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Flower & Vegetable Farmers! Pinewood Springs Farm

  • Date Posted July 09, 2024
  • Location Stockbridge, GA
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description We’re looking for some hard-working, positive individuals to join our Farm!

Pinewood Springs Farm embraces diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, and strongly encourages people of color, LGBTQ+ candidates, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply.

Join us at Pinewood Springs Farm! Located in Rockdale County 30 minutes outside of Atlanta Georgia, we grow 5 acres of mixed certified naturally grown fruit, vegetables and cut flowers on our 43-acre home farm. We are proud to be a diversified market farm, providing fresh produce every week to families, farmers markets and restaurants in our region.

Pinewood Springs Farm is a fun, fast-paced work environment where we champion great ideas, hard work, common sense and cooperation. Each day we work towards improving our methods, expanding our knowledge base, and becoming a better all-around farm. We simultaneously promote efficiency and the production of high quality food in the fields alongside a celebration of kindness and collaboration among the crew, and openness and outreach to the community.

The physical nature of the work is both challenging and rewarding, as is the considerable time we farmers spend interacting with the public both on and off the farm. The entire Pinewood Springs Farm team at the height of the season consists of about 10 people including not only farmers but also educators, retail market staff, and staff charged with the creation of new value-added products. The crew typically is made up by first and multi-year Crew Members, a Farm Manager, a Crew Manager and part-time summer help. Job description We’re looking for people who love to farm and work with a cohesive team! Ideally, we’re looking for people who are interested in staying more than one year and are looking to grow with us. This is a year-round position including a part time commitment (30+ hours/week) March-May and September-November and 40+ hours/week June-August. Part-time winter work may be available from December through February. 

As a fellow Farmer here at Pinewood Springs Farm, you will be involved in almost all aspects of the farm which can include seeding, planting, cultivating, irrigation, pest and disease control, mowing, greenhouse work and harvesting. Most days are full of many varied tasks. Members of our crew can expect to gain a strong understanding of all aspects of running a sustainable cut flower and vegetable farm. It is expected that all employees be prompt, dressed appropriately and professional in their attitude at work.

The ideal candidate:

  • has at least two seasons of experience working on a farm or in similar work;
  • Candidates with the intention to stay for more than one season are preferred
  • is self-motivated to work quickly and efficiently, either alone or in a group, whether the task at hand is time sensitive or monotonous;
  • is positive, enthusiastic, and has the ability to see the big picture while paying close attention to detail;
  • is able to work all day on their feet lifting heavy things whether it’s raining, sweltering or beautiful out;
  • eager to take on responsibilities on the farm;
  • is interested in continuing for more than one season at this farm and adding new responsibilities as time goes on;
  • is able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Genuine interest in agricultural production
  • Strong physical and mental work ethic, sense of pace and self-awareness, and desire to participate in daily field work as a productive member of the farm crew
  • Desire to learn and improve one’s skill set and knowledge base
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, anchored in successful completion of specific tasks
  • Ability and willingness to collaborate and work well with others, including coworkers and the public
  • $16/hr+ starting wage adjusted for experience
  • Opportunities for growth in specific areas, such as flower production management, team crew leadership and assistant management roles for motivated individuals.
  • Overtime (hours in excess of 40 hours per week) will be compensated as paid time off - PTO - and can be accrued throughout the season
Compensation this position is : hourly, $15-20/hr Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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