The Farm School hiring Grower/Instructor for Learn to Farm Program

Athol, Massachusetts

Employer & Location: The Farm School

Position Title: Grower/Instructor, Learn to Farm Program <www.farmschool.org/learntofarm>

Position Description:  Grower/Instructor plans and manages an established 12-acre organic vegetable operation as an integral aspect of the curriculum for students participating in the Learn to Farm Program at The Farm School.  Is responsible for producing beautiful vegetables for an established 200 member CSA, seasonal weekly Farmers’ Markets and wholesale accounts while building student knowledge and confidence in the field in horticultural skills, growing and marketing methods and tractor skills and safety.

Experience: At least 5 years of production vegetable farming experience, with at least 2 years in CSA management.  Ideal candidate will also have academic experience related to agricultural as both a student and a teacher.

Hours of Work:  Full time with seasonal fluctuations.

Start Date: December, 2015

Compensation: Competitive salary based on experience + full medical benefits.

This is an incredible job, and a great place to work.  We expect to be selecting from among the best and most committed farmers in the country.  For more information and to apply, please email patrick@farmschool.org.

The Farm School provides equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age or disability in any of its school administered policies or programs.

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