Snow’s Bend Farm in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is a locally owned, modern, efficient farm looking to hire someone for the job of Farm Assistant for 2014 and beyond. They will fully train all employees and ensure that they are comfortable with their responsibilities. The work is challenging, but fulfilling and the customers are very friendly and easy to get along with.
The farm assistant helps with crop production as well as distribution and marketing. He/she is responsible for CSA deliveries, vending at farmer’s markets, and assisting with all aspects of crop production and distribution.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. regularly, bend at the knees and back, and walk throughout the day
Accurately follow directions
Be friendly and helpful with customers
Enjoy cooking and talking about it
Ability to work outdoors for 6 to 8 hours at a time
Help with planting, harvesting, and cultivating field crops
Help with washing, sorting, weighing, and packing produce
Deliver produce to CSA drop-off points and restaurants
Vend at farmer’s market
Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by supervisor
Supervised by farm owners. Works closely with farm owners and other farm workers. Once well trained will be given sole responsibility of some tasks.
Tentative Schedule through December:
Tuesday 12 – 7; Tuscaloosa CSA deliveries
Wednesday 7-3; Field and packing shed work
Thursday 8-4; Birmingham deliveries
Friday 7-3; Field and packing shed work
Saturday 5 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Birmingham farmer’s market
Starting at $14/hour
Access to an abundance of high quality, delicious produce
Snow’s Bend Farm
1719 Ridgedale Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406