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Roots Farm crew positions for 2018

Roots Farm is seeking applicants for full-time (5 days per week) and part-time (2-4 days per week, 8 hours/day) positions beginning in April or May and going to November/December.  We are looking for hardworking, self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic and excellent attention to detail.  Applicants should be in good physical shape as the majority of work is done by hand, and be able to lift 40 lbs regularly.  Applicants should be able to work well with others but also independently.  Previous experience is a plus.  No housing is provided. Must have reliable transportation to and from the farm.  The worker will be involved in many aspects of the farm including:  bed preparation, soil amendments, seed starting, transplanting, weeding, and harvesting.  

About Roots Farm:

We are a certified organic, diversified vegetable farm in Tiverton, RI.  We grow year-round on a small acreage using intensive and compact farming methods.  The farm uses unheated, moveable greenhouses and low tunnels for year round growing, producing fresh veggies that are sold primarily through our summer and winter farmshare (CSA) programs and farmers markets. We strive to produce the most nutrient dense crops for the health of the soil, vegetables, and customers. Roots Farm is committed to sustainable farming, and we never use chemical fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides.

Compensation:  Hourly pay (starting at $11/hr, depending on experience) + veggies.  

 If you are interested in working with us at Roots Farm, email your relevant experience and interests.

Candidates will have a working interview on the farm.