The Natural Trading Company Organic Farm is looking for bright, enthusiastic, hard-working people to help with field, greenhouse, deliveries, and packing shed work. We are looking for candidates who are motivated, dependable, and able to work quickly and efficiently with the physical stamina to work long days outside in challenging weather.
Relevant experience includes agriculture, construction, kitchen, or other high-paced work experience. The ideal candidate is someone with a high work drive who is looking for organic farming experience at a successful 25+ year farm business. You should be comfortable working in extreme weather including cold and wet conditions in the winter and high heat in the summer, and be able to lift 50 pounds repeatedly. Candidates should be detail-oriented, enjoy working outside, enjoy physical work, and able to keep up the pace. In addition to on-farm work, position includes a twice weekly delivery route. We depend on everyone to show up regularly and reliably to keep up with the demands of diversified vegetable farming. Spanish language skills and a passion for organic food, farming, or cooking is a big plus.
Located in the beautiful foothills of the Sierra Nevada, 30 miles northeast of Sacramento, Natural Trading Co is a 40-acre organic mixed-vegetable farm, orchard, and microgreens greenhouse. We sell our produce at farmers’ markets in the Sacramento foothills and Tahoe/Truckee areas, in addition to deliveries to local supermarkets, co-ops, and distributors.
This is a paid hourly position with farm food available in abundance. We’re looking for someone who is interested in full-time employment to start immediately. You must have a valid drivers’ license (no special license necessary) and clean DMV record. Work days start at about 7:00am in the winter and 6:00am at the height of the summer. We are in Newcastle, so please consider your commute distance.
Interested applicants, please submit a resume and letter of interest to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the farm, visit http://naturaltradingco.com/ or follow us on instagram @NTCfarm.