767 Forest Rd
Marlow, New Hampshire 03456
Job Opening: Kroka Community Farmer
Kroka Expeditions is a residential wilderness school based on a year-round organic farm in Marlow, NH. We are seeking both farmhands and an assistant farm manager to join our dynamic team. Our diversified farm comprises 30 acres of pasture, hay fields, 3 greenhouses, and 2.5 acres of expanding vegetable production amidst a beautiful 100-acre campus. Livestock includes dairy cows, laying hens, and a draft horse. With plans to add broilers. Our vegetable plots produce a variety of greens, root crops, fruit and berries to feed 1,000 students who join Kroka’s programs annually. The farm is managed by a lead farm manager and aided by farmhands, staff and students. Working in a close-knit team, our farmers plan and execute food production and farm education while tending to the land and the animals using biodynamic and organic practices. The position includes on-campus housing and meals, shared with our seasonal community of educators and wilderness guides.
Compensation: Salaried, $200-$500 per week, based on experience. Housing and meals included, as well as farm produce and full participation in the social life of our community.
Schedule: Our farm season runs from March 1st – October 31st. Our typical daily schedule is 6:30 AM – 6:00 PM, with hour-long breaks for breakfast and lunch. Staff receive one full-day-off and one half-day-off per week. The possibility exists for year-round work for those who demonstrate the interest and capacity to be useful throughout the winter season.
Responsibilities: The farming team manages all aspects of Kroka’s diversified, organic, educational farm including:
Qualifications & Experience:
|Date Posted||January 12th, 2022|
|Deadline||March 31st, 2022|
|# of Positions Available||2|
|Compensation||See description, negotiable depending on experience.|
|How to Apply||Through our website https://kroka.org/about/hiring/farmers/ or via email Brian.Chambers@kroka.org|