A 60-acre vegetable, fruit and Christmas tree farm, one of PA’s oldest sustainable farm since 1972, tucked away in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Needmore, PA, with the (swimmable) Licking Creek running through the farm and wonderful hiking
SEEKING FARM STAFF for the 2022 season
Visit their website for full information on the farm: www.lickingcreekbendfarm.com
AVAILABLE: NOW through Thanksgiving – MINIMUM 3-MONTH’S COMMITMENT
SALARY: $1,000/month plus room and board (with increases based on performance and time commitment). Free WiFi
APPLY: Now! Email us with a cover letter, resume and references
We have 2 staff openings. Our farm is worker-run. Applicants are interviewed and hired by the staff. Our permanent staff has worked on the farm for more than 10 years.
MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED and HAVE A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE and be a US citizen.
EXPECT TO LEARN: all the basics of starting and running a farm including: starting seeds, greenhouse production, planting, fertilization, drip irrigation, high tunnel growing AND cultivation bee-keeping. Our staff run several farm markets and we offer a 100 family CSA. Each staff person takes turns working at our farm markets and preparing the CSA shares. Philosophically, the farm supports a policy of growing food sustainably and pricing it affordably in mixed income DC area neighborhoods.