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Part-time/Seasonal 2019 jobs (updated 3/15/19) – We have several part time and/or seasonal jobs open for the 2019 season. To apply or for more info, email jason @ localrootsfarm.com. Job applications must include a resume, brief introduction, and three references.
Tomato harvest crew – July through September, Saturday and/or Wednesday mornings 7 AM – noon, total of 5 or 10 hours per week. Join our crew for morning tomato harvest. Must be able to work quickly and carefully in tight spaces, kneel/squat, and lift 40#. Love of tomatoes a plus 🙂 Pay $12/hour, plus farm produce.
Delivery driver – All or some of the following days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, 7AM to 5PM, total of 9 to 27 hours per week. Must have prior experience doing in-city deliveries, and clean driving record. Job starts late May/early June. Must be able to lift 50#. Email us for more details.
Flower field maintenance – June through September, up to 10 hours per week, exact days/time flexible. Weed, deadhead, water, and harvest flowers for farmstand bouquets. Must be able to work quickly and efficiently in all weather conditions, squat/kneel, and lift up to 30#. Pay $12/hour, plus farm produce and flowers to take home.
Summer full-time crew – Perfect for college student. June/July through August/September, up to 50 hours per week. Work with our full-season crew on all types of farm tasks: planting, weeding, harvesting, irrigation, etc. Pay begins at $12/hour, plus farm produce. Lunch provided on weekdays. On-farm housing available to rent.
Full Time 2019 – 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?
Come work with us at Local Roots Farm!
In the 12 years we have been farming, 10 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.
Most of the people on our crew stay with us for years. Low staff turnover means you will always be working with someone with years of experience to pass on. And when and if you do go on to start your own operation, we provide mentorship and business and financial planning help to get your farm off the ground.
Terms for all full-time positions
– Paid sick/personal time, accrues 1 hour for every 40 hours worked
– Farm produce for personal use
– On-farm housing is available to rent
2019 Main Season crew: We are seeking 2 full time employees to join our crew for the 2019 season. Flexible start date between April and May, season continues through the end of November. We work 40-50 hours per week, depending on time of year. A Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday-Thursday schedule is required.
Pay starts at $12/hour, higher DOE. Prior experience on a 5+ acre vegetable farm is preferred, but not required. Employees receive a weekly CSA box for personal use, lunch every weekday, and housing is available to rent. Must have valid drivers license and be able to lift 40+ pounds.
We seek hardworking, mature, people who can work with minimal oversight. Please email jason @ localrootsfarm.com if you are interested in learning more or applying. Please include “2019 farm crew” in the subject line. For more information about us and our farming practices, please visit our farm blog.