(42.2936,-71.5312)
 

Cause Areas

When

Sun May 29, 2016 07:30 AM - Mon Oct 31, 2016 11:30 AM

Where

Chestnut Hill RoadSouthborough, MA 01772


About

Overview

Chestnut Hill Farm is located in Southborough, it is a hidden gem providing organically grown vegetables to the local community through CSA and farm-stand. It is a growing endeavor with a planned membership of 250 in the next 3 years. As a non-profit and a Trustees property, the farm is also committed to a level of community engagement and education that goes beyond agriculture to include community building and support.

Responsibilities
Working closely with a staff person you will:

  • Help with all aspects of CSA/farm-stand morning harvest and prep
  • Harvest and prep for distribution and sale a variety of seasonal vegetables which will include, cutting, bunching, washing, weighing, and packing and cooling
  • Keep accurate records of all produce harvested including donated veggies
  • Make sure that all air dry produce is protected from contamination by birds after harvest
  • Clean up wash station area including rinsing and air drying buckets to prevent contamination
  • Occasionally help with set up for farm stand


Qualifications

  • Must be able to carry 40lb box/basket
  • Standing/walking/bending while carrying full baskets for periods of time

Time Commitment 4-hour shifts during the growing season. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday shifts are avaialble. Come once or sign up for multiple shifts! Opportunties are avaialbe through the end of October.

Skills

  • Farming
  • Gardening

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • One 4 hour shift per week from June - October
  • Come once or sign up for multiple shifts!
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