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The Application (after conversation)

Join The Herbfarm Team

Positions Available
  • Guest Services: Guest Reservations and Administrative-Days PT or FT
  • Herbfarm Cook.
  • Fine Dining Sommelier/Server
  • Herbfarm Pastry Cook.
  • Fine Dining Server-Full or Part Thyme

    Farm and Garden Team Member


    Patrick O'Connor Head Farmer/Gardener


    Support Farmer/Gardener with all aspects of
    5-acre production farm--
    Including daily harvest with great detail for kitchen needs,seeding, plant propagation, watering, feeding, weeding, transplanting, and animal care. Irrigation systems, tractor use & care, tool/supply organization, composting, maintenance of farm infrastructure (fixing things). Guest tours.

    The Display Garden:
    Maintenance & design of food related plantings of raised beds and surrounding public display gardens at The Herbfarm Restaurant site ensuring gardens are presentable for guest viewing at all times. Combine creativity, whimsy, and function. Care of indoor plants, pet pot-bellied pigs, maintaining the look outside The Herbfarm Restaurant.


    • Outdoor work in all types of weather-- hot, cold, wet, windy
    • Hard, manual labor
    • Accuracy and consistency and cleanliness in daily kitchen harvest/delivery
    • Professional, friendly guest & staff interactions
    • Work on own and as member of a team at farm and garden
    • Expect much weekend work
    • Thoughtful about tasks and striving for quality and efficiency
    • Tidiness and safety with tools & hoses
    • Care of livestock and pet pigs
    • Flexible with schedule


    Some oversight of occasional volunteers.

    Experience and Qualifications

    • Two plus years experience in commercial/public gardening preferably in the Pacific Northwest with vegetables, herbs & edible flowers.
    • Physically capable--wheelbarrows, shoveling, hauling, bending, weeding, composting
    • Basic understanding of IPM, biological soil and plant management and production gardening
    • Experience with propagation in and out of greenhouse
    • Farm Animal and Beekeeping experience a plus
    • Guest/Customer and Quality oriented

    Skills needed

    • Strength--able to lift 25# repeatedly in the course of a day
    • Small motor maintenance knowledge a plus
    • Garden bed and landscape design a plus

    Character traits

    •Works well with others and alone.
    •Takes direction well
    •Commuincates well written and orally
    •Organized worker
    •Self starting, motivated
    •Dependable, timely, followthrough
    •Takes pride in work well done
    •Sense of humor
    •Willing to share knowledge and gain new
    •Positive attitude and not afraid to ask questions/directions
    •Interest in cooking and fine dining


    Flexible schedule. More hours in summer than winter.

    Benefits and Compensation

    • Pay: Hourly at Market Rate DOE.
    • PTO/Sick pay
    • 401K match after one year
    • Discounts: Dining, Wine, Gifts, Spa, Hotel .
    • Healthy outdoor working environment
    • Working for a company you can feel proud to be part of
    To Apply please send resume and cover letter to We invite you to visit and look around before applying.