Elmer Farm is hiring!
Elmer farm is a diversified Certified Organic vegetable farm in East Middlebury. Our wholesale markets include local restaurants and grocery stores. We provide weekly vegetable shares to roughly 200 families who participate in our summer CSA and 75 shares in the winter CSA. Pick ups take place on our farm. We are hiring for full-time positions on our farm crew for the 2018 growing season. The positions run from mid-May until the end of November. The job responsibilities include greenhouse seeding, transplanting, weeding and harvesting vegetable crops as well as post-harvest washing and prepping for CSA and wholesale customers. Other responsibilities include greenhouse watering, assisting with field irrigation and maintaining harvest records. Compensation for these positions is an hourly wage. These positions do not include housing.
We are looking for employees who:
*Have a strong interest in agriculture
*Are prepared for and enjoy the physical nature of farm work (including comfort with lifting 40-pound totes of vegetables on a regular basis)
*Are available for the entire duration of the farming season (mid-May until late November)
*Would enjoy the opportunity to work on a commercial scale vegetable farm