General Farm Description: Lydia’s Fields is a 10-acre diversified vegetable farm located in a dynamic, collaborative 400-acre farming community in Purcellville, Virginia. We cultivate multiple varieties of heirloom tomatoes, figs, and asparagus, as well as blueberries, various herbs, cabbage, broccoli, peppers and many other vegetables that thrive in our region with regenerative growing practices. And we have fun doing it! We sell our produce through direct and wholesale channels including a ~100 member CSA, a weekly market in Falls Church, VA, and wholesaling to local restaurants and neighboring farms. We focus heavily on maintaining and restoring soil health and believe that fresh, tasty, healthful food comes by growing it in harmony with nature.
Starts: April 2022
Ends: November 2022
Number of Positions Available: Two (2)
Application Deadline: Rolling deadline
Minimum Length of Stay: 9 months
We are seeking two new farm team members for the 2022 season. Prior farming/gardening experience is a plus, but not required; a good work ethic and strong character is preferential. The current duties that are most desired are running deliveries twice a week and going to market two to three times a month on Saturdays. All else is considered bonus.
Additional Potential Duties:
Seeding, transplanting, weeding/cultivating, mulching, and bed preparation
Harvesting, washing, and packing vegetables
Assisting in greenhouse management, watering, temperature management
Grounds maintenance (weed whipping, mowing, irrigation assistance)
Interested applicants please contact:
James Grenier, Farm Manager
Educational Opportunities: Working at Lydia’s Fields provides the opportunity to learn about neighboring flower, vegetable, fruit, and livestock farms.