Duke Farms hiring Staff Farmer

Hillsborough, New Jersey

Duke Farms serves as a model of environmental stewardship and inspires visitors to become informed stewards of the land. It is a place of education, enjoyment and research that enhances the environmental health of the region. Through the beauty of its natural setting, the diversity of its wildlife, and the scope and quality of its educational programs, demonstrations and research, Duke Farms inspires people to transform their approach to conservation and to start building a more sustainable future.

JOB SUMMARY The Staff Farmer is a member of the Sustainable Agriculture team. The individual will contribute to the development and implementation of Duke Farms’ multifaceted agriculture program, including greenhouse production, permaculture, annual crops (till and no-till), perennial crops, innovative cover crop/green manure practices, on-site compost production and marketing through our own farm-to-table market. In addition, he/she will be responsible for collaborating with the Manager of Sustainable Agriculture and the Director of Natural Resources & Agroecology at Duke Farms on the development and maintenance of a vigorous, viable grazing operation that conserves and restores grassland bird habitat while standing as an independent and economically viable model. The Staff Farmer will also be responsible for managing and implementing haying activities and may be called upon to support other aspects of the farm if needed. The Staff Farmer will be expected to reside at Duke Farms, as a condition of his/her employment, in housing provided by Duke Farms and subject to the Duke Farms Housing Protocols

View the entire job description and learn how to apply here: Duke Farms Staff Farmer

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