Fleurish-By-The-Sea

We are a small, emerging ocean front flower farm on Mere Point in Brunswick. We are starting our 3rd summer of growing and selling cut flowers. We piloted a small CSA last summer and hope to expand it significantly this year. Please see our website to learn more: fleurishbythesea.com

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Location

650 Mere Point Rd, Brunswick, ME 04011

Hours and Work Season

We are looking for someone who can work with us at least 15-24 hours per week during April thru October, and 5-10 hours per week Nov thru March.

Payment Type

Hourly

Pay

$25/hour or higher, commensurate with experience

Job Description

Part-time flower farmer position:

• Determine, guide and play a hands-on role in field care and maintenance…planning, soil monitoring, planting, irrigation, weeding, fertilizing, clipping, staking, pest control, etc.
• Manage the ongoing harvesting of blooms…dahlias, sunflowers, zinnias, stock, amaranth, cosmos, etc.
• Actively collaborate in our CSA weekly bouquet process…ensure optimal stems (quality and quantity) support required CSA-type bouquets for distribution.
• Manage Dahlia tuber tracking and end-of year harvesting…digging up the tubers, separating them, and storing for winter.
• Drive monthly planning orchestration…identifying monthly to-do’s, creating a schedule, keeping activity logs, and tracking progress and completion of tasks.
• Guide part-time flower field workers, as applicable, in all above responsibilities.

The ideal candidate will have a strong interest and direct experience in agriculture and, ideally, in flower farming. They enjoy working outside, being hands-on, and possess a strong work ethic. Flower farming experience highly desired.

Please contact:

Dave or Melanie Cox
408-568-0129
[email protected]

Benefits

What to Expect from Us

We are new to flower farming but deeply experienced running successful businesses, with highly satisfied employees. We are passionate about growing beautiful flowers and sending them out into the local community. We will reward enthusiasm, hard work, application of relevant experience, and a ‘do what you say you will do’ ethos, with competitive compensation, reasonable employment terms, a positive and trusting working environment, and an exciting opportunity to partner with us to grow our flower farm.

Application Details and Deadline

Please contact:

Dave or Melanie Cox
408-568-0129
[email protected]

Fleurish-By-The-Sea

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