Seasonal flower field help, Wright-Locke Farm, Winchester

Reports to: Farm Manager and Flower Manager

20 Hours/Week; Tuesday through Friday, *mornings*, roughly 8am to Noon

Beginning of July—end of September with a 1 day training the end of June

Pay: $12/hour

Position Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Flower Manager, the flower field helper
works to meet the needs of the Wright-Locke Farm flower production and the
farm sales program. Exposure to: planting, seeding, harvesting,
cultivating, weeding, field maintenance and arranging.

Primary Responsibilities:

·         Work primarily with the Flower Manager to complete field tasks
that may include but are not limited to seeding, transplanting, planting,
weeding, harvesting, Farmers Market preparation, and CSA flower share

·         Meet with Flower Manager each workday morning during the growing
season to define what needs to be completed during the day and by whom. A
team approach is required throughout all aspects of this job.

·         Observe and actively experience small-scale farming.

·         Assist with supervising volunteers, young and old

·         Help in preparing markets, wholesales, and CSA.

·         Assist in preparing and participation in farm sponsored events.

·         Assist in fostering capacity of farm

·         Responsible to assist with tracking weekly harvests


Additional Qualities:

·         Passion and interest in working/learning about small-scale,
low-input, flower production

·         Dedicated, hard worker—willing to fulfill commitment

·         Self-starter, self-disciplined, goal orientated

·         Ability to work with minimal supervision

·         Ability to work both independently and as a team member

·         Be in good physical condition and able to lift 50lbs

·         Ability to work in a potentially challenging environment and be

·         Have own transportation and be punctual

·         Energetic nature and willing to have fun

·         Flower knowledge is not necessary but a willingness to learn is

**Interested persons should send their resumes and an introduction email to

Winchester, MA