The Neighborhood Farm hiring Three Positions

Needham, Massachusetts

Full Season Farm Crew Member

The Neighborhood Farm is looking for a full season crew member to work at our small family vegetable farm in the metro Boston area. Former farming experience is not required. Crew members will work with the farm managers on all aspects of vegetable, herb and flower production and harvesting. These tasks will include planting, weeding, irrigation, greenhouse work, harvest, washing and packing. We are looking for crew members who are responsible, mature, and do not shy from a hard day’s work. Having a good sense of humor is a plus, as farming has it’s challenges, and having a go-with-the-flow attitude makes the work day easier. Crew members must have reliable transportation, and we do not provide housing. We will be working outside in all weather conditions. The job is Monday through Friday. Hours will vary by season, anywhere between 35 and 55 hr/week. Candidates should be able to lift 50 lbs. The crew member position begins in May or June and runs through Thanksgiving. Crew members must commit for the entire season.

Compensation: hourly wage commensurate with experience, and large Farmers’ Market CSA Share.

If you are interested, please email kate@theneighborhoodfarm.com and we will send you more information. For more information about the farm, please visit our website www.theneighborhoodfarm.com. Please contact us with any questions.

Part Time Summer Farm Crew Member

The Neighborhood Farm is looking for a summer crew member (June, July and August) to work at our small family vegetable farm in the metro Boston area, 3 days per week(FridaySaturday and Sunday), with opportunities to work more if desired. Former farming experience is not required. Crew members will work with the farm managers on all aspects of vegetable, herb and flower production and harvesting. These tasks will include planting, weeding, irrigation, greenhouse work, harvest, washing and packing. We are looking for crew members who are responsible, mature, and do not shy from a hard day’s work. Having a good sense of humor is a plus, as farming has it’s challenges, and having a go-with-the-flow attitude makes the work day easier. Crew members must have reliable transportation, and we do not provide housing. Candidates should be able to lift 50 lbs, and not mind working outside in all weather conditions. The position runs from June 6th through August 29th, 2014. The hours will vary, but it will average at least 24 hours/week. Weekend crew members must commit to the entire summer season.

Compensation: hourly wage commensurate with experience, and vegetables from the farm.

If you are interested, please email kate@theneighborhoodfarm.com and we will send you more information. For more information about the farm, please visit our website www.theneighborhoodfarm.com. Please contact us with any questions.

Farmers’ Market Staffers

The Neighborhood Farm, a small, all natural vegetable farm in the metro Boston area, is seeking farmers’ market staff. This is an enjoyable job for someone who enjoys food, cooking, and interacting with the community. A friendly personality and strong basic math skills are a must. Market staffers will help with all aspects of the market from setup to breakdown, and will be responsible for selling produce during the hours the market is open. The work is physically challenging as we move hundreds of pounds of vegetables in and out of the truck. Candidates should be able to lift 50 lbs, be ready to work in all kinds of weather, and have reliable transportation.

We need help

  • in Dedham from 10 am to 7:00 pm on Wednesdays from June 18th through October 29th
  • in Roslindale from 7am to 3 pm on Saturdays from June 7th through November 22nd
  • in JP from 8 am to 3 pm on Saturdays from June 7th through November 22nd. There is a possibility this position could extend through the winter.

Feel free to apply for more than one market, if this fits your schedule.

Compensation: hourly wage commensurate with experience, and vegetables from the farm.

If you are interested, please email kate@theneighborhoodfarm.com and we will send you more information. For more information about the farm, please visit our websitewww.theneighborhoodfarm.com.

 

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