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Wollam Gardens

5167 Jeffersonton Road
Jeffersonton, Virginia
www.wollamgardens.com
Contact: Bob Wollam

Wollam Gardens is looking for a few good people with experience in roles of responsibility in a farm or floral design setting. Job descriptions can be tailored to skills and experience of strong candidates.

Posted 14 September 2020

Position description

Wollam Gardens is looking for a few good people with experience in roles of responsibility in a farm or floral design setting. Job descriptions can be tailored to skills and experience of strong candidates.

Potential areas of responsibility may include:

  • Field management, crop planning, production
  • Sales and marketing
  • Custom floral design
  • Agritourism and events
  • Administration

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Great work ethic
  • Strong sense of ownership
  • Desire to learn and excel
  • Effective communication skills
  • Sense of humor

Candidates must be able to commit to a full year, at least. We are looking for people who want to build a career at Wollam Gardens, not temporary help. Please explore our website to learn about the farm, and indicate in your cover letter how your farm- or flower-related experience may fit into our business model and any of the areas of responsibility listed above. Send resume and cover letter to info@wollamgardens.com.

Upswing Farm

Bellingham, Massachusetts
Contact: Erin Espinosa

Posted 24 May 2020

Position description

May-September Wednesdays 8am-12pm and Fridays 7am-12pm (Start dates and End dates can be flexible) Schedules can be crafted flexibly but candidates must be willing to commit a minimum of 9 hours a week. There is opportunity for more hours at the farm, which can be discussed upon expressing interest.

Responsibilities:
● Work closely with Flower Manager to grow, maintain, and harvest flower crops.
● Learn and participate in flower maintenance tasks such as trellising, laying landscape fabric, pinching, harvesting, and post-harvest handling.
● Learn and participate in some flower arranging.
● May occasionally tend to and communicate with CSA and retail customers.

Qualifications:
● Experience or interest in flower and vegetable production
● Sense of humor, positive attitude, and enthusiasm for food and flowers!
● Ability to work independently/ Self-motivated
● Ability to do fast, quality, detailed work
● Ability to repetitively bend over
● Ability to lift and carry 40-50 lbs.
● Willing to work in all weather conditions
● Good communication skills
● Ability to receive and digest plenty of constructive feedback

To apply, email a resume to Erin at Tinyfarmer.mass@gmail.com

Crespell

Lexington, New York
Contact: Anne Hall
(917) 626-6385
annemhall@gmail.com
http://www.crespell.com​

Posted 1 June 2020

Position description

Looking for summer field crew. A pair who can share one living space preferred. New flower farm going into its second season. Lots of room to bring new enthusiasm and ideas. All organic/permaculturally-based farming practiced. Housing, weekly farm dinner and 50% share of weekly farm profits in leu of hourly wage. 4 6-hour days expected on the farm per person per week plus 1 day of market or deliveries. Farm is in the Catskill Mountains along a river with plenty of acreage. 1 acre in production. Women, queers and poc encouraged to apply. Please visit us at http://www.crespell.com for more info

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Western Massachusetts Cut Flower Farm for Sale

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Twelve acres of land with five tillable acres of prime, Hadley sandy loam soil. Includes residence with two bedrooms and one bath, plus two-bedroom, one-bath apartment, as well as retail floral showroom and workroom.

Also includes:

  • Two 30 x 125 traditional glass greenhouses with raised, soil-filled benches.
  • One 20 x 75 glass/polycarbonate greenhouse.
  • One 24 x 60 plastic-covered hoophouse
  • One 30 x 50 barn, and other storage buildings
  • Natural gas and woodchip heat systems.

River irrigation for field, new water system for greenhouses, town water for residences.

Currently growing floral crops for wholesale and our own retail markets, as well as full-service retail florist, in business since 1934. Close to highways and markets.

For more information contact John LaSalle at (413) 210-7376.

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