Employment Opportunities

Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center is a nonprofit, certified organic farm located on over 50 acres of conserved land along the Connecticut River in East Thetford, Vermont. Our organization has a deep commitment to developing regenerative agriculture systems for our annual vegetable and flower production and to offering educational programming that builds connections between our food, ecosystems, and community.

Our farm is a community hub with a farmstand, retail greenhouses, a farm kitchen, a coffee shop, a cut flower garden, education programs, and unique CSA options. It’s a place where folks can learn about and deepen their appreciation for organic regenerative agriculture.

Our staff is a reflection of our community and is the most essential aspect of our farm. When you join our dynamic team, you’ll have the opportunity to make valuable contributions to our greater mission of promoting organic, regenerative farming and the transition to a localized food economy!

Multi-Department

  • Teen Farm Fellowship Lead

    The Teen Farm Fellowship Lead is part of the Production Department and the Education Department. This person will train and mentor Cedar Circle’s Teen Farm Fellows, coordinate and supervise the team’s daily tasks, plan and deliver agricultural literacy lessons, and coordinate off-site service learning projects.

  • Teen Farm Fellowship

    From June to August, Teen Farm Fellows (ages 15-18) will learn a variety of sustainable agriculture, horticulture, and marketing skills and will gain crucial job, team building, and leadership experience through hands-on learning (alongside our Vegetable and Flower Production Crews), classroom trainings, and off-site service learning projects.

Operations

  • Lawn and Grounds Maintenance

    The Lawn and Grounds Maintenance person is a vital part of our team, maintaining safe and welcoming grounds for visitors and supporting healthy production and retail environments.

Vegetable Production

From seed to harvest to washed-and-packed product, our Vegetable Production team stewards 30 acres of diversified vegetable and berry cropland to grow the produce available from our farm.

  • Wash/Pack Lead

    The Wash/Pack Lead supports all aspects of Cedar Circle’s farm operations with a primary focus on performing and overseeing the washing and packing of vegetables, fruits, and herbs.

  • 2024 Full Season Production Crew

    We are seeking agriculturalists (or folks with experience in other related hands-on trades) who are ready to be a vibrant part of our mission to grow healthy and abundant food for our community in an ecologically conscious way.

Education Center

Our education center offers a variety of programs including summer camp, field trips, preschool classes, homeschool courses, and workshops for our community. We hire educators seasonally for our summer day camp from June to August.

  • 2024 Summer Camp Educator

    The Summer Camp Educator role is for experienced educators looking to expand their skills in leading groups of children outdoors and to mentor Educators and Mentors in Training.

  • 2024 Summer Camp Mentor Educator

    The Summer Camp Mentor Educator role is for people looking to gain skills in education and build confidence leading groups of children outdoors.

Kitchen

Cedar Circle’s Farm Kitchen was established to showcase the farm’s harvests through preservation and fermentation, and to provide delicious and nutritious offerings that entice our customers to visit the farm regularly. Ready to eat meals and sides, frozen and shelf stable products, and fresh baked goods are just a few of the items that make up our daily offerings.

  • 2024 Kitchen Assistant

    Follow recipes to create prepared foods for our café and farmstand, prepare and package lunch offerings, process fruits and vegetables for preserving, and more. Full and part-time positions are available, May through December.

  • 2024 Dishwasher

    Wash dishes, help keep the kitchen clean and organized, and assist with other kitchen tasks as needed. This position is ideal for a high school student or someone looking for part-time work.

  • 2024 Vegetable Processor

    Our Farm Kitchen prepares a variety of foods for the farmstand and cafe using our organic produce. This person will process a multitude of vegetables as they are harvested—cleaning, chopping, and preparing them for long and short-term storage.

  • 2024 Part-Time Assistant Baker

    The Assistant Baker prepares the morning bake (cookies, muffins, bread) for the farmstand and Hello Café, prepares back stock of doughs, and assists the Lead Baker with pies, teacakes, bars, and other baking tasks.

Farmstand & Hello Café

  • 2024 Full-Season Farmstand & Café Crew

    Farmstand and Café Crew members work primarily in the farmstand and will be trained to work in the Hello Café as needed. This is a seasonal position, 20-40 hours per week from mid-April through October, with the option to work part-time hours in November and December.

  • 2024 Summer Farmstand & Cafe Crew

    Farmstand and Café Crew members work primarily in the farmstand and will be trained to work in the Hello Café as needed. This position is ideal for people who are looking for work during their summer break.

  • 2024 Hello Café Barista

    We’re seeking a friendly, guest-oriented, and hard-working person to work as a barista in Cedar Circle’s Hello Café from the end of April through October. Weekend availability is required. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to open their own cafe one day!

Annual & Perennial Department

  • No openings at this time.


Cedar Circle Farm is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Due to the volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to reply to every applicant individually. We will be in touch via e-mail if we are interested in scheduling an interview with you.