Farm Assistant Needed for Organic Herb, Flower & Veggie Farm – Salisbury, MA

The HERB FARMacy, (www.theherbfarmacy.com), is seeking a Farm Assistant for the 2012 growing season. Position involves wide range of work from market farm operations to greenhouse growing.  This position offers a great opportunity to gain experience on an established small-scale certified organic farm in soil preparation, planting, weeding, harvesting and preparation for farmers markets. It also provides an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in retail greenhouse operation including seeding, propagating, transplanting, grow-out and some retail sales.

Position requires a motivated, reliable individual with positive attitude, good work ethic, who wants to learn and is able to take direction and work well both independently and in teams. Prior experience in organic gardening/farming strongly preferred. Good communication skills essential. Work is all-weather and physically demanding (standing, lifting, bending, carrying).

Projected work schedule is 30-40 hours/week March through December 2012, with variations in work schedule reflecting to growing season schedule and farmer markets. Some additional hours possible in peak season. This is a paid position (starting @ $9/hr with potential for increase/incentives).  On-farm lodging not available.

Interested candidates, please contact us at thymeout@theherbfarmacy.com  with resume and letter of interest.

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