Farming Opportunity on Eastern Long Island

Farming Opportunity on Eastern Long Island Application Deadline:  May 15 Type: Full-time, Seasonal with possibility of Year-Round employment Compensation: At least $12 per hour Eastern Long Island, NY, Vegetable Farm with farmstand is seeking highly motivated individuals to help for this season, possibly leading to year-round employment. The farm has been in business for 25 years, and currently operates on 70 acres, growing fruits, vegetables, flowers and cover crops. Pictures of the farmstand and greenhouse are available at www.pikefarms.com. Job Qualifications and Description: Must be good with plants, people, pets and machines. Ideal candidates should have an interest in agriculture and a willingness to perform a variety of tasks necessary to grow and market the crops. These tasks include working in the greenhouse and at the farmstand, helping to transplant vegetables in the field, assisting in plowing, disking and field preparation, and harvest. Applicants must be in good physical condition, have a clean, valid driver’s license and transportation, and be able to work well with others. The ability to operate and repair farm machinery, and to speak some Spanish would be helpful. Good opportunity for the right individual. 40-50+ hours per week, at least $12 per hour. How to Apply: Interested candidates should reply via email to jjpikefarms@yahoo.com or send resume to Pike Farms, PO Box 182, Sagaponack, NY 11962. Please include education, employment history, references and dates available.

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