Positions have been filled for 2022

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  2022 crew and we may be farm for you!

 

  • Full and Part-time positions available

  • Wage dependent on experience ($13-$15/hr)

  • On-farm, off-grid housing available

  • Dog-friendly

 

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

  • Is motivated to contribute to our farms success

  • Desire to contribute to a positive and supportive farm crew

  • Ability to work efficiently 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

  • 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 an individual or solid couple)

  • Free produce and seedlings

  • Two paid sick days per season 

SCHEDULE

Mid-April- October with possibility for hours into the Winter. We work 8 hour days with some seasonal variability, i.e longer harvest days in July and August.

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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM US

Dharma Farm is an inclusive workplace that offers respect, clear communication, and a supportive, positive, and fun 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 due: 3/31/22

We take Covid-19 protocols seriously and expect to continue following the current health and safety recommendations for the 2022 season in order to keep the farm, our crew, and our customers safe and healthy.