Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

Twisted Root Organic Farm

Farm Crew Member

Duties:

•Harvest, Wash, Pack, and Deliver Vegetables

•Hand/Hoe/Flame Weeding

•Thinning of Root Crops

•Spring Transplanting

•Bed Preparation and Compost/Tea Applications

•Trellising and Pruning

•Irrigation Installment and Maintenance

•Animal Care

•Organic Pest Prevention and Control

•Farmers Market and CSA Distribution

Requirements and Skills:

•Commitment to a full season of work (through early-October)

•Team mentality paired with an ability to work independently

•Enthusiasm for organic agriculture

•Attentiveness to quality standards

•Ability to maintain a good disposition and have fun while working long hours

•Ability to withstand hot, cold, windy, rainy, and even snowy conditions- temperatures in Paonia often exceed 90°F and may dip below 32°F

•Maintaining personal hygiene and the cleanliness of work areas

•The ability to observe and communicate issues with crops

•Basic math skills

•Willingness to contribute ideas for increasing efficiencies on the farm

•Ability to lift 30 lbs.

Compensation and Benefits:

Workers will be compensated hourly based on experience as well as provided access to as many vegetables, herbs, and eggs as you can eat.  We cannot provide lodging or transportation for employees at this time.

If you feel you would be a good fit for Twisted Root, please contact Kristin at kristin@twistedrootorganicfarm.com with your resumé and references.