Job Description: 
Riverhill Farm is now accepting applications for three full-time farm crew members for the 2017 
season. Riverhill Farm is a thriving, economically successful twenty-acre farm located near the Yuba
 River just three miles from the town of Nevada City. Riverhill Farm is certified organic and we farm
 six acres of vegetables and berries. We are a small, interdependent group working together to grow 
beautiful produce, and to enhance the life of our community through healthy food, a healthy and 
diverse ecosystem, and by maintaining a farm that is open to the public. The majority of our produce
 is sold within ten miles of the farm, and all of it is sold within our county. Our markets include two 
farmers’ markets, our farm stand at the farm which includes u-pick berries, our local natural foods 
co-op, and restaurants. In place of a traditional CSA we have developed our innovative Friend of the
 Farm program to support the farm and provide customer flexibility and choice.
Duties & Responsibilities: 
Together with the farm owners and farm manager, all farm employees at Riverhill Farm work to
fulfill the core responsibilities of running a successful farm. An applicant should be internally
motivated to help operate a diversified organic production system, and be able to work independently
 with close attention to quality and detail. The term of employment is the beginning of March through
 the end of November. Depending on qualifications, there may also be employment available just for
 the core summer months of June through September. Employees are paid hourly for a forty hour
work week Monday through Friday and, in rotation with the rest of the crew, one farmers’ market
 per month on a Saturday. Housing is available, and pay is commensurate with experience. More
information about our farm can be found on our website at, and you can find
 photos of the farm via the Riverhill Farm Facebook page and on Instagram @alan_riverhillfarm and
Education & Experience: 
The preferred applicant will have at least 1-2 years of experience in commercial agricultural
production and be able to demonstrate an ability to work independently and with others with close
attention to quality and detail. Applicants should be energetic, physically fit and without significant
 physical limitation. The preferred applicant can demonstrate experience in one or more of these
areas: organic seedling production, vegetable crop production and management, cane berry or
strawberry production, general organic production practices, and experience in direct sales of farm
Application Instructions: 
To apply, please send a detailed letter of interest and a complete resume, including at least two
references, preferably farm-related, to All qualified applicants will
receive a reply. A farm visit is a condition of an offer of employment.