Farm Crew Job at Pachamama Farm and Wellness – CO

Pachamama

Pachamama Farm & Wellness is accepting applications for 1 full-time live-in farm crew member for the 2018 season

Family-run farm in Boulder County is looking for one experienced farmer to join their tightly knit team.

Responsibilities will likely include:

  • Greenhouse nursery work nurturing seedlings and transplants

  • Field work including fertilizing, planting, cultivating, harvesting, and watering

  • Processing, washing, and packaging vegetables

  • Marketing and vegetable distribution, including CSA, restaurants, and possibly farmer’s market

  • Potentially harvesting, drying, and processing culinary herbs

  • Harvesting flowers

  • Food preservation and cooking

  • Assisting in the development of the property by planting perennial shrubs & trees

  • Carpentry

  • Working with volunteers

  • Helping host farm events and educational tours

  • Working with pastured farm animals, including chickens and possibly sheep

Required qualifications:

  • At least 1-year of experience employed full time on a vegetable farm with extensive experience growing plants (annuals and/or perennials)

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Physically fit, reliable, detail-oriented, organized, hard-working, and self-motivated

  • Able to take direction and ownership of delegated tasks

  • Passionate about food, education, and healing

  • Committed to living and working in community

  • Preferably experience working within the CSA model as well as at farmers’ markets

Pachamama Farm Crew Position details:

  • Set weekly schedule of 30-60 hours per week depending on the season.

  • Compensation depends on experience level (range: $10-$13/hour), and includes produce from the farm.

  • Position requires onsite living in our 4 person 2200 sq. ft. crew house at a rate of $575/month (includes all utilities). Please note: Unfortunately, we can rarely accommodate pets (house already inhabited 1 cat).

  • Position begins March 1st or April 1st 2018.

Applicants:

  • Please email a cover letter and resume to info@pachamamafarm.com

  • Qualified applicants will receive a reply email including an application for employment

About Pachamama Farm & Wellness:

  • The almost 40 acre farm is nestled in the foothills of West Longmont just 14 miles north of downtown Boulder, CO and 6 miles south of Lyons, CO.

  • Our mission is to enhance the well-being of our community by producing pure food, offering educational programs, and providing healing services in nature.

  • The farm currently integrates organic and sustainable farming practices, medicinal herb cultivation, animal husbandry, health and wellness services, educational programs, and community events, and offers a range of programs and activities in these areas.

  • Allie Dodge and Oliver Weber have co-owned the farm since 2012.

  • For more information visit: www.pachamamafarm.com.

Pachamama Farm is an equal opportunity employer. Pachamama Farm affirms its commitment to diversity and to complying with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination in employment. Neither Pachamama Farm nor any of its employees shall discriminate against any person in recruiting, examining, appointing, hiring, training, promoting, compensating, retaining, disciplining, or in any other personnel action on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation (incl. transgender status), national origin, ancestry, veteran status, HIV status, poverty background, marital status (incl. marriage to a co-worker), or physical or mental disability, except when any of these categories constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification (i.e., an actual qualification for performing a job).

 

To learn more about farming jobs and internships or to post an opportunity on beginningfarmers.org, go to: http://www.beginningfarmers.org/internship-and-employment-opportunities/

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