[Market-farming] employee bonus

Andy Fellenz artisanfarms at gmail.com
Fri Nov 2 13:52:26 EDT 2012

Depending upon the season and the person, I've paid between 1/2 week and 1
1/2wks average pay as a season end bonus.  Variation is due both to how
well the farm did that season and also how well the person did - someone
who is always on time, doesn't ask for too much time off or looks to
workload on the farm before asking for time off, has good work behavior,
gets a lot done, is easy to work with, and plans to come back the following
season will get more than someone who is deficient in any of these areas.


On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 9:06 AM, stonecirclefarm tds.net <
stonecirclefarm at tds.net> wrote:

> This question may not be an easy one to answer because every farm
> situation is unique but I am wanting to pay my one employee a bonus for the
> one week this season when she managed the farm on her own while I was away
> with my family for a vacation.  We are a small farm without tremendous
> sales or resources (especially during this drought year) but this was
> obviously a big deal both for me (allowing me to be off the farm) and a big
> deal for her (as her hours and responsibilities went way up).  Thoughts or
> experiences to share anyone?
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