compensation: hourly w-2 employee, with rate of pay based on experience and skills employment type: full-time
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Learn all the details of operating a certified organic farm (CCOF) and running a CSA, while enjoying fresh fruit and vegetables from the farm. We need help at Templeton Valley Farms. The more farming experience you have the better, but not much is required in order for you to become part of the team. Check out the farm at Templetonvalleyfarms.com, or come by for a visit. We need help soon! The work changes seasonally, but now we have a lot of harvesting and preparing crops for market as well as soil preparation and planting the summer crops. We are looking for a committed, full time, long term farm manager. We would prefer someone who wants to help continue to grow the farm and become involved long term. The Farm operates all year and there is plenty of work in the winter.
1.Supervise planting, weeding, irrigating and harvest of specialty crops and ensure weeding, thinning, pruning and feeding crops is maintained
2.Plan and implement harvest and planting schedules
3.Participate in the inspection, sorting, packaging, storage, and post-harvest treatment of crops Set up, operate, and repair irrigation equipment
4.Harvest crops by hand, plant seeds, or transplant seedlings by hand
5.Maintain and record information about crops, such as fertilizer use, yields, or costs for CCOF records
6.Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, and harvest crops
7.Operate small tools such as; skill saw, chainsaw, weed-eater, drill, pole pruners
8.Repair and maintain farm vehicles and mechanical equipment.
9.Perform miscellaneous maintenance and upkeep of the Farm Stand to include building repairs, fence and other structural repairs.
10.Prune fruit trees and brambles, and maintain fruit orchard.
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