Farm Crew


Company: Backyard Gardens LLC
Location: Joseph, OR
Compensation: $10 - $12 per hour depending on experience
Employment Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
Job Categories: Agriculture
Region: Eastern
Date Posted: February 23, 2020

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Backyard Gardens, an established farm and catering business in Joseph, OR, seeks farm crew members for 2020 and beyond. Learn the ins and outs of high elevation, small market gardening on our 1.5 acre diverse vegetable market garden, located in the fertile valley of the beautiful Wallowa mountains, where we grow quality produce for our rural community through a local farmers market, a CSA, restaurants, other wholesale accounts, as well as our catering business.

Responsibilities include:

Plant propagation, bed preparation, seeding, transplanting, weed management, fertility management, irrigation, harvesting and marketing

Qualifications:

  • Some past farm experience helpful but not required
  • Physically fit with the ability to work at a quick pace
  • Self-motivated, hard working, good team player
  • A good sense of humor, flexible, reliable, responsible, and most importantly, someone with whom we can work and play well.

Position:

  • Starts April/May. Part time to May 1
  • 25-40 hours/week May through October
  • Starting hourly rate dependent on experience