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Farm Work

If working long hours and feeling your muscles ache while in the hot sun, rain, sleet and mud sounds fun, all the while laughing with friends, and getting a lot of physical work done, then farming with us could be your dream come true.


We hire a great group of folks each season to help us complete our goal of growing delicious food for the community. It's not easy, but it can be a wonderful lifestyle that makes you strong, feeds you well and builds lifelong friendships. 


Open positions

Open positions for 2023

If you are interested please email a resume and cover letter to upriverorganics at gmail or check our page and apply there

We are a small farm 30 minutes east of Springfield along the beautiful McKenzie River. We actively manage 8 acres of annual vegetable crops, ¾ acre of greenhouse crops, and 5 acres of perennial fruits, mainly blueberries. We employ a large team of skilled farmers, drivers, marketers and support staff that all work towards a common goal of growing a large amount of exceptional food for our community. 

We market our produce through a small number of grocers, a farmers market in Eugene, a farm stand at the farm and our weekly produce shares (CSA) 

We farm 3 unique parcels all within 3 miles in our narrow river valley. We farm a diverse range of fruits and vegetables with an emphasis on carrots, cucumbers, blueberries, winter squash and tomatoes. We also farm some interesting crops such as asparagus, melons, strawberries, cauliflower, figs and much more. 

We have a mature farm with developed systems and set expectations. That being said, we have lots of potlucks, shared desserts, and a strong social community surrounding the work. 

Farmers Marketeer + Driver

Our farm has vended at farmers markets in Lane County for over 17 years. We pride ourselves with growing good looking, high quality certified organic fruits and vegetables, while offering our customers unique items they can’t find at other booths. We view ourselves as a cornerstone to the market, currently attending both Tuesday and Saturday Lane County Farmers Markets, located Tuesday at the Park Blocks on 8th and Oak, and Saturday at 5th & Pearl in downtown Eugene.

We are in search of a hard working and friendly individual that can help make the 2023 Farmers Market season a blast!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work a combination of Saturdays (May-Oct) and Tuesdays (mid-May-Oct) in Eugene

  • Help create an inviting and aesthetically pleasing market booth

  • Work on an upbeat, fast paced team

  • Provide a positive and engaging customer experience

  • Driver Role Ability to commute to farm, pick up our box truck, drive the truck from the farm to most markets including: every other Tuesday market and 2-3 Saturdays/month. Local wholesale deliveries around Eugene to 3-8 vendors. Occasionally work a Wednesday produce delivery shift as well.

  • Lifting and moving of heavy produce 50+ pound bins.

  • NO CDL Required. No experience needed driving large trucks, We will train you on driving.

Skills and experience desired

  • 1 year working retail or ideally in produce

  • An understanding and appreciation for local, organic produce production

  • Cash and credit card handling experience

  • Strong communication skills

  • Competant driver with clean driving history.


This job is a seasonal, part time job with variable hours

May-October (10-30 hrs/wk depending upon availability)

November-December (~10-20 depending upon availability)



Fresh vegetables & fruits

Bonus pay.

Employee discount


Farm Stand Staff

We have a small farm stand located in the suburbs of Leaburg. We are hiring one staff member for a seasonal, part time position. 16-32hrs/week. This position will run from  May 24th September 4th.

 You must know your fresh vegetables and be great with visual displays. Keeping things fresh, clean and well displayed is essential. This position also requires strong customer service skills. Experience in retail and cash handling is a must. Experience in a produce department, natural food store, cooking experience, gardening, etc are all helpful. 



  • Cash Handling Experience

  • Produce handling

  • Merchandising/displaying

  • Customer Service experience.



  • Opening and closing farm stand

  • Stocking produce

  • Making attractive displays

  • Assisting customers with their purchases.

  • Quality control of fruits and vegetables

  • Packing special orders

  • Processing produces for freezing, drying and juicing. 

  • Packaging value added items. 

  • Grounds maintenance around the farm stand. 

  • Field management of U-pick fields. 



  • $15/hour

  • 25% Discount Off Farm Stand goods. 

  • IRA with matching contributions after two years.

  • Lots of free produce. 

If you are interested in applying for this position. Please send a resume and cover letter to


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