Hutchins Farm is one of the oldest and largest certified organic vegetable and fruit operations in Massachusetts. Organic since 1973, Hutchins grows over 40 acres of vegetables, about an acre of small fruit, and 8 acres of apples. We sell our produce directly to consumers at our farm stand in Concord, MA, and at three weekly farmers’ markets, with a small amount of sales to local restaurants.
FIELD CREW – Accepting applications for folks who can work the remainder of the 2023 season (folks who can start now and work through the end of October- full time applicants only please)
Hutchins Farm is seeking motivated individuals with an interest in farming, gardening, food, or just working outside, to work in our production fields now through the end of this season.
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 some 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.
Full time workers will be expected to work 5 days per week, and must work at least one weekend day. We are looking in particular for folks who can work a Tuesday-Saturday schedule (Sorry, all part-time positions are full) The workday starts at 7am and usually goes until 4 or 5pm, with an unpaid hour for lunch. Hourly pay begins at $16.00/hour with a $0.50 per-hour-worked year-end bonus contingent on completion of a time commitment agreement, plus free vegetables from the farm. There is 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 repeatedly. Housing is not available. For all crew employment opportunities please contact Liza at: Liza@hutchinsfarm.com to request an application or with any questions.
FARM STAND CREW- All positions currently filled. For those interested in stand work for the 2024 season please contact us in February.
Hutchins Farm is seeking motivated, outgoing individuals to work in our busy Farm Stand and Farmers’ Market stalls. Work involves washing and 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 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 9am or 10am depending on the shift and end around 3:30pm or 6:30pm depending on the shift, with an unpaid hour for lunch. Farmers’ Market hours vary by the day. Pay based on experience and begins at $15.00/hour with a $0.50 per-hour-worked year-end bonus contingent on completion of a time commitment agreement, plus free vegetables from the farm. Housing is not available. For all farmstand employment opportunities please contact Liza at: email@example.com to request an application or with any questions.
Positions that are filled for the 2023 season:
-Perennial Fruit Manager
-Assistant Farm Manager
-Farm Machinery Operator
-Farmers’ Market Manager