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Vegetable Crop Manager (Elmer Farm)

Organization Elmer Farm
Location 855 Case Street
Middlebury, VT 05753
Description

Elmer farm is a diversified Certified Organic vegetable farm in Middlebury Vermont. We grow about 10 acres of crops and sell exclusively in our home town to stores and restaurants. We also have a CSA membership program which brings customers to our farm to shop at our members only Farmstand, and to pick their own flowers and vegetables from our “CSA garden”. We take pride in the quality of our vegetables, our land stewardship and the fulfilling experiences provided to our customers and crew. 

We are looking for an individual with several years of vegetable production experience and a desire to take on a leadership role to work along side, help manage and train our small crew of two or three less experienced growers.  Primary responsibilities will revolve around planting weeding and harvesting.  Other responsibilities will include assisting in the wash / pack house and greenhouse. 

Compensation for this position is an hourly wage between $15 and $20 per hour depending on experience and level of commitment.  Initially this position is offered from April 15th through Dec 21st. With a 40hr work week between May 15th and November 15th.  Our desire is for this individual to continue farming with us beyond this season in which case the position will be expanded.  

Ideal candidates will:

  • enjoy working with other people 
  • have strong organizational skills and a good memory
  • value efficiency
  • communicate with clarity and kindness
  • have a comfortable relationship with machines and equipment
  • enjoy and be able to encourage long hours of hand work
  • have a desire to learn and help develop no-till production techniques

How to apply:  If you are interested please send a resume and letter of interest to Jennifer and Spencer Blackwell at elmer.farm@yahoo.com

 

Date Posted March 9th, 2021
Deadline Open until filled
# of Positions Available 1
Categories CSA, Vegetables
Type Full Time
Compensation Hourly Wage $15-20. Depending on experience and commitment.
How to Apply Email: Spencer and Jennifer Blackwell at- elmer.farm@yahoo.com Send resume and letter of interest.