Common Ground Farm, Inc.
Full Season Farm Crew
This position is primarily on-the-farm work and is a good fit for a person who wants to be on the farm caring for the crops in the sun, rain and dirt. Farm Crew members will participate in all areas of farm production including greenhouse propagation, transplanting, weeding, irrigating, cultivating, harvesting, washing, packing, and general field maintenance. Farm Crew members will work under the guidance of and alongside the Farm Manager, as well as alongside the other crew members.
Depending on experience and interest, this farm crew position may offer opportunity in staffing our stand at the Beacon or Newburgh Farmers’ Market or delivering produce to wholesale, but is not guaranteed.
Common Ground is committed to fresh food access in our community, sustainable farming practices, and a more just local food system and we seek candidates that share our vision.
Some farm experience would be beneficial, however applicants who are new to farming are welcome to apply as long as they have experience with physical labor and working outdoors.
excellent work ethic and physical endurance in all weather conditions
positive attitude and flexible thinking
able to work independently and take initiative to see projects to completion
good communication skills; comfortable sharing and receiving feedback
enjoy being part of a team and interacting with others throughout the work day
strong interest in production farming and desire to improve knowledge and skills
Full time (40 hours/week) Monday - Friday, some Saturdays or Sundays if staffing farmers’ markets; mid April - November 1.
How to Apply:
To apply: Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Position is open until filled. Please specify 'Farm Crew' on the subject line in your application email.