CSA Vegetable Grower

Farm Manager for Camphill Community Grangemockler
20th July 2020
Assistant-Grower needed at Fern Verrow….
28th July 2020

Organic farm based in the Wye Valley is seeking an individual to head up a new CSA vegetable growing operation. The individual will be tasked with starting a new enterprise, to include building a core team to support their activities and developing the markets into which the vegetables will be sold. Candidates must be able to show prior experience of organic vegetable production

Responsibilities

  • Undertake all aspects of veg growing & post-harvest processing
  • Plan and manage year-round cropping
  • Manage processing and distribution of vegetables
  • Manage and undertake marketing of the produce (veg boxes & wholesale)
  • Plan and manage the budget
  • Develop and manage a team to support your activities

Skills and Abilities

  • Experience of organic growing
  • Experience operating farm machinery and tractors
  • Experience in the production of compost
  • Ability to build a team around your vegetable growing activities
  • Understanding of organic farming principles (biodynamic principles would be an advantage)
  • Supportive of the guiding principles of SCA
  • Full UK driving license
  • Be physically fit and have stamina for the demands of the job

Applications

Please send a covering letter and copy of your CV to admin@courtfield.net
Deadline for applications is 31st August.