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This job expired on February 03, 2023

Farm Manager West Glow Farm

  • Date Posted December 05, 2022
  • Location Kingston Springs, TN
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

West Glow Farm at Dunvegan is a place where we celebrate the interconnectedness of land and water, soil and crop, animal and human. We aim to build a thriving ecosystem in which each member is honored for its divine purpose. We are a gathering place for community, a haven in harmony with nature. Our regenerative farming practices create healthy soil and resurrect new life on this land.  We feed our community delicious and nutritious food and hope that all who visit West Glow Farm will leave encouraged, nourished and inspired.

Job description

West Glow Farm is looking for :
WGF is looking for a vegetable farmer to join our Certified Naturally Grown Kingston Springs Farm Team.

We are partnering with The Heimerdinger Foundation ( in order to provide roughly 150 lbs of produce to families in our community. We also have an Event Space for Farm to Table Dinners, Cooking Classes and on Farm events. (The Barn at West Glow Farm).

The candidate will be responsible for the vegetable operation at WGF. The person we hire must be committed to locally sourced, sustainably grown food. We are looking for a dedicated individual who will present the enthusiasm and commitment to building a sustainable farm system at West Glow!
Duties include:
● Full management of vegetable operation from starting seed to harvest.Including all cultivation, irrigation, crop rotation, record keeping for CNG standards, composting,
● Ordering all supplies for vegetable operation including post harvest handling and overall maintenance. Including but not limited to seed, bags, tools
● Candidate is point person for community volunteers and farm tours.
● Position is open and the ideal candidate would be ready to begin in January 2023.
Skills Required:
● WGF is looking for an experienced farmer with 2-5 years of prior farm experience.
● Ideal farmer would be detail oriented, well organized, have knowledge of soil
health and crop rotations, a willingness to work with grass based livestock, and a desire to grow with West Glow Farm.
● We expect the WGF farmer might work from dawn until dusk in the peak summer hours and take advantage of the longer nights and shorter days of the winter months to have a much needed slow down. Paid vacation and personal days are included.
● We are offering a full year contract with quarterly reviews.
● The WGF Farmer will have access to a 5 acre bottom land. This includes approximately
2.5 acres of intensively managed garden beds, 2 16 by 48 hoop houses,BCS walk
behind tractor, produce handling facility and a utv for farm use. A Farm truck for deliveries/farm needs is also provided.
● West Glow Farm is committed to our farmer’s success. We will provide a salary package
that is appropriate for the candidate’s experience and can include on farm housing.

Compensation this position is : salaried, 35,568* - 50k Application instructions
This job expired on February 03, 2023
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