2020 Assistant Grower

We are a seeking hard-working, committed, talented individual motivated by a career interest in sustainable agriculture to join our 2020 team as an Assistant Grower. Our Assistant Grower is a core member of the crop production team on our 50-acre vegetable farm. S/he works closely with our Farm Managers to carefully and efficiently grow and harvest our crops, and assist with the training of our seasonal apprentices.

Our Assistant Grower is a seasonal, full-time position, April to December, with an opportunity to evolve into a year-round position. Hours range from 50-60 hours per week (10-12 hour days, 5 days per week). At least two seasons’ previous farming experience is required, with at least one of those seasons having included substantial equipment operation. Compensation includes hourly wage and farm vegetables. We do not offer on-farm housing.



  • Tractor work such as plowing, harrowing, bed-forming, transplanting, mulching, cultivating, mowing, fertilizer spreading, compost spreading, bed lifting, cover cropping, spraying and seeding
  • Field work such as trellising, pruning, fencing, hand-weeding, hoeing, irrigation
  • Participation in weekly production team field tours and staff meetings
  • Greenhouse propagation
  • Repair and maintenance of equipment, buildings, and other infrastructure
  • Participation and leadership in general farm upkeep, cleanliness, food safety, workplace safety, and organization of indoor and outdoor spaces

Harvest and Post-Harvest

  • Harvest and post-harvest handling, packing, and distribution
  • Sales and customer services at our Boston farmers’ markets, as needed
  • Participation in farm events such as our farm tours and volunteer days


  • Assisting managers in the training of our seasonal apprentices

Our Assistant Grower, like all of our employees, is held to high standards for organization, communication, positive attitude, respect and kindness for coworkers, work quality, and professional agricultural work ethic and schedule.

To Apply

Please email a letter of interest and a resumé to jobs@sienafarms.com We look forward to hearing from you!

Our Goals

  • To grow the highest-quality food possible within the realities of our land base, markets, economics, time, and weather, using biologically responsible methods that give priority to the long-term health of our fields, farmers, and customers.
  • To work as intelligently, efficiently, and safely as possible, to gradually increase both our productivity and profitability, and to develop successful growing and marketing techniques that sustain the farm as a business and as a participant a vibrant regional agricultural community.
  • To promote and refine the Siena Farms brand by delivering an exceptional product, providing great customer service, and building a work culture based on respect and kindness.

Join our team!

Siena Farms is now hiring for the following positions; please click on the links below to read the individual job descriptions.