Vegetable Production Farmer in Mechanicsville, PA

Carversville Farm Foundation
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Job Description

Carversville Farm Foundation (CFF) is a non-profit that runs a philanthropic, diversified, regenerative, certified organic farm. We grow produce, eggs and meat to the highest standards and donate 100% of our harvests to Philadelphia-area soup kitchens, year-round. Want to join a talented, committed crew in beautiful Bucks County, PA and improve your farming skills while raising chef-quality harvests to give away to communities in need ? Join us!

About the position:

Our vegetable team raises top-quality organic produce from seed to harvest + seedlings for urban farms. We have +12 acres in production, + two high tunnels for year-round production + a new wash-and-pack facility + a log-grown shiitake operation. We use cultivating tractors, water wheel transplanters, root harvesters and other equipment that help maximize efficiency. Cover cropping, soil tests and a fertility program helps keep our soils healthy and balanced.


  • 2 years vegetable production experience
  • Demonstrate record keeping ability
  • Tractor experience
  • Proficient at harvesting, weeding and planting
  • Ability to delegate responsibilities
  • Excellent record keeping skills
  • Ability to handle product from harvest to packaging while maintaining food safety (FSMA) standards


Working with our team of apprentices and staff to execute daily tasks including:

  • Greenhouse watering and seeding, transplanting, crop maintenance
  • Pest and disease management
  • Implement and maintain irrigation
  • Harvest vegetables according to farm’s standards
  • Operate and maintain farm equipment as needed
  • Contribute to a safe and orderly working environment
  • Support record keeping


We are looking for people committed to our mission and procedures with these abilities:

  • Work independently and on a team
  • Dependable and organized
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Readiness to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Detail oriented and able to multitask
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Desire to learn
  • Flexible in schedule and tasks

This job description covers key responsibilities but does not capture all job duties. We work as a team and there are times we need all hands on deck to accomplish a task. A willingness to participate in poultry processing is desired. Flexibility is key to joining our dynamic team.

Carversville Farm Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $18.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability


  • Farming: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location

Position: Vegetable Production Farmer

Reports to: Farm Manager

Benefits: Health, dental and vision, PTO, housing available

Schedule: 5 days per week, 40 – 50 hours per week, year round

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