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Employment
Employees are integral to the smooth operation of our farm.
Anchor Run CSA is seeking full-season and part-season assistant farmers for the 2017 season.
Our farm is located in Wrightstown, PA and serves 250 community members weekly. We are currently in our 13th season of growing sustainably produced food and have recently become Certified Organic.
Full-Season Assistant Farmer
Position Summary:
We are looking for a dedicated farmer interested in learning more about sustainable agriculture and the CSA model. The full season assistant farmer will work alongside the operations manager and will be an essential component of our farm’s success. As a full season farmer you will experience every aspect of organic vegetable production throughout the CSA season from the last week in March through mid-November. We will rely on you to work a minimum of 40 hours a week and 45+ hours a week during the busiest part of the season. We will also depend on you to be prepared to start work at 6AM on most harvest days and 7AM on most other work days. Compensation starts at $10/hr but is commensurate with experience and can be negotiated accordingly. On site housing is available for this position.
Duties:
Assisting in the following field and greenhouse work: seeding plug trays, transplanting, cultivating using wheel and stirrup hoes, hand weeding, harvesting, leading groups of CSA members in field work, maintaining grounds and infrastructure on the farm
Qualifications
A minimum of 1 year prior production farming experience
Comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions
Able to lift 60 lbs
Part-Season Assistant Farmer
Position Summary:
We are looking for a dedicated farmer interested in learning more about sustainable agriculture and the CSA model. The part season assistant farmer will work alongside the operations manager and will be an essential component of our farm’s success. As a part season farmer you will experience every aspect of organic vegetable production during the busiest part of our season from the beginning of May through August. We will rely on you to work a minimum of 40 hours a week and 45+ hours a week during the busiest part of the season. We will also depend on you to be prepared to start work at 6AM on most harvest days and 7AM on most other work days. On site housing is available for this position. Compensation starts at $10/hr.
Duties
Assisting in the following field and greenhouse work: seeding plug trays, transplanting, cultivating using wheel and stirrup hoes, hand weeding, harvesting, leading groups of CSA members in field work, maintaining grounds and infrastructure on the farm
Qualifications
A minimum of 3 months production farming experience
Comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions
Able to lift 60 lbs
If you are interested in joining our team, please contact Derek McGeehan or Hannah Stocker with a resume and the attached application.
anchorruncsa@gmail.com
215- 598-7040
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