vegetable production manager

Newleaf Organics Farm is seeking an experienced grower to manage our vegetable production. We grow on 5 acres; approx half vegetables and half flowers and are located in Monkton, Vt. Our vegetable marketing plan for this season will involve our farmstand, our 10 month csa program, and our wholesale accounts. Our crew is between 3-5 people.
VEG PRODUCTION MANAGER REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
The right candidate will be an experienced and confident grower who is able to manage a diverse range of crops to fulfill current markets and proactively build soil health.
Passionate about growing food
Management-level vegetable production experience (at least 2 years)
Personable leader and manager, team player
Confident with crop planning and execution
Experienced driving tractor and mechanically cultivating
Confident with management of pests and disease using organic methods
Understand organic certification and proper record keeping
Organized and efficient
Ability to help build growth into current markets
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS OF INTEREST TO US:
Creative problem solver
An eye towards fixing things or proactively making improvements in our process
Experience with excel spreadsheets
- Position begins in Mid March

Contact:

jill a kopel

Phone Number:

8023497369