Hi!! I am so glad you are here and are interested in becoming part of our farm family!! We are looking for a few team members or " Bloom Babe's " to become part of our farm family here at Mama Bees Flower Farm . This is a part time position that will assist is odds and end jobs around the farm and be an instrumental part of helping us tick!! Below you will find some of the duties that the job will entail and more!!
Mama Bees Flower Farm is looking for an energetic and detail-oriented individual to become a bloom babe on the farm !! This is a great opportunity for an individual passionate about getting involved in farming, regenerative farming, and/or flower farming. This opportunity, however, is not for the faint of heart! The work days will be long and tiring. It’s often very hot at our farm through late September. A certain level of existing fitness and toughness is necessary to jump into the season. . If you are not comfortable with getting really dirty, sweaty, and bug-bitten this is not the right fit for you! This position you will learn about and assist with the following:
– Harvesting and processing cut flowers, including proper stage of harvest and cutting efficiently
– Managing weeds
– Clearing planting beds and preparing them for winter cover cropping
– Planting bulbs and corms, including tulips, ranunculus, and anemones
– Sowing seeds and transplanting seedlings for spring blooms
– Building low tunnels for protecting tender crops over the winter
– Spreading mulch, compost, and other soil amendments
– Mowing with a lawn tractor to maintain farm aisles
– Cleaning tools, buckets, etc.
It may also include:
– Creating bouquets for pop ups and subscriptions
– Setting up events on the farm
– Our farm is Naturally Grown and dedicated to using only sustainable practices in keeping with regenerative agriculture principles. This opportunity is an excellent opportunity to learn all about those aspects of farming. Must be willing to work in all types of weather. Must be able to lift 50 pounds repeatedly in one day if necessary. Access to reliable transportation is desirable since the farm is not located in town. The position will begin in June and continues until a week after the first hard frost, likely late October.