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Norman’s Farm Market offers seasonal opportunities for energetic, personable and hardworking candidates interested in food and farming. Our summer stands are an institution providing jobs within the community and ideal for students saving for school or travel. Other parts of our business operate year-round and require the help of drivers, staff, and farm workers. Norman’s Farm Market welcomes those that will help innovate, develop, and grow our business.
Norman’s Farm Crew, May thru October. Great opportunity to get your hands dirty and learn about farming. Our relatively new 60 acre vegetable farm in scenic Howard County, Maryland, is constantly exploring paths toward sustainability and innovation. Be a part of the journey to our success. Responsibilities include all aspects of vegetable production from bed preparation to harvest. Farm crew candidates should have a “good back” and healthy knees for lifting, bending, kneeling, and getting down and dirty while taking care of our plants. They should enjoy working outdoors and be capable of enduring the heat, humidity, and extreme summer weather of Baltimore/Washington region.
Norman’s “A-Team” Squad, Paid Internship Position, Mid-May thru September (hours available thru October) For those that would like to experience the whole journey from farm to market and have a deeper understanding of the operation in its entirety this is the job for you. Splitting your time between the farm, the stands, and the CSA. Working closely with owner, John Norman, and developing new strategies and ideas toward accomplishing success in the sustainable farm industry of today.
Assistant Farm Manager, April thru October. Assists the farm manager in all tasks from setup through cleanup. Duties and responsibilities include implementing farm plan, following nutrient management, all tractor work including: plowing, tilling, bed shaping, laying plastic mulch and drip, transplanting and seeding, spraying, mowing, and spreading compost. Other responsibilities include record keeping, setting up irrigation, staking and trellising, scouting, pest and weed management, and of course harvesting.