Experienced Grower needed at Fern Verrow

Local Land Manager (Biodynamics)
10th December 2020
Step by Step Introduction to Biodynamic Gardening March to July 2021, North Wales
20th January 2021

Fern Verrow has been producing certified biodynamic vegetables, fruit and flowers for the past twenty-four years. We are situated on the Welsh/ Herefordshire borders, at the foothills of The Black Mountains. We are currently in a farm to table collaboration with Spring Restaurant in London and are growing on approximately six acres.

We are looking for an experienced organic grower with at least two years experience of commercial growing to work full time. We need someone to help manage the day to day running of land for production, someone who can help to lead our small team of enthusiastic workers and volunteers to achieve the necessary tasks to produce first class vegetables successfully and efficiently.

The work will mainly involve the production of fruit, vegetables and flowers for sale; this will include the sowing of seeds, planting, weeding and cultivation right through to harvesting.

Applicants must have a serious approach to the growing of food, and be willing to work hard to achieve the very high standards that are required for our customers.

We are looking for someone who is sincerely interested in being part of a small business that is driven to produce food and flowers of the highest quality, in their taste, beauty, nutrition and integrity.  Physical fitness and a practical mind is important, taking pride in one’s work essential, as is being efficient and businesslike in ones approach to work.

On site “humble” but comfortable accommodation is available.

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

If you are interested in applying for the position, please send a C.V and letter of introduction to Jane Scotter via email info@fernverrow.com Successful applicants will be taken on anytime before March 21. This is a full time salaried position.