FARM STAND CREW- filled for the season
Hutchins Farm is seeking motivated, outgoing individuals to work in our busy Farm Stand and Farmers’ Market stalls. Work involves preparing produce for sale, building displays, creating signage, ringing up customers and keeping our sales area clean and welcoming. Friendly, helpful demeanor is a must; interest in local, organic food and retail experience are desirable.
Applicants should be able to lift 50+ lbs. Our Farm Stand is open from the beginning of June through the end of October. Applicants who can work the entire season are given priority. Applicants should be willing to commit to working at least one weekend day, preferably both. Full-time preferred, part-time possible–exact hours will depend on specific job description. Farm stand workdays begin at 10am and end 6:30 to 7pm. Farmers’ Market hours vary by the day. Pay begins at $9/hour.
FIELD CREW – accepting applications for fall crew starting in September.
Hutchins Farm is seeking motivated individuals with an interest in farming, gardening, food, or just working outside, to work in our production fields this summer. Some help will be needed as early as April, but most hands will be needed from early June through October—individuals who can stay for three months or more will be given preference.
The work will vary, but will include: planting, weeding, harvesting, washing, and packing a wide variety of vegetables and small fruit. Workers may also be involved in greenhouse work, grounds maintenance, sales in our Farm Stand or at Farmers’ Markets, irrigation, or other aspects of the operation based on the farm’s needs and the worker’s inclination.
Workers will be expected to work 5 or 5 ½ days per week, 9-10 hours per day. The workday starts at 7am. Hourly pay begins at $8/hour with the potential for increases for longer term workers based on their performance and the overall performance of the farm. Applicants should be able to lift 50+ lbs.
FARMERS’ MARKET SUPERVISOR – filled for the season
Hutchins Farm is seeking a motivated, outgoing individual to help manage our 3 Farmers’ Market stalls. Work involves packing the van safely, driving, setting up at different market locations, building displays, creating signage, supervising an assistant, ringing up customers, and keeping our sales area clean and welcoming. Friendly, helpful demeanor is a must; interest in local, organic food, mental math skills, and retail experience are desirable. Must be able and feel comfortable driving a 18 foot van in and out of Cambridge, including parking in difficult conditions.
Applicants should be able to lift 50+ lbs and have an excellent driving record. The Farmers’ Market season runs from the end of May through the end of October, applicants must be able to work the full season. Hours are usually as follows: Mondays 9:00am – 7:30pm, Thursdays 12pm – 7:30pm, Saturdays 6:30am – 2:30pm. If full-time (5 days) employment if preferred, two additional days a week can be added by working on the field crew or on the farm stand crew. Pay based on experience and begins at $9/hour.
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