Flower Farmer / Market Staff Opening

About Us: Sea Change Farm & Flower is a small-scale, woman-run flower farm in Accord, NY.  We use organic and no-till growing methods.  We sell flowers at a farmer’s market, to florists, and for weddings & events. We strive to create a welcoming and safe working environment for all, with clear and open communication.

Position: This is a part-time position starting in April 2022 and continuing through November 2022.

Schedule: This position is 3 days per week:
– Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays 8am-2pm
– Fridays 8am – 2pm
– Saturdays 5:45am – 3pm

Role: We are looking for a new person to join the Sea Change crew! This person will have dual roles as both a farm crew member and as our farmer’s market staff.

At the farm, you’ll help out with field tasks like starting seeds, transplanting seedlings, weeding, building no-till beds, and harvesting; you’ll also help with arranging market bouquets and wedding flower arrangements.

At the market you will be responsible for setting up and breaking down the booth, taking payments, wrapping bouquets, and arranging custom bouquets for customers.  You will also be responsible for driving the flowers from our farm to the Hastings-on-Hudson farmer’s market on Saturday morning, in our vehicle or yours, details TBD.

We will train you on all of these tasks and teach you about the flowers we grow.

We are looking for somebody who: 

  • Is committed to joining us for the entire 2022 season
  • Has prior farming or floral experience (preferred)
  • Has a valid driver’s license
    *bonus if you are willing/able to run deliveries in your own vehicle
  • Enjoys waking up early 🙂
  • Enjoys flowers!
  • Is punctual and reliable
  • Is responsible handling money
  • Has good mental math skills
  • Enjoys working outside
  • Is comfortable performing strenuous physical work
  • Has great communication skills and enjoys talking with new people
  • Takes direction well and is an eager learner
  • Is able to work together closely with others

Compensation: $15+/hour, depending on experience, plus flowers to take home. This position also includes 3 days of paid time off, plus additional unpaid days off as-needed (within reason and with advance notice).

To Apply: Please email Samantha at flowers@seachange.farm and tell us why you’d like to join the team!  We’d love to hear about any prior farming or flower experience that you have, as well as what you’d be hoping to get out of joining us this season.  Please also include the names and numbers of 2 references.  Thank you!