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Carversville Farm Foundation – Seasonal Vegetable Farmer
Posted: Tue, May 16, 2023
$15.00 per hour Carversville/PA job
Phone Number: 855-228-8085
Reports to: Farm Manager
Benefits: Housing available, PTO
Schedule: June 1 – November 22, 5 days per week, 40 – 50 hours per week
Carversville Farm Foundation (CFF) is a non-profit that runs a philanthropic, diversified, regenerative, certified organic farm. We grow produce, eggs and meat to the highest standards and donate 100% of our harvests to Philadelphia-area soup kitchens, year-round. Want to join a talented, committed crew in beautiful Bucks County, PA and improve your farming skills while raising chef-quality harvests to give away to communities in need ? Join us!
To learn more about the farm read our feature in the NY Times.
About the position:
Our vegetable team raises top-quality organic produce from seed to harvest + seedlings for urban farms. We have +12 acres in production, + two high tunnels for year-round production + a new wash-and-pack facility + a log-grown shiitake operation. We use cultivating tractors, water wheel transplanters, root harvesters and other equipment that help maximize efficiency. Cover cropping, soil tests and a fertility program helps keep our soils healthy and balanced.
1 year vegetable production experience preferred
Demonstrate record keeping ability
Proficient at harvesting, weeding and planting
Ability to handle product from harvest to packaging while maintaining food safety (FSMA) standards
Working with our team to execute daily tasks including:
Greenhouse watering and seeding, transplanting, crop maintenance
Pest and disease management
Implement and maintain irrigation
Harvest vegetables according to farm’s standards
Contribute to a safe and orderly working environment
Support record keeping
We are looking for people committed to our mission and procedures with these abilities:
Work independently and on a team
Dependable and organized
Positive attitude and strong work ethic
Readiness to work outside in all weather conditions
Detail oriented and able to multitask
Ability to lift 50 lbs
Desire to learn
Flexible in schedule and tasks
This job description covers key responsibilities but does not capture all job duties. We work as a team and there are times we need all hands on deck to accomplish a task. A willingness to participate in poultry processing is desired. Flexibility is key to joining our dynamic team.
Carversville Farm Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license.
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