Farm Manager Job in Buxton Maine for 2015
Little River Flower Farm is a certified organic farm growing vegetables, flowers, & fruit in Buxton, Maine. We have vegetable & flower CSA's, pick-your-own flowers & blueberries, wholesale our produce & flowers, design wedding & event flowers, and host events at farm.
We cultivate 8-10 acres on our 110-acre farm, which has 5 ponds and a river running thru it. We also enjoy walking trails on the property. We are located 12 miles west of Portland, Maine in Buxton, a rural community of about 8,000 people. We have three greenhouse structures which includes two year-round.
We are looking for a highly motivated farm manager to join our team for the 2015-growing season and beyond. Start date is April/early May. Experience in vegetable growing & managing individuals is needed.
A background in Greenhouses operations, growing flowers, fruits, & vegetables, knowledge of starting everything from seed, planting in fields, pest & disease management, harvesting & storage, crop rotation & more. Housing provided on the farm. Salary based upon experience.
Bruce & Nancy Stedman, owners of LRFF, left the corporate world 16 years ago to pursue owning & operating a year-round farm. We enjoy working outdoors, being in nature, and growing delicious and nutritious food for local people.
Our relaxing activities include swimming in our 1/2 acre pond, taking awesome bike rides, hiking, eating ice cream, cooking our vegetables, camp fires and playing with our Maine coon cats.
If this sounds like a situation you might be interested in, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
and attach a resume if you have one. Hope to hear from you!
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