Current Job Openings

Philo Ridge Farm is excited to grow its team! We are offering a supportive, educational and stimulating work environment with competitive wages and benefits for our full-time employees. 


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Livestock Assistant

With guidance from members of the farm team, the livestock assistant will be responsible for working with all aspects of livestock production on the farm.  Primarily, the livestock assistant will help manage a growing herd of Belted Galloway cattle, four successions of broilers, two mobile layer houses, two successions of turkeys, rotationally grazed pigs and sheep. 

 

Market Garden Crew

Under general direction of the Market Garden Manager, this position works in many aspects of small-scale sustainable food production. Our growing philosophy is rooted in the farm’s ecological mission to implement a regenerative agricultural system. The Market Garden Crew will be responsible for raising organic vegetables, herbs, flowers and fruit, including seeding, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, packing and farm maintenance tasks. The Market Garden Crew member will learn many facets of operating a small farm generating food for market, including soil fertility management, crop rotation, weed and pest control, harvest and handling protocol - all while being a valuable part of an enriching local food system.

 

Market Garden Apprentice

Under general direction of the Market Garden Manager, this entry-level position works in many aspects of small-scale sustainable food production. Our growing philosophy is rooted in the farm’s ecological mission to implement a regenerative agricultural system. The Market Garden Apprentice will be responsible for raising organic vegetables, herbs, flowers and fruit, including seeding, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, packing and farm maintenance tasks. The Market Garden Apprentice will learn many facets of operating a small farm generating food for market, including soil fertility management, crop rotation, weed and pest control, harvest and handling protocol - all while being a valuable part of an enriching local food system.

 

Landscaper

Under general direction of the Market Garden Manager and Farm Manager, this position is responsible for the general upkeep of a variety of landscapes on the farm. The Landscaper will execute tasks such as mowing, weed whacking, mulching, weeding, occasional tractor work, watering established and newly planted perennials and trees and general property clean-up and maintenance as it supports the Market Garden Program and farm as a whole. The Market Garden is comprised of two production acres and a few season extension facilities where we grow certified Organic vegetables, fruits, flowers, berries and herbs. The Landscaper will assist as needed in Market Garden production as well as assist the Livestock program in addition to landscape duties.

 

BARISTA

The barista will be responsible for setting up the coffee and pastry counter for service, including the stocking of coffee self-service area; ensuring that breakfast pastries, food and merchandise are well-displayed; providing customer service at a coffee and pastry counter; making espresso, coffee and other hot beverages. Barista will have a deep understanding of and pulse on the current trends in coffee production, market and sales.