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Littleton Community Farm Able Farm Hand in Littleton, Massachusetts

Responsibilities: General labor associated with organic vegetable farming. Support LCF?s mission Planting - Greenhouse work, watering, direct seeding, transplanting, bed preparation Growing - weeding and cultivation, trellising, pest and disease management, mulching and irrigating Harvesting - carrying out the harvest schedule, selecting and harvesting high quality produce for CSA and markets and helping to ensure market orders are met fully and on time Processing - coordinating and assisting with the washing, bunching, packing and preparing produce for CSA distribution and market Assisting in CSA distributions, farmers market sales and display set up, and interacting warmly with customers Cleaning, maintaining and organizing tools, storage, materials, equipment Qualifications and Skills: Previous farm experience a plus A friendly personality; able to work well alone and in collaboration with farm manager, volunteers and farm visitors Hard work ethic and ability to work out doors and in different weather conditions. Ability to lift 50 lbs regularly If needed, ability to work long hours and occasional weekend hours Desire to learn about organic vegetable farming, CSAs, greenhouse transplant and vegetable production, farm equipment Current and clean driver?s license and clean CORI background check

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