Karma Farm Employment Opportunities
We are seeking to fill positions to help finish out our 2023 season and transition into 2024.
Full time and part time opportunities are available for November 2023-2024 and beyond.
November -March will consist of bulk harvesting, order fulfillment, harvest to order, weeding and tunnel maintenance, container sowing, potting up edible flowers, and projects to help improve on workflow/systems along with any of the duties listed below.
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
Please send a resume, cover letter, and 2 references to email@example.com
Include in your cover letter:
-How did you hear about this employment opportunity & why Karma Farm?
-What relevant experience(s) do you have? (Farming, home gardening, landscaping, construction, or other)
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. Folks seeking reliable, year round farming employment, with room to grow, are encouraged to apply. Prior growing experience is preferred but all are welcome to apply and will be considered.
Farm tasks include but are not limited to:
-Harvesting, 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
-Plastic mulch removal
-Hydroponic system maintenance assistance
-Bulk harvesting and packing
-Participating in our integrated pest management plan and our nutrient management plan.
We are seeking to fulfill multiple schedule slots and have a variety of scheduling options
-Full time hours: Mondays-Fridays 7am-3pm
-Part Time: Any days out of Monday-Fridays 7am-3pm
-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)
Baltimore & Central Maryland
16345 Old York Road
Monkton, Maryland 21111