CSA Employment Opportunities
For all positions drive, dedication, commitment, and enthusiasm are essential. So is a sense of humor, and a willingness to adjust/adapt to rapidly changing circumstances and unexpected challenges. All candidates help promote Spoutwood's educational mission and its overall keynote of Hospitality. Note that all positives involve sometimes hard physical labor, in a wide range of weather conditions! Willingness and ability to work well with others, including one's fellow apprentices and interns, permanent Spoutwood staff, CSA shareholders, and the general public is vital.
Please direct inquiries, resumes, and cover letters to Spoutwood Farm at
Spoutwood Farm Center, a nonprofit and educational farm, is seeking a qualified candidate to manage, diversify, and expand its soon to be 19 year-old CSA.
Oversee all aspects of the CSA, including:
Detailed planning to prepare for and implement the season's production
Marketing the CSA
Apprentice and volunteer management
Participate in the Farming Committee meetings and quarterly Board of Directors meetings.
Promote the CSA at two on-farm annual festivals, and other events as needed.
Actively support and participate in the mission of Spoutwood as an educational and agricultural learning center that demonstrates, promotes, and advocates our interconnected adn sustainable partnership with nature.
Significant experience in vegetable production. CSA experience a plus.
Understanding of CSA and agricultural principals, whole-farm planning, crop rotation, soil enhancement methods, soil science, and general ecological principals.
Ability to successfully manage volunteers, employees, and members.
Strength in communication, both writeen and verbal. Experience in website and database management a plus.
This is a year-round, salaried position with housing, health-coverage if needed and an opportunity for profit sharing.
To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and list of references to Rob Wood at
Apprentices are expected to take on significant responsibility. Some involvement with other farm activities - including festivals and educational programs - will also be included. CSA Associate Apprentices receive a stipend and free vegetables, but cannot be guarenteed lodging on the Farm. We will endeavor to work with you to address your lodging needs.
These are full-season positions.
CSA Interns are typically college students who are interested in expriencing community supported agriculture form the inside. Interns may assist with all aspects of CSA operations, but do not have the level of responsibility expected of Apprentices, and need not sign up for the full season. CSA Interns normally do not receive a stipend, but we will work with you to obtain credit at your school, if desired, and you will receive vegetables from the CSA gardens.
These positions vary from one month to full season.