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Work on a farm! Sweetland Farm is hiring for 2018!

 

*Looking ahead for summer work?!?*

As we at Sweetland Farm in Norwich, VT look ahead to the 2018 farm season

we are in search of hard-working, dedicated and fun people to join our

summer field crew.

It’s not too early to plan your summer! Positions will be filled on a

rolling basis, so apply soon!

Sweetland field crew get their hands dirty planting, cultivating,

harvesting and packing over 100 different vegetable crops throughout the

growing season, and have the opportunity to learn basic animal care and

general farm skills like carpentry, fruit tree pruning and plant

propagation techniques.

Field crew staff at Sweetland play an important role in helping us realize

our mission of sustainability; building the soil while providing fresh

local food for our community.

*A season on the Sweetland field crew will leave you stronger, smarter,

happier and healthier than before! *

If you or someone you know would be a good fit for our seasonal field crew

(part- or full-time, Mid-May through Mid-October) please be in touch!

Cheers

Norah Lake

Sweetland Farm, Owner

*Sweetland Field Crew*

Mid-May through Mid-October 2018

Half- or Full-time positions available

Starting wage $10/hour plus vegetable CSA share

To apply please email Norah at sweetlandvt@gmail.com with a letter of

interest and 2 references

Positions will be filled on a rolling basis, so apply soon!

*Experience and skills required:*

Physical strength and stamina (Must be able to lift 50 pounds, bend and

squat, and work outdoors in all weather conditions)

Problem-solving skills (Identify and solve or communicate problems to

management)

The ability to use one’s own initiative and work independently on some tasks

The ability to work well as part of a team, communicate well with other

crew, and maintain a positive attitude

Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.

*Basic responsibilities:*

Planting, caring for and harvesting diversified vegetable crops

Caring for animals, including feeding, watering, rotational grazing

Assist on poultry processing days

Assist during haying, 1st and 2nd cuts

Assist with carpentry or other infrastructure projects

Uphold high standards for production and presentation of produce

Interact positively with customers

Sweetland Farm

*Diversified produce and meat farm. Community Supported Agriculture.*

www.sweetlandfarmvt.com

Sweetland Farm

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