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Anderson Acres Farm

Anderson Acres Farm Seeks a Year-Round Greenhouse Coordinator
Contact: Michelle Saltz
1 Anderson Acres Road
Kent, CT 06757
(917) 496-1705
michelle@andersonacresfarm.com

Posted 11 November 2020

Position description

Anderson Acres Farm, Kent, CT, Seeks a Year-Round Greenhouse Coordinator

Anderson Acres is a small-scale flower farm and homestead located on a 200-acre, privately owned property in Kent, CT. Roughly three acres of the land is dedicated to growing annual and perennial flowers for commercial sales as well as fresh mushrooms, vegetables, herbs, and fruits for the farm owners and crew.

The Greenhouse (GH) Coordinator manages all aspects of seedling production, takes the lead on organizing and training staff for all aspects of seedling production and transplanting, and is responsible for developing and communicating all relevant protocols. This person is also an integral member of the farm crew and is expected to participate in harvest, fieldwork and pack out flowers for our onsite farmstand and wholesale customers.

Responsibilities
Manage seeds from ordering through transplanting
Order, store and organize seeds
Execute sowing schedule
Supervise sowing, thinning, pricking out, potting up, and hardening off
Manage disease and fertility
Order and ensure upkeep of greenhouse supplies (soil, trays, amendments, etc)
Oversee transplant schedule
Maintain accurate record keeping
Administer staff trainings on seed management
Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work environment
Work with team to accomplish other farming tasks such as weeding, irrigation, harvesting, pruning, and marketing
Attend weekly crop walks

Qualifications
A minimum of three years’ experience farming
A minimum of one year’s experience managing seedling production
Experience growing flowers for commercial markets
Comfortably able to lift 50lbs
Valid driver’s license

Schedule
The GH Coordinator is expected to work 40 hours per week during the growing season, with reduced hours in winter. Our preference is for this person to keep a Sunday-Thursday schedule during the growing season.

Compensation
The GH Coordinator is a non-exempt position. Compensation is commensurate with experience; anticipated starting range is $18-20 per hour. Benefits include health insurance and paid time off. We are unable to provide housing at this time.

To Apply
Email a resume and cover letter describing your interest and relevant experience to Michelle Saltz
michelle@andersonacresfarm.com

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Bluma Farm

Hiring for two positions.
Contact: Joanna Letz
2201 Dwight Way
Berkeley, CA 94705
(510) 501-1022
blumaflowers@gmail.com
www.blumaflowerfarm.com

Posted 6 April 2021

Position description

We are currently Hiring for two positions. See our website for full details. Applications are due at the end of this week!
https://www.blumaflowerfarm.com/

Harvest and Production Manager (Part-Time of Full Time TBD)
Field Crew Member (Part Time)

Seaberry Farm

Horticulturist/ Farm Work (Year Round, Full-Time or Part-Time)
2770 Wright Rd.
Federalsburg, MD 21632
(410) 200-0093
richarduva@gmail.com
www.seaberryfarm.com
Contact: Richard Uva

 

Posted 29 September 2020

Position description

Horticulturist/ Farm Work (Year Round, Full-Time or Part-Time)

Harvest flowers for wholesale distribution. Learn farming skills on the job. Work as part of a team to produce a high quality, consistent product. $11 per hour and up with qualifications. 5 days, 40 hours per week. Driver’s license and H.S. diploma required. Outdoor work environment year round. Prolonged standing, walking and ability to lift 50 pounds.

Seaberry Farm grows, processes and distributes cut flowers, woody cut stems and fruit to local retail as well as regional wholesale distributors. Also serves wedding and event floral customers on the Delmarva peninsula (www.seaberryfarm.com). Located in in Federalsburg, Maryland. Contact: Richard Uva, owner, (RichardUva@gmail.com).

