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Farm Crew at Boldly Grown Farm - 19425

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Farm Crew
Boldly Grown Farm
8855 Ershig Rd
98232 Bow , WA ,
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Job Description: 

Reports to: Harvest Manager
Status: Hourly, non-exempt
Schedule: Seasonal; approximately 35-50 hours/week through January with possibility of extension
Start date: early September to early October 2023
Location: Bow, WA
Compensation: $17.06+ per hour, depending on experience and qualifications. BGF’s internal minimum wage is aligned with the living wage for a single adult in Skagit County, as determined by the MIT living wage calculator - Living Wage Calculator (
Benefits: Outlined below

Boldly Grown Farm is a certified organic mixed vegetable farm located in the beautiful Skagit Valley of Washington State. 2023 is our 9th season in operation, and we’re growing approximately 30 acres of vegetables plus grains, dry beans, flowers and seed crops. We sell year-round with a focus on fall and winter crops. Our primary customers are retailers and wholesale distributors throughout the Pacific Northwest. We also operate a ~275-member winter CSA program and have a farm stand on site. We utilize scale-appropriate machinery to save time, reduce wear and tear on our bodies and increase efficiency and productivity.

BGF is owned and operated by Amy Frye and Jacob Slosberg, with day-to-day operations overseen by a team of experienced managers and leads. Our team consists of the owners as well as 6-14 employees depending on the time of year. We take pride in our high-quality products, and we love growing a lot of food and feeding our region!

Position Summary
We’re looking for 1-2 hard-working, positive individuals to join our fall/winter Farm Crew.

Our Farm Crew members are the backbone of Boldly Grown Farm. Our fall-winter season is focused primarily on harvest and pack shed work. Fall and winter farm work can be challenging; a positive attitude and ability to work quickly and efficiently while maintaining attention to detail and quality is essential. Our operations are fairly mechanized, however farm work still involves long hours spent standing, bending, squatting and kneeling in all weather conditions while carrying out repetitive tasks.

Additional details
• Sunday to Thursday schedule with occasional work on Fri/Sat if needed.
• Our typical day is 8:00-5:00 with occasional longer days; start time may shift earlier or later depending on weather and other factors.

• Paid vacation and sick time (each accrued at 1 hour per 40 hours worked), eligible for use after 90 days
• Overtime pay (time-and-a-half above 40 hours/week)
• Time-and-a-half for hours worked on federal holidays
• Free veggies from the farm and 25% discount on farm stand products
• Opportunities for increased responsibility in future seasons

Duties & Responsibilities: 

• Harvesting produce efficiently, safely and consistently
• Order packing and fulfillment: Washing and packing produce for wholesale and retail outlets
• Cleaning and sanitizing harvest containers and tools
• Following food safety practices and protocols
• Field/production work (as needed)
• Other duties as required

Education & Experience: 

• Prior organic vegetable farming experience preferred but not required
• Strong work ethic and positive attitude; able to keep up morale throughout long days of physical, repetitive work in all weather conditions
• Excellent attention to detail; able to maintain high quality standards and follow food safety protocols while working quickly and efficiently
• Comfortable working both individually and on a team
• Flexible; able to adapt to shifting priorities and conditions and help out where needed
• Able to take direction, learn quickly, ask for help and clarity as needed, and accept and act on constructive feedback
• Able to work long hours in any weather and lift 50 lbs. repeatedly
• Basic English or Spanish required

Application Instructions: 

Email and tell us about yourself, including your work/life experiences, why you’re interested in and a great fit for this position, and any scheduling notes (e.g. interest in part or full-time work; recurring conflicts or days of the week you can’t work, any extended absences from Sept-Jan, etc.).

You may submit a cover letter and resume or provide this information in another format. Please include “Farm Crew: Your Name” in the email subject. Individuals selected for interviews will be asked to provide contact details for three professional references.

Applications will be reviewed as they’re received, so we encourage interested applicants to apply as soon as possible. Positions open until filled. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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