Chickadee Creek Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm in central NJ with a three fold mission of making food while being good to the land, good to our farm crew, and good to our customers. We grow 15 acres of vegetables and an acre of small fruits, and sell through a 900 member CSA and at Farmers’ Markets.
Full time position beginning in April and lasting thru Nov, with winter growing jobs available part time Dec-Mar. Full-time crew works about 50 hours per week(five days) which may include one day at a Farmers’ Market selling our beautiful produce to customers. The field work days include harvesting, planting, trellising and weeding crops.
This is a physically demanding job, and the ability to lift 50 pounds, move quickly and efficiently, and remain upbeat in hot/cold/wet/dry/windy weather are necessary. Experience working on farms or another outdoor setting is strongly desired.We have a transparent profit sharing system that includes peer-review components to equitably share the farm’s success with crew.
The most successful applicants will intend to remain with the farm for at least two seasons, and will have opportunity to have increased roles in management and planning with pay raises based on demonstrated ability. This position is: hourly, $15-20/hr
Please include a cover letter sharing why you would like to work at Chickadee Creek Farm, send us your resume, and your two most relevant references.