us to continue to grow food on this farm, our business must not just survive but thrive.  And that starts with the people, our farm team. 


Compensation this position is : hourly, $15-20/hr Application instructions
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DeadlineFebruary 25, 2023

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