Thank you for your interest in the positions available at Native Offerings Farm!
Native Offerings Farm is a 500 member and growing four season Certified Naturally Grown CSA farm 50 miles south of Buffalo in Otto, NY. We also have a 450 member fruit share and market our grass fed beef and heritage pork. We started the first CSA in Erie County in 1996. We were the Cattaraugus County Conservation Farm of the year 2008 and were the Edible Communities 2010 and 2011 Local Hero Award Winner. Stewart Ritchie is a graduate of LEAD NY Class 14. Deb Ritchie is currently participating in LEAD-NY Class 15.
If you are interested in an apprenticeship or job, please read the descriptions of available positions, fill out an application and send it back to us. Please feel free to call or email us at employment [at] nativeofferings [dot] com with any questions.
Personal and General Policies
Drugs and Alcohol
It is unacceptable to work while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. One infraction may be cause for immediate dismissal.
We depend on our shareholders and farmers market customers for our livelihood. All employees and apprentices must be professional, polite and helpful to all people who come to the farm and distribution
Tools and work clothes
We assign harvest knives at the beginning of the season. It is yours to take care of and return at the end of the season. We provide ear protection and dust masks where necessary. Apprentices and farm workers must provide any other desired tools (pocket knives, rain gear, rain boots, hats, gloves, sturdy farm boots, etc.).
It is expected that all workers be prompt, appropriately dressed for work and professional in their attitude at work.