If working long hours and feeling your muscles ache while in the hot sun, rain, sleet and mud sounds fun, all the while laughing with friends, and getting a lot of physical work done, then farming with us could be your dream come true.
We hire a great group of folks each season to help us complete our goal of growing delicious food for the community. It's not easy, but it can be a wonderful lifestyle that makes you strong, feeds you well and builds lifelong friendships.
We are still looking for one stellar apprentices for the 2020 season.
If you have at least one season of experience and are interested in learning more, this could be just what you're looking for.
We offer housing and lots of great farm food, classes and a stipend. If you are interested please let us know. You can also go to our educational partners website at http://www.roguefarmcorps.org/
If you have significant experience working on small scale organic farms or have other skills you feel could lend themselves to our farm please feel free to send us your resume. See current openings below.
Farmers Market Staff
Organic Redneck Growers is a diversified family farm whose mission is to grow high quality, tasty food for our local community and ourselves while enjoying the process. We are a 2nd generation farm in the McKenzie River Valley 35 minutes east of Eugene and 40 minutes from the Willamette National Forest and Three Sisters Wilderness in the Cascade Mountains. We are an Oregon Tilth Certified Organic Farm in our 22nd season that seeks to be a well rounded socially, environmentally and economically stable farm.
Our farm has vended at farmers markets in Lane County for over 15 years. We pride ourselves with growing good looking, high quality certified organic fruits and vegetables, while offering our customers unique items they can’t find at other booths. We view ourselves as a cornerstone to the market, currently attending both Tuesday and Saturday Lane County Farmers Markets, located at the Park Blocks on 8th and Oak in downtown Eugene.
We are in search of hard working and friendly individuals that can help make the 2020 Farmers Market season a blast!
Work a combination of Saturdays (May-Oct) and Tuesdays (mid-May-Oct) in Eugene
Help create an inviting and aesthetically pleasing market booth
Work on an upbeat, fast paced team
Provide a positive and engaging customer experience
Skills and experience desired
At least 1 year working at a produce market booth
An understanding and appreciation for local, organic produce production
Ability to drive the box van to the market from the farm 1x/week on Saturdays
Strong communication skills
This job is a seasonal, part time job with variable hours
May-October (6-20 hrs/wk depending upon availability)
November-December (6-10 depending upon availability)
$12.50/hr or higher DOE
Fresh vegetables & fruits
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $12.50 /hour
Field Crew Member
The Field Crew makes up the backbone and heart of the Organic Redneck farm-ily. At the height of the season, the crew can be an exciting and driving force of up to 8 people. The crew’s primary responsibility is to help maintain the fields and harvest produce that we bring to our customers at our farm stand, farmers markets, crop share program (CSA) and wholesale accounts. This role is an ideal position for someone looking to continue to refine and improve their skills in harvesting and processing fruits and vegetables, as well as all the necessary hand work of the farm. A fast pace and an understanding of ‘production-based’ fruit and vegetable farming are a must.
Field Crew Responsibilities (5 days/week Mon-Fri)
Harvesting, washing, packing and processing up to 12 fruit and vegetable crops in a day 2-3 days per week
Transplanting, trellising, pruning and hand cultivating over 50 types of annual vegetables and perennial fruits 2-3 days per week
Seeding and up potting in the greenhouses with the Prop House Lead
Skills and Experience Desired
At least 1 season on a field crew at a production vegetable/fruit farm
Fast paced, upbeat and friendly personality
Ability to lift heavy crates of produce repeatedly, (50+ pounds).
May through October: 40-45 hrs/week
November-April: Depending upon availability
$12.00/hr or more DOE
Lots of good farm produce
Bonus paid at the end of the year, based off farm financial goals being met
Retirement fund with varying contributions in 3rd year of employment
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $12.00 to $13.00 /hour
farming: 1 year (Required)
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment
Monday to Friday
8 hour shift
Please Apply Through Indeed.com
We will have additional jobs posted for our 2020 season soon