Two Boots Farm is looking for an Assistant Farm Manager to join us full time for the 2018 season. The Assistant Farm Manager will work along side the Farm Manager and engage in all aspects of day-to-day work in running the farm. Our season runs mid March – mid December. The ideal candidate will be able to start working with us part time for the rest of the 2017 season (until mid-Dec.) to begin training for a full time position in 2018.
Two Boots Farm is a small, intensive farm raising sustainable grown produce and flowers in Carroll County, Maryland. Our goods are sold at Baltimore City farmers’ markets, as well as to restaurants, florists and area grocery stores. We use intensive farming techniques on one acre implementing no till practices. We also grow shiitake mushrooms and have a pawpaw orchard.
We are looking for someone with 2+ years of organic farming experience, excellent communication skills, ability to work alone, problem solve, physical stamina, attention to detail but also ability to work efficiently, and can work in all kinds of weather.
The assistant farm manager will oversee and implement all aspects of production including:
- planting- greenhouse management, direct seeding, transplanting, bed prep
- growing- weeding, trellising, pest and disease management, irrigation
- harvesting- carrying out weekly harvest schedules
- processing – washing, bunching, packing, preparing products for sales outlets
- marketing- assisting with farmers market sales and deliveries
Salary/stipend commensurate with experience. On site housing potential.
Applicants must have a valid drivers license. Please send questions, resume and three references to Elisa at firstname.lastname@example.org .