Listing Information

Currently Hiring

Yes

Number of Workers Sought

1

Type of Farm

Vegetable

Marketing Strategy

Other

Paid

Yes

Pay Rate

$19/hour, 3 paid holidays and equivalent of half share of vegetables in season. No housing provided.
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Do you have a website, social media account, or job posting anywhere else?

Yes

Online Listing URL

https://www.gardencityharvest.org/employment

Describe yourself, your family, background, farming experience, philosophy, goals and interests

Mission: We plant seeds and grow together to create a healthy Missoula. We do this through our 20 gardens (school and community), neighborhood farms, educational programming and employment program.
Vision: We envision a connected community where everyone values and has access to healthy, local food.
Values: These six words are what the board and staff of Garden City Harvest, at our core, value. They are our guiding principles. We strive to live these values and continually create this culture each day. Respect, Compassion, Collaboration, Trust, Stewardship and Sustainability.
Read more at https://www.gardencityharvest.org/mission-and-history
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Describe the physical setting of your farm and the nature of the community in which you live

Missoula is a university town nestled at the confluence of three beautiful rivers, with bike trails, hiking, and mountains all around. Our 20+ gardens and farms form a network throughout the town.
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Describe your farm operation

Garden City Harvest has 21 sites and four main programs, of which Farm to School is one. Our seven elementary school gardens are sprinkled throughout Missoula. The Farm to School programming occurs both at these school gardens and at the PEAS Farm, a 10 acre urban vegetable farm in Missoula. The PEAS Farm host many of our programs, including a partnership with the University of Montana (the PEAS Farm functions as an outdoor classroom for the university), an arm of our Youth Development program called Youth Harvest and a 90 member CSA farm share. It is a bustling place in the summer!
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Describe the work to be performed by applicant

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What do you expect of a worker?

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Describe the learning and educational opportunities available to a worker

To see available positions: https://www.gardencityharvest.org/employment

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

Does not provide room and board arrangements.

Please attach any photos of your farm and operation

Please share three things you think people should know about living with you.

Does not provide room and board arrangements.

What are the dates of your position?

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Are you open to shorter periods of employment or do you prefer that workers stay the full season?

Prefer full season

Marketing Strategy (Other)

Nonprofit with earned income generated by CSA, Community Garden plot rental and educational programming/workshops/summer camps