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This job expired on June 16, 2017

Farm Worker North Tabor Farm

  • Date Posted April 17, 2017
  • Location Chilmark, MA
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job Type Full-Time
Company Description
North Tabor Farm is a small diverse family farm, owned and operated by Rebecca Miller and Matthew Dix since 1994 at their home in Chilmark on the island of Martha's Vineyard. North Tabor is perhaps best known for its gourmet blend “salad mix” and shiitake mushrooms but they also provide the local economy with a wide range of specialty vegetables and cut flowers. Rebecca and Matthew are passionate about small scale farming and using local food production to enhance the fabric of the island community. 
Job Description We have a 10-acre intensive family farm located on Martha’s Vineyard and are in our 24th year of production.  Our crops include heirloom vegetables, salad greens, tomatoes, shiitake mushrooms, laying hens and pastured poultry are also an integral part of our farm. 

We sell to local restaurants and two very busy farmers’ markets per week. We are located the up-island town of Chilmark, which is a rural part of the island near many walking/biking trails and a public beach. We have 2 full-time positions available for farm workers beginning in April or May and finishing in September or October. 

Must have good communication skills, be self-motivated, have a cheerful attitude and a keen sense of awareness. Past farming experience is required. Tractor/irrigation skills a plus. Workdays are full and diverse, 5 ½ days per week (up to 50 hours).  Duties include seeding, pruning, planting, weeding, harvesting, and processing salads,  help with farm maintenance, deliveries, farmers’ markets, and animal care.  

Position pays $15 per hour plus bonus upon season completion. onsite rustic housing available for 10 hour weekly work exchange.
  Compensation this position is PAID: hourly, $15/hr or more How to apply
This job expired on June 16, 2017
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