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Employment Oppurtunities

Are you a hardworking, happy, and want to work in food production? Folks Farm is looking for motivated and experienced individuals seeking gainful employment in organic agriculture. Our ideal employee is motivated to learn and grow in the agriculture space. An entrepreneurial mind is appreciated with an open eye for collaboration, increasing production, streamlining processes, and great customer relations. Most jobs are being offered seasonally but have potential to extend into winter. 

Lead Farmer

Job Tasks

-Involved in all aspects of vegetable cultivation from greenhouse work, planting, weeding, irrigating, cultivating, and harvesting. Helps to identify issues and come up with a plan to remedy. Works with farm owner to map out the weeks. Leads the crew to accomplish all farming tasks. Full time during season, part time during winters. 

- Option to staff a weekly Farmers Market 

Requirements 

3 years experience working in commercial food production

Positive mental attitude knowing that farming is demanding work and plans change on a dime

Work well within a team utilizing communication skills

Prompt, showing up to work on time, fulfilling your responsibilities, focused on the task

Work 40 hours/week from Tuesday-Saturday 

Great customer service skills

Attention to detail

Willingness to accept criticism and learn

Farming is an outside activity so you can expect to work in all types of weather conditions

Hourly pay dependent on experience. ($14-$20/hr)

If Interested in Applying

Send a cover letter and resume with 3 professional references to info@folksfarmandseed.com

Crew Member

Farm Stand Attendant

Job Description

-Entry Level farming position

-Involved in all aspects of vegetable farming from planting, weeding, cultivating, and harvest.

- Physically demanding

- Requires positive mental attitude with ability to overcome tough tasks

- Eye for streamlining production and willingness to communicate challenges

Requirements

- Team player

- Willing to learn

- Passionate about local agriculture and ready to learn how to produce crops

- Able to lift 50  pounds, work in tough conditions, maintain a positive attitude, communicate well

- Full Time from April-October with possible winter employment

Send a cover letter, resume with 3 references to info@folksfarmandseed.com

Job Tasks

- Responsible for Farm Stand duties including and not limited to cleaning, stocking, packing, and displaying produce and nursery plants

- Help customers engage and purchase local agricultural products

- Understand Sales and Customer Service are the number one priority

- Warm and out-going personality 

- Offer knowledge of vegetable preparation and eating

- Attention to detail 

- Seasonal from May-October

- Full Time and Part Time Available 

- Opportunity to work Farmers Markets 

If Interested in Applying

Send a cover letter and resume with 3 professional references to info@folksfarmandseed.com

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