2nd Full Time Community Farm Grower Needed, Wassaic, NY
Wassaic Community Farm is a fourth year food justice project looking for a second full time farmer to join our team for the 2012 season starting in February or March until November. We are located in the Harlem Valley adjacent to the last stop on the Metro-North train to NYC, a bicycle path and miles of woodland and state park. We have a 20 member vegetable CSA program on an acre and a half with room to expand. We have been running stands at four farmer’s markets locally and in the South Bronx with our medicinal herbs. We are looking for folks with a passion for farming, food justice issues, herbal medicine and at least one year of CSA farming experience, spanish speaker a plus. We are offering a free sunny room in our fully renovated art barn, shared kitchen and bathroom space with five food justice activists. It includes a swimming pond and a small fruit orchard. All food needs are covered by the farm food budget and the farm income after expenses will be split with the other
full time farmer as a stipend. We are well connected and have many alliances in the farm and food justice community in southern New York, we work with a youth program from a local community center and participate in a food justice veggie oil bus project. Check us out at wassaiccommunityfarm.com. Please contact Ben at firstname.lastname@example.org or call/fax at 866-823-2584 with some information about yourself and when you would like to visit.