Business / Organization Name: 
Land's Sake
Contact Person: 
Erik Baum, Farm Manager
Email Address: 
City: 
Weston
State: 
MA
Zip Code: 
02493
Job Title: 
Fall Field Crew
Job Type: 
Full Time, Seasonal
Job Description: 
2017 FIELD CREW JOB DESCRIPTION LAND'S SAKE FARM WESTON, MASSACHUSETTS Land’s Sake in Weston, MA is looking for an enthusiastic, dependable, hard-working, and dynamic person to join our field crew for the remainder of the season. This is a full-time position that will run from around mid August through the end of October. Land’s Sake is a nonprofit dedicated to building meaningful connections between people, the food they eat, and the land; programs include environmental, food donation programs, and sustainable land management. Field Crew members will work closely with the farmers to operate a busy and complex community farm operation. We grow for a 300 member CSA program, a very busy farmstand, and a hunger relief contract with the town of Weston. We also occasionally work with volunteers and children in education programs. We strive to make Land’s Sake a welcoming, community-centered farm for all involved, including customers, shareholders, children, volunteers, and staff. Responsibilities include: ● Field work, such as harvesting, planting, and weeding ● Miscellaneous tasks, including fencing, and irrigation ● Various fall cleanup jobs Applicants should be enthusiastic about learning, communication, having fun and working hard. Field crew members are expected to work quickly while maintaining attention to detail. Working efficiently, independently, and with a team are equally important. Field crew can expect to work long hours in all weather conditions; a positive attitude and good sense of humor are essential to this position. The work day starts at 7 AM sharp and goes through about 5 PM with an hour break for lunch. There may be occasional exceptions to end times when we need to complete work before a weather event, and there may be times when we cancel work due to inclement weather. Hours will be reduced in October as the days get shorter. Compensation includes: ● $12.50/hr ● Free produce from farm and discounts on farmstand goods Qualifications include a sincere interest in vegetable production, a valid driver’s license and clean driving record, reliable transportation, the ability to lift 50 lbs repeatedly, and the ability to work for long periods of time in all weather conditions. Previous farm experience is strongly preferred, but not required. To apply, please send a cover letter and your resume to erik@landssake.org. Position open until filled. Please feel free to contact us with any questions that you might have!
Stockbridge Majors: 
Sustainable Food and Farming
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.): 
To apply, please send a cover letter and your resume to erik@landssake.org.
Minimum Qualifications: 
Qualifications include a sincere interest in vegetable production, a valid driver’s license and clean driving record, reliable transportation, the ability to lift 50 lbs repeatedly, and the ability to work for long periods of time in all weather conditions. Previous farm experience is strongly preferred, but not required.
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description: 
Compensation includes: ● $12.50/hr ● Free produce from farm and discounts on farmstand goods