Veggie Crew Position

Contact information
Farm Address:
2245 spring hill rd
petaluma, California, 94952

Primary Contact: Cecilia Coyne
Primary Phone:
    Number: 4157109331


Internship information
General 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

Internship Details:

 Monday March 7th to mid December (with the possibility of continuing through the winter and
next season)

 Monday to Friday: 7am to 4pm
 1 hour unpaid lunch: noon to 1 pm
 Monthly weekend chores in a rotation with other crew

 $16/hour
 A full CSA membership, including vegetables, grain, beef, and eggs
 Housing offered with no additional rent or utility payments

Job Description:
 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

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

Housing: Yes

Preferred method of Contact: email