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Assistant Grower at Matunuck Vegetable Farm, South Kingstown, RI

posted February 27, 2018
apply by April 30, 2018


Matunuck Oyster Bar's Vegetable Farm is a 9-acre certified organic farm that grows a wide variety of vegetables primarily for the Matunuck Oyster Bar. The farm focuses on extended season production with a large emphasis on salad greens. Located in South Kingstown, RI within a couple of miles of Matunuck, and East Matunuck beach. For more information about the restaurant and farm please visit http //

Assistant Growers positions open for 2018

Assistant Growers will focus on a wide variety of farm tasks including greenhouse work, planting, cultivating, harvesting, weeding, washing and packing. The typical week will be 30-40 hours Monday-Friday with rotating Saturday greenhouse watering responsibilities. Assistant Growers will work under the supervision of the farm manager, and are expected to work both as a team and independently in an effective manor.

Minimum Qualifications


We seek individuals that have a strong work ethic and are interested in working on a fast-paced production farm. Previous vegetable farming experience is a plus. We are looking for individuals who enjoy working hard and fast. All applicants must be able to perform physically demanding and repetitive tasks without losing motivation, work in all kinds of weather, and be able lift 50 lbs. Speed and attention to detail are important qualities for these positions.

The Matunuck Vegetable Farm primarily provides produce for the Matunuck Oyster Bar and strives to produce the highest quality produce. We provide both the majority of large vegetables to the restaurant as well as focusing on smaller crops such as salad mixes, micro greens, herbs, garnishes, and flowers. The majority of the work on the farm is hand work, harvesting, washing and packing produce for the restaurant.

Wages, Salary and Benefits

The Assistant Grower positions starts in April and will run until late November with the opportunity for part time winter employment for some positions. Summer employment is also available from May-August/September for college students. The positions will receive vegetables from the farm and a starting hourly wage of $11/hr.

Application Requirements

Please contact us at Please include a cover letter, resume and three references. We look forward to hearing from you!

Allegra Halverson
Farm Manager, Matunuck Vegetable Farm


Allegra Halverson, or 6032669488