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Farm Manager Job at City Boy Farms in Virginia
City Boy Farms is seeking a farm manager with partnership aspects to work with investors to—
- maximize and expand current operations;
- finalize whole farm plans; and
- implement short, medium and long range plans for the development and expansion of operations by type and amount.
My husband and I are developing City Boy Farms into a completely sustainable agricultural operation while creating a destination for city folks (and others) to experience cultural, environmental, culinary and leisure activities. The enterprise is located on 96-acres in central Virginia within 50 miles of three large markets with current operations delivering to Northern Virginia on a weekly basis. It has year around water sources; approximately 50 acres is in multiple variety of trees, 40 in fields, with approximately 2 acres under irrigation for row crops. Currently enterprises include laying hens and row crops; capital investments include basic farming equipment (50 HP tractor with brush hog, rototiller, auger, landscape rake, box scraper), tools and structures, a country kitchen with 10-burner stove, icemaker, three-compartment sink, refrigerator and hot water heater, over 2000’ irrigation system with a 15 HP pump.
City Boy Farms is organized as a limited liability entity which allows the successful candidate to obtain equity interest in enterprises as well as the entire operation. The originating offer is a base salary of $20,000, comprehensive health insurance, room and board, educational support for classes and seminars that support agricultural operations with bonuses based upon the success of each enterprise. The successful candidate would develop the budget and capital investment needs for general farm operations and each enterprise after a total farm plan has been documented. I am the Farm Director and my husband is the Financial Manager; we have a full-time farm laborer/caretaker to support current and future operations.