Harvestland Farm is a project of Aspire Indiana. The farm's mission it to provide organically grown food to central Indiana and provide employment for individuals with disabilities. The farm currently has about 14 acres and has 20,000 sq. ft. in heated and unheated hoop houses, which allow for year round production. The farm has a 100+ member CSA, a summer and winter farmers market, an on-site farm store and a robust restaurant business in nearby Indianapolis. The Farm Worker/Market Distribution position will load, transport and sell Harvestland produce at assigned distribution sites, represent Aspire's interests at assigned farmers markets and/or other distribution sites, and may provide the following other farm duties, as assigned: assisting in planting and harvesting, greenhouse operation, maintaining an appropriate irrigation schedule to ensure proper watering of plants, ground preparation for planting, operating farm equipment (tractor, tiller, mower), etc. Desirable Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent required Knowledge and experience in organic industry, CSA, non-profit businesses, experiential learning, organic gardening, compost production, greenhouse production, local food systems The nature of work may generate considerable physical (transporting, moving, lifting, etc.), mental and visual demands. Must be able to maintain a high level of movement and be able to lift at least 25 lbs. Requires manual dexterity in arms and hands to work with produce and the ability to stand, walk and/or bend for extended periods of time. Must also possess/maintain a valid driver's license, current automobile insurance and a driving record that meets the guidelines of the organization.
Keywords: Farming, planting, harvesting
Aspire Indiana - 22 months ago
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