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

Utah Flower Farm

Hiring a Flower Production Assistant

Emma VanSchulz
2520 Walker Lane
Holladay, Utah 84117
(614) 307-4341
emma@utahflowerfarm.com
http://www.utahflowerfarm.com

Posted 4 April 2021

Position description

Title: Flower Production Assistant (seasonal)
Hours: 15-30 hours weekly, including early mornings and some weekends.
Season: June through October
Wage: DOE $15-17/hour

The Utah Flower Farm is a female owned/operated, startup cut rose farm in Holladay, Utah. At UFF, we grow an impressive variety of roses. Our mission is to provide high quality, locally grown cut flowers for our store front, local florists, and our booths at seasonal farmer markets at Wheeler Farm and Downtown Salt Lake City. The Flower Production Assistant will work closely with The Farm Manager and The Assistant Farm Manager to manage and harvest over 4,000 rose plants, June through October. The Flower Production Assistant will be asked to represent our farm at local farmer’s markets throughout the summer season, and will need to enthusiastically discuss our products and our farming practices with the public.

This position is ideal for someone interested in learning about cut flower production, or looking to expand one’s experience in the field. This position offers a wide exposure to flower farming, from propagation to harvesting, including post harvest handling. Majority of the hours will be fieldwork, with the potential to work at our storefront gaining experience in floral arranging and will require weekends at local farmer’s markets. One should expect hard, repetitive physical work planting, weeding, watering, harvesting flowers, lugging water buckets, cleaning and maintaining equipment.

For Sale (Farms and Businesses)

Fina Gardens Peonies

Peony Farm For Sale

Contact:
Sam Finazzo
1319 8th Avenue
Hillsdale, Wisconsin 54733
(715) 418-1548
finazzo@chibardun.net
www.finagardenspeonies.com

 

Posted 2 February 2021

Description

Wisconsin peony cut flower fam and nursery. This turnkey opportunity, located about 2 hours from the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area, will provide first-year cash flow due to many well-established repeat customers. Wholesale cut flowers sales include buyers from New York City to Hawaii. Our peony and Siberian iris bare root plants have been sold to gardeners and other nurseries across the U.S. The 30-acre property includes a well-maintained three bedroom home, large garage/workshop area, pole barn, machine shed and barn featuring a 12×16 foot walk-in cooler and insulated Coolbot room for added cooling facilities on about 30 acres including 10 acres of pasture and woodlot. Present inventory includes nearly 9,000 peony plants in cut flower production and 2,500 plants for plant sales. All equipment, customer lists and Website included. Current owners are retiring after nearly 20 years of operation and can be available for consultation to buyers in their first year. $450,000. Serious inquiries only at 715 418-1548 or email to Finazzo@chibardun.net.

Prairie Flowers and Gifts

For Sale

Contact:
Dina Pocernich
245 E Main St
Sun Prairie, WI 53590
(608) 219-2428
dina.m.poc@gmail.com
www.prairieflowersandgifts.com

 

Posted 1 December 2020

Details

Busy retail flower and gift shop in southcentral Wisconsin. This business has been in this booming small city of 35,000 since 1983, I’ve owned it since 2006. The business is doing great, I’m just ready for something new in my life. My shop is the only florist in the city. We have great relationships with both funeral homes. Many of the small town florists around us have closed. My staff is amazing, creative and dedicated. Only serious buyers. Contact me for more information.

Dina
608-219-2428

Penny’s Bloomers

Home and beginning flower farm for sale in Central Texas.

Penny Warner
(281) 723-3924
pennysbloomers@gmail.com
1955 County Road 103
Georgetown, Texas 78626
Can be viewed at www.ranchretreattx.com

Posted 16 November 2020

Details

Home and beginning flower farm for sale in Central Texas. 15 acres situated on the San Gabriel River in Georgetown, Texas. Home is 5800+ square feet, 7 stall horse barn, fenced, private, and great neighbors.

Can be viewed at www.ranchretreattx.com

Western Massachusetts Cut Flower Farm for Sale

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

More information

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.

For Lease

Flower farm available for lease

Centrally located in Portland, Oregon. One acre, large cold frame, flower stand, parking, beds with irrigation lines and weed cloth, existing roses, perennials and foliage plants.

Please contact Julie at jswjww@comcast.com.

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