DC: My Organic Garden seeks Gardener/Farmer

17 Jan
My Organic Garden is looking for an experienced organic vegetable gardener/farmer to assist in preparing and caring for private backyard organic vegetable gardens (and the occasional fruit trees & berries). Position is 12 to 16 hours per week February through October, though 30 or more will likely be available during March, April & May.


Requirements:

• At least three years of gardening or farming experience, preferably in the mid-Atlantic;
• Care for gardens (growing and harvesting) on a weekly basis through October;
• Availability of at least one weekend day and flexible schedule to work around weather;
• Manual labor, including digging new gardens, hauling & shoveling compost & mulch, assembling raised beds, planting;
• Oversight of work crews during garden setups;
• Good grasp of garden diseases and pests – know how to deal with problems culturally and without the use of pesticides (organic or other);

• Use of a vehicle;
• Optional – ability to teach others how to garden;

$14-$17 per hour to start depending on gardening experience and ability. More if able and willing to coach new gardeners.

Please send resume highlighting gardening experience to info@myorganicgardendc.com

 

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