Starbright Acres Family Farm is a micro farm located in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Foothills. There are 3 acres in cultivation with 30+ varieties of annual vegetables. Starbright produce is sold at farmers markets, restaurants, food hubs, local grocery stores and an on-site farm stand.
Starbright is hiring for the 2023 season!
Farm Crew: 1-2 openings, 30-35 hrs wk, Feb-Oct, $16-18 hr DOE + farm credit
We are seeking fantastic farm workers to join our farm crew for the 2023 season. We are eager to find a compatible farm worker, passionate about farming and ready to come grow amazing quantities of produce per acre on our micro farm. You will be involved in every aspect of farming on our farm. At weekly meetings we share information about the financial wellbeing of the farm, gross sales and progress on farm financial goals. We invite participation in and enjoy sharing our goal setting and crop planning process. We look forward to reading your cover letter regarding why you should be the newest team member at Starbright Acres Family Farm.
Farm Crew Job Description
Starbright employees are passionate about farming and eager to participate in the hard work and joy of growing food for our community. All positions will share farm work duties and will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of farming tasks including but not limited to bed prep., seeding, propagating starts, potting up, transplanting, weeding, trellising, harvesting, washing, packing and selling over 30 crop varieties. Everyone takes turns preparing Friday farm lunch for the crew. Crew members must be reliable, timely, and willing to commit for at least one full season. Starbright employees exhibit a positive attitude, hard work ethic and team mentality. Must be able to work long, hard days in both hot sun and wet cold while bending, lifting, carrying loads of more than 50#, kneeling and walking for extended periods of time. Employees will participate in selling at farmers markets and must be good with numbers and enjoy providing excellent customer service.
- Two years of experience working on small produce farms or related experience.
- Experience operating farm equipment: BCS, Tractor, etc.
- Construction, plumbing, electrical work
- Greenhouse/Nursery starts propagation and care
- Comfortable with computers – email, google docs, word, excel
- Social Media: Instagram, Facebook, etc.
- Must be able to commit for the full season April 1, 2023 – Nov 30, 2023
- Current driver’s license and clean driving record
- Bank account for electronic payroll
How to Apply
If you are interested, please email letter of interest, resume, references to Ken and Aleta Barrett. You may find out more about our farm at www.starbrightacresfarm.com, and https://www.instagram.com/starbrightacresfamilyfarm/