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2023 Farm Jobs– We are now accepting applications for a variety of postions. Are you someone who has spent a few years working on farms and are now looking to take the next step? Are you thinking about starting your own farm, but want some more experience under your belt? Are you interested in local food/farming and want to dip your toe in the water? We have a number of full and part-time positions on our farm and at our farm store in Duvall.
In the 16 years since Siri and Jason started the farm, at least 15 of our former employees have gone on to start their own farming operations or work as farm managers. If you are interested in pursuing a long-term career farming, we are one of the best places to work and learn. See below for more details on current job offerings.
To apply please email a resume, short intro/why you want to farm/work with us, and 3 references to jason @ localrootsfarm.com. Please include “2023 farm crew” in the subject line.
Full-Time Farm – This is a five day a week job, where you will be paticipating in all aspects of the farm: planting, irrigation, tractor work, harvest, wash/pack, and maintenance tasks. We seek hardworking, mature, people who can work with minimal oversight. Prior farming experience is preferred but not required. You’ll be working with a core crew of experienced employees, many of whom have worked at Local Roots Farm for over 5 years. Full time employees must have a valid drivers license, transporation to farm, and a willingness to drive a one-day-a-week delivery route in Seattle in a farm van. On-farm housing is not available this season, but may be available for employees who stay on for 2024.
Part-time Farm Store staff
– Staff our farm store in Duvall, with the option to work one or more days on the farm as well.
– Store shifts are 7:30 am to 1 pm OR 12 pm to 8 pm, Wednesday through Sunday. We are currently seeking staff for Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
– Prior retail or farmers market experience a plus.
– Must have reliable transportation to/from farm. Most store shifts include picking up produce from the farm to stock the store.
Tomato/Harvest Crew – June through September, one or two full days a week 7AM – 4PM, total of 8 or 16 hours per week. Join our crew for morning tomato harvest, finish the day on other harvest tasks. Must be able to work quickly and carefully in tight spaces, kneel/squat, and lift 40#. Love of tomatoes a plus 🙂 Pay $15.74/hour, plus farm produce. Please email jason @ localrootsfarm.com to apply. Please include “tomato crew” in the subject line.
Terms for all positions
– Paid sick/personal time, accrues 1 hour for every 40 hours worked
– Farm produce for personal use
– Pay starts at minimum wage ($15.74 for 2023), and may be higher DOE
Flex Crew: We are currently seeking some new additions to our flex crew for the summer weeding and fall harvest season. These are on-call positions during the summer and fall, both weekends and week days. Pay is $15.74/hour, plus farm produce. To join our flex crew email list, click here: https://dm-mailinglist.com/subscribe?f=818ed179