Farmer's Needed

Ancient Roman Farmer

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Role Description:

In this position you will be required to know how to plant, grow and harvest crops. It would also be helpful if you knew how to rear both pigs and cows. You will be growing wheat, barley, olives, grapes, apples, onions and celery.

Qualifications:

For this position there will be no need to have any specific qualifications. All you will need is the ability to successfully produce various types of fresh produce, ranging from wheat and barley to pork and beef. It would be even better if you had qualifications in any specifics of agriculture.

Equipment:

In this job most equipment will be supplied but it would be helpful if you could bring along extra of any equipment such as an iron hoe, sickle, shovel, plough, shears, bucket or fork.

Uniform:

As part of the males work uniform you will be given a thick brown woolen tunica to be worn with leather pants. You will also be given leather boots to wear in the colder months and leather sandals to wear in the warmer months.


As part of the females work uniform you will be given an ankle length tunic to wear underneath a stola. You will also be given leather boots to wear in the colder months and leather sandals to wear in the warmer months.

Working Hours:

In this position you will need to work from dawn to dusk six days a week. On the seventh day you will go to the market where you will sell your produce and purchase your food for the week.

Salary:

In this job you will have to sell your produce at a market where you will also be able to buy your own food. Depending on how much food you produce your pay will be about 25 Denarii per day.