2014 marks our 16th year of diversified organic (not certified) vegetable, fruit and flower production. In 2013 we fed 350 families through our summer CSA, 140 families through our fall CSA, and 50 families through our spring CSA, as well as onsite farm-stand, farm store, and restaurant sales. Looking for hardworking, enthusiastic, self-motivated team players, serious about farming, with a positive attitude, stamina to work 10- hour days, move 50# bags, follow directions and pay attention to details, while having a good time for our Field Crew and Harvest positions. We value those looking to stay with us into the future to build a greater understanding of what we do here, and thus become an asset to our farm.
Tracie’s Community Farm is located in the Monadnock region of NH, on 33 acres most of which is prime agriculture soil, classified as Becket fine sandy loam. We are 20 minutes from Keene, 40 minutes from Brattleboro VT and Northfield MA. We are 5 minutes from a beautiful lake where we go for swimming on hot days, 10 minutes from Mt. Monadnock and many other great hikes in the area. We have a great community, with 3 seasonal potlucks with live music and a great crew. Come learn about growing food, build life long skills and friends while working hard with us.
Field Crew: (3 out of 6 positions open for 2014) April through September, we start at 7 a.m. and work till 4:30 p.m. (sometimes later when we are in a pinch but it is your option whether you want to or not). We do have positions starting in Mid May for those in college going through end of August and/or decreasing hours through October. For those who can work in October we start at 8 a.m. and work till 4 p.m. November-December hours weaning off or you can choose to work elsewhere as the season comes to a close. Fridays are a definite for some of our crew for our fall share harvest along with 2-3 other days/wk on average.
We provide long term employment opportunities, hourly pay, potential housing, shares of the farm produce while you work here valued at $1 per hour, and healthy, hearty lunches that crew members take turns making, Monday through Friday, also worth $1 per hour.
First season crew members start at $8 per hour, with one paid personal day during the season. Raises are based on merit/effort/efficiency. We also have end of the season bonuses based on how much the farm makes that season coupled with merit/effort/efficiency. This can significantly increase your income. Second season crew members receive 2 paid personal days, and third season crew members receive 3 paid personal days.
If you’d like to get a better feel for who you’ll be working with, visit Our Crew link on our website.
If you’re interested in working with us in 2014, check out how to apply at our employment link on our website. We’re scheduling working interviews from late February-March 2014 for the 2014 season.
Harvest Crew: (1 position open for 2014) This is a three day a week position early to mid July-September on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. helping with the harvest starting in early to mid July and continuing through September. There may be other days after that we need extra help if you can come in and also flexibility of not coming in on days when the harvest isn’t as heavy. Some of the hours you’d work in exchange for your share depending on what size you want and the other hours you get paid for. First season Harvest crew members receive $8 per hour and you’ll be provided lunch while working here as well as merit based raises.
If you’re interested in working with us in 2014, check out how to apply on our website under employment link. We’re scheduling working interviews from late February-March of 2014 for the 2014 season.
72 Jaffrey Rd.
Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire 03447