As optimal applicant(s) will take full responsibility and ownership of CSA within 0-3 years, experience and/or demonstrated financial management and entrepreneurial aptitude are preferred.
CSA is well equipped with tractors, implements, greenhouse, barn, coolers, trucks and housing.
Base salary influenced by CSA share subscription. Additional compensation based on market sales, cost containment and other performance-based incentive. Manager’s compensation $15 – $25k with on farm housing and utilities included.
Farm management mentoring provided by Rancho Durazno’s owner/operator (30+ years experience). Upon completion of first year, successful managers’ responsibilities may be expanded to include peach orchard management (economic foundation for Rancho Durazno and Palisade agriculture).
Advice, consultation and coaching on local vegetable growing available from the CSA’s original manager/coach.
Interested candidates pleas send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications due January 31, 2012.