Atlas Farm - Certified Organic Produce



Applicants for all of our positions should be hard-working, reliable, self-motivated, have a valid driver’s license and their own transportation. Farm work is fun and rewarding but also very physically demanding. Applicants should have the desire to work outside even in adverse weather and be able to work early in the morning and for long hours during the main growing season. We pride ourselves on the amazing crew we have here at the farm. We work very hard and focus on efficiency, but also foster a great work environment where people are engaged in their work, enjoy their co-workers, and take pride in an exceptional finished product. Most of our crew have been with us for many years and we are always looking for more talented individuals to join our team.

Positions currently available:

Farm Store Clerk

The farm store clerk is a year round position requiring 30-40 hours/week during our main season from April - November with slightly reduced hours through the winter months. Duties include daily operating tasks at the store including opening and closing shifts, receiving inventory, maintaining produce displays, interacting with customers, maintaining a clean and orderly environment, and coordinating activities with the farm store manager. The ideal applicant will have experience in agriculture, customer service, and retail sales; familiarity with fresh produce, strong communication skills, computer literacy, a strong work ethic and attention to detail. Excellent people skills are a must: friendliness, patience, and a desire to engage and educate customers about our produce. On-farm work experience and creative skills such as sign making are also desired. Applicants must be able to lift 50 lbs. and stand for extended periods.

Compensation for this position is commensurate with experience. To apply, please submit a cover letter explaining your background and interest in the position along with a current resume to

Packinghouse Assistant

We are currently looking to fill the position of Packinghouse Assistant. The Packinghouse Assistant works closely with the Wholesale Manager in all post-harvest operations, including processing, grading, and packing produce; as well as the loading and delivery of wholesale orders.

This position involves the operation of hand and power pallet jacks, forklifts, and box trucks. Physical requirements include the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., and to work long shifts on your feet. This is a full time position, requiring up to 60 hours/week in harvest season and dropping to about 30 hours/week in the off season. Work will average 40 hours/week over the course of the year.

Strong communication skills and computer literacy (including fluency with Word and Excel) are necessary for this position. The Packinghouse Assistant will assist in communicating with wholesale customers and taking orders, preparing order and harvest sheets, and keeping records.

This is an entry level position with room for advancement for the right candidate. If you want to work producing high quality organic produce in a challenging, fast paced, and fun environment, we would like to talk to you! Please send a letter of interest and a current resume to Chipper at

Greenhouse Assistant

The greenhouse assistant is a full-time, year-round position at the farm and plays a critical role in the farm's greenhouse production. The primary focus of this position is assisting in the operation and management of the farm's 6 greenhouses and 4 high tunnel structures and all production related activities in these areas, especially during the main greenhouse season from March through July. During the other months of the year, the greenhouse assistant may also participate in other areas of the farm including field production, harvest and packing house work, and building projects. Daily job responsibilities include: maintaining seeding and transplanting schedules, assisting with the management of a crew of 4-6 workers in greenhouse related tasks, monitoring crop needs including fertility, water, pest management, and climate control and coordinating with the greenhouse manager on crop management tasks in these areas.  The schedule for this position averages approximately 45 hours/ week over the calendar year with seasonal highs and lows.  The typical schedule is 5 1/2 - 6 days/week (6am-6pm) during the main greenhouse season from March through July,  5 days/week from August through October  (6am-5pm), and 4 days/week from November-February (8am-4pm).  To apply, please submit a detailed cover letter explaining your background and interest in the position along with a current resume to Compensation for this position is commensurate with experience.

Field Production Assistant and Equipment Operator

The Field Production Assistant and Equipment Operator position is focused on vegetable crop production including field preparation, planting, cultivation, pest and disease control, and other production practices. This position is heavily centered on equipment work and applicants should have a minimum of 2 years experience operating tractors and other farm equipment and a knowledge of vegetable production practices in New England. Applicants should also have an aptitude for record keeping, calculating for fertilizer and pest control applications, and trouble shooting and maintaining equipment. The Field Production Assistant works very closely with the farm owner and the rest of the farm management staff and should have strong communication skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task and ability to adapt quickly to the ever changing farm environment. This is a year-round position requiring up to 60 hours per week during the main season of April-November and decreasing to 20-30 hours per week from December-March. Candidates for this position should be interested in long-term employment and an opportunity to advance in our farm management team. To apply, please submit a detailed cover letter explaining your background and interest in the position along with a current resume to Compensation for this position is commensurate with experience.

Farmers Market Assistant (Boston)

Two Boston-based Farmers Market Assistants work alongside Deerfield-based market staff at Boston's Copley Square Market. The hours for these seasonal positions are Tuesdays and Fridays from 9am-7pm (20 hours/week). The farmers market begins in mid-May and runs through November.

Farmers Market Assistants help with loading and unloading the farm truck, setting up and breaking down the market stand, managing produce displays, and working the check-out table during market hours. These positions are well-suited to applicants with some work experience in both farming and retail. Applicants must possess excellent communication skills and be comfortable taking direction in a fast-paced work environment. Excellent customer service skills are required for this position — applicants must be personable, patient, and passionate about organic agriculture and “eating local.”

 Like other farm and retail jobs, this position can be physically and mentally demanding. Applicants must be able to work efficiently with minimal breaks, maintain a good attitude in all weather conditions, stand for extended periods, and lift 50 pounds.

To apply for this position, send a cover letter and current resume to Rosemary at

Assistant Farm Manager

The assistant manager works very closely with the farm owner and other management staff in daily farm operations and is a senior management position at the farm. The position is heavily focused on field production, but also involves work in greenhouse production, post-harvest activities, marketing, building and equipment repair and maintenance, employee relations, and other tasks. The assistant manager is “second in command” to the farm owner and, as such, is involved in many aspects of farm management. Applicants should have a very strong background in vegetable production including equipment work, plant nutrition, pest management, season extension, irrigation, greenhouse production, and harvest and post-harvest activities. Applicants should also have experience managing employees in a farm setting and familiarity with farm carpentry, wiring, plumbing, and farm mechanics. Some experience in retail and wholesale marketing is also desired. This is a full-time, year round position requiring 60+ hours/week during the main field production season from April – November and fewer hours during the slower winter months from December – March. We are seeking an applicant with a desire for long-term employment and the potential to move into a business partnership role over time. This job is well suited to a young grower who has worked on other vegetable farms in production and management roles and is ready for the task of overall farm management. The position offers a competitive salary and benefits based on experience level. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter detailing previous work experience and how you believe you could excel in this position to Extensive training is possible for the right candidate, but please do not apply if you do not have the described qualifications.