BULLETIN BOARD

Hiring: Farm Hand(s)

We are seeking to fill positions for 2024

Full time and part time opportunities are available. Seasonal and year round availability.

Karma Farm is a small-scale diversified vegetable farm located in Monkton, Maryland focused on providing chefs in the Baltimore and Washington DC region with high quality produce, herbs, and edible flowers year round through the use of hydroponics, high tunnels, and outdoor production. Additionally, we distribute fruit, select vegetables, and pantry items from other growers.

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

If interested in this position please send an email to Jackie.karmafarm@gmail.com with a short introduction of yourself regarding your background and interest in this position.

Farm Hand(s)
Employees will work alongside the manager and fellow employees to carry out day to day farm operations. Work will be shared between outdoor fields, high tunnels, greenhouse, indoor hydroponic growing spaces, and our wash/pack barn. We ask that individuals interested in this position have a strong work ethic, positive attitude, excellent communication skills, time management awareness, reliable transportation, and seek to be part of a highly productive farming operation. Prior growing experience is preferred but all are welcome to apply and will be considered. Folks seeking reliable, year round farming employment, with room to grow, are encouraged to apply.

Farm tasks include but are not limited to:
-Harvesting per orders, washing, packaging, and vehicle loading.
-Intaking deliveries from partner farms and vendors.
-Direct and container sowing
-Transplanting, watering, weeding, mulching, broadforking, raking, cultivating
-Staking, trellising, pruning
-Irrigation
-Plastic mulch removal
-Bulk harvesting and packing
-Participating in our integrated pest management plan and our nutrient management plan.

Schedule:
-Full time hours: Mondays-Fridays 7am-3pm
-Part Time: Any days out of Monday-Fridays between the hours of 7am-3pm and/or Saturdays (hours vary)
-30 Minute lunch break. Time varies depending on the time of year/day of the week
-During the height of summer, the schedule shifts to 6am-2pm to beat the heat.

Compensation & Benefits
-Starting at $15/hr
-Weekly vegetable share for full time
-Bi Weekly vegetable share for part time
-40 Hours PTO for PT (20-39 hours per week)
-80 Hours PTO for FT (40 hours per week)

Category:
Jobs, Internships & Opportunities
Region:
Baltimore & Central Maryland
Address:
16345 Old York Road

Montkon, Maryland 21111
Contact Name:
Jackie Minteh
Contact Email:
jackie.karmafarm@gmail.com
Date Posted:
02/15/2024