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Whippoorwill Farm is a five acre flower, vegetable, and berry farm located on the island of Martha’s Vineyard. Our farm is in the process of converting to minimal-till, regenerative organic practices, with a strong emphasis on soil health and efficient production systems for small scale agriculture. We market our flowers and produce at our own farm stand, two off-site farm stands, and the local farmers market.

For job inquiries, please fill in our online job application, or submit a letter of interest, resume and work references to farmer@whippoorwillfarm.com

FIELD MANAGER

Full Time Seasonal
(April thru November 2022)

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Field Manager will work in conjunction with our Farm Manager and Farm Crew to execute an organic vegetable production plan on two acres of minimal-till farmland. The ideal candidate will be self motivated, hardworking and dedicated, have a passion for working with regenerative organic systems, and possess strong communication and leadership skills. Position runs early April thru November. 40 hours per week, 7 to 4 daily with flexible days off.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Lead our farm crew in overseeing all aspects of vegetable production from start to finish, including propagation, soil and bed preparation, planting, irrigation, maintenance and harvesting of vegetables, washing, packing, and delivery. Assist with crop planning for succession, cover cropping, compost management, soil testing and amending, pest and disease management, weekly record keeping and more.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2 to 4 years vegetable production experience, 

  • 1 to 2 years management experience helpful.

  • Positive attitude, problem solver, strong work ethic.

  • Ability to work well with others and lead a small crew

  • Safely operate tools and farm machinery

  • Valid US drivers license, reliable transportation

COMPENSATION

Commensurate with experience.

HOW TO APPLY

Please fill in our online application here, or submit a letter of interest, resume and work references to farmer@whippoorwillfarm.com

FARM CREW

Full and Part Time Seasonal
(May thru September 2022)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Farm Crew members will work in conjunction with our Field Manager to participate in all aspects of vegetable crop production, including planting, weeding, mulching and harvesting. Farm crew may also assist with flower field maintenance, bouquet making, berry picking, and greenhouse and farm stand upkeep. We are seeking hardworking, dedicated team players with a passion for working on the land and growing healthy food. These positions run early May thru September, with flexible start and finish dates.  7 to 4 pm, flexible days off.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Positive attitude, punctual, dependable

  • Engage in farm work for extended periods of time.Take instruction and well and be willing to learn

  • Safe use of farm tools and equipment

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Entry level position but previous farm experience helpful

  • Minimum age of 14 with working papers

  • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather.

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds, perform repetitive tasks

COMPENSATION

Pay scale ranges from $15 to $18 per her, commensurate with experience.

Please fill in our online application here, or submit a letter of interest, resume and work references to farmer@whippoorwillfarm.com

HOW TO APPLY