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seeking farm worker - skillman, NJ

Posted: October 9 2012

Great Road Farm in Skillman, NJ is looking for a farm worker for the 2013 growing season.  We produce a wide diversity of vegetables, pasture raised chickens for eggs, and have future projects in the works.  Five acres are fenced in with a half acre of permanent raised beds for intensive production. Our fertility management uses compost, cover crop, and crop rotation to keep our land productive.  We practice organic procedures, however are not certified.
Our farm will produce vegetables and livestock products for Agricola, a new restaurant opening in downtown Princeton, NJ. The farm and restaurant is owned by Jim Nawn, which will bring the freshest food to the local community. We will also be developing a small CSA and attend local markets.
We are looking for someone with at least 1 year experience in agriculture. The position starts in March 2013 with varied hours working with the season, which can range from 30 to 50 hours per week. The ability to due physical work outdoors through all weather conditions is expected. A positive hardworking attitude goes a long way on a small farm!
Please respond by emailing [email protected] with a resume and answering these questions:
Who is your favorite farmer and why?
Which farming methods most interest you?
Why did you get into agriculture?
There is no housing available and this is a paid position. Please check out http://www.greatroadfarm.com for information about the farm.

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