Part Time Farm Worker

Location: New Lebanon, NY (Columbia County)

Term: Part-time

Salary/Pay: $13-$15 DOE

Deadline to Apply: 04/19/2021

How to Apply: [email protected]

New Leaf Farm

New Leaf Farm is a small scale, diversified farm growing 3+ acres of organic vegetables and cut flowers in New Lebanon, NY.
At New Leaf farm we seek to grow healthy, hearty produce year round while nourishing our family, our community, and the land.
All our crops are grown organically, without the use of synthetic fertilizers and chemical sprays. Instead, we use innovative tools, creative practices and organic inputs to produce high quality vegetables and cut flowers.

Job Description

Sustainable farm seeks a part time field crew member. New Leaf Farm grows 3+ acres of organic vegetables and cut flowers in New Lebanon, NY. Field Crew member will assist in all aspects of vegetable and cut flower production including greenhouse propagation, harvest and post-harvest handling, field work & planting. Ideal candidates are self motivated, flexible, interested in local agriculture, open to receiving feedback, and prepared to work in all weather conditions.   

Duties &Responsibilities

Plant, weed, water, mulch, trellis, tend, prep beds for field and greenhouse crops
Harvest, wash, and pack vegetables for Farmers Markets
Harvest cut flowers
Help maintain a clean, safe work environment
Maintain efficiency in all aspects of day to day farming
Help maintain fence line with weed whacker and lawnmower

Skills & Qualifications                  

Able to lift 50lbs repeatedly and prepared to work in all weather conditions.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Able to maintain our standards of high-quality produce while working as quickly and efficiently as possible
A good sense of humor and a positive attitude
Ability to adapt to changing plans and tasks
Clear communication skills
Punctuality & Reliable transportation to the farm
Previous farm experience preferred but not required.

Schedule & Compensation

This is a seasonal, part time position. The position runs May through October, 24 hours/week, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.  Compensation starts at $13/hour based on experience plus farm vegetables and flowers.

To Apply

Send Resume or Job History, Cover letter, and at least two references to [email protected]