Business / Organization Name: 
Sunshine Farm
Contact Person: 
Jim Geoghegan
Email Address: 
Phone Number: 
508-655-5022
Street Address: 
41 Kendall Ave
City: 
Sherborn
State: 
Mass.
Zip Code: 
01770
Job Title: 
Assistant Farmer
Job Type: 
vegetable grower
Job Description: 
To actively assist the owner(me) in the production of 45 acres of fruits and vegetables. Must be proficient in tractor and machinery operation and be able to run the transplanting and harvest crew of 3 to 5 workers. Includes all aspects of production including planting,cultivating,irrigating,harvest and washing and packing vegetables. Also may help sell at one or more farmers markets during the season. We are very diverse family farm operation that goes from flowers in May to all the small fruits in summer and continous vegetable production all season. We sell all retail through our farm sand,CSA,3 farmers markets and PYO. A great modern farm to learn the diversity of todays new consumers.
Stockbridge Majors: 
Plant and Soil Sciences
Sustainable Food and Farming
Sustainable Horticulture
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.): 
Send resume to Sunshine Farm 41 Kendall Ave,Sherborn, MA 01770 or to csa @sunshinefarmma.com
Minimum Qualifications: 
One year study or more in sustainable agriculture or horticulture. Also one year or more working experience with tractors and machinery operation. Clean driving record and license. All trade experience helpfull as related to ag. production.
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description: 
This position runs from mid April through October 31,2014. Salary commensurate with experience. Workermans comp. No housing. Average 50 hours a week.