Flocktown Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
552 Pittstown Road
Pittstown, New Jersey, 08867

Primary Contact: Noah Thomases
Primary Phone:
    Number: (908) 627-4052
    Email: Christine@flocktownfarm.com

Website: https://www.flocktownfarm.com

Internship information
General Farm Description: Flocktown Farm is an organic fruit and vegetable farm located in Pittstown, NJ, an hour form NYC and Philadelphia, growing produce for our 1500 member CSA on 40 acres of our 120 acre farm. We are seeking hardworking farmers to join our young and energetic team and become part of our rapidly growing business. Learn more about us by visiting our website and watch a short video about who we are at https://www.flocktownfarm.com/meet-the-farmers

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: April 2021
Internship Ends: December 2021
Number of Internship Available: 10+
Application Deadline: none
Minimum Length of Stay: 9 Months

Internship Details:

Job Description
We are hiring crew members for the 2021 season and beyond. Starting at $13/hr. Being on the Flocktown Crew is incredibly rewarding. Farming is a profession that cuts through all aspects of life; incorporating good food, community, fun, and lots of sun. And so, for an all-too-brief summer, we come together to work, play, eat, and learn side by side in the great outdoors. The farm crew is involved in all aspects of the Farm’s day-to-day operation. Regular tasks that the crew performs include planting, weeding, harvesting, washing and packing produce, and performing satanic rituals. Just kidding…had you there for a second though right? No but seriously we’re a satanic cult. Or are we? Apply to find out!

Some previous farming experience preferred but not required. While we often work together, all applicants must have the ability to work and think independently and possess strong problem solving skills. Farm work is inherently variable and multifaceted, requiring that farmers be flexible, creative, motivated about the task at hand, and positive in the face of changing conditions. All applicants must possess good communication skills, ability to follow direction, attention to detail, and a good work ethic. Farm work is physically demanding and dirty, requiring crew members work quickly and efficiently in conditions that are often muddy, dusty, wet, hot, cold, sunny, and windy.

Work week is Monday-Friday, approximately 45 hours. Free produce available. Full crew season runs beginning of March through end of December.

All qualified candidates for this position will be asked to participate in a trial day. During the trial day applicants will work with the farm crew and the farm manager and will meet with the head farmer. Trial day participants should come prepared to get dirty and expect to work up to 8 hours. All trial day participants will receive $50 (must stay for the whole day). Applicants that are subsequently hired will be paid in full for their trial day at the regular rate.
this position is : hourly
Other job positions available***
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Educational Opportunities: inquire**

Skills Desired: Some previous farming experience preferred but not required.

Meals: Free produce available. Milk, eggs and bread are also available

Stipend: no

Housing: Housing may be available. RV/tiny home hookups available. Camping on the farm is also an option.

Preferred method of Contact: Email