Greenhouse/Bedding Plants Manager, Red Fire Farm in Montague, Mass.
Red Fire Farm is looking for an experienced grower to help manage our greenhouse and oversee our bedding plants program this spring.
Red Fire is an organic veggie farm with more than 100 acres in cultivation in western Massachusetts. In addition to our CSA and retail produce, we grow a wide range of vegetables and annuals to sell at our farm stands and farmers markets. We also grow for wholesale customers, including local nurseries and farms.
The new Bedding Plants/Greenhouse manager will work closely this season with our longtime Bedding Plants manager to learn our systems, get to know our customers and the daily flow of seeding, crew managing and — come spring — organization and delivery of plants.
Ideal candidates will have at least two years of greenhouse experience and/or horticulture training, and be able to commit to the farm for the 2016 season as well. This an an area of our business we are actively looking to expand. If you are interested in keeping excellent records and building a business plan for growth next year, please apply!
Compensation includes an hourly rate ($10-$12/hr, based on experience); some paid days off; year-end bonus; unlimited veggies from our farm (year-round); plus time spent in a warm, humid, beautiful, lush space for the remainder of the winter.
Please send a resume and intro letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Position starts immediately and runs through the end of July with potential for year-round work.