Listing Information

Currently Hiring

Yes

Number of Workers Sought

2

Type of Farm

Fruit/Orchard

Marketing Strategy

Farm Stand, Farmers' Market, Restaurant, Wholesale

Paid

Yes

Pay Rate

Up 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

Housing

Yes

Explain the room and board arrangements or describe options in your area

The 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 interests

Our 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 live

Bridger 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 applicant

Pruning, 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.

Describe the learning and educational opportunities available to a worker

Workers will learn valuable skills of berry production. Farm skills include planting, irrigation, and harvesting.

Are you a full-time farmer?

Yes

Describe what other occupation(s) you have

Army Dietitian

Do you require a trial period or require a prospective worker to visit your farm before hiring?

Yes

Trial Period Description

Interview required before starting