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This job expired on January 14, 2023

Farm Manager Allegheny Mountain Institute

  • Date Posted November 15, 2022
  • Location Hightown, VA
  • Category Agriculture / Education
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

Growing Food, Building CommunityAllegheny Mountain Institute is a 501(c)3 educational nonprofit whose mission is to cultivate healthy communities through food and education.

AMI strives to reach its mission through three interrelated strategies:

1) AMI implements an experiential Farm and Food System Fellowship that empowers individuals to become leaders in and advocates for a food system that is socially, environmentally, and economically just. 

2) AMI supports schools, hospitals, and organizations to integrate farming, nutritious vegetables, and related education into their food systems and outreach initiatives.

3) By participating in food coalitions, taking part in farmers markets, engaging instructors, and partnering with area farms and organizations, AMI continuously collaborates to share knowledge and resources in order to build a strong, equitable, and healthy food system.

Job description

Manage a Certified Naturally Grown farm, help train beginning farmers, support rural access to healthy foods, and shape program direction in the beautiful mountains of Highland County, VA!

The Allegheny Farm Manager works with Fellows, staff, and program participants to manage the growth and production of vegetables, fruits, eggs, and meat for programming, sale, and donation. The Farm Manager uses Certified Naturally Grown methods to promote soil and watershed health and teaches these skills to others via hands-on training.  The Allegheny Mountain Institute is reflecting on ways to strengthen our programming and community impact and the farm manager will help shape the farm’s role in programmatic direction.


This is a full-time, exempt, year-round position. Salary is $42,000-$50,000, commensurate with experience, and includes on-site housing. Additional benefits include health and dental insurance, workers’ compensation coverage, earned vacation, wellness leave, holidays, a farm-grown food share, and opportunities for professional advancement and regional networking. Additional salary may be available should the farm manager prefer to rent housing off-site. 


Apply by December 19 for priority consideration. Read the full position description on the AMI website.

Compensation this position is : salaried, 35,568* - 50k Application instructions
This job expired on January 14, 2023
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