Type of farm?
Produce - Vegetable/Fruit
housing is available on a case by case basis.
Sustainable organic farm in Westchester, NY is seeking a farmer knowledgeable in organic produce farming practices who is a self-motivated, team oriented person to join our team as a Produce Manager.
We are seeking a farmer with hands on experience to successfully manage the comprehensive seed to market processes. The candidate should have experience cultivating crops in open air beds as well as in hoop houses since we are planning to erect two hoop houses for year round production. We are also looking to significantly expand our crop producing acreage. Candidates should possess at least a two year degree and have significant work experience.
Responsibilities include overseeing and implementing daily agricultural activities at the farm, which include operation and maintenance of farm equipment, irrigation systems, working with farm crew, crop planning, planting, maintenance, harvest, and post-harvest processing.
A successful candidate must be creative, efficient, organized and able to manage the planning process as well as the production and harvest schedules for maximum sales. Additionally, you should have excellent communication skills (Spanish speaking is a plus), a good attitude, and be physically capable of working outside gardening/harvesting.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Please send your letter of application to: Email synthia@SnowHillOrganicFarm.com.