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Company Name Perry Griffin (view profile)
Location Middleburg, Virginia
Date Posted May 21, 2017
Category A Farm/Business Posting A Job
Job Type Farm Help: Part-time, Full-Time, Commission Based, Job Oriented or Employees
Type of farm? Diverse (Animals/Plants)
Housing Available Yes
Housing Location On Farm
Meals Provided No
Description The Ag District is searching for a Farmer to establish a pig and laying hen enterprise on our farmland in Northern Virginia. The Ag district is a 400 acre farm ideally located 35 miles west of metropolitan Washington D.C. We specialize in direct marketing our value-added farm products through our modern 12,000 square foot marketing center, which includes a commercial kitchen and cheese making facility. Our flagship enterprise is one of Virginia's largest and most successful vineyards and wineries. Our vision is to create a collaborative group of farmers and food and beverage artisans to fully develop the land and market opportunities that exist at the Ag District. The Farmer will be engaged in launching the farm's sustainable pork and egg enterprise. The pork and eggs will be direct marketed through our marketing center and utilized as ingredients in value-added products produced in our commercial kitchen. Previous farming experience is required. The successful candidate must be capable of managing their own time and working in a hands-on manner. Potential for lease of land and facilities necessary for the enterprise or salaried employment.

Description

Type of farm?

Diverse (Animals/Plants)

Housing Available

Yes

Housing Location

On Farm

Meals Provided

No

Description

The Ag District is searching for a Farmer to establish a pig and laying hen enterprise on our farmland in Northern Virginia. The Ag district is a 400 acre farm ideally located 35 miles west of metropolitan Washington D.C. We specialize in direct marketing our value-added farm products through our modern 12,000 square foot marketing center, which includes a commercial kitchen and cheese making facility. Our flagship enterprise is one of Virginia's largest and most successful vineyards and wineries. Our vision is to create a collaborative group of farmers and food and beverage artisans to fully develop the land and market opportunities that exist at the Ag District. The Farmer will be engaged in launching the farm's sustainable pork and egg enterprise. The pork and eggs will be direct marketed through our marketing center and utilized as ingredients in value-added products produced in our commercial kitchen. Previous farming experience is required. The successful candidate must be capable of managing their own time and working in a hands-on manner. Potential for lease of land and facilities necessary for the enterprise or salaried employment.
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