About Farmer Dave’s: 

Farmer Dave’s is a 90-acre diversified fruit and vegetable farm based in Dracut, Massachusetts. Our mission is growing healthy food, building a strong community, and creating lifelong traditions. We focus on providing a healthy product for our guests, our workers, the soil, and our global environment. Our home farm and farm stand is located in Dracut, MA, which is open year round. The East Street farm stand in Tewksbury, MA and Hill Orchard farm stand in Westford, MA are our two satellite farms. Farmer Dave’s participates in a dozen farmers’ markets, sustains a large year-round membership in our vegetable and fruit CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program, and offers PYO (Pick Your Own) experiences, including strawberries, peaches, blueberries, carrots, potatoes, flowers, and apples. Our commercial scratch kitchen creates baked goods and ready-to-eat meals from our own fruits and vegetables, strengthening our food system circle. As a team we’re energetic, philosophical, and hard working with a quirky attitude and a smile; we’re here because we love what we do.

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Job Title: Farm Landscaper/Retail Plant Coordinator

Compensation: Hourly, rate based on experience

Benefits: Discounted produce or CSA shares, baked goods snacks, some flexible scheduling

Job Description:

Farmer Dave’s is looking to hire a positive, flexible, and hardworking landscaper to fill a unique position on the farm. The ideal candidate has 1-3 years growing experience (especially with perennial and annual flowers) or general landscaping and has a keen eye for aesthetics. This is a seasonal position, but we are willing to discuss other opportunities with the right candidate.

Main duties:

Spring

  • Maintain our retail greenhouses with flowers and seedlings
  • Ensure retail plants are well maintained
  • Assist in filling our spring wholesale flower orders
  • Spring cleanup of the grounds

Main Season

  • Prepare, plant, and care for flower beds throughout the farm
  • Prepare the grounds for PYO operations
  • General landscaping including mowing and weed whacking
  • Keep retail plants looking stunning

Fall

  • Farm wide clean up
  • Assist other areas of the business as needed
  • Winterize tools, greenhouses, and implements
  • Assist driving the tractor for hayrides during PYO and school tours

 

The ideal candidate…

  • has strong communication skills
  • enjoys wearing multiple hats
  • has a healthy sense of humor
  • creates a fun and engaging environment for guests and coworkers
  • is levelheaded
  • takes pride in their work and co-workers
  • is a team player
  • loves working outside

Please submit your resume, references and completed application via email to jobs@farmerdaves.net and include a short description of why you think you are the right candidate for us in the body of the email!

Employment Opportunities

Job Title: Morning Baker/Kitchen Prep

Compensation: Based on Experience

Benefits: Discounted produce or CSA shares, baked goods snacks, some flexible scheduling

Job Description:

Farmer Dave’s is looking to hire a positive, flexible, and hardworking person who enjoys working in a kitchen/bakery. The ideal candidate is self -motivated, reliable, comfortable working in a commercial kitchen, and can follow prep lists and tasks, while being adaptable to changes and thinking outside of the box. Our bakery and kitchen line is constantly growing and changing, so growth opportunities are available! Although commercial bakery or kitchen experience is preferred, we are excited to train someone if they are a good fit. This is a seasonal position, but we are willing to discuss other opportunities with the right candidate.

 

Main duties:

  • Opening the bakery/kitchen following an opening checklist
  • Set up kitchen for the day, including maintaining the sinks/sanitation needs
  • Mixing, baking, and packaging morning pastries for farmstands and for orders
  • Mixing, frying, and sugaring donuts using a mini-donut machine
  • Baking crisps, pies, cobblers, and any other items as described by management

The ideal candidate…

  • is available in the mornings
  • has knife skills
  • is reliable and self-motivated
  • is a strong communicator
  • is a team player, but can work independently
  • is ServeSafe Certified

Please submit your resume, references and completed application via email to jobs@farmerdaves.net and include a short description of why you think you are the right candidate for us in the body of the email!

Employment Opportunities

Job Title: Full-Time Seasonal Baker

Compensation: Based on Experience

Benefits: Discounted produce or CSA shares, baked goods snacks, some flexible scheduling

Job Description:

Farmer Dave’s is looking to hire a positive, flexible, and hardworking person who enjoys working in a kitchen/bakery. The ideal candidate is self -motivated, reliable, comfortable working in a commercial kitchen, and can follow prep lists and tasks, while being adaptable to changes and thinking outside of the box. Our bakery and kitchen line is constantly growing and changing, so growth opportunities are available! Although commercial bakery or kitchen experience is preferred, we are excited to train someone if they are a good fit. This is a seasonal position, but we are willing to discuss other opportunities with the right candidate.

Main duties:

  • Following a production list to produce our breads, cakes, and other pastries
  • Mixing, scooping, and baking breads, muffins, cakes, cookies, brownies, etc.
  • Cleaning equipment in between uses
  • Packaging and labeling items that were baked during the shift

The ideal candidate…

  • has an attention to detail
  • is reliable and self-motivated
  • is a strong communicator
  • is a team player, but can work independently
  • is ServeSafe Certified

Please submit your resume, references and completed application via email to jobs@farmerdaves.net and include a short description of why you think you are the right candidate for us in the body of the email!

Employment Opportunities

Job Title: Kitchen Prep and Production

Compensation: Based on Experience

Benefits: Discounted produce or CSA shares, baked goods snacks, some flexible scheduling

Job Description:

Farmer Dave’s is looking to hire a positive, flexible, and hardworking person who enjoys working in a kitchen/bakery. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, reliable, comfortable working in a commercial kitchen, and can follow prep lists and tasks, while being adaptable to changes and thinking outside of the box. Our bakery and kitchen line is constantly growing and changing, so growth opportunities are available! Although commercial bakery or kitchen experience is preferred, we are excited to train someone if they are a good fit. This is a seasonal position, but we are willing to discuss other opportunities with the right candidate.

Main duties:

  • Set up kitchen for the day, including maintaining the sinks/sanitation needs
  • Prepping fruits and vegetables for the day, including but not limited to peeling, washing, and cutting produce for soups, quiche and baked goods
  • Cleaning dishes, washing cooking utensils and cookware, taking out the trash and sanitizing kitchen
  • Measuring quantities of ingredients and seasonings

The ideal candidate…

  • has knife skills
  • is reliable and self-motivated
  • is a strong communicator
  • is a team player, but can work independently
  • is ServeSafe Certified

Please submit your resume, references and completed application via email to jobs@farmerdaves.net and include a short description of why you think you are the right candidate for us in the body of the email!

Employment Opportunities