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Seasonal Full Time Assistant Grower

Job Type

Full Time

Job Description

Job Description: 

This position will span the growing season from seed to harvest and is ideal for someone who is dedicated to growing food, is interested in farming as a possible career, and would ideally like to stay at the farm for multiple seasons.  We are seeking a motivated individual with a strong work ethic and exceptional attention to detail. With this position, you will gain experience and knowledge of all three sales channels of the farm: CSA, retail sales, and wholesale. As a part of the field crew, you will be engaged in various aspects of farm operations including:

  • greenhouse work (seeding and potting up)

  • field preparation and planting (including bed making and pruning)

  • weed management (including cultivating, mulching, and light tractor work)

  • irrigation management

  • harvesting systems and practices

  • wash station protocol (washing, sorting, and packing produce). 


  • 1 or 2 years of experience preferred, but not absolutely necessary for the right candidate

  • Able to lift 50lbs using proper body mechanics. 

  • Capable of standing for long periods of time, and performing tasks in various weather conditions.

  • Flexible and easily adaptable to variable tasks that extend to other aspects of the farm.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. 

  • Thrives on efficiency and productivity.

  • Fast learner with the ability to quickly pick up new techniques.

  • Punctuality and preparedness, including proper attire, footwear, and essentials like a water bottle and sunblock.

  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).

  • Ability to work well alone or in a group.

  • Positive attitude and composure under pressure.

  • Able and comfortable to communicate your needs.


Position April 1st-December 23rd, 2024:

Monthly breakdown:

April 1 - April 30th, 30-40 hours/week 

May 1 - October 31st, 40 hours/week 

November 1-December 23rd, 20-30 hrs/week 


  • $17-$18/hour (depending on experience)

  • White Barn Farm vegetable benefits

  • Two WBF t-shirts

  • 30% discount on all WBF swag

  • Paid sick time accrued at 1 hr/30 hrs worked, up to a maximum of 40 hours,  and can be used after 90 days from your start date

  •  Paid vacation time accrued at 1 hr/30 hrs worked, up to a maximum of 40 hours,  and can be used after 90 days from your start date

Application Instructions: 

Please email the following to and

  • Letter of Intent

  • Resume

  • Contact Info for Two References

About the Company

White Barn Farm is a family farm in Wrentham, MA that strives to provide its community with fresh produce, flowers and farm products grown using organic methods.  We are an energized, fun-loving team that strives to achieve efficiency and productivity with enthusiasm and a sense of humor. We appreciate hard work, a commitment to excellence and the drive to constantly improve.  We offer a wide diversity of tasks that allow crew members to develop and broaden their skill-set. While not formally an apprenticeship, opportunities often arise for our crew to work alongside farmers, engaging in diverse tasks that allow skill-set development and growth.

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