Farm Assistant (Baxter Springs, KS)Starting at $14.00 based on experience.Part-time
Blackberry Moon Produce is a commercial vegetable farm located west of Baxter Springs KS. The farm focuses on high volume production and organic farm practices. Production is year-round including low intensity greenhouses.
Duties include:Harvest, sort, and pack seasonal vegetablesAssist in organic methods of pest and weed controlEvaluate and report on productionGeneral farm labor
QualificationsA passion for local and sustainably produced foodA positive attitudeAbility to lift and carry 50lbsAbility to perform tasks that require bending or kneeling for several hoursAbility to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditionsAn ability to identify a variety of fruits and vegetables is preferred
Availability:Currently seeking applicants for 20 to 25 hours a week. Schedule can be flexible with priority given to applicants with Thursday – Monday availability
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $13.00 – $16.00 per hour
Monday to Friday
Weekends as needed
Covid Vaccination is required. Mask precautions are required while inside but not while working outside.
Ability to commute/relocate:
Columbus, KS 66725: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Farming: 1 year (Preferred)
Work Location: In person