Come join us at Karma Farm!
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.
We are actively seeking individuals who have a passion for good food and a strong interest in learning about all aspects of small-scale vegetable production. Interested individuals should be available to start in July and remain available through the end of november. There is opportunity for year-round work for those who are interested & available.
Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Pack Shed: Wash, sort, package, and label according to orders from restaurants and CSA customers. Intake resale deliveries and update inventory.
Delivery: For those who are interested. 1X every other week to Washington DC & 1X week to Baltimore.
High Tunnels: Broadfork, rake, seeding, transplanting, watering, apply soil amendments, weed, and actively participate in our integrated pest management plan (IPM) .
Hydroponic: Harvest, seeding, and transplanting. System Maintenance assistance.
-Direct sowing, container sowing, transplanting
-Row cover/insect net management
-Plastic mulch removal
-Harvesting to fulfill orders
-Trellising and pruning
-Staking and stake removal
-OMRI approved spray applications and record keeping in accordance with our IPM plan
-Bulk harvest, wash, and pack
-Tractor operations (cultivating, planting, harvesting)
-Prior experience is not required but is preferred
-Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
-Ability to work in a multitude of weather conditions (hot, humid, damp, cold, wet, windy, etc)
-Focus on quality while being efficient
-Ability to work independently AND as part of a team
-Reliable communication via call, text, and email during work and regarding schedule changes
-We are seeking to fulfill multiple positions and have a variety of scheduling options.
-Full time hours – (M-F) 7am-3pm
-Part time (any days M-F 7am-1pm)
-Saturdays (optional 9am-1pm)
-Dependent on experience ($14-$15/hr)
-Weekly CSA Share for full time
-Bi Weekly CSA share for part time
-Opportunities for long-term and year round employment
-End of the year bonus
-You will learn the ins and outs of how a diversified small scale farm operates
Please contact Jackie Minteh with a resume and cover letter:
Baltimore & Central Maryland
16345 Old York Road
Monkton, Maryland 21111