Want to work in an indoor farm?

If so, please see our current openings below.

Assistant Grower

(1 opening)

We are looking for an Assistant Production Manager to immediately join our team at our Arlington, Virginia facility. This role would report directly to our Production Manager. The ideal candidate is a responsible and punctual person, who is always looking for something to do while working. This is a full-time, salaried position. Fresh Impact is a fast-paced, demanding environment where attention to detail is key and the ideal candidate should have the ability to be on their feet for long periods of time. If you don’t have any growing experience, that’s not a problem for us as we will teach you everything you need to know. The right attitude, and eagerness to learn, a passion for excellence and a willingness to grow with our company are all you need.

 

Responsibilities include:

- Seeding

- Transplanting

- Pruning

- Harvesting

- Cleaning/power washing

- Facilities maintenance

- Assisting the Production Manager with other on-farm activities as needed

- Rotating weekend shift (less than once per month for two hours)

 

Qualifications:

- Positive attitude

- Creative mind

- Great work ethic with a hustle attitude

- Desire to work in the hydroponics industry

- Must be able to lift 50 pounds

- Desire to grow with our company and continue expanding your skills

All successful applicants will start in a six Week probationary period to ensure it is a good fit for all parties involved. 

 

Compensation:

- $47,000

- Flexible paid leave policy

If you are interested in this position with Fresh Impact Farms, please send your resume and a one paragraph description of yourself, including why your unique qualities would allow you to thrive in this role, to info@freshimpactfarms.com.

Harvest and Delivery Associate

(1 opening)

We are looking for a passionate person to join our team in a role with primary responsibilities encompassing harvesting and delivery of products.

 

Qualifications:

  • Attention to detail is critical for this role

  • Ability to harvest small leaves and flowers with snips and tweezers

  • Ability to work on your feet for multiple hours at a time

  • Strong work ethic with a desire to get jobs done in an efficient manner

  • Strong communication skills

  • Safe driving skills with a clean driving record

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with harvest during the early morning hours from Tuesday through Friday beginning at 7AM

  • Take deliveries for CSA customers on Wednesday and Thursday

  • Assist with other farm-related activities as needed

    • These may include: seeding, cleaning, customer outreach

 

Compensation:

  • $17/hr

Farm Intern

(1 - 2 openings)

  • Interested in learning within a high-paced environment?

  • Does controlled environment agriculture and vertical farming appeal to you?

  • Want to learn about and grow rare crops?

  • Want to learn how data can be best utilized by farmers?

  • Ever thought about working at an indoor farm in the middle of a city?

  • Are you a problem solver and go-getter?

  • Do you like to work in environments where creativity and thinking outside of the box are encouraged?

  • Are you fun-loving, highly organized, always striving for more knowledge, good at problem solving, interested in CEA, interested in how food can be grown in cities with hydroponic vertical production?

 

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, please keep reading as we’d love to speak with you!

 

What does a Fresh Impact Farms internship entail?

In an internship with Fresh Impact, you will learn about and directly participate in the following:

  • Controlled environment agriculture and the benefits of growing certain kinds of crops indoors

  • Hydroponic substrates and the different features that make an ideal substrate

  • The different kinds of hydroponic systems and the important aspects of each that enable the consistent production of high-quality crops

  • The importance of a rock solid IPM strategy, especially for an indoor farm

  • Crop propagation from seed, cuttings, and tissue culture

  • The importance of maintaining a clean environment both from a food safety as well as crop production standpoint

  • How data driven decision making can help improve efficiency and crop quality

  • Contribute to discussions on HACCP and assist in identifying potential hazards around the farm

  • Participate in on-farm tasks (seeding, pruning, monitoring, harvesting, packaging, cleaning, etc.) and have an opportunity to participate in all other aspects of the business including marketing, productizing and sales.

  • Perform research on potential new varieties and participate in discussions with team members to determine which varieties to grow.

  • Have fun!

 

What is required?

Candidates should be able to work a minimum of 15 hours per week, lift up to 50 lbs (water is heavy!), have a positive attitude, have relevant coursework or be studying a relevant field (horticulture, plant sciences, agriculture, etc.), and possess a burning desire to learn. Even if you don't have relevant coursework, as long as you love plants, we'd love to meet you!  

 

Where? 

Our farm is located in the heart of Arlington, VA. 

Compensation

This is an unpaid internship, but we hope you will get far more out of it than any amount of money. We will work with interns to obtain any requisite credits or meet specific requirements pertaining to this internship.
 

If you are interested in an internship with Fresh Impact Farms, please send your resume and a one paragraph description of yourself, including why your unique qualities would allow you to thrive in this internship, to info@freshimpactfarms.com.