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Posted: Thu, May 5, 2022

Westfield, NY job

Phone Number: 716-326-2060

Email: tobogganhillfarm@gmail.com

We are seeking an assistant farmer for a year-round long-term position. Toboggan Hill Farm is a diversified operation located in Chautauqua County, New York. We have a market garden as well as laying hens, sheep, goats, and pigs. We also make maple syrup. For more details about our farm, go to tobogganhillfarm.com.

Duties: mostly vegetable garden work involving planting, weeding, harvesting, tending the greenhouse, working with work-share CSA members, and interacting with the public. Other duties could include animal chores (feeding, watering, moving fence, etc.), making deliveries, helping with maple syrup, manning market stands, and general upkeep of the farm.

Qualifications: The farm assistant must be healthy and able to work outdoors in all kinds of weather. The candidate should have significant experience working in a market garden, preferably an organic garden, and have a current driver’s license. Experience working with people, working with animals, and using farm machinery would be a plus. Familiarity with no-till methods would also be a plus. Hourly pay would be based on experience and qualifications.

To apply, please provide a resume listing all relevant work experience along with your specific duties and any skills and talents which could contribute to the farm. List three references from people familiar with your farm experience.