Want to farm? Here are 2 opportunities

Local farms hiring for 2020 season

Wild Work Farm in Keene Valley (courtesy photo)

If you are interested in getting involved in farm work, two great local farms recently posted job announcements.

In AuSable Forks, the historic Asgaard Farm & Dairy is recruiting a full-time farmer, with duties that include livestock management, fieldwork and participating in the daily milking rotation.  

The ideal candidate is someone who has a strong interest and experience in farming, who works hard, who works well independently and in cooperation with others and who takes initiative.  Experience with farm equipment is a plus. Compensation is competitive and includes benefits.

Send resume and at least two references to david@asgaardfarm.com

In Keene Valley, Wild Work Farm aims to hire employees to start May 1 for the 2020 veggie growing season.

Wild Work Farm is a three-acre, woman-owned and operated diversified farm that grows mixed vegetable crops, half an acre of perennial plantings, with another acre in cover crop. 

Depending on the applicant, farmworkers positions can be part-time or full-time. Hourly wage DOE plus farm food and farmers’ market discounts. Click here to view the full job description and other details. Send an email with questions and/or resume to hello@wildworkfarm.com if you’re interested.

About Melissa Hart

Melissa is a journalist with experience as a reporter and editor , combined with work for nonprofits. As the Explorer's digital editor, she serves as editor of Adirondack Almanack.(com) and helps manage the Explorer's website. When not online, she enjoys hiking, camping and other outdoors activities, and spending time with her husband, their twin daughters, and rescue animals -- two dogs and two cats.

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