Job: CSA/Garden Manager Needed for Sustainable Farm in Virginia, 2013.
Waverly Farms is a 235-acre sustainable farm that integrates animals (goats, cattle, llamas, horses, hogs and hens) and vegetables. We offer everything a serious grower needs to build a life and business at our farm, including good land, equipment, cleaning/packing/storage facilities, tractors and implements, knowledge of local markets, a commitment to continuing education, and business planning, marketing and administrative services. They currently sell vegetables, honey, eggs, pork, beef, goat meat and breeding goats through a small CSA and participation in Farmers’ Markets. They are interested in supporting a serious grower in showing that a living can be made growing clean, safe food in a sustainable manner. Their website is www.waverlyfarmsvirginia.com.
Applicants for a CSA/Garden Manager position should have knowledge of and experience in vegetable and fruit growing and be willing to start small until he or she understands our land and markets, then grow to a level where revenue covers expenses, including compensation. At that point, the farm owners hope to watch the compensation of their partner grow to support a good life. Read more »