Job: Field Manager at Adamah Farm in Connnecticut

Ideal position for someone with 1-2 years farm experience looking for a manager position in an educational environment!

ADAMAH FARM Field Manager

The Adamah Field Manager will manage vegