Offered by Matthew Draper
This opportunity is located at
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87107

The property is {What is the acreage of the property you are offering?:16}

About us: North Valley Organics is a 3-acre urban farm located in Albuquerque’s North Valley. We grow certified organic fresh market vegetables for sale at grocery stores, CSAs and farmer’s markets in central New Mexico. We are a USDA-certified training site for those interested in principles of soil health and organic agriculture. We grow using a living mulch, minimal till cover-crop system that allows us to farm intensively while simultaneously feeding our soil. We are also deeply committed to growing and saving our own seeds.

Harvest Assistant Openings: For the 2019 fall season, North Valley Organics is looking for two qualified individuals to join our team as Harvest Assistants to help on the farm during peak harvest season.

Duties: Harvest Assistants will be included in all aspects of farm work including harvesting, marketing, planting, infrastructure work and farm planning.

Dates: August 12 – November 22.
15 Weeks total.

Schedule – 15 – 35 hours a week depending on individual needs.

Compensation: $ 8.50/hr.

Qualifications: We are seeking individuals with a long term interest in small-scale sustainable agriculture in New Mexico. People on our team must be both self-directed and willing to learn, able to manage their own work when necessary and also work as part of a team. The ability to communicate and to be upfront about personal needs and abilities is very important. Any candidate MUST be able to repeatedly lift heavy objects (25-50 lbs) and perform regular and frequent squats. They must be at least 18 years old and be able to perform manual labor in challenging weather conditions.