Simington Gardens hiring Farm Hand

Aurora, Oregon

Position: Farm Laborer, full time 40-50 hours

Description:
Labor position open at a small certified Organic farm in Aurora Oregon. The farm is located thirty miles south of Portland. Job duties include harvest, packing/processing, transplanting, weeding, general farm maintenance tasks and occasional farmer’s market set up, take down and sales. We are a production farm that grows a large variety of mixed vegetables for farmer’s markets, restaurants, grocery stores and through the farm share, or CSA program. Applicant must be able to work long hours, often early hours in many weather conditions, maintain energy and enthusiasm while keeping pace with the rest of the crew, follow instructions thoroughly but also work independently. Farm work is difficult and repetitive; applicant must have strong knees and a strong back and be willing to give what it takes to complete tasks. Previous farming experience is a plus but not require.

The farm is about a forty minute drive from Portland, so transportation is an issue. There is housing available on leased farm property six miles from the main farm site for $400 a person per month, including utilities. The farm properties about about a twenty minute bike ride or a ten minute drive. The house is three bedrooms located just outside Canby, Oregon near the Molalla river.

Please send inquiries to Mike@simingtongardens.com

Check out the website for more information about the farm:   Simingtongardens.com

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