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Company Name Grandy Greenhouse & Farm Market/Colon Grandy Jr. (view profile)
Location Grandy, North Carolina
Date Posted July 11, 2017
Category A Farm/Business Posting A Job
Job Type Farm Manager: Manages a farm for future generations or manages the people on a farm.
Type of farm? Produce - Vegetable/Fruit
Expectations Young energetic couple must have experience in retail produce and/or farming, be willing to work and learn the operation of the market.
Position Description We're ready to retire. After starting and operating Grandy Greenhouse & Farm Market for 31 years, we're ready to lease it to a young, energetic couple. Housing is available. You must have experience in retail produce and/or farming, and above all, have an impeccable work ethic, as this is seven days a week from mid April til October 31. We will provide training in the beginning. The best scenario would be for you to come to work for us now and help us finish this season, so that you could learn the business. This would be a lease agreement with an option to buy after you've proven that you can run the business. We are only interested in a serious minded couple that is interested in a long term career at this.
Qualifications Required In job description
Application Parameters Other (explained in position description)
Housing Available Yes
Housing Location Off Farm
Meals Provided No
Location Specifics Fifteen miles from the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Fifty miles from Norfolk International Airport.
Application Process Call Colon at 252-619-6679
Application Process Call Colon at 252-619-6679
Food Provided Some food will be provided
Positions Available 2
Farm/Work Experience Yes
Tag Words Direct Market, Farm Tours, Flowers, Fruit, Seasonal, Tourists (On Farm Events), Vegetable
Goals/Vision for Farm Our vision is to keep the market running at its grandest & maintain the excellent level of operations as now.
Vision/Goals for the Land and Business same as above
References Yes
Start Date 2017/07/20
Farm/Work Experience Listed in job description
Room and Board Requirements N/A
Salary offered/Rental Fee Housing is part of pay package
Land Description Good
Application Process Call Colon at 252-619-6679
Work Schedule 7 a. m. - 6 p. m./ 7 days a week
Pay/Salary based on experience
Description Colon and Allie have worked many hard and long hours to make their business the success it is. The opportunity for a young energetic couple to work with us to learn the business is available. The open air market sells all kinds of produce including bakery area, beer, wine, souvenirs and items for the beach, as well as many one of a kind items. There is a frozen yogurt stand adjacent to the market that has become famous for its fresh fruit flurries. Agri-tourism events such as hayrides and pumpkin picking are quite popular in the fall with schools, day care centers, church groups, and regular customers.

Description

Type of farm?

Produce - Vegetable/Fruit

Expectations

Young energetic couple must have experience in retail produce and/or farming, be willing to work and learn the operation of the market.

Position Description

We're ready to retire. After starting and operating Grandy Greenhouse & Farm Market for 31 years, we're ready to lease it to a young, energetic couple. Housing is available. You must have experience in retail produce and/or farming, and above all, have an impeccable work ethic, as this is seven days a week from mid April til October 31. We will provide training in the beginning. The best scenario would be for you to come to work for us now and help us finish this season, so that you could learn the business. This would be a lease agreement with an option to buy after you've proven that you can run the business. We are only interested in a serious minded couple that is interested in a long term career at this.

Qualifications Required

In job description

Application Parameters

Other (explained in position description)

Housing Available

Yes

Housing Location

Off Farm

Meals Provided

No

Location Specifics

Fifteen miles from the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Fifty miles from Norfolk International Airport.

Application Process

Call Colon at 252-619-6679

Application Process

Call Colon at 252-619-6679

Food Provided

Some food will be provided

Positions Available

2

Farm/Work Experience

Yes

Tag Words

Direct Market

Goals/Vision for Farm

Our vision is to keep the market running at its grandest & maintain the excellent level of operations as now.

Vision/Goals for the Land and Business

same as above

References

Yes

Start Date

2017/07/20

Farm/Work Experience

Listed in job description

Room and Board Requirements

N/A

Salary offered/Rental Fee

Housing is part of pay package

Land Description

Good

Application Process

Call Colon at 252-619-6679

Work Schedule

7 a. m. - 6 p. m./ 7 days a week

Pay/Salary

based on experience

Description

Colon and Allie have worked many hard and long hours to make their business the success it is. The opportunity for a young energetic couple to work with us to learn the business is available. The open air market sells all kinds of produce including bakery area, beer, wine, souvenirs and items for the beach, as well as many one of a kind items. There is a frozen yogurt stand adjacent to the market that has become famous for its fresh fruit flurries. Agri-tourism events such as hayrides and pumpkin picking are quite popular in the fall with schools, day care centers, church groups, and regular customers.
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