Farm Laborer

This position requires someone who is not only good at working with plants and animals, but who also enjoys interacting with and selling our products to customers. The hours will be from April through November both full -time and part -time posititions available. Potential workers must be able to lift a maximum of 50 lbs., work in various weather conditions, and be in overall good health. The job involves planting, weeding, fertilizing, watering, pruning; harvesting vegetables, herbs, and flowers; occasionally gathering eggs, and cleaning chicken pens. This is a physically demanding job and requires someone who is highly motivated and has good stamina.


In addition, the position also requires selling the products you help grow at our market. One or two days a week, you will be selling products, answering questions/educating about our farm, and maintaining a cashbox and inventory.


This job is highly physical and multi-dimensional. You must be a dynamic individual who is high energy, organized, personable, and willing to learn all aspects of farming. This job is perfect for someone who is considering a career in agriculture.



Field Laborer Volunteers

As you can imagine, it takes a lot of people to run a farm, so we are always looking for volunteers to lend their helping hands out in the fields. Volunteers would be responsible for planting, weeding, watering, and harvesting of vegetables and flowers. There is no set schedule; come as often as you want. If interested, please contact mhfm@verizon.net. We would appreciate your help!


Market Salesperson

Our main season of vegetable production runs from May to November. During this time we need an energetic, motivated, smiling, happy, kind person to sell our products in the market on the farm. We need someone who likes talking with people about food, farming, health, vegetables, cooking, juicing, sustainability, the importance of organic and what it really means, and what makes Milk House Farm Market such a vital part of their community. If you like staying busy, being on your feet, talking with customers, challenging yourself to meet sales expectations, being outside, being clean, neat and organized, this is the job for you!  The market position is five days a week, always including one weekend day. We also have part-time and weekend positions available.


Animal Caretaker

We have over 600 chickens, 30 ducks, an alpaca, and a pig. With that comes endless chores dedicated to their health and well being. This includes feeding, watering, collecting eggs, cleaning coops and barns, maintaining fences, pasture management, tending to sick or injured animals, record keeping and more. We are in need of one full time or two part-time people who are interested in poultry and livestock production. Hours can be somewhat flexible but one weekend day is a must. Persons with allergies or asthma should not apply for this position.



Employment Opportunities

 

Do you have a passion for sustainability and the local food movement? We will be looking for hard-working energetic folks to join the Milk House family starting in February 2018! We will be hiring for the following positions. Please respond with a cover letter and resume to mhfm@verizon.net