Autumn Harvest Farm

Farm Manager for Vegetable Farm

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Posted On: Tuesday, 30th May 2017
Category: Skilled Labor
Location: Grafton, NH
77 Johnson Ln, Grafton, NH 03240
Job Type:
Full Time

Job Description:

About Autumn Harvest Farm

Autumn Harvest Farm is a small diversified vegetable farm which has been in business since 2002.  We use the best of conventional and organic growing practices with our main crops being vegetables which include a large assortment from arugula to zucchini and everything in between.  We are expanding our fruit varieties each year and currently grow strawberries in our high tunnel greenhouse along with elderberries and beach plums.  Our farm also raises laying hens for fresh eggs and sheep.  We operate a small farm store offering locally produced products along with our freshly baked breads, prepared foods and preserves from our kitchen.  We have a growing CSA and soon we’ll be opening a cafe at the farm along with Maple Leaf Quilt Studio.  Autumn Harvest Farm is expanding in many directions and will be opening up hiking trails, a few campsites and our pond for kayaking and canoeing.  Come grow with us and be a part of this new venture. Autumn Harvest Farm in Grafton, NH is seeking an experienced full time vegetable farm manager.

 

Job Description and Qualifications

We are looking for someone who is familiar with vegetable farming and organic growing practices. Key day to day operations include planning, seeding, transplanting, weeding and harvesting along with the care of poultry and general care of the farms grounds and supervision of seasonal employees. Experience with winter growing is a plus. A positive attitude, creativity, ingenuity, strong organizational skills and the ability to work well with others is essential. Physical qualifications include repetitive tasks while kneeling or standing for long periods of time, ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs and enjoy being outside in diverse weather conditions. Pay is commensurate with experience. This is a year round position and the first year will entail working very closely with the owner. The summer season would require 40-60 hours per week and winter season would require up to 40 hours per week.

 

To Apply

Please contact Suzanne LeBlanc at 603-632-9144 or suzautumnharvest@gmail.com with your interest.

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