Business / Organization Name:
Autumn Harvest Farm
77 Johnson Lane
Vegetable Farm Manager
Autumn Harvest Farm is a small diversified vegetable farm which has been in business since 2002. We use the best of conventional and organic growing practices with our main crops being vegetables which include a large assortment from arugula to zucchini and everything in between. We are expanding our fruit varieties each year and currently grow strawberries in our high tunnel greenhouse along with elderberries and beach plums. Our farm also raises laying hens for fresh eggs and sheep. We operate a small farm store offering locally produced products along with our freshly baked breads, prepared foods and preserves from our kitchen. We have a growing CSA and soon we'll be opening a cafe at the farm along with Maple Leaf Quilt Shop. Autumn Harvest Farm is expanding in many directions and will be opening up hiking trails, a few campsites and our pond for kayaking and canoeing. Autumn Harvest Farm is seeking an experienced full time vegetable farm manager. We are looking for someone who is familiar with vegetable farming and organic growing practices. Key day to day operations include planning, seeding, transplanting, weeding and harvesting along with the care of poultry and general care of the farms grounds and supervision of seasonal employees. Experience with winter growing is a plus. Come grow with us and be a part of this new venture.
Plant and Soil Sciences
Sustainable Food and Farming
Friday, September 1, 2017
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.):
Please send resume and cover letter via email to Suzanne LeBlanc.
A positive attitude, creativity, ingenuity, strong organizational skills and the ability to work well with others is essential. Physical qualifications include repetitive tasks while kneeling or standing for long periods of time, ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs and enjoy being outside in diverse weather conditions.
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description:
Pay is commensurate with experience. This is a full time year round position, first year will entail working very closely with the owner.