Farm Worker

Location: Malverne, NY (Nassau County)

Term: Full-time, Part-time, Seasonal, Year round

Salary: $16 - $22 hourly and to commensurate with experience

Deadline to apply:

How to apply: [email protected]

Crossroads Farm

We are a non-profit Northeast Organic Farming Association-NY certified 5.5 acre farm  located in Malverne, New York. The property was purchased by Nassau County on the Open Space referendum and is operated by the Nassau Land Trust, a not-for-profit organization. We are located at 480 Hempstead Ave., Malverne NY 11565 in western Nassau County just off Southern State Parkway exit 17S. The Farm is a very short walking distance from Malverne train station.

Job Description

Field & Harvest - Full and Part Time

40 hour week - March through October seasonal with opportunity to work year round


Role and Responsibilities

Following the plans and direction of the Operations Manager in the management of 2.5‐acre diversified NOFA certified organic vegetable farm, including surrounding fields, farm site, and other infrastructure

Manual field work, not limited to hoeing, hand-weeding, irrigation set-up and management, pest and disease management, etc.

Harvest, washing, and packing for weekly market

Coordinate post-harvest handling from field to retail and train farm stand associates on proper management of produce both during shift and at shift end when putting away produce

Maintain enthusiasm, good attitude, honesty, and a willingness to treat customers, visitors to the farm and all volunteers and co-workers with respect. Must have good work ethic and believe in delivering a quality product to our consumers


Preferred Skills


Organic or low-input/sustainable vegetable production experience

Knowledge of post-harvest crop handling and storage to maximize freshness

Must be able to work independently, be very self-motivated and have a solid work ethic

Must be able to take direction, as well as problem-solve independently.

Apprentice supervision/team leadership a plus

Experience with greenhouse and high tunnel management, including plant propagation and season extension. CSA program and tractor. 

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