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This job expired on July 24, 2023

Farm Livestock and Field Hand Atlanta Harvest

  • Date Posted May 25, 2023
  • Location Griffin, GA
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

Atlanta Harvest was established in 2013 and is an urban farm and retail market serving the greater Atlanta area located in Ellenwood, Clayton County, Georgia. They are committed to producing naturally-grown food in the city and making it accessible to underserved areas within Atlanta. The mission of Atlanta Harvest is to cultivate passion and drive innovation in the city, for the city. As a local food hub, Atlanta Harvest connects local growers with consumers. Atlanta Harvest is establishing an infrastructure that will help farmers thrive, increasing their capacity and enabling them to supply fresh food to those who need it, within the city. Through community partnerships and dignifying work opportunities, Atlanta Harvest is passionate about mobilizing people for collective impact in distressed areas of our city.

Job description

Producing food is an art. Yes, there is skill and technique involved, but without passion, heart and desire, how can we restore the damage we have committed against Mother Nature? Our experience has shown us the sacredness of sustainable farming and Atlanta Harvest is looking for applicants who share this sentiment of going back to our roots, so to speak; to reproduce a sustainable local food system model right here in Atlanta. 


Responsibilities of a Farm Livestock and Field Hand include:

  • Monitor food and water supplies and distribute feed and water to livestock
  • Examine animals to detect illness, injury or disease and treat minor ailments as appropriate
  • Keep records on livestock care
  • Watering crops and maintaining a working irrigation system
  • Planting crops based on crop plans and proper rotation schedules
  • Harvesting crops by need or by individual readiness
  • Recording all aspects of the farm by instruction of the Farm Manager
  • Maintaining a clean and presentable environment by keeping grass cut, garbage collected, and spoiled produce composted
  • Fertilizing crops in preparation for production
  • Creating and maintaining compost piles in production of soil
  • Building infrastructure as needed. Can include building irrigation systems, raised beds, greenhouses, wooden structures, etc.
  • Operating machinery at the discretion of management


  • A great attitude!
  • Be 18 or over
  • Smart Phone Access 
  • Ability to lift 40+ lbs
  • Availability on Sundays
Compensation this position is : hourly, $15-20/hr Application instructions
This job expired on July 24, 2023
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