Job Opportunities
We are hiring for the 2021 season. We are a small certified organic farm looking for hardworking people interested in getting a taste for how food is grown and raised here in Connecticut. 
Both of these positions run from June through October 2021
 
Part Time Summer Help: This position is 20 hrs/week and will be helping us with seeding, weeding, planting, harvesting, rock removal, maintaining fence lines and lots of other farm tasks. Applicant needs to be punctual, ability to follow directions, work independently and with others, tolerate outside weather conditions and monotonous tasks. This position would work well for a college student or recent high school graduate (must be 18 years of age) because hours and days worked can accommodate another part time job. Pay is based on experience, an on farm interview/chat is required.  

 

Harvest Help: This position is one day a week for a 10hr day on Fridays to help us harvest and pack out for CSA pick up and markets on Saturdays. Must be available every Friday from June through October. This position is to harvest, wash and box produce for markets. Must be punctual, able to follow written and verbal directions, work independently and follow strict sanitation guidelines. 

Pay is based on experience, an on farm interview/chat is required. 

 

If interested in either of these positions please email russosroots@gmail.com with the following:

  • Resume 

  • 2 job references with contact info - phone number and email

  • Cover letter with why you are interested in working on our farm, description of your previous gardening/farming/landscaping experience, any other pertinent information we should know about you and if you are available for the entire season. 

Celebrating 6 years of certified organic farming in the quiet corner of Connecticut! 

"One of the very nicest things about life is that we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating."

- L. Pavarotti

289 North Society Road

Canterbury CT 

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