Field and Harvest Manager- Diversified Organic Vegetable Farm

Location: Wadhams, NY (Essex County)

Term: Full-time, Year round

Salary/Pay: starting $15-20, depending on experience and increasing with performance

Deadline to Apply: 02/28/2023

How to Apply: [email protected]

Juniper Hill Farm

Juniper Hill Farm is nestled between the Adirondack Mountains and Lake Champlain, on the Boquet River in Wadhams, New York.
Established in 2007, we grew on three acres of fertile land; now, we cultivate over one hundred acres, focusing heavily on cover cropping and soil health. We sell our produce at six local farmer’s markets weekly, host an on-farm CSA pick-up, and provide a healthy quantity of wholesale goods to our local grocery stores and restaurants. Our growing techniques exceed the requirements of the National Organic Program and our farm is recognized by NOFA NY as a Certified Organic Farm.

Job Description

Position Description:

The Field and Harvest Management position is a long-term position (lots of training involved) and candidates that are interested in a multiyear commitment are preferred. You would be in charge of a crew of approximately 8-12 individuals depending on the season. We produce a large variety of vegetables and are planting and harvesting continuously throughout the season in order to serve farmers’ markets, restaurants, CSA, and wholesale to grocery stores and a few organic distributors.

The Field/Harvest Manager would be in charge of several duties which include but are not limited to:

Field Work:

Organizing and managing weekly field transplants and direct seeding
Record keeping and mapping of field transplants and direct seeding 
Managing field crew and coordinating with Tractor/Irrigation manager to accomplish weeding, irrigation, trellising, and maintenance not taken care of by Tractor/Irrigation manager

Harvest Work:

Organizing and managing harvest crew on harvest days
Coordinating with farm manager on harvest amounts and scheduling
Maintaining quality control and harvest efficiency with harvest crew

The ideal candidate will have multiple years prior experience on a vegetable farm and have some managerial or crew leader experience.

Benefits Include:

Year-round access to delicious, organic produce
Fresh air and exercise
An open, friendly environment where your feedback is welcomed

Potential for on-farm housing   

Please send your resume and cover letter along with references to the farm via email. No phone calls please.