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This job expired on January 26, 2024

Culinary Farmer The Charter Oak

  • Date Posted November 27, 2023
  • Location St. Helena, CA
  • Category Agriculture / Culinary
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

The Charter Oak’s Culinary Farm grows unique, seasonally appropriate crops using organic and sustainable techniques on 3.5 acres. Emphasis is placed on efficient market-farming techniques and systems, experimentation with new crops and varieties, and the utilization of all edible portions of the plant’s life-cycle. Using these techniques and with careful planning, communication and collaboration with the kitchen team, the farm produces year round products for the restaurant’s hyper seasonal menu.

Job description

The culinary farmer position offers an extremely unique work and learning experience. The culinary farmer will rotate through different units of responsibility on the farm during their tenure with the goal of developing a well-rounded market farming skillset and a full understanding of a farm to restaurant relationship. 

Farmer's responsibilities include:
• Assist in all regular garden tasks including harvest, planting, weeding, bed preparation, and general maintenance
• Become familiar with different crop varieties and harvest standards
• Periodic deliveries to kitchens/outlets and participation in meetings with kitchen teams
• Assisting in the care for our laying poultry flock

Candidates should:
• Speak fluent English and be able to lift at least 50lbs.
• Be able to perform physically demanding tasks in all weather conditions
• Have excellent attention to detail
• Interact and communicate well with garden and kitchen staff
• Previous gardening/farming experience is preferred but certainly not necessary.

Compensation this position is : hourly, $20/hr + Application instructions
This job expired on January 26, 2024
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