Garden and Grounds Coordinator Stonewall farm
- Date Posted August 02, 2016
- Location Keene, NH
- Category Agriculture
- Job Type Full-Time
Stonewall Farm is a non-profit farm in Keene, NH. The mission of Stonewall Farm is to engage people in healthy living through education and farming while providing a special place to gather. The farm accomplishes its mission through farming, educational and visitor services programs. The farming operation includes an organic dairy farm as well as several acres of fields and two greenhouses for vegetable production. SWF is part of a SARE funded Pollinator Project that involves transitioning to a no-till method of farming.Job Description This position is responsible for coordinating our vegetable production including planting cover crops, ordering supplies, planting and seeding, implementing the no-till method of farming, cultivation, harvesting, packaging and record keeping. Additionally the position is responsible for grounds maintenance and recruiting and managing volunteers to work in the gardens and grounds. Ability to interact with the public is a must as our grounds are open to the public year round.
There is an option to work year round if the candidate is also skilled in basic building maintenance, snow removal and other projects on our 124 acre campus.
Requires at least 1 year of organic farming experience, certification preferred, and ability to operate basic farm equipment including a tractor. This is a year round FT position but will consider seasonal option for the right person. Compensation this position is PAID: hourly, $15/hr or more Work visa This employer is willing to sponsor a work visa for international applicants How to apply