Seasonal Farm Assistant

Seasonal Farm Assistant
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Bi-Rite Farm in Sonoma is hiring 2 Seasonal Farm Workers 20-40 hours/week, April 1 – November 22 (dates/hours flexible and dependent on season)$15/hr to start, plus produce

Bi-Rite Market is a community market with two San Francisco locations and a Creamery.  We believe that food does more than nourish:  food brings people together.  The food we make and sell connects our staff, our guests, our producers and the environment. In this way, we “create community through food”.

Bi-Rite Farm is a three acre parcel located in Sonoma, CA, providing produce, herbs, and flowers to Bi Rite Markets and Creamery. This farm gives Bi-Rite the opportunity to educate the staff and community, by giving them a chance to get their hands in the soil. Our produce is highlighted in the deli dishes and on the shelves of the produce departments.We are in our tenth season of growing on this site and we are looking for two amazing folks to assist with all farm operations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:• Harvest and post-harvest handling/packing• Weeding and transplanting• Irrigation and repairs as needed• Tool care and maintenance• Possible tractor work/delivery

Requirements:• Physical ability to do the work required – lifting, standing, bending, squatting for long hours in sun/heat and rain• Reliable transportation and clean driving record• Promptness and a good work ethic• Some experience farming and a willingness to learn• Excellent communication and problem solving skills• Initiative and the ability to work well alone, and with others• Passion for growing quality produce and educating folks about where their food comes from• Flexibility in hours (some weekend hours required)

Please send a brief letter of introduction and resume toLayla Aguilar, Bi-Rite Farm Manager at layla@biritemarket.com

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