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Karma Farm seeking year round farmers

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.
Year round positions are available. Experience preferred but not necessary.
Assistant management position available for the right candidate. Experience is necessary to qualify.
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.
Field:
-Cultivating, weeding
-Direct sowing, container sowing, transplanting
-Transplanting
-Row cover/insect net management
-Plastic mulch removal
-Irrigation
-Harvesting to fulfill orders
-Bulk harvesting
-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)
Preferred Qualifications:
-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
Work Schedule:
-We are seeking to fulfill multiple positions and have a variety of scheduling options/start dates.
-Full time hours – (M-F) 7am-3pm
-Saturday (Substitution for full time or option for part time) available 9am-1pm
Compensation:
-Dependent on experience ($13-$15/hr)
-Assistant management position, Salary, negotiable.
Benefits:
-Weekly CSA Share for full 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:
Jackie.karmafarm@gmail.com
443-994-3590

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

Monkton, Maryland 21111
Contact Name:
Jackie Minteh
Contact Email:
jackie.karmafarm@gmail.com
Date Posted:
05/06/2022

 

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