PART-TIME SEASONAL FARM POSITION: Humble Pie Farm is looking for one employee to help grow and harvest 75+ flower varieties from seed to bouquet, including greenhouse and field work, as well as optional bouquet design.
Qualifications: Humble Pie Farm is looking for an employee that is organized, motivated and passionate to help produce beautiful, high-quality local sustainable flowers. Previous farm experience is desired, but not required. We are a small family farm and value a balance of efficiency, self-motivation and hard work along with strong attention to detail in order to produce some of the highest-quality flowers in the area. We work hard, along the way learning, having fun and eating well. Employees must have a positive attitude, be physically fit and able to regularly lift 30+ lbs, have a vehicle and enjoy working outside in all types of weather.
Responsibilities include: 1. Field preparation, greenhouse work, transplanting, irrigation, record-keeping, weeding, harvest, optional bouquet design. 2. Participation with retail mixed and CSA bouquets, and events including selling, marketing, packaging, children's garden and farm tours.
Pay: Base Pay is $10/hr with free flowers and food from the farm. Returning employees will have opportunity to take on more responsibility and compensation. Meals and housing are your responsibility.
Timeline & Hours: Employees start in early May and end in mid-late September. The typical workweek is 5 or 6 am - noon, Monday - Thursday with a half hour break mid-morning.
To Apply: Send current resume and three work-related references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications accepted on a rolling basis and positions will be filled by March 1. Serious candidates must be able to visit the farm to have an in-person working interview.