Holly Hill Farm
Last Updated On: January 29th, 2021 at 07:43AM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
236 Jerusalem Rd
Cohasset, Massachusetts , 02025
Primary Contact: Sofia Dobner-Pereira
Secondary Contact: Derek Mullaney
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Holly Hill Farm is looking for an additional assistant grower. This is a unique opportunity to work on an organic farm with a loyal community of supportive farm customers in the beautiful seaside town of Cohasset, MA, just 25 miles south of Boston. The property consists of 140 acres (2 acres farmed), several greenhouses/high tunnels, historic farm buildings, extensive walking trails through woodlands and salt marsh meadows, all located within ½ mile of the Atlantic Ocean. We are a certified organic, non-profit farm that grows vegetables, herbs, flowers and seedlings. We were founded with an educational mission, and our programming includes summer camp experiences, on-site field trips and community service opportunities for teenagers who grow produce for local food banks. The farm at Holly Hill is 2 production acres with 3 high tunnels and 2 heated propagation houses. We farm year round using no-till regenerative farming methods. Our outlets include an on farm store, local farmer's markets and wholesale to local restaurants and stores. In addition to the farm staff we frequently have both adult and student volunteer support throughout the year
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: April 2021
Internship Ends: October 2021
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: June 2021
Minimum Length of Stay: 8 months
This position is best suited for someone looking to broaden their knowledge of
vegetable and flower production. An interest in no-till regenerative
agriculture is a plus! The ideal candidate would have a desire to take
responsibility for some of the tasks and/or projects on the farm such as
greenhouse management, irrigation, or marketing. This is a great opportunity
to work closely with the farm managers and be a part of the decision making
process. A strong preference will be given to applicants with one or more
years of farm experience. It is vital that crew members have a positive
attitude, sense of humor, and are able to work cooperatively with others.
The position will start in March and end in December. Crew members who stay on
for a second season will have the possibility of winter work. The schedule
will vary slightly with the seasons but will typically be 5 days/week, 9
hours/day. Farm Crew members receive $13.50/hr. No on farm housing is available at this time.
Educational Opportunities: Many!
Skills Desired: Must be able to lift ~50 pounds, have a valid drivers license, and be able to work in all weather conditions.
Meals: No, but farm vegetables are available within reason and depending on availability.
Stipend: Starting at $13.50/hr
Preferred method of Contact: e-mail