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NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED! Looking to fill 2 - 3 positions on our field crew. The season starts in April and runs until October or November. We offer $9/hour to start, the hours range from 40-60 hours a week during the season.. No experience required, but must be willing to work outside all day 6 days a week in any weather. This is a very physically demanding job, must be able to lift 50lbs. Must have transportation to and from work everyday, be on time, and stay for your entire shift.  Please email: or call 973-868-3137

We are an "in transition" organic family run vegetable farm. We grow over 100 different varieties of vegetables, strawberries and asparagus as well as cut flowers.  We have a very heavy farmers market schedule this year and will also be looking for the right employee to help with the markets some days.  We are also starting up a cold pressed juice product this year to compliment our produce offerings.

Planting Palooza

So tired.........

We are at the farm now from 8am until 6pm or 7pm.  Soon it will be earlier.  We have just completed the first full week of non stop planting.  Thousands upon thousands of seeds.  So while some things are beginning to awaken:

Some of us are beginning to putter out at the pace:

Will update more regularly after this, the week has been rough, and I have officially lost my phone... sigh....

Getting Business Done

Some days are spent outdoors and in the dirt.  Others, like today, are spent stuck in a car madly arranging farmers markets while your toddler takes a nap.

Me thinks we need a little cot in the office...

Getting Ready... More

J's birthday is on Thursday, we got her 25 very special surprises...  We have been getting ready for their arrival, she of course has no idea what we are doing.  She is under the impression we got her a bag of shavings as a gift, she couldn't be happier.

We are racing to catch up after the storm that hit the East Coast.  We were already cutting it close with getting started this year and the storm only delayed us more.  With this being a new venture, all the equipment is also new (to us) and all has little things that have to be fixed (hit repeatedly with a hammer and mumbled at furiously) before we can use it.

But we are getting there!  We have started our seeds in our heated greenhouse!  It is hard (for me) to imagine but each of these trays have about 5000 seeds in them.  Everything from eggplants, peppers, lettuce, cabbage, chard, kale, to beets and many in between.

And here we have soil blocks with spring onions.  For those of you who do not know, my experience is with a…

Ready... Get set... GO!

So here we are at the beginning of our journey!  After a cumulative 25 years of running farms for other people the Marchese's are finally branching out on their own!  It took almost 5 years of planning, coordinating, crying, and sometimes shear luck, but we are finally here.  22 acres of pure opportunity.  Time to call in the troops, this year is going to be a busy one!