Farm Work

We have part time positions available this summer. We try our best to create a fun, interactive, fast-paced work atmosphere on our small farm and look for enthusiastic, hard-working people to join our team. We are currently accepting resumés for this season. We are able to employ from April 1st through October 31st. Sometimes the season is longer depending on the weather Please note: We do not offer on-farm housing.

Farm Overview:

Garcia's Gardens is a small but mighty family farm in Indianapolis, Indiana situated on 1.5 acres. We grow seasonal salads and other specialty produce for farmers markets and restaurants. We are a production farm with a focus on efficiency. We plan to have a crew of 3 to 4 working with us from April through the end of October. Sometimes the season is longer depending on the weather. It is extremely important that all of our crew help in creating a workplace where people are cared-for and encouraged. Positions start at $13 an hour plus farm fresh produce. Work on the farm is fast paced and we are looking for dynamic people who can stay positive and be encouraging of their fellow crew members. 


The following requirements apply for all workers at Garcia's Gardens. All employees must:

– Get to work on time.
– Workdays are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8am to 5pm.  Start       times can change pending weather.
– Possible extra hours during peak season
– Commit to the duration of the season (April 1st to October 31st).
– Be physically fit and able to lift up to 40 lbs unaided with a mask.
– Provide their own comfortable, rubber boots to work in.
– Work well as a team member and independently.
– Bring their own lunch every day.


No farm experience required, though it doesn't hurt. All employees will be trained for their position on the job.

Farm team member's tasks will include, but not be limited to:

– Helping with Harvest
– Washing Salad Greens
– Washing Harvest Totes
– Seeding Microgreens
– Packaging Salad Greens
– Nursery Work
– Field Work


New team members start at $13/hour. Pay increase is based on how much responsibility a team member handles. Please send any questions you have to farmerdan@garciasgardens.com. Hiring decisions are made in March. Thank you for your interest in the farm.

Best Regards,

 

Daniel Garcia

farmerdan@garciasgardens.com
Garcia's Gardens
11717 E 42nd St.
Indianapolis IN, 46235

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