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Flocktown Farm is an organic fruit and vegetable farm located in Pittstown, NJ growing produce for our large CSA program on 30 acres of our 120 acre farm. We are seeking passionate farmers with previous vegetable farming experience to join our young and energetic team and become part of our rapidly growing business. Learn more about us by visiting our website and watch a short video about who we are at https://www.flocktownfarm.com/meet-the-farmers Job Description: The Harvest Manager is responsible for handling produce from the field to customer boxes. The Harvest Manager works intimately with the farm crew keeping them motivated and on-task while directing daily harvest and wash house operations. During the spring, the harvest manager may assist the Field Production Manager with planting and weeding operations. This position shares personnel management responsibilities with the Field Production Manager. Responsibilities Running daily harvest, washing, and packing operations while keeping the crew motivated and on-task. Creating weekly estimates of harvest totals based on field supply Creating weekly default menus for the CSA Checking computer inventory and ordering software to create a daily harvest list Sorting and grading produce Packing member’s boxes for the next day’s deliveries Keeping the wash house clean and organized Restocking packing materials Managing cooler inventory Maintaining safe storage of cooler inventory Coordinating use of farm crew with field production manager Meeting with field production manager to discuss supply and harvest issues