Farm Workers

Flexible schedule, 24-30hrs/week, example: 6hrs/day 4-5 days/week

$14-$15/hr depending on experience with raise mid-summer based on performance.

Flexible start and end date, school schedules accommodated (ie. June-August) or as long as May-November

 

Daisychain Farm

We grow nutrient-dense fruit and focus on You-Pick.

We are certified organic, minimize tillage and maximize soil building

We are actively restoring wildlife and pollinator habitat on our land

For more see https://daisychainfarm.com/about-the-farm/

 

Job Summary: 

Farmhands will work with the farmer to care for apples, peaches, raspberries, strawberries etc. Tasks include weeding by hand and with hand tools, shoveling mulch, harvesting produce, moving supplies, potentially helping check out customers during you-pick season, maintaining irrigation tape etc

 

We offer:

-A peaceful and beautiful setting right in Belfast

-Experience managing perennial fruit crops organically 

-Flexible part-time work

-Fruit to eat

 

A successful candidate will be:

-On time and arrive ready to work with a positive outlook

-Able to work alone or with a small team for hours at a time and be focused and efficient with efficient pace and consistent output.

-An excellent communicator who uses a cell phone to check in with farmer as questions come up, updates farmer on any changes during workday, keeps farmer informed about any changes to work schedule.

-Able to take detailed directions and figure out how to most quickly complete each project to specifications.  Aka achieves the right degree of detail with as much speed as possible.

-Solve problems independently and then check with farmer before proceeding.  

-Able to lift and carry 50lb and do physical work in hot or cold outdoor conditions for hours at a time (ex.shovel crushed stone from a wheelbarrow, weed on hands and knees, move silage tarps and sand bags, dig tree planting holes)

-Experienced with farm work and/or other physical fast-paced work a plus

 

To apply please send letter of interest and resume to Daisychain.farm@gmail.com