To apply for a job, you must first sign up for the site.
Sweet Union Farm is a diversified vegetable farm in Klamath Falls, OR along the Lost River. We are a production farm and manage 1 acre on a 7.5 acre property using permanent beds, minimal tillage, compost, intercropping and a variety of other biointensive and organic methods. We’re passionate about sustainably growing really good vegetables for our community in this challenging high desert climate. Being in a dry climate, learning and employing water-saving techniques is an ever evolving process and motivates many of the decisions on the farm. You can read more about Sweet Union at our website. Owner and operator, Katie Swanson, is also heavily involved in community food systems work through Klamath Grown.
Assistant Farm Manager
Full-time (40 hrs/week*) April-October w/ possible part-time March & November
$16-18 per hour DOE
$200 equipment stipend after 60 days
Access to lots of farm veggies
2 weeks paid PTO
*hours will vary a bit based on the weather/workload. Possibly some weekends.
We are seeking a positive, hard-working and detail-oriented person to assist the farm owner in managing a small-scale diversified vegetable farm with a small crew (likely 2 part-time employees). This position will include field work, crop care, harvest, post-harvest handling as well as some irrigation. There is also plenty of opportunity to pursue individual farm interests as well as get involved in broader community food systems work. An ideal candidate will be passionate about small-scale food production, enjoy physical labor outdoors and be ready to commit to a full season.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Sweet Union Farm acknowledges that the “sustainable” farming movement has not always been inclusive of all people, especially Black, Indigenous and People of Color and LGBTQ+ folks. At Sweet Union we strive to be a safe and inclusive environment and promote equity in all we do. Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions!