Organic Farm Jobs at Aspen Moon
Work at Aspen Moon Farm - Biodynamic & Organic Farm Jobs
Looking for Diverse, Hard-Working Individuals to Join Our Team
Come to Aspen Moon Farm and practice biodynamic & organic agriculture to help grow a variety of produce, flowers, and grains. We have positions open for experienced farmers and ranchers as well as people looking to learn how to farm biodynamically and organically.
We are looking for smart, diverse, hard-working individuals to join our team. Aspen Moon Farm is located close to the city of Longmont and Boulder, though our farm has a nice rural setting in the St. Vrain Valley, minutes away from the Rocky Mountain foothills.
We cannot accommodate tobacco users on our staff, due to diseases that can be shared between tobacco and certain crop species.
Organic Farm Jobs Available for 2022:
Positions Include (subject to change):
Crew Lead -HIRING NOW
Post-harvest Crew Lead
Experience: Must have at least 1 year experience with produce and/or flowers (such as at a farm or grocery store), leadership role strongly preferred.
Crew leader for a crew of 2-6.
Duties include some or all of the following: washing veggies, bunching veggies and/or flowers, hydrocooling, quality control, weighing, sorting, record keeping, washing and sanitizing equipment, preparing for CSA and markets, CSA pack line, following FSMA protocols, harvest, and possibly some field work.
Farm Stand Crew Lead
Experience: A minimum of 1 year in a customer service oriented leadership role.
Must demonstrate: strong leadership skills, ability to give good constructive on-the-job feedback to crew, ability to pace oneself and the crew, good daily communication with managers/owners, friendly and helpful customer service, vegetable knowledge/desire to learn.
Leads crew of 2-6 in running our roadside farm stand: produce sales and CSA pickup.
T-F 8:30-6:30, option for 8-10 hour day working in packhouse on Mondays. Saturdays required mid-April to first week of June only.
Experience: With produce at a farm, grocery store, restaurant, cafeteria, or other natural food producer, or similar packhouse or other food experience.
Must have positive attitude, attention to detail, good memory, ability to work efficiently and maintain a steady pace, proficiency at basic math, ability to work independently when needed, and flexibility.
Duties: Washing veggies, bunching, bagging, counting, quality control, weighing, record keeping, washing and sanitizing equipment, cleaning and closing packhouse at end of day, and preparing for CSA, all while following food safety protocols.
Must be able to lift 50+ lbs regularly and be able to commit to the full season of April/May - November.
Must be able and willing to follow all Covid policies. $14-$15/hr plus extra produce to take home. See job description for days/hours.
Experience: Must have at least 1-2 years greenhouse experience and experience running a crew. Extensive knowledge of organic production, varieties, and greenhouse watering preferred.
Duties: Must be available to see the full season March- November. We grow and sell organic starter plants- vegetables, fruits, and culinary herbs as well as all of the starts for our own farm- every vegetable you can think of. Run the greenhouse operation in the spring then move into field and hoop house work as the season progresses. Work at the farmers markets too.
Field Manager/Equipment Operator
Experience: Must have experience operating farm tractors, skid steers, trucks, and trailers. Some mechanic skills preferred.
Good MVR and good communication skills are required. Leadership skills a plus.
This is a very important position and assists in all aspects of the Farm! Full-time.
Seasonal or year-round.
5 days/week M-F & 2 Sa/month= 55-60 hrs/week.
Experience: Minimum 5 yrs experience in a leadership role on a vegetable (or similar) farm.
Good MVR, good communication skills, and knowledge of organic farming practices required.
Organic Farming Intern
We will hire 3 or more interns each season.
We have housing for 6-8 interns on the farm.
Please email your resume, references, and answers to the questions listed in the job description.
Intern positions are meant for those wishing to pursue a career in farming.
Previous farm experience preferred. Work to learn and learn to work! Must be able to commit to the full season of January-March and/or March/April- November. We are currently hiring for March/April-November 2022.
Experience: Previous crew leader experience on a production farm is preferred. Must have at least 2 years previous vegetable (or similar) farm experience (full time for full seasons).
Good communication skills and knowledge of organic farming practices needed.
Experience: Must have 1-2 years previous farming experience with some work in flowers. An artistic eye is preferred (we can teach you to make bouquets).
This position could be a shorter season June- September or this position can be the full farm season with flower emphasis during that time.
Weed, plant, harvest, bunch, and prepare for markets and CSA- all outside. If you like to farm and work outside, please reach out!
Full and Part-time positions may be available. We often hire again in July.
All aspects of post-harvest handling: Rinse, Bunch, Pack Vegetables, Pack CSA boxes, CSA distribution from Farm, Boulder or Longmont, Farmers Markets- Longmont or Boulder Saturdays, Prepare and pack Trucks for Market, Record Keeping, planning, preparing, Harvesting.