Veggie Crew Position
Last Updated On: diciembre 9th, 2022 at 07:36AM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
2245 spring hill rd
petaluma, California, 94952
Primary Contact: Cecilia Coyne
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: We are seeking an enthusiastic, thoughtful and hard working person to join the crew on our family farm. Open Field Farm is a diversified biodynamic farm, raising mixed vegetables and flowers, herbs, corn, grass fed beef, lamb, and laying hens for our 100-member CSA program in Petaluma, California. We cultivate 8 acres in annual vegetable production, plus 3 high tunnels, and grow more than 150 varieties of crops year round.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: March 7, 2023
Internship Ends: Mid-December 2023, with option to stay on long term
Number of Internship Available: 2
Application Deadline: February 1, 2023
Minimum Length of Stay: 1 season
Monday March 7th to mid December (with the possibility of continuing through the winter and
Monday to Friday: 7am to 4pm
1 hour unpaid lunch: noon to 1 pm
Monthly weekend chores in a rotation with other crew
A full CSA membership, including vegetables, grain, beef, and eggs
Housing offered with no additional rent or utility payments
Work will be in the fields and hoop houses, assisting with the production of market vegetables. It
will include but not be limited to: seeding, transplanting, weeding, irrigating, and harvesting of a
wide variety of vegetables and flowers.
Introduction to tractor safety and a possibility for some tractor work.
Maintenance of the grounds, including perennial gardens and the barnyard areas.
Enthusiastic about farm work, ability to problem solve and enjoys being part of a team.
Previous agricultural experience required
Good physical condition for extended amounts of outdoor labor in all seasons and all weather
(able to bend, sit, squat, rake, shovel, lift 50 lbs, and carry).
Must be reliable and timely.
Able to operate tools and mechanical equipment safely.
How to apply:
Please send us your resume and cover letter explaining what brought you to agriculture and what
interests you about working at Open Field Farm to Cecilia Coyne at firstname.lastname@example.org
Educational Opportunities: Full training on all aspects of vegetable production, including tractor work.
Skills Desired: Minimum 1 year experience on a production vegetable farm
Meals: No, but access to farm food is included in payment.
Stipend: $16/hr, plus full CSA membership
Preferred method of Contact: email