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Dharma Farm is hiring for the 2024 season

Do you enjoy working with vegetables, flowers, and herbs? Are you motivated, hard-working and passionate about local food systems and organic agriculture? If so, we are hiring for our  2024 crew and we may be farm for you!

 

  • Full and Part-time positions available

  • Wage dependent on experience ($15-$17/hr)

  • On-farm, off-grid camper housing available for full-time worker(s)

 

EXPECTATIONS

An ideal candidates has/is:

  • One year of farm and/or relevant experience

  • Positive attitude

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Reliable/punctual

  • Drivers license and reliable transportation

  • Detail oriented, listens well, ask questions and follows directions closely

  • Strong work ethic/ownership of results

  • A willingness to work (and being prepared to work) in any and all weather

  • A desire to learn new skills

  • A willingness to learn, receive feedback about, and integrate efficiencies related to the task at hand

  • Motivated to contribute to our farms success

  • Desire to contribute to a positive and supportive farm crew

  • Ability to efficiently work alone and with others

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs

  • Physical and mental endurance

  • A sense of humor

 

JOB DUTIES are diverse and varied but include:

  • Harvesting vegetables for farmers’ markets and wholesale accounts

  • Washing/Packing vegetables for markets/accounts (in our NEW four-season barn!)

  • Bed prep (composting, amending, broadforking)

  • Direct Seeding and transplanting crops

  • Weeding/thinning/other cultivation

  • High tunnel pruning and trellising

  • Seedling production (seeding, potting up, tagging, organizing)

  • Setting up/breaking down infrastructure (irrigation, caterpillar tunnel, moving tarps, etc)

  • Delivery

  • Farmers’ market help (setting up, selling, breaking down)

 

BENEFITS

  • Off-grid housing for full-time worker (appropriate for an individual or solid couple)

  • Free produce and seedlings

  • Two paid sick days per season 

SCHEDULE

Main season is Mid-April- October with part-time Winter hours available. We work 8 hour days with some seasonal variability, i.e longer harvest days in July and August and shorter days in January.

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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM US

Dharma Farm is an inclusive workplace that offers respect, appreciation, and clear communication for its workers and a supportive, fun, and positive environment in which to grow one’s farm skills and contribute to a robust local food system. We enjoy sharing our farming knowledge and the fruits of our labor with deep talks in the field, belly laughs in the wash station, and weekly pot-luck lunches with the crew.

TO APPLY

Please send a resume, 3 references, and a cover letter telling us why you would be a good fit to:

info@dharma.farm

Applications Open: 1/1/24 - 3/31/24. We encourage you to apply early.

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