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Livestock Farmer Farm at Woods Hill
- Date Posted March 06, 2018
- Location Bath, NH
- Category Agriculture / Business
- Job type Full-Time
The Farm at Woods Hill is a hilltop farm nestled in Bath, New Hampshire between the White Mountains and the Connecticut River Valley. We are serious about pasturing all of our animals and we practice management intensive grazing. We believe in taking the best care of our animals and raising them naturally and humanely. We are a hardworking, happy crew with a variety of interests. All of the products on the farm are raised for our two restaurants: Woods Hill Table and Adelita in Concord, MA. Currently, we raise beef cows, sheep, pigs, chickens, laying hens, ducks, and quail along with an array of berries, fruits, garlic, mushrooms, limited veggies, and foraged edibles.Job description
We are looking for a crew member this year to work on the farm and to live in a private apartment. We are looking to hire a motivated, interested individual starting in April or May who is serious about farming, loves animals, can work in all kinds of weather, is a good communicator, is flexible and willing to work on a variety of tasks.
We like to play on the strengths of our crew and give people responsibility in their area of expertise. We are hoping to find a person who has some of the following experience: moving fence, animal husbandry, running tractors, hauling loads, office work, gardening, hospitality, grounds keeping, plant identification, pruning, and harvesting. Applicants must have at least a solid year of farm work experience including tractor operation.
This position could include a product development/research and viability/marketing component. It could also include selling the product to co-ops or at farmer's markets, or it could include some work with Quickbooks or keeping track of accounts.
This is a full time position. Pay is commensurate with experience and the apartment is part of the compensation. Health insurance could be part of the compensation as well. We are an alternative farm, so check out our website so you are familiar with what we do here. Living here is a necessary part of this position, as we are hoping to have someone who can be around for lambing or calving checks, infrequent emergencies, and hay work occasionally in the evening. We are not slave drivers, and we are very flexible with scheduling and always give time off after odd work hours so that people can have a life. To be a resident at the farm, you must have a clean driving record, put safety first, be relatively tidy, and deal politely with the occasional stray guest. Compensation this position is : hourly, varies DOE, $11.00 - $15.00 Application instructions