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Woodland Gardens organic farm (www.WoodlandGardensOrganic.com), in Athens, Georgia, has an opening for an experienced farm manager. The farm produces 80+ crops on 12 acres, with a specialty in annual hoophouse production. We are seeking an individual with training in soils or annual vegetable production, with proven experience in organic production and business management. We offer salary, great health insurance, paid time off, and a very pleasant work environment. We are a professionally run, mid-size farm, and are seeking someone with the highest level of training and skills. Please see our website for details, and send a detailed cover letter, references and a resume to: John@woodlandgardensorganic.com
WANTED: Established Chemical-Free CSA and MARKET Farm seeks full-time crop production manager with 4-5 years experience growing and managing, to oversee 10+ acres of vegetable and fruit production and intern training on diversified farm. Southeastern Pennsylvania. Substantial infrastructure, competitive compensation, on-site housing, and insurance available. Contact PO Box 59, Blooming Glen, PA 18911
Garden Program Manager: Colorado Rocky Mountain School in Carbondale, Colorado, is accepting applications for a Garden Manager. Applicants must possess three years of gardening, organic agriculture or horticulture experience in an institutional setting including two years as a supervisor, a four year college degree, computer skills including Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel) and experience managing budgets. Position is salaried with benefits. For job description and application information, go to http://www.crms.org/about/employment-information/ CRMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
SHOP/FIELD MANAGER on 100-acre certified organic vegetable and greenhouse operation in Northfield, Minnesota. Reputable, professional, experienced farm team; opportunity for advancement, benefits; competitive annual salary. For details: www.gardensofeagan.com/employment.php
Job Opening at Cultivate Kansas City: Juniper Gardens Training Farm Program Manager
Cultivate Kansas City is hiring a program manager for the Juniper Gardens Training Farm. Cultivate Kansas City is a non-profit organization that acts as a catalyst for the production and consumption of locally grown food in Kansas City neighborhoods; we act as a hub organization to develop urban agriculture and urban food systems in the metro area.
The Juniper Gardens Training Farm is one of three Cultivate Kansas City programs; it is a nine-acre site located in the heart of Juniper Gardens, a public housing complex in northeast Kansas City, KS. The farm offers a 4-year farm business development program for refugee growers who have come to the United States with agricultural experience; the goal of the program is to assist these farmers with establishing new farm businesses in Kansas City through four years of farming at the Training Farm, land acquisition and capitalization support, and graduation to their own land, with transitional support and ongoing education tailored to the needs of the specific graduate.
Job Description Summary:
The Farm Manager is responsible for developing, managing, implementing, and evaluating all aspects of the Training Farm, in partnership with Catholic Charities and with the support of other Juniper Gardens staff. He/she provides education, training, and developmental support for the program participants and transitional support for program graduates. The manager connects the growers to other farmers and food/ farming initiatives in the metro area, with the goal of integrating the refugees into the local farming community so they can learn, contribute, and function as active members of a growing industry.
For specific responsibilities and qualifications please see the complete job description at http://www.cultivatekc.org/get_involved/employment.html
FIELD SUPERVISOR – Ploughshare Farm, a 500+ member CSA in Alexandria, MN, is now hiring for a manager for the 2014 season. A minimum of three seasons on a diversified vegetable farm is required. Supervisory experience strongly preferred. Compensation: a generous salary, housing in a 3 bedroom, split-logged home. Couples and families are welcome. For more information, contact Gary Brever, firstname.lastname@example.org; www.ploughsharefarm.com
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