Commuting Farm Worker


Rodale Institute is looking for three commuting workers to aid in general farm tasks at a new site in Easton, Pennsylvania.  The farm will be growing 12 varieties of produce on 5 acres using organic methods and following Good Agricultural Practices in a farm-to-institution model. The project will offer unique and valuable educational and career opportunities.

Start date: May 1st
End date: October 15th
Hours: 15 to 20 hours/ week
Pay: $10/ hour

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Pest & weed management
  • Planting
  • Harvesting
  • Processing & packing vegetables
  • Maintaining plant & soil health

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous farming or gardening experience a plus, though not required
  • Strong work ethic
  • Willingness to work outside in all weather conditions

Other Institutional Expectations:
To be trustful and respectful to all staff and visitors.

TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter  to Linda Carlson at linda.carlson@rodaleinstitute.org.

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