New Hampshire – Brasen Hill Farm hiring Farm Hands

Barrington, New Hampshire

Brasen Hill Farm in Barrington, NH ( is hiring farm hands for the 2018 season.  We raise pastured pigs, chickens, ducks, turkeys, rabbits, and grassfed cows, goats and lambs as well as organically grown (but not certified) vegetables and small fruits for retail, wholesale to markets and restaurants, and our CSA.

The farm hand position will consist of working in all aspects of the farm under the direction of the farm owners and assistant managers.  Daily tasks include barn chores, moving animals and fencing to fresh pasture, seeding, transplanting, weeding, and harvesting field crops, clearing brush along pastures and hedgerows, and basic carpentry and maintenance tasks.

An ideal candidate would be enthusiastic about working outdoors and as part of a larger team.  Prior experience working on farms, in landscaping, or with animals is preferred but not required.  While we do not offer a formal apprenticeship, farm hands can expect to learn about many aspects of a diversified small farm.

This position starts in early/mid spring 2018 and runs through October 2018.  Both part time and full time positions are available.  We do not offer housing, though affordable housing options are available nearby.  We offer competitive hourly pay based on experience; full time employees also receive products from our farm store and a CSA share.  Applicants must be willing to work weekends and some holidays.

To apply, please send an email stating why you would like to work for Brasen Hill Farm as well as an explanation of relevant skills and experience to



New Hampshire – Heron Pond Farm hiring Tomato Intern

South Hampton, New Hampshire

Heron Pond Farm in South Hampton, NH is a four season farm that grows over 250 varieties of vegetables, fruits, herbs and flowers. Farming year-round has allowed us to grow and maintain an incredibly skilled and experienced staff whose passion brings higher yields, quality and flavor to our food all year long.

Heron Pond Farm is currently hiring a full time paid tomato intern:

Heron Pond Farm  is hiring one full time paid tomato intern to work directly under our current tomato grower.

This position has room for growth and to potentially take over tomato management on the farm. We are looking for someone with an interest in spending most of the season on this particular crop. Farming experience is prefered but in-depth knowledge on growing tomatoes inside green houses and high tunnels isn’t a requirement. This position will be assisting in four early tomato greenhouses and an acre of high tunnels that  makes up our main season crop. We focus on extending the tomato season on both ends of the year.


Task include but are not limited to:

Opening and closing greenhouses/high tunnels daily depending on temperature and weather.

Staking and trellising in the high tunnels and clipping/tying in greenhouses.

Planting  and general maintenance of crop.

Irrigation management in all of the greenhouses/high tunnels.

Skinning and removing plastic on high tunnels.

Pruning and suckering.

Heron Pond is a 60-acre diversified vegetable farm so there will be moments where you may get pulled to help in other farm tasks.


Strong work ethic, dependable, and excellent attention to detail.

Enthusiasm and the ability to work at a fast pace both independently or as part of a team.

Ability to work in adverse weather (temperatures get fairly high in the high tunnels).

Valid drivers’ license and dependable transportation is a must.

Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Takes well to daily instructions with the ability to execute tasks on their own.

Past experience on a vegetable farm and/or a strong interest in tomato production are preferred.

Sense of humor and easy going personality would go a long way.

Compensation based off of prior work experience.



Please e-mail resumes to Greg Balog


New Hampshire – Applecrest Farm hiring Farmers Market and CSA Staff

Hampton Falls, New Hampshire


THE JOB: Our farm is looking for motivated and out-going folks with a passion for sustainable agriculture and local food to represent Applecrest both at our home farm C.S.A. and at multiple Seacoast area outdoor farmers markets. These are full-time, retail oriented, seasonal positions. Beyond helping to share with the community our farm’s pride and passion in what we grow, the work involves a unique combination of produce handling and sales, savvy farm marketing and good ol’ fashioned face-to-face customer service.

ABOUT US: Applecrest Farm Orchards is a 100+ acre diversified fruit and veggie farm located in Hampton Falls, NH. In addition to an on-site retail farm stand, the farm operates a 240 member Community Supported Agriculture (C.S.A.) program and attends three local farmers markets every week of the growing season and is a strong supplier to grocery stores and schools. As a sustainable producer of over two-hundred unique varieties of tree fruits, berries, vegetables, flowers and herbs, Applecrest is a cornerstone of the seacoast-area food shed.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE: is an energetic people person with a cheery outlook and strong attention to detail. He or she should thrive on customer interaction, be of vigorous good health and have the capability and willingness to develop a strong knowledge of the farm, our growing practices and products.

REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must be suited to occasional early-rising, have weekday and weekend availability and be willing to commit for the full duration of the season (June-October).

Market and C.S.A. work involves a lot of packing, loading, unloading, setting-up and then breaking down all manner of items, many of them heavy. To boot, the majority of the work takes place out of doors, often in heat, cold, wind and/or rain. Candidates MUST be of a hearty nature, in excellent physical health and able to lift up to 40 pounds repeatedly.

