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Field Staff at First Light Farm

First Light Farm | | firstlightfarm@earthlink.net

Posted on: 12/28/2016 4:49 pm

Dates: June 1, 2017 through October 29, 2017 (dates are flexible)

First Light Farm is a small (6 acre) eco-farm in Carnation, WA that works with a small staff of two paid workers, a part-time farm stand person, and a host of volunteers.  We are currently looking for a farm staff applicant who has solid sustainable farming experience (permaculture knowledge a plus) and is willing to work side by side with our lead farm person in the weekly farming tasks of bed preparation, planting, propagating, watering, weeding, and harvesting.  This person needs to have a positive attitude, take direction well, and be team oriented.  This is a 2- or 3-day a week, with the position starting in June (perhaps earlier if needed) and running through October. The applicant must be in good physical health because of the physical demands of bending and lifting, capable of lifting 40 lbs., and able to run small equipment.  No housing is provided. Applicant will need to drive to the farm and have their own transportation. We do eat lunch together and cook meals directly from the farm produce.  $15/hr. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and references to firstlightfarm@earthlink.net.  Please see our website (https://upickseattle.com) for more farm specific information.

Number of interns needed: 1

Kids Okay: No.

Pets Okay: No.

Car Required: Yes.

Experience Required: Helpful.

Work Hours: Part Time.

Learning Opportunities: On The Job.

Meals: Separate Cooking.

Housing: No.

Paid: Yes.

About First Light Farm

Organization Category:

Grower Cerifications:
  • Ecologically Sound
Farm Programs:
  • Childrens Programs
  • Festivals
  • Event Space
  • Classes
Grower Market:
  • Csa
  • Wholesale
  • U Pick

Acres: 6

County: King

Public Address: 8710 Ames Lake Carnation Rd NE, Carnation, WA, 98014

Mailing Address: 720 North 84th Street, Seattle, WA, 98103

Point of Contact Name:

Daytime Phone: 206-719-8602

Evening Phone: 206-719-8602


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