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Year Round & Seasonal Employment Opportunities 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.

We are actively seeking individuals who have a passion for good food and a strong interest in learning about small-scale vegetable production.

Year round and seasonal positions are available. Experience preferred but not necessary.

Career track 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, 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) .
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
-Part time hours flexible options. Any day(s) M-F within the hours of 7am-3pm.
-Saturday (Substitution for full time or option for part time) available 9am-1pm

Compensation:
-Dependent on experience ($13-$15/hr)
-Career track position, Salary, negotiable.

Benefits:
-Weekly CSA Share for full time, bi weekly CSA share for part time
-Opportunities for long-term employment
-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:
02/15/2022

 

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