Number of Workers Sought2
Type of FarmFruit/Orchard
Marketing StrategyFarm Stand, Farmers' Market, Restaurant, Wholesale
Pay RateUp to $15/hour plus housing
What are the dates of your position?June-September
Are you open to shorter periods of employment or do you prefer that workers stay the full season?Prefer full season
Explain the room and board arrangements or describe options in your areaThe worker would have a room in the the farm house and a shared bathroom. A lease agreement for the housing benefit will have to be reviewed and signed by the worker.
Please share three things you think people should know about living with you.Individuals who are interested in working for Bridger Berries must be ADULTS!
This a military based household where punctuality and cleanliness go a long way.
Describe yourself, your family, background, farming experience, philosophy, goals and interestsOur family has grown berries in Gallatin valley for over 10 years and we are finally ready to expand our operation. We are motivated to supply our community with fresh, delicious berries.
Describe the physical setting of your farm and the nature of the community in which you liveBridger Berries is located in Springhill north of Bozeman. We have a few acres, barn shed and old farm house. Its a 15 minute drive to town or to get Lost in the mountains.
Describe your farm operation
Bridger Berries is a small farm that produces raspberries, currants, strawberries, and more. We are an organic farm and working on our USDA certification. We grow our produce for the Gallatin Valley farmer's markets, restaurants, meadery, and breweries.
Describe the work to be performed by applicantPruning, transplanting, watering, picking and packaging, deliveries
What do you expect of a worker?Schedule is based on efficiency of the worker: base schedule is to work 4 hour shifts 5 days a week (M, W, Th, F, S)
There is unpaid time off if needed. The work season is from June-September.