All applicants must also:
Be well organized, efficient and able to work independently.
Possess a positive, diligent work ethic.
Love working outdoors.
Be friendly, outgoing, and knowledgeable.
Present a professional, clean, warm and approachable appearance.
Have excellent communication skills.

If you’re a true and honest “worker” with a strong passion for farming and food, please email a resume and cover letter to (subject title: Farmers Market & CSA position). The cover letter is your opportunity to tell us about your passions, strengths and goals and why you’d like to join the Applecrest family! Please also feel free to highlight any other skills or personal details you possess that would be valuable to our small family owned and operated farm.

Interested candidates may also apply, in person at:

Applecrest Farm
133 Exeter Road
Hampton Falls, NH 03844


New Hampshire – Wingate Farm hiring Part Time Employees

Hinsdale, New Hampshire

At Wingate Farm we strive to grow healthy, delicious eggs, produce, flowers, and meat while responsibly and humanely caring for our soils and animals. We are not certified organic, but all of our animals are fed 100% organic, non-gmo grain from Green Mountain Feeds. Our 1000 laying hens are rotationally grazed on 14 acres of green pasture April through November, and housed in high-tunnels during the winter months. We are steadily incorporating no-till practices into our vegetable production, using solarization and compost smothering techniques to limit weed pressure and increase soil health and fertility. We are not a highly mechanized farm, and most of our field work is done with hand tools, not tractors.

We are hiring one to two self-motivated part time employee(s) for the 2018 growing season. We are a tight knit crew–consisting of two farmers and 1-2 part-time helpers. Our employees work alongside the farmers but are often set-up on solo tasks.  Applicants must have at least one year of farming (or related) experience, a desire to learn multiple facets of our small diverse operation, and work hard in a quick paced yet supportive and fun environment. Workers will be expected to move between a variety of farm tasks in a given day, so focus and attention to detail are paramount. These tasks include: field work (bed prep, weeding, mulching, transplanting, solarizing); harvest, washing, and packing produce for farmers markets and wholesale; and animal husbandry and related chores (feeding and watering pigs and chickens, moving coops and fence, collecting, washing, and packaging eggs, assisting with on farm chicken processing). Employees work Mondays and Fridays from 7am-4pm, with an occasional extra day as required. On average this works out to about 20 hours a week from June-October. Additional hours in April and May are available if desired. Compensation will be $12/hr with an additional weekly supply of veggies, eggs, flowers, and some meat. If interested in the position, please email us your resume to


New Hampshire – Meadowstone Farm hiring Animal Manager

Bethlehem, New Hampshire

Farm Description:

Meadowstone farm is a small, diverse farm in Northern New Hampshire.  We have been actively growing vegetables and raising animals in Bethlehem since 2004.  We are no longer certified organic, but follow all organic standards and strive to provide the freshest local food possible.  More information about our farm, growing practices, animal husbandry and who are can be found on our website, 

Job Description:

Head Animal Manager

In general this position will oversee all aspects of animals at Meadowstone Farm.  These animals currently include goats, layers, pigs and beef cows.  We have approximately 30 milking does, 300 layers, 3 breeding sows, 13 Milking Devon cows.  All aspects of this position will be done with a Meadowstone Farm ethos, in that animals will be treated humanly and with respect, allowed to be themselves, have easy access to the outside and have close monitoring of their health. A person will succeed in this position with patience, observation skills, organization, creative problem solving, attention to detail, diligence and sense of humor. This position reports directly to owner and Farm Manger with questions, concerns and plans.  Primary responsibilities are for goats and pigs, secondary responsibility for cows and layers.

Tractor and animal experience required.  Will train the right person for milking duties.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

General duties include:

-Developing and maintaining a feeding schedule for all animals

-Developing and maintaining a housing and rotational plan for all animals

-Maintaining housing and fencing of all animals

-Developing and maintaining a cleaning schedule of animal housing, feeders and waterers.

-Developing a schedule for daily chores(for when not on duty)

-Developing a record system for inputs(i.e. grain) and outputs(i.e. eggs, meats) of animals

-Developing breeding schedule and maintaining a record system for goats, pigs and cows.

Specific Duties include:

-Milking duties for goats.  Including some weekend work and split shifts

-Food scrap run and produce delivery

-All daily chores when on duty

Work Schedule:  Will vary with the seasons, but is usually mid-March through mid-December.  Full time work(40-55 hours/week) can be expected between April 1-November 1.  Other work week lengths dictated by tasks needed.  There is the possibility for limited part-time work through the winter.  Schedule will include 2 concurrent days off/week(unless extenuating circumstances).  Unpaid time off during the summer will be considered.

