Harvest Crew

Contact information
Farm Address:
131 South Silver Ln
Sunderland, Massachusetts, 01375

Primary Contact: Lilly Israel
Primary Phone:
    Number: 6465490752
    Email: orders@kitchengardenfarm.com

Website: https://www.kitchengardenfarm.com/

Internship information
General Farm Description: Kitchen Garden Farm grows 50 acres of certified organic vegetables in Sunderland, MA, and produces specialty food products including sriracha, salsa, pickles, and dried chilies from ingredients grown on the farm.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: 5/20/24
Internship Ends: 11/20/24
Number of Internship Available: 5
Application Deadline: 5/1/24
Minimum Length of Stay: full season

Internship Details:

We are hiring harvest crew members to start May 20th and work full time through Thanksgiving, with the possibility of part time winter work if making a multi-season commitment. We are looking for highly energetic, motivated and passionate individuals who enjoy working outside and want to do the work necessary to provide our community with high quality organic vegetables. Responsibilities include harvesting, washing/packing produce, weeding and other field tasks. Previous farm experience is preferred but not required. Valid driver’s license, strong attention to detail, safe handling of equipment, ability to work independently and on a team, and eagerness to learn are all essential. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and work Monday through Friday June-October with speed, endurance, and good cheer. Hours are generally 7am-5pm M-F and 7am-12pm one Saturday a Month, an average of 40-50 hours per week during peak season. Part time schedules (4 days/week plus 1 Sat per month) will also be considered.

Starting wage is $17/hour plus overtime > 40 hours, plus farm lunch provided M-F and unlimited vegetables.

To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and references to orders@kitchengardenfarm.com

Educational Opportunities: You will learn through working on the farm

Skills Desired: Farm experience preferred

Meals: Lunch is provided

Stipend: Starting wage is $17/hour plus overtime > 40 hours, plus farm lunch provided M-F and unlimited vegetables.

Housing: no

Preferred method of Contact: Email