Ann was a working share for 2021 and she is a CSA member again this year. She also volunteers for many hours at the farm. She is committed to sustainable, organic farming.
Kathy has been a working share since 2020, She too volunteers for many hours at the farm. She is dedicated to local farming and feeding our community.
Jeff works at the farm in his spare time. He fixes our equipment, helps build greenhouses, installs drip irrigation, and helps wherever he can.
Regyna has worked at Grow Girls for three years. Every Saturday you will find her working at the farm stand. Giving advice and recipes for our vegetables.
Gwen is our compost specialist. She uses a mixture of ingredients to be used as plant fertilizer and to improve our soil's physical, chemical and biological properties.
Christine Gust is a Certified Lab Technician for the Soil Food Web school. Using a microscope, she identifies and counts the beneficial (and detrimental) micro-organisms in samples of soil, compost, and compost extracts and teas, then provides that data and recommended ranges for the types of plants a farmer or gardener wants to grow. She is continuing her studies in the program to become a field consultant, so she is developing her skills in making Bio-Complete™ Compost, extracts and teas.
Her email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every Friday and/or Saturday from 10:00am–12:00pm April 22–October 29th
Volunteering gives community members the opportunity to work alongside our farmers and gain valuable skills related to growing food in a community setting.
We host volunteer days Volunteers—be they experienced gardeners or those looking to learn more about farming—are encouraged to attend. If you wish to volunteer, please email Elaine at email@example.com to sign up for a volunteer day.
Farm hands are responsible for all daily operations including the use of a tractor and other farm equipment, greenhouse management, field cultivation, managing irrigation systems, and hoop house repairs. Farm hands will also assist with harvesting, post-harvest handling, and distribution for the farm stand and CSA. Prior experience is preferred but not required. Farm work requires the physical ability to contribute daily in a rigorous, fast paced agricultural setting that is both demanding and extremely rewarding. Individuals who are interested in gaining valuable agricultural and life experience are encouraged to apply. The growing season runs from May through November 15, please consider this commitment before applying. Preference will be given to candidates who are able to commit to the entire growing season. The farm operates weekdays and hosts a farm stand on Saturdays. Compensation is hourly. Hours are 40-50 per week, plus a weekly share of produce. COMPENSATION for this position is : hourly, $15-20/hr APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Email firstname.lastname@example.org