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Red Fire Farm

184 Meadow Road
MONTAGUE, MA 01351
Website:redfirefarm.com/

Company Description:
Red Fire Farm is a leader in organic veggie production in the beautiful Pioneer Valley in western Massachusetts. We have about 100 acres in cultivation and grow just about every veggie that can be grown in this climate. We sell produce through our CSA program, wholesale, farmers markets, and farm stand. We are dedicated to a seriously high quality standard and hold a deep belief in organic practices. We're a large production farm with the heart and soul of a tiny operation. Our goal is to make this farming thing truly sustainable -- for everyone involved!
Salary Range:Location:
To Commensurate With Experience MONTAGUE, MA
Job Type:Category:
Part TimeAgriculture
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Preference: Nice to have
2+
Preference: Nice to have
Skills/Certifications/Licenses:
Drivers License - Preference: Preferred
Description:
Red Fire Farm is looking for someone who is creative with an eye for color and a strong work ethic to work in our flower and greenhouse departments. The ideal candidate has a passion for fieldwork and sees themselves caring for our flower crop, from transplanting to bouquet making for our flower CSA members, farmers’ markets, and wholesale customers. The flower crew member must be available to work now through mid-September.

Responsibilities

– Plant vegetable and flower starts and assist with greenhouse tomato care

– Fieldwork including weeding and harvesting of flowers

– Making bouquets for scheduled deliveries

– Assistance with greenhouse and vegetable farm activities, as needed

– Driver’s license not required, but must be able to lift heavy objects (up to 50 lbs) and work in all conditions

– Watering and venting greenhouse (additional weekend hours available)

Schedule

Position begins in May and runs through mid-September. Complete availability through completion of flower season is an absolute must. Winter work in other farm departments may be available.

Hours

Typical hours are 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, with a one-hour lunch. Due to the nature of farming, all crew are expected to be available to work on the holidays that occur during the active farming season, and to be flexible with the length of work days during the season.

Perks of the job include

– Fresh air and exercise

– An open, friendly environment where your feedback is welcomed

– Opportunities to advance and build on your skills

LOCATION: Position located at 184 Meadow Road in Montague, MA.

JOB TYPE: Part-time

SALARY: $12.00/hour plus all the organic veggies you can eat.

TO APPLY: Please send an email to jobs@redfirefarm.com with a simple resume, a letter of interest & a list of 3 relevant work references with contact information. We will continue accepting applications until the position is filled.


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