Work With Us

(Updated 1/12/22)

Full Time 2022 – We are now accepting applications for 2022 full time crew members. 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? We are hiring one or two full time position for 2022. To start the process, please email us.

In the 14 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. 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 or nearby housing may be available to rent
– Pay starts at minimum wage ($14.50 for 2022), and may be higher DOE

We seek hardworking, mature, people who can work with minimal oversight. Prior farming experience required. To apply please email a resume, short intro/why you want to farm here, and 3 references to jason @ localrootsfarm.com. Please include “2022 farm crew” in the subject line. For more information about us and our farming practices, please visit our farm blog.

Part-time Farm/Store staff – We have part-time farm/store positions available for the right person.
– Staff farm store one day a week and/or join farm crew one day a week.
-Work hours are 7am to 4/430pm for farm days. Store shifts have some flexibility, so we may be able to work around your schedule to create a shift that works.
– Prior retail or farmers market experience a plus.
-Be able to kneel, squat, and lift 40# repeatedly.
-Must have reliable transportation to/from farm. Most store shifts include picking up produce from the farm to stock the store.
– Pay is $14.50/hour, plus farm produce
– Farm experience a plus but not required.

Tomato Crew – June through September, one or two full days a week mornings 7 AM – 4PM, total of 8 or 16 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 $14.50/hour, plus farm produce. Please email jason @ localrootsfarm.com to apply. Please include “tomato crew” in the subject line.

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 $14.50/hour, plus farm produce. To join our flex crew email list, click here: https://dm-mailinglist.com/subscribe?f=818ed179

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 or nearby housing may be available to rent
– Pay starts at minimum wage ($14.50 for 2022), and may be higher DOE