Farm Manager – Full Time, Year-around Position
Are you passionate about organic farming and local agriculture? Would you enjoy working closely with the owners to leading a team committed to growing great tasting, nutritious produce for our community?
Wright Brothers Farm is a family owned, organic vegetable farm focused on growing great tasting, nutritious, high quality fresh produce and herbs for families and chefs alike. We have a full-time position open for a farm manager to oversee all phases of farm production. Working with the owners, you will lead a crew and manage (1) seeding, transplanting, cultivating, weeding, thinning, and pruning, (2) moving and positioning woven ground cover, floating row cover and irrigation equipment, and (3) harvesting, washing and packing produce. You and your crew will use hand tools, such as hoes, cultivators, shovels, pruners, and knives as well as power tools and mechanized equipment such as a walk behind BCS tractor and a Kubota tractor and attachments. We operate a seedling propagation greenhouse, grow-out facilities and produce tomatoes, cucumbers, herbs and peppers in hoop houses. Care for protected culture growing includes pruning, trellising and harvesting those crops.
Prior farm work experience required. Demonstrated interest in organic farming principles and local agriculture preferred.
Pay range: $20-$25/hour, with reimbursement for health insurance. Competitive vacation and personal leave.
Additional benefits for all full-time positions:
– Paid sick/personal time, accrues 1 hour for every 40 hours worked
– Farm produce for personal use
To apply please send an email explaining why you are interested in this job, together with a resume and contact information to email@example.com.
Dates of employment: Starts immediately and is a full-time, permanent position
Closing date: This position will remain open until filled
Contact: Craig Wright
Farm location: Ferndale, WA