Ohio: Patchwork Gardens seeks Farmers

11 Feb
Patchwork Gardens is currently seeking 2-3 people to help with the day-to-day operations of the farm.  We prefer candidates who are able to work full time (40-60 hours/week) and willing to stay with us for the length of the growing season (May-October).  The right person could also have the opportunity to become a long-term partner in the farm.

Major Duties

  • Starting plants from seed and transplanting seedlings into the garden
  • Preparation and maintenance of garden including tilling, broadforking, spreading manure, watering, weeding and mulching
  • Harvesting, cleaning, packing, and delivering produce for our CSA, wholesale customers, and farmers markets
  • Sharing in responsibility of feeding, watering, and other care of livestock (chickens, goats, sheep)
  • Providing assistance with construction projects and maintenance of farm infrastructure

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of and experience with growing vegetables without added chemicals
  • Strong work ethic and desire to learn
  • Self-motivated and willing to take initiative
  • Attention to detail and efficiency
  • Creativity and love for a sustainable lifestyle

Compensation

  • Meals including fresh produce from the farm
  • Housing in the renovated loft of our reconstructed 100+ year old barn
  • Weekly stipend increasing with length of stay and performance

Please direct your inquiries to: eat.patchworkgardens@gmail.com or (937) 835-5807

 

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