123 West St
HADLEY, MA 01035
Organic No-Till Vegetable and Fruit Farm
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|Job Type:||Category:||Full Time||Agriculture|
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|High School or Equivalent|
Up to One Year
|This position begins between mid-April through mid-November. We offer starting hours of 20-25 hours and capping at 40 hrs / week. At least 1 season of experience is required for this position. An ideal candidate demonstrates clear communication, ability to follow instructions, self-motivation and attention to detail.|
Work at Astarte Farm is diverse, ranging from greenhouse seedling production, greenhouse pruning and trellising, transplanting, weeding, harvesting field crops, & washing and packing produce for delivery, to building and repairing farm infrastructure. Employees are often called upon to do different and sometimes tedious jobs in all kinds of weather.
We are committed to no-till on all our land. We participate in practices that protect and support thriving populations of beneficials and predatory insects. Our methods are evolving and specific. We fill a niche market and have high standards to meet those accounts’ expectations for our products. Quality is the top priority for our produce. We select and grow for flavor, nutrition, and specialty products. We are proud to offer something different to our community while focusing on building soil resilience in the face of weather extremes and continually experimenting with no-till practices.
|Employees are required to:? • Be on time, and be ready to work at designated hour.? • Be prepared for the work day with appropriate clothing, water and anything else you need to work. • Keep track of your hours on Astarte Farm timesheet.? • Call or text if you are unable to make it to work.|