Deep Roots Farm is a diversified vegetable operation – currently transitioning to certified organic. We are in Upper Marlboro Maryland, 35 minutes outside of DC. We are seeking individuals interested in becoming an equity partner/owner in the business. Key expectations to be a part of our community: punctuality, attention to details, responsible, consistency and a willingness to provide guidance to other. Must be willing to take ownership of all tasks assigned and be supportive of all fellow team member.
Experience with no-till organic practices.
Exceptional communication with Owner, Assistant Farm Manager, and fellow farmer
Ability to maintain records of seed starts, planting, production, and yields.
Past performance in soil and field management, planting, cultivation, irrigation, greenhouse work, pest and climate control, and disease management.
Assist the Farm Manager, help oversee seasonal field staff, interns, and volunteers.
Physically capable of working long days and lifting up to 50 pounds
3 to 6 years of proven farm experience on a production farm.
Ability to work under stress, interruptions, deadlines, and the ambiguity associated with farming.
Independent judgement to identify necessary action and initiative to undertake it.
Ability to prioritize work, problem solve, and communicate proficiently in verbal and written forms.
This position pays $3,120 per month for 12 months of full-time work (W2)
Weekly vegetable share
Paid time off (40 hours 1st year) and holidays
Yearend bonus based on production goals
Housing option available
Ask about our equity partner plan
COVID-19 Policy: All team members must be fully vaccinated and boosted, except for those exempt under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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15105 mount calvert rd
upper marlboro, Maryland 20772