Here at Wind Haven we strive to create a vibrant, talented, and efficient flower farming team every growing season! We do this through hiring local part time and full time employees.
Qualities we value in our employees:
Positiveness and Inquisitiveness
Strong interest in farming, and flowers.
Energetic, Hard-Working and Motivated.
Physically able to lift heavy objects all day and use repetitive movements day after day.
Ability to work in all weather situations.
A Typical Work Week at Wind Haven Farm:
Monday- Harvest flowers from early morning until lunch. Lunch is typically 12:00-1:00. Continue harvesting if necessary. Help with processing orders and making bouquets until completed.
Tuesday- Help load the van with the flower orders from Monday. Harvest any flowers that need to be hydrated or can be picked in advance of Wednesday's harvest. Complete weekly seeding. Pop plugs in preparation for Thursday planting. Spray Compost Tea fertilizer on developing plants and other farm maintenance.
Wednesday- Harvest flowers from early morning until lunch. Continue harvesting after lunch if necessary. Help with processing orders and making bouquets until completed.
Thursday- Help load the van for deliveries. Spray compost tea if necessary. Plant flower plugs. General Maintenance, weeding, pinching, netting flowers.
Friday- Harvest any flowers we can hold over the weekend. Finish planting if it wasn't completed on Thursday. General farm maintenance. Making and preparing planting beds and irrigation for the next week.
Wind Haven Farm Field Assistant Positions
The Wind Haven Farm busy season runs from May-October. Employees will be working 18-40 hours a week on average, depending on if they are part or full time. Employees will perform many tasks associated with flower farming including: seed starting, planting, harvesting, farm maintenance, pest control, soil preparation, stage of harvest, post harvest care, bouquet making, and order processing.
Applicants must be able to work at least Monday and Wednesday, these are our harvesting and processing days. Please speak with us if you would like to work more than two days a week.
If you enjoy working hard, being outdoors, are a self-starter, detail-oriented, and thrive in a fast paced team working environment please fill out the form below.