Farm Assistant

Website Preston Farm and Winery

Preston Farm and Winery is a family-operated, certified organic property in Healdsburg’s Dry Creek Valley. Our 125 acres are nestled between a meandering salmon-spawning stream and a sleepy stretch of former wagon trail leading to town. Under 45 years of stewardship by the Preston family, our land has evolved from an emphasis on wine alone to diversified crops including vineyards, vegetables, fruit and olive trees, grain, and pastured livestock. We currently farm about 4 acres of mixed fruits and vegetables which are sold at our local Farmers’ Markets (Healdsburg and Cloverdale), our on-site Farm Store, and to local chefs.

We are seeking a full time employee to:

Assist farmer with harvesting, propagation, planting, weeding, irrigation set up, greenhouse maintenance, seed collecting, packing, and stocking the on-site Farm Store. Ability to work Saturday Healdsburg Farmers’ Market is desired.

Position runs from April 1st – December 1st with potential to stay on part time through next spring.

Qualifications: 

Interest in organic farming and agriculture.

Ability to follow written and oral instructions and willingness to seek guidance as needed.

Ability to bend, stand, or kneel for extended periods of time.

Ability to lift 50 pounds.

Hard worker in any condition, rain or heat.

Good CA DMV record.

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Flexibility and positive attitude

Ability to speak Spanish preferred, but not required

Some experience with BCS walk behind tractor desired

Work Schedule:

Tuesday – Saturday

Compensation:

$15/hour

To apply for this job email your details to kristin@prestonvineyards.com