Herb Garden Manager Wanted in Colorado

Herb Garden Manager
Pachamama Farm & Wellness in Boulder County is now accepting applications for a part-time Herb Garden Manager Family-run farm in Boulder County is looking for an experienced Herb Garden Manager to join their team. Primary responsibilities will be:
  • Caring for and continued development of our current herb garden
  • Selecting additional plant species and assisting in obtaining seeds
  • Supporting greenhouse nursery work
  • Garden soil development through amendments and cover cropping
  • Garden maintenance including seeding, transplanting, weeding, mulching, and watering
  • Harvesting, drying, and processing medicinal & culinary herbs
  • Tracking inventory
  • Organizing and working with volunteers
Other responsibilities will likely include:
  • Marketing, networking, and sales
  • Creating and maintaining a calendar for the seasonal flow of the herb garden
  • Organizing and running spring plant start sale
Required qualifications:
  • Comprehensive knowledge of medicinal herbs
  • At least 1-year experience commercially growing and harvesting medicinal herbs
  • Reliable, detail-oriented, organized, hard-working, and self-motivated
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to take direction and ownership of tasks
  • Passionate about food, education, and healing
Position details:
  • Set weekly schedule of up to 20 hours per week
  • Compensation depends on experience level (range: $11-16/hour), and includes produce from the farm
  • Work-trade for onsite living option potentially available if applicant is also qualified to work on the farm part-time in the area of vegetable production
Looking to fill position by February 1st or March 1st 2016. Applicants:
  • Please email a cover letter and resume to info@pachamamafarm.com
  • Application deadline: January 24, 2016
  • Qualified applicants will receive a reply email including an application for employment
About Pachamama Farm & Wellness:
  • The almost 40 acre farm is nestled in the foothills of West Longmont just 14 miles north of downtown Boulder, CO and 6 miles south of Lyons, CO.
  • Our mission is to enhance the well-being of our community by producing pure food, offering educational programs, and providing healing services in nature.
  • The farm currently integrates organic and sustainable farming practices, medicinal herb cultivation, animal husbandry, health and wellness services, educational programs, and community events, and offers a range of programs and activities in these areas.
  • Allie Dodge and Oliver Weber have co-owned the farm since 2012. The herb garden was established in 2013.
  • For more information visit: www.pachamamafarm.com.
Pachamama Farm is an equal opportunity employer. Pachamama Farm affirms its commitment to diversity and to complying with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination in employment. Neither Pachamama Farm nor any of its employees shall discriminate against any person in recruiting, examining, appointing, hiring, training, promoting, compensating, retaining, disciplining, or in any other personnel action on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation (incl. transgender status), national origin, ancestry, veteran status, HIV status, poverty background, marital status (incl. marriage to a co-worker), or physical or mental disability, except when any of these categories constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification (i.e., an actual qualification for performing a job).

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