2017 JOB OPPORTUNITIES

FARM STAND MANAGER

This is a great position for someone who is motivated, loves produce and enjoys working with the public. We are offering a base salary with a generous percentage of sales, for the right candidate. Responsibilities include; complete operation of stand, staffing 6 days a week, inventory management, attractive display, public education, advertising (daily postings, signage, weekly newsletter), and other farm activities. 

Candidate will have good communication skills, ability to lift produce boxes (#40), sales experience, knowledge of social media, experience/knowledge of produce and vegetables. Position begins late June until mid October. 

FARMSTAND WORKER

This position reports to the Farmstand Manager and shares many of the following tasks. Responsibilities include; complete operation of stand, staffing 6 days a week, inventory management, attractive display, public education, advertising (daily postings, signage, weekly newsletter), and other farm activities. 

Candidate will have good communication skills, ability to lift produce boxes (#40), sales experience, knowledge of social media, experience/knowledge of produce and vegetables. Position begins late June until mid October. Compensation is based on an hourly rate.

FIELD WORKER (FT/PT)

This is a full or part season position May through November. Ability to lift #50 required. Position requires capacity to deal with inclement weather and long periods of sustained physical labor.

  • Plants, maintains and harvests a variety of vegetable crops in the field and greenhouse
  • Communicates with staff on daily basis for labor needs  (planting, weed control and harvest)
  • Maintains a safe working environment for self around equipment, tools and weather.
  • Manages harvest schedule and logs as appropriate
  • Completes daily harvest of required needs and transports to wash house in timely manner to be cleaned and prepared for sale
  • Cleans and cares for all tools and supplies related to position on a daily basis
  • Works as needed to complete tasks around farm
  • Manages required supplies relevant to job (seed, plastic, tools etc)
  • Provides support in Pack-House as required.
  • Has working familiarity of different types of crops
  • Performs any other task related to the operation of the farm.
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On the banks of the Connecticut River and in the shadow of Mt. Ascutney are 50 acres of deep river bottom soils. Each season we grow Organic vegetables while nurturing this beautiful land. With family and a great team, we are dedicated to providing natural  produce, flowers, herbs. and meat. You can purchase our products from our farm stand, CSA or local farmers markets

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The farm is still hiring: looking for a farm stand manager/worker. The manager is a full time position starting late May.

Also a farmers market assistant who would work part time attending markets and assisting at the farm.

For more information visit our website deepmeadowfarm.net
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