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Hobbs Farm at Throwback Brewery

North Hampton, New Hampshire

Job Type Part Time

Pay: $14-16/hour
Hours: Part-time, 24-30 hours per week depending on work availability
Season: Year-round

Overview:
Hobbs Farm at Throwback Brewery is looking for a Farm Crew Member to join us for the 2022/2023 season! We are looking for a motivated individual who is passionate about learning what it takes to grow delicious, seasonal produce and takes pride in a job well-done. Farm Crew members help with all aspects of work on the farm including daily animal chores, cut flower production and arranging, attending farmers markets and helping with CSA, perennial crop maintenance, annual vegetable production for Throwback’s kitchen and farmstand, and fall break-down such as disassembling irrigation and putting beds to rest. We are a year-round production farm looking for someone to join our team for the fall and winter months, but year-round farm work is an option for the right candidate. Previous experience working in production agriculture is preferred but not necessary! This is a great opportunity to learn more about small-scale, sustainable agriculture through hands-on experience. If you’re excited to spend your time outside, working hard to grow delicious food for the local community, then we
would love to have you join us!

Duties include:

  • Assistance with all aspects of small-scale, sustainable agriculture - transplanting, cultivating, harvesting, washing and processing produce, breaking down and season extension
  • Livestock management and husbandry (daily chores, processing, and barn maintenance)
  • Operating a tractor and other farm machinery
  • Perennial crop care and harvesting
  • All aspects of cut-flower production, from transplanting and trellising to harvesting and arranging bouquets for CSA and farm stand sales
  • Property maintenance and landscaping
  • Farm stand stocking and inventory
  • Occasionally assisting with other farm/brewery/restaurant related tasks as directed by the farm manager, such as staffing the farmers market, deliveries, etc.

Preferred qualities:

  • Passion for sustainable agriculture, local food and beverage, and caring for animals
  • Previous experience working in vegetable and cut-flower production
  • Interest in working the Saturday Farmers Markets
  • Willingness to work weekends and some additional hours during peak season
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Good work ethic, self motivated, efficient, great sense of humor
  • Ability to problem solve independently and communicate effectively
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Positive attitude

Benefits:

  • Health insurance (and Throwback contributes to your monthly premium)
  • Vision and Dental insurance
  • Paid time off, accruing at 8 hours per month
  • Paid holidays, including New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4 th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
  • Employee discounts, such as 40% of food on days you work a full shift, free shift beers, 25% off merchandise, dibs on ‘imperfect’ cans right off the canning line, etc.
HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please send a resume and letter of interest to the Farm Manager at
farmer@throwbackbrewery.com  

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Farm and Ranch Jobs.