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Employment

Full Well Farm 

Summer Field and Market Crew Position 

 

 

Who we are:

Full Well Farm is an organic no-till farm in Adams, MA owned and run by Meg Bantle (they/she) and Laura Tupper-Palches (she/her). We grow vegetables and cut flowers on an acre an a half of permanent beds at a hand-scale. We sell box-style veggie CSA, flower CSA, attend the North Adams Farmers Market, have a farmstand, and wholesale to local restaurants and grocers. The farm focuses on food access, soil health and community. We are transparent business owners, happy to share information with crew members. In addition to producing quality produce and flowers, having a balanced life and leaving on-time are priorities on our farm!

Position Description 

Beginning June 3rd, ending September 30th

40 hours per week including Saturdays for Farmer’s Market

(Luckily for us, market is just a ten minute drive from the farm, so it isn’t a super early morning!)

 

We are a small crew of 5-8. You will work together with the farmer/owners, with coworkers, interns, and independently. You’ll receive training on all tasks. Here is a list of some of the main activities:

  • Harvest vegetables and cut flowers with quality and efficiency in mind 

  • Wash & Pack vegetables with care and accuracy 

  • Farmers Market: drive to, set up and maintain an attractive display, engage with customers and support an inclusive farmstand. 

  • Understand SNAP/HIP and provide friendly support to customers

  • Plant, weed, spread compost/mulch and use low-tech tools to prepare and maintain beds

  • Deliveries: drive the farm’s Chevy Express van to deliver local orders 

  • Greenhouse seeding, watering 

  • Possible bouquet assembly with an eye for quality

  • Work with volunteers in a positive, inclusive manner

 

We are looking for someone who:

  • Seeks physical activity in daily life and in all weather conditions

  • Is able to lift 50lb, to bend, squat, be active all day 

  • Listens, ask questions and is willing to seek guidance as needed

  • Is efficient, expeditious, and precise 

  • Enjoys being a positive member of a dynamic team

  • Prior farm experience is preferred, but strong candidates with experiences in other fast paced/manual labor positions will be considered

  • Enjoys customer service 

  • Safely operates equipment (training is always provided)

  • Shares a passion for social justice and desire to be part of building a more equitable food system

  • Is actively committed to anti-racism work and an equitable inclusive workspace

  • Is self-motivated and able to work independently and as a team 

  • As there is not adequate public transportation to the farm, we recommend applicants have a vehicle or bicycle 

  • A valid license with a good driving record is required to fulfill job duties 

 

Compensation 

  • Starting at $16.50/ hour

  • Paid sick time 

  • Access to lots of vegetables and flowers!

  • Farm gear allotment 

How to Apply:

  • Send a resume or work history, and a short description of your interest in farming, in Full Well Farm specifically and little about yourself to fullwellfarm@gmail.com 

  • Please provide 1-3 professional references with their name, business, position, phone number and email

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