Farmer - Seasonal


Rooted in History, Planting Seeds for the Future - Los Poblanos is a family-owned and managed business located on a historic farm estate with historically significant architecture, organic farming and a dynamic mix of businesses that support its mission. Hospitality, good design, and sustainability are the threads that tie all the businesses together, including boutique lodging, private events, a field-to-fork restaurant, retail and production of our own branded lavender body products, artisan food products and distilled spirits. While still run by a small, dedicated team of managers and directors, Los Poblanos is well poised to become an internationally recognized brand and destination place.

Under direct supervision of the Farm Manager and Assistant Farm Manager, the primary duties of the Los Poblanos Farmer are to assist in the growth, planning, and stewardship of all aspects of vegetable, herb, fruit, and flower production areas of the property. This includes the greenhouse, hoop house, fruit trees, pasture, farm fields, and to assist with animals and compost when needed. The Farm Assistant must utilize organic and regenerative agricultural practices including the five Healthy Soil Principles.  Our goal is to preserve Los Poblanos core values and stay true to our mission statement.

Seasonal position: May to October

Essential Job Functions:

  • Greet customers, patrons, and visitors
  • Work with the other farmers to achieve the goals and objectives of the farm operation in the context of the overall vision of Los Poblanos
  • Using regenerative/organic farming practices, including crop rotation, maintaining soil cover, minimize soil disturbance, keep living roots in soil, maximize biodiversity, keep animals on land, seed saving, cover crops, and composting
  • Long term and Short-Term soil building practices and cropping systems development
  • Take instruction and work independently without supervision
  • Daily feeding and maintenance of all farm animals as needed
  • Cultivation and weeding of farm fields and farm proper
  • Adhere to all food safety standards
  • Maintaining and organizing all farm tools & equipment
  • Assist in the propagation of vegetables, flowers, herbs, and fruits for the property
  • Assist in the harvesting of vegetables, flowers, herbs, and fruit on property
  • Assist in the distillation of botanicals
  • Assist with the maintenance and repair of farm infrastructure, machinery, and tools
  • Post-harvest handling of all produce
  • Irrigation of all the farm fields.
  • Helping as needed with groundskeeping, and with any large tasks (e.g., lavender harvest, weeding rose garden, requested by the Director of Horticulture or Farm Manager)


  • Exhibit strong verbal and written communication skills and demonstrate the desire to be consistent
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team as well as alone
  • Problem solving skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, with minimal vacations during the growing season 
  • Friendly, goal-oriented, and professional attitude
  • Organized with an attention to detail, observant
  • Ability to work long hours in the elements
  • Ability to stand, kneel, crouch, and bend for long periods of time 
  • Ability to push, pull, and lift 50 pounds
  • Commitment to the company mission statement

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.

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