Colorado – Borden Farms hiring Assistant Manager

Delta, Colorado

Borden Farms is seeking an Assistant Manager

Borden Farms (http://www.bordenfarms.com) is seeking an experienced farmer to

join us as an Assistant Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has prior experience farming and is looking for more experience leading a field crew and learning all aspects of running a commercial, small vegetable farm. This is a salaried, full time position with long term potential; salary is based on candidate’s experience.

Established in 1996, Borden Farms is a successful, small family farm located in Delta, Colorado.  We grow over 100 varieties of premium quality Certified Organic fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers on 14 acres. All of the crops we grow are distributed through western slope farmers markets, to select restaurants and a through a CSA program.  We are committed to growing the finest and freshest flowers, herbs and organic produce with an emphasis on quality and customer service.

The Assistant Manager will be involved in all aspects of farm operation, including overseeing and assisting in greenhouse and organic field production, farmers markets set up, sales and customer relations, and distribution of CSA shares.  Excellent sales and communication skills are required. Dedication, self-­‐motivation, a strong work ethic, and a positive attitude are also necessary.

Ideal candidates will possess a serious interest and commitment in commercial

organic vegetable production, with at least two years of vegetable production experience.  Organic farming experience is preferred. Applicants should be in good physical condition with the ability to work outside year round in inclement weather conditions.   Qualified applicants will be emotionally mature, ready for leadership responsibilities, flexible, organized and able to work well with a diverse group of people.  Previous management experience preferred.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to bordenfarms@gmail.com.

Guy Borden
Borden Farms, LLC
51245 Carnation Road Delta, CO  81416
(970) 874-­‐5383

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