Casey Farm seeking help through October

Casey Farm is seeking help for the second half of our season. We are a USDA-Certified Organic historic farm located in Saunderstown, RI. We have 8 acres in fruit and vegetable production for a weekly farmer’s market and a 180-member Community Supported Agriculture program.

  1. Seasonal Farm Hands
  • Part time or full time hours available through Oct 31, 2021 (potential work through December)
  • Involved in many aspects of field work from preparing fields and transplanting to weeding and harvesting, as well as preparing produce for CSA pickup and weekly farmer’s market set-up and breakdown. Farm hands may be involved in some aspects of animal care for chickens, pigs, turkeys, ducks, and rabbits raised for Casey Farm educational programs.
  • Hourly wages start at $14.00 paid biweekly plus a partial or full CSA share.
  1. CSA Workshare
  • Experience with farming or horticulture work is not required.
  • Work shares receive a full CSA share of vegetables every week ($600 value) in exchange for committing to work one 4-hour weekly shift through October.
  • Work alongside farm hands in the field performing tasks such as planting, weeding, harvesting, and preparing produce for CSA pickup and weekly farmer’s market.
  • Available Shifts: Tuesday or Friday mornings (7:00 AM – 11:00 AM) to help with harvest, as well as Saturday field crew (8:00 AM – 12:00 PM). Working the same day each week for the rest of the season is required (with exceptions for planned time off).

Qualifications for all positions:

  • Punctual.
  • Reliable.
  • Able to take direction and work independently as well as in team setting.
  • Able and willing to work full days of physically demanding tasks in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Able to and interested in working efficiently and quickly.

If interested, please email Farm Manager Lindie at [email protected] to schedule an interview.

Historic New England is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to supporting equality of opportunity and respect for diversity. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in employment to all qualified persons without regard to non-work-related factors such as race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, gender identity, or sexual orientation.