Field Operation Position on Farm in Sonoma County, California Type: Start date is as soon as possible (2012). Full and part-time opportunities are available. Weekend hours are occasionally required. Wages: Depends on experience. Position open until filled.Location: Dry Creek Valley of Sonoma County, Healdsburg, California Farm Description: MIX Garden Produce is a vegetable, fruit and herb farm that provides clean, high quality produce to local restaurants. They practice and promote ecological stewardship of the land and a healthy and sustainable local food economy. General Description: In collaboration with and under direction of the farm manager, this full-time position will carry out all aspects of the field operations. Tasks include but are not limited to soil preparation, seeding and transplanting, cultivating and weeding, irrigation set-up, and harvesting and processing produce. Will also be responsible for delivering to local restaurants so a drivers license is required. Previous experience is helpful but not necessary. Click "read more" for more information on job responsibilities and application process.
- Must be punctual and reliable in attendance
- Bring a positive attitude to the farm
- Must take pride in the quality of work
- Enjoy every step of the farming process
- Must be physically fit and be able to work hard for long hours in hot and cold weather
- Able to follow directions and carry out tasks autonomously
- Must work well with others
- Must be a quick learner and be willing to take constructive criticism
How to Apply: Please send resume, references and brief cover letter to Alex Lapham at firstname.lastname@example.org fax to 707-433-8901. Candidates for interviews will be called ASAP.