Hiring: General Field Crew – Astarte Farm

Nov 11 2018
Published by under Food in the Pioneer Valley

About Astarte Farm

Astarte Farm is committed to no-till on all our land. We participate in practices that protect and support thriving populations of beneficials and predatory insects. Our methods are evolving and specific. We fill a niche market and have high standards to meet our customers expectations. Quality is the top priority for our produce. We select and grow for flavor, nutrition, and specialty products. We are proud to offer highly nutritious food to our community while focusing on building soil resilience in the face of weather extremes caused by climate change and continually experimenting with no-till practices.

General Field Crew PT or FT

This position begins between mid-April through October. We offer starting hours of 20-25 hours and capping at 40 hrs / week. At least 1 season of experience is required for this position. An ideal candidate demonstrates clear communication, ability to follow instructions, self-motivation and attention to detail. A plus if you are interested in no-till farming!

We are looking for someone to keep pace in the field while harvesting, trellising, staking and hand-weeding.

Work at Astarte Farm is diverse, ranging from greenhouse seedling production, greenhouse pruning and trellising, transplanting, weeding,  harvesting field crops, & washing and packing produce for delivery, to building and repairing farm infrastructure. Employees are often called upon to do different and sometimes tedious jobs in all kinds of weather.

Employees are required to:

  • Be on time, and ready to work
  • Be prepared for the work day with appropriate clothing, water and anything else you need to work.
  • Keep track of your hours on Astarte Farm timesheet.
  • Call or Text if you are unable to make it to work.

Apply to astartefarm@gmail.com



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