Stearns Farm hiring Assistant Grower

Framingham, Massachusetts

Position: Assistant Grower

Type: Temporary, Seasonal, Full-Time position, averaging 40 hours per week for thirty-one weeks.

Compensation: Starting at $440 per week and based on experience; workers’ compensation; 5 paid days off per season; produce from the farm; participation in Eastern Massachusetts Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training (CRAFT) workshops.

Stearns Farm CSA, located on 5 acres of sandy bottom-land in Framingham, MA, is a 160 member CSA now in its 22nd season. We are seeking two assistant growers to help with all aspects of farm operations. The candidate must: have a strong work ethic, be able to communicate clearly, have a sense of humor, and enjoy working with a diverse group of people. A valid driver’s license and the ability to lift 50 pounds is required. This is a temporary, seasonal, full-time position, averaging 40 hours per week for thirty-one weeks, starting in April and ending in early November.

Stearns Farm has created an environment that encourages the community to actively participate in all aspects of the farming process. It is a beautiful, peaceful haven including 4 acres of tillable land for vegetable production, as well as perennial berries, a flower garden, a children’s garden and culinary and herbal tea gardens. Come join us. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter.

Contact: Susan Peters, Farm Manager