Example of weekly schedule:

Sun     Mon   Tuesday        Wed                Thursday      Fri                   Sat

off      off       6-1, 6-8pm      6-1, 6-8pm      6-1                   12-8                 6-1, 6-8pm


-$12-15/hr with potential housing option

-All purchasing benefits of employees at MSF

-potential for partial pay(no more than 75%) of health insurance by employer.  Percentage is based on seasons worked at farm(10 % per season, starting at 30% after one year) .



New Hampshire – Stonewall Farm hiring Farm Manager

Keene, New Hampshire 

JOB DESCRIPTION                 

JOB TITLE: Farm Manager

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

STATUS: This is a full-time position. Average hours worked range from 40 hours. Schedule will vary based on season and work load.

JOB SUMMARY: The Farm Manager is responsible for ensuring the farm’s production is profitable and aligned with our vision and mission. This includes adhering to the principles of holistic land management, humane treatment of animals, and providing superior experience for visiting members of the public. The Farm Manager is responsible for ensuring the equipment, grounds and facilities are well maintained.

ESSENTIAL FUNTIONS: (Note: the following list of essential functions is not exhaustive, and may be supplemented as necessary.)

  1. Livestock: Develop and implement a livestock program using holistic management principles that is profitable and serves a demonstration for other farmers.
  2. Chores: Develop and implement a system for daily chores including care, grooming and feeding of animals. Provide supervision, training and support for volunteers and staff to deliver exceptional care for livestock and farm animals. Provide relief milking for the dairy operation on a regular basis.
  3. Draft Horses: Develop a series of programs that increases revenue generated from the farm’s draft horses such as hay/sleigh ride experience, workshops and demonstration.
  4. Feed: Produce hay seasonally to provide feed for livestock at Stonewall Farm (providing farm has access to haying equipment) or source feed from other farms. Manage feed expenses by procuring feed in most economical manner.
  5. Maple Sugar Production: Assess the farm’s maple sugar production operations, make recommendations to improve efficiency and profitability of operations. Manage the maple production operation from setting up lines, collecting, boiling and bottling sap.
  6. Equipment: Develop and implement a facilities and equipment maintenance schedule adhering to manufacturer recommendations for routine maintenance and repair. Ensure all equipment is properly stored and safety plans are in place to ensure safety of all employees and visitors to the farm. Maintain registration and inspections schedule for all farm vehicles.
  7. Facilities Maintenance: Develop and follow a routine maintenance schedule to ensure buildings are properly maintained, adhere to all relevant safety and building codes. This includes the dairy, horse barn, equipment sheds, sugar house, and small animal sheds. Coordinate with outside contractors as needed to complete work according to Stonewall Farm policies.
  8. Grounds: Ensure the grounds are well maintained and represents the farm in a positive manner. This includes the driveways, forest, trails and pastures. Coordinate and assist in snow removal for the entire property along with the Farm Hand.
  9. Education: Teach education programs for school groups, farmer education workshops and the general public related to livestock, pastures management, maple sugaring and draft horses.
  10. Business Plan Development: Ensure the farm’s production generates a profit by working with the ED to develop a business plan and budget that identifies sources of revenue, expenses and then monitors financials on a regular basis ensure production is on track to meet goals.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: All employees of Stonewall Farm are responsible for working toward the organization’s mission and all goals of the organization. All employees are responsible for following policies and procedures of Stonewall Farm. Employees are not permitted to use farm equipment or assets for personal use or gain or loan/sell equipment with exception of benefits outlined in the Employee Handbook. Breeding and sale of livestock for personal use or benefit is strictly prohibited. Doing so is grounds for immediate termination. Confidentiality must be maintained at all times.


We expect you are physically able to perform your duties and responsibilities as identified in this job description.

  1. Mental/visual (mind/eye/hand coordination)
  2. Walk/sit/stoop/kneel/stand
  3. Ability to work in adverse weather conditions
  4. Climbing up to various heights
  5. Driving (must have dependable transportation)
  6. Lifting up to and including 75lbs.
  7. Operating machinery and equipment


Applicants can send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to No phone calls please.

New Hampshire – Heron Pond Farm hiring Farm Hand

South Hampton, New Hampshire

Heron Pond Farm

We grow vegetables, small fruits and cut flowers on 55 acres of crop land along the Powow River in South Hampton, NH. Our produce is marketed through our farm stand in South Hampton, farmers markets in several locations, CSA and wholesale. We’ve been farming here for almost 20 years, on the site of a longstanding farm. We love our work and are happy to share our knowledge with curious minds.

We are currently hiring for several full time seasonal openings on our harvest crew. We are busy until Thanksgiving bringing in storage crops and other cold hardy vegetables. Harvest work can be dirty and does require the ability to lift baskets of produce weighing 50 pounds multiple times a day. Besides harvest, other duties include washing vegetables and occasional planting. Driver’s license required, as we use farm vehicles throughout the day.

Starting hourly wage is $10.50 to $12 depending upon experience. Year round work possible for the right candidate. Apply by contacting Greg Balog,