Herb and Flower Garden Crew

Contact information
Farm Address:
2245 Spring Hill Road
Petaluma, California, 94952

Primary Contact: Kelsey Baisch-Martin
Secondary Contact: Sarah James

Primary Phone:
    Number: 559-441-3366
    Email: kelseybaisch@gmail.com

Secondary Phone
    Number: 707-775-4644
    Email: openfieldfarm@gmail.com

    Email: openfieldfarm@gmail.com

Website: https://www.openfieldfarm.com

Internship information
General Farm Description: Open Field Farm is a diversified, biodynamic family farm located on 560 acres in West Petaluma. We grow mixed vegetables, flowers, herbs, and grains, as well as raise grass-fed beef cows, lamb, and laying hens for our 100-member CSA program. We are searching for a crew member to help with the harvest and upkeep of the 3 garden spaces dedicated to medicinal/culinary herbs, annual cut flowers, and perennial herbs and flowers (about an acre total) during the height of our harvest season.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: May
Internship Ends: August
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: April 15
Minimum Length of Stay: 4 months

Internship Details:

May-August (exact dates flexible)

Monday-Friday 7am-4pm
1 hr unpaid lunch noon-1pm

$16/hr + a full CSA share including veggies, beef, and eggs

Job Description
You will be assisting the main herb gardener and the main flower gardener with the following
-seed sowing
-hand transplanting
-hand weeding and hoeing
-preparing herbs and flowers for drying
-tidying the herb room and flower drying areas
-other general maintenance and upkeep of spaces

-Enthusiastic about flowers, herbalism, and plant cultivation (no previous work experience is
-Good physical condition for extended amounts of outdoor labor in all weather conditions,
including heat and strong wind
-Able to bend, sit, kneel, squat, stand, shovel, rake, lift & carry 50 lbs
-Able to carefully follow instructions
-Reliable and timely

Educational Opportunities: Learn about medicinal herbs and flower cultivation

Skills Desired: No work experience is required

Meals: We have farm lunch every Thursday, but otherwise no.

Stipend: This position is compensated. $16/hr plus a CSA share (veggies, beef, eggs, herbs & flowers)

Housing: No

Preferred method of Contact: email