Urban Farmer in Sacramento, CA

Yard to Fork, LLC

Urban Farmer
Yard to Fork, LLC is seeking a knowledgeable, passionate, and productive candidate to fill our full-time Urban Farmer position. This team member will utilize our organic and sustainable gardening practices to manage and maintain 20+ residential edible gardens on a bi-weekly schedule. Urban Farmers will be provided specified routes to follow each day and all the necessary garden tools while using their personal vehicle. Will work mostly independent – planting, pruning, harvesting, and engaging with clients in the field, with the support of the Yard To Fork crew. Applicant must live local in Sacramento or surrounding areas. Tools and equipment are provided.
Job Type: Full-time

Starting at $19.00 – $23.00 per hour (depending on experience) and up
Plus, vehicle mileage and maintenance reimbursement
Benefits after 9 months of employment:

Retirement Plan with 3% MatchPaid Time OffPaid HolidaysResponsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Farm & Garden Management

Manage residential gardens; design planting layouts, cultivate wide variety of annual/perennial edible plants, troubleshoot pest and disease issues, amend soil, harvest produce, and repair drip irrigation systems
Maintain fruit trees; including fertilizing, harvesting, pruning, irrigation, and pest/disease management
Proactively prevent garden issues
Document detailed service log of bi-weekly visits
Collaborate with Yard to Fork team to resolve complex garden issues

Customer Service & Communication

Maintain good customer relationships, both in-person and email with all maintenance service clients
Follow communication procedures, guidelines, and expectations
Write detailed garden updates to email clients at the end of each day
Respond to customer concerns in a timely manner
Represent Yard to Fork services in a professional manner


Must be comfortable and willing to drive between multiple locations in greater Sacramento region every workday
Attend staff, service, and training meetings as required
Track time and garden notes


3+ years of experience with annual vegetable cultivation required
Valid California driver’s license and comply with all state driving/transportation laws
Personal working vehicle required – truck preferred, but not required
Ability to lift up to 60 lbs.
Ability to perform manual work, lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods of time
Ability to perform physical labor outdoors in various weather conditions
Ability to use various apps and technology, including, but not limited to clock in/out apps, Microsoft Office, and CRM.
Farm management experience or farmhand work is a plus
Ability to learn and adapt to Yard to Fork best practices
Ability to provide friendly and clear communication
Organizational skills and attention to detail
Must be willing and able to pass a background check


Must have open availability Monday – Friday between 7am and 5pm as start and end times change seasonally


8-hour shifts Monday – Friday with start times that fluctuate with the seasons beginning as early as 6am during warmer month and late as 9am in the colder months

Work Travel:

Will need to travel up to 60 miles per day on specified routes using personal vehicle (Truck or SUV preferred, but not required)

Please provide at least 2 – 3 personal or professional references
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $19.00 – $23.00 per hour

401(k) matching
Paid time off


8 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday


Farming: 3 years (Preferred)


Driver’s License (Required)

Shift availability:

Day Shift (Required)

Work Location: Multiple locations

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