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Flower Farm Hand


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We are a flower farm in East Windsor currently looking to hire a part-time farmhand for the 2021 flower season. While we are not certified organic, our farm uses only organic practices. This would be a great opportunity for an agriculture student/recent grad or anyone with an interest in sustainable farming. Position will run from March through November 2021. Focus will mainly be on flower-related tasks but may involve occasional animal care. ? Key Responsibilities: Tend to flower fields (transplanting, harvesting, weeding, fertilizing, mulching) Support general farm maintenance (washing buckets, cleaning barn) Help prep for monthly flower CSAs and weekly farmers markets (prepping bouquets, loading truck) Assist with you-pick and on-farm events ? Skills/Experience Needed Fast-paced and physically demanding job - must be able to lift 60+ lbs Able to work independently and efficiently Experience in farming, landscaping, gardening, and related industries preferred ? Pay/Benefits/Hours Ideal candidate would commit to working full season (March-November), mornings (7am-11am) 20 hours of weekly paid work guaranteed, plus occasional opportunities for extra hours Pay starting at $16/hr based on experience, plus opportunity for an end-of-season bonus. At this time, on-farm housing is not available. To apply, please send us an email with relevant experience.