Employment Offered

Date Submitted:
02/13/24


Farm Name:
Old Ford Farm


County:
Ulster


Position Title:
Farm Crew


Position Description:

Old Ford Farm is a diversified family farm with a mission to produce quality foods, build community, and use farming methods that promote the long-term health of our land, animals, and larger environment. We raise cattle and poultry on 40 acres in New Paltz, NY. Our raw milk, eggs, and meats are sold in our self-service farm store alongside many other products from nearby farms.

We are looking for workers who are ready to embrace the joys and challenges of farm work. Employees here have the opportunity to learn about the day-to-day workings and management of a for-profit diversified farm. We offer a friendly and organized work environment, as well as the opportunity to interact with the people who are buying the food you are producing. Prior experience is not as important to us as a candidate's character, responsibility, and passion for the work.

This position involves a variety of farm tasks such as caring for cows, collecting eggs, washing eggs, moving poultry and cattle on pasture, tractor work, cleaning equipment, pricing meat, and maintenance of infrastructure and equipment, among other farm tasks. No prior experience is needed. We are looking for someone who is eager to learn, observant, an excellent communicator, and capable of intense physical labor.

Schedule & Commitment:
Both full time and part time hours are available. A 6 month commitment is required.

Compensation:
$18/hour plus free eggs, milk, and yogurt produced on the farm. Employees get a 20% discount on all other products in the farm store.


How to Apply:
Go to http://www.oldfordfarm.com/employment.html for application instructions.


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