Business / Organization Name: 
Autumn Harvest Farm
Contact Person: 
Suzanne LeBlanc
Phone Number: 
Street Address: 
77 Johnson Lane
Zip Code: 
Job Title: 
Seasonal Flower and Herb Field Crew Member
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 part time seasonal field worker for our cut flower and herb gardens. This position includes seeding, transplanting, weeding, harvesting and arranging flowers. Experience with flowers and herbs is a must. 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: 
Experience with flowers and herbs is necessary along with a positive attitude, creativity, flexibility, ability to take direction and work well with a small team to get the job done is essential. 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 seasonal part time position, 25-35 hours per week.