Land’s Sake is a nonprofit dedicated to building meaningful connections between people, the food they eat, and the land; programs include environmental, food donation programs, and sustainable land management.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Seasonal part-time and full-time Field Crew
For the 2020 season, Land’s Sake Farm in Weston, MA, is looking for enthusiastic, dependable, hard-working, and humorous folks to join our farm team as our Field Crew. We are looking for seasonal full time and seasonal part time work immediately.
Field Crew members will work closely with the farmers to operate a busy and complex community farm operation. We grow for a 300+ member CSA program, a very busy farmstand, and a hunger relief contract with the town of Weston. We also occasionally work with volunteers and children in education programs. We strive to make Land’s Sake a welcoming, community-centered farm for all involved, including customers, shareholders, children, volunteers, and staff.
* Field work such as harvesting, planting, and weeding
* Miscellaneous tasks such as tomato staking and tying, fencing, and irrigation
* Greenhouse tasks such as seeding, watering, and potting
Applicants should be enthusiastic about learning, communication, having fun and working hard. Field crew members are expected to work quickly while maintaining attention to detail. Working efficiently, independently, and with a team are equally important. Field crew can expect to work long hours in all weather conditions; a positive attitude and good sense of humor are essential to this position.
The work day starts at 7 AM sharp and goes through about 5 PM with an hour break for lunch. There may be occasional exceptions to end times when we need to complete work before a weather event, and there may be times when we cancel work due to hazardous weather.
Compensation and benefits include:
* $13.50/hr, with paid lunch
* Free produce from farm
* Discounts on farmstand goods
Qualifications include a sincere interest in vegetable production, a valid driver’s license and clean driving record, reliable transportation, the ability to lift 50 lbs repeatedly, and the ability to work for long periods of time in all weather conditions. Previous farm experience is strongly preferred, but not required.
To apply, please send a cover letter and your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions that you might have!
Job Types: Part-time seasonal, full-time seasonal
Salary: $13.50 /hour