We are seeking motivated individuals to join our team for 2022. Vegetable production experience is preferred, but we are willing to train the right candidate. Experience in landscaping, construction, and other outdoor labor positions is a plus. We are looking for someone who enjoys working outside, is physically fit, capable of working long days, can work well in challenging weather, be an active team player, and has excellent communication skills. The ideal person to join our crew can work every week through our main growing season.
All farm crew members must have reliable transportation, be able to lift 50lbs repeatedly, be able to work well alone and with the team, be able to retain and perform complex instruction and duties, be respectful and conscientious.
To apply for any of the positions listed below, please email your resume, cover letter, and 2-3 professional references to email@example.com. In the email subject line or email body please let us know which position(s) you are interested in applying for. You can indicate more than one position, in case your first priority is already filled. Prior farming experience on a food production farm is a big plus in our hiring process, but not necessary to apply.
Farm Crew Positions Available
Farm Crew: Full time, Beginning April 1st
This is a field crew position focusing on harvesting, planting, field preparation, and cultivating. You would work alongside the farm managers and other farm crew members. 1 year of farm/harvest work experience desired, but not required.
This position can expect 8 hour work days, generally starting at 7:00 am and ending at 4:00pm. Starting compensation is $13/hr plus $1 worth of farm vegetables per hour worked. We have some flexibility with hours days of the week for this position, but the ideal candidate is available roughly 40 hrs/week, Monday through Friday.
Responsibilities: assist in daily operations of the farm consisting of but not limited to plant propagation, greenhouse maintenance, field preparation, transplanting, cultivation, harvest, post-harvest handling, infrastructure projects, etc.
Larimer County Farmers Market Crew: 7-8 hours per week, 1 day per week. May – October
1 day per week, must be available Saturdays from mid May through October. This position can expect 7-8 hour work days, and will be expected to drive a truck and trailer in tight spaces. Starting compensation is $13/hr plus $1 worth of vegetable per hour worked
Responsibilities: Setting up the Raisin’ Roots Farm market booth and vegetable display, re-stocking throughout market, keeping inventory on items available and items that are sold out, totaling purchases and handling customer transactions.
Must have great customer service skills, knowledge of vegetables grown (we can assist with this), strong attention to detail, and be able to lift 50lbs. The Farmers Market shift will begin and end at Raisin’ Roots Farm. You must have your own transportation.
Wash/Pack and Post-Harvest Handling: 15 hours per week, 3 days per week. Beginning May 1st
This position can expect 5 hour work days Tues, Thur, Fri (11am-4pm). Starting compensation is 13$/hr plus $1 worth of vegetables per hr worked.
Responsibilities: washing and packaging crops, enforcing food safety plan, keeping walk-in cooler organized
This position will assist in managing the dynamic flow of harvested crops as they move through the wash/pack. This position is ideal for someone who enjoys a fast paced work environment and keeping things organized.