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This job expired on April 06, 2018

Vegetable Manager/Grower Brasen Hill Farm

  • Date Posted February 05, 2018
  • Location Barrington, NH
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job Type Full-Time
Company Description We are a diversified, sustainable, family farm in the Seacoast of New Hampshire.  We're committed to practices that promote health in our animals, fertility in our soil and satisfaction in our customers. Our pigs spend their days rooting in our woodlot, our lambs eat exclusively grass and our chickens run around the farm as they please. We're continually inspired by the local, sustainable food movement and are excited to support it. We raise and sell grassfed beef, lamb and goat, pastured pork, chickens, ducks, rabbits, turkeys and eggs. We have half and whole pigs available, as well as whole lambs and goats. We also have vegetables available in our farm store and a vegetable CSA that runs from June to October . Job Description

Brasen Hill Farm in Barrington, NH (www.brasenhillfarm.com) is hiring a manager for our vegetable operation for the 2018 season. We are seeking a motivated, energetic, and hardworking person with a strong interest in local, sustainable, and diversified vegetable production to join our team.

 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the propagation, seeding, transplanting, cultivation, and harvest on our 3.5 acres and 2 hoophouses
  • Overseeing of our 150 member CSA, restaurant, and wholesale accounts
  • Implementing our sustainable vegetable production practices, which include IPM, cover cropping, a mixture of till and no-till production, no-spray standards, crop rotation, and the transition to attaining organic certification
  • The organization and supervision of the field crew
  • Quality control and customer satisfaction in our farm store

 

An ideal candidate would be enthusiastic about working outdoors and as part of a larger team. Applicants should possess a strong knowledge and comfort with production vegetable operations and prior experience working in a managerial position is preferred.

This position will also act as a liaison with our Animal Manager as well as both farm owners to oversee general farm operations. This includes some work and oversight of our grassfed sheep, goat, and beef operation, as well as our pastured pork, poultry, and rabbits. Prior experience in these areas is not necessary.

This is a full time position that will begin in early spring 2018 and run through December 2018. A full time, year round salaried position is available, dependent on a successful completion of the 2018 season. We do not currently have housing for this position, though affordable housing options are available nearby.

We offer competitive hourly pay based on experience, a CSA share, and a discount on our other products. Applicants must be willing to work weekends and some holidays.

Compensation this position is PAID: hourly, varies DOE, $14.00 - $16.00 How to apply
This job expired on April 06, 2018
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