We occasionally have full-time and part-time positions available Fledging Crow. Pre-season starts as early as March, regular season is from May-October, and season extension runs until Christmas. Availability during at least two of these time periods is ideal. If you have great endurance for physical labor and are passionate about local food, please fill out the interest form below.
FALL EMPLOYMENT(August - October)
Fledging Crow Vegetables, LLC is a 35-acre Certified Organic & community-focused farm nestled between the Adirondack Mountains and Lake Champlain. The farm specializes in diversified organic vegetable production and prides itself on creating a stimulating, creative, and welcoming atmosphere for its diverse crew each season.
We are currently seeking employees available from early August through the end of October. On-farm housing and exceptional food will be provided as needed, as well as weekly pay commensurate with experience.
Employees at Fledging Crow Vegetables will have the opportunity to learn the following sustainable agriculture skills and techniques:
- Production for CSA and Market Share models
- Production for local and regional wholesale accounts
- Organic High Tunnel Management
- Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
- Succession Planting
- Crop Rotation
- Low-till methods
- Cover Cropping
- Mechanical Cultivation
- Mechanized Washing and Processing
- Tractor Maintenance
- Community Outreach
- Farm Marketing
- Farm Software Operation
- Management skills
- Crop Planning
- Nutrient and Fertility Management
- & More!
Employees will be expected to work 6-days per week. Work begins at 7am each Monday – Saturday, with a significant lunch break from noon to 1:30pm. Work goes until the tasks for the day are completed, often ending by 6pm but occasionally longer days are required. Apprentices will have one day off each week. A positive attitude and good work ethic are essential to success. Employees are expected to show up with appropriate gear including farm boots (waterproof), durable working pants, a warm hat, a sun hat, sunglasses, a rain jacket, and a headlamp. Lunch is prepared for the crew each day using local organic ingredients. Apprentices will be able to prepare their own dinner using ingredients provided by the farm. Fledging Crow maintains a reliable WiFi connection for apprentices to use. There are two farm cars available for employees to borrow as needed. A climbing gym, hiking trails, swimming, bike trails, and a farm brewery are all located within 3 miles of the farm for apprentices to enjoy.
COMPENSATION Pay commensurate with experience.
Application accepted on a rolling basis.
Please submit a letter of interest below.