Business / Organization Name: 
Autumn Harvest Farm
Contact Person: 
Suzanne LeBlanc
Phone Number: 
Street Address: 
77 Johnson Lane
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Job Title: 
Seasonal Field Crew Member for Vegetable Farm
Job Type: 
Job Description: 
Autumn Harvest Farm is a small diversified vegetable farm which has been in business since 2002. We use the best of conventional and organic growing practices with our main crops being vegetables which include a large assortment from arugula to zucchini and everything in between. We are expanding our fruit varieties each year and currently grow strawberries in our high tunnel greenhouse along with elderberries and beach plums. Our farm also raises laying hens for fresh eggs and sheep. We operate a small farm store offering locally produced products along with our freshly baked breads, prepared foods and preserves from our kitchen. We have a growing CSA and soon we'll be opening a cafe at the farm along with Maple Leaf Quilt Shop. Autumn Harvest Farm is expanding in many directions and will be opening up hiking trails, a few campsites and our pond for kayaking and canoeing. Autumn Harvest Farm is seeking a seasonal part time field crew member to work at our vegetable farm doing general field tasks including seeding, transplanting, weeding and harvesting. Come grow with us and be a part of this new venture.
Stockbridge Majors: 
Plant and Soil Sciences
Sustainable Food and Farming
Sustainable Horticulture
Application Deadline: 
Friday, September 1, 2017
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.): 
Please send resume and cover letter to Suzanne LeBlanc.
Minimum Qualifications: 
A positive attitude, flexibility, ability to take direction and work well with a small team to get the job done is essential. This is a great position to begin learning how to farm, no experience necessary but a willingness to work hard and learn is a must. Physical qualifications include repetitive tasks while kneeling or standing for long periods of time, ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs and enjoy working outside in diverse weather conditions.
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description: 
Pay is commensurate with experience. This is a part time seasonal position, 25-35 hours per week.