Stubborn Ox Farm is hiring someone to join our team in a part-time and seasonal capacity. We are a Certified Organic mixed vegetable farm. We currently grow 2.5 acres of produce outdoors and have three high tunnels in production. We raise a small flock of laying hens in addition to the produce.


  • Hourly wage: Starting at $15 depending on experience
  • Weekly veggies and a dozen eggs from the farm
  • One paid day off per season; unpaid time off with adequate advanced notice


  • 16 to 20 hours per week, May through October, with a one-hour unpaid lunch per day
  • Seeking help either Tuesday or Wednesday, AND either Thursday or Friday
    • Tuesday and Wednesday are farm project days, Thursday is harvest, Friday is wholesale packing and market preparation – flexible scheduling is negotiable
  • Seasonal Hours: May: 8:00 – 5:00; June, July, August, and Sept: 7:00 – 4:00; Oct: 8:00 – 4:00

JOB DESCRIPTION – You will most often work with at least one other member of the team; there may be times when you will be asked to work alone

  • Farm project work (Tue/Wed) includes:
    • Greenhouse seedling production
    • High tunnel crop maintenance (bed preparation, pruning, and trellising)
    • Transplanting seedlings
    • Hand tool cultivation and general weed management
  • Harvest and pack work (Thur/Fri) includes:
    • Harvesting multiple different vegetables
    • Washing, bunching, and/or packing produce
    • Cleaning and sanitizing harvest/storage totes and bins


  • Ability to work outdoors, regardless of the weather
  • Ability to do repetitive tasks with diligence and positivity while standing, squatting, kneeling, bending, and/or lifting for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work well with others and alone
  • Reliable and prompt with an attention to detail
  • Good communication skills, including: listening to directions, retaining multiple instructions, self-advocacy, giving and receiving constructive feedback, etc.
  • A commitment to the success of the farm


Please send your resume with relevant employment history, two work-related references, and a cover letter describing why you would like to join our farm team and how your past experiences qualify you for the position to stubbornoxfarm@gmail.com

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