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connecticut PAID farm job

Posted: January 25 2013
truckHolcomb Farm is a non-profit mixed-vegetable production farm in West Granby CT.  We grow on 26 acres of town-owned property for a 300 member Summer CSA, 85 member Winter CSA, wholesale customers, our on-farm farm stand, and a low-income food donation program called Fresh Access.  We use only organic methods but we are not certified organic.
We are looking for a select group of responsible, hard-working, and enthusiastic people to join our farm crew for the 2013 season.    Each member of our crew will play a critical role in the production, harvest and distribution of crops, and will be expected to take on individual responsibilities within the structure of the farm team. Previous experience in production vegetable farming or similar work outdoors is necessary to be considered for this position.  Individuals must have the ability to lift 50 lbs comfortably and regularly.
Compensation includes $9/hr for a 40-50 hr work week, option to a private room in the farm house for $225/month (utilities included), workers compensation, on-farm produce, and a discount on farm store products.  Work schedule is 7am -5pm, Monday-Friday, with rotated weekend watering duties. This position runs from the beginning of April 2013 until the first week in November 2013.
If you are interested please send resume to Karen @ [email protected]
hudson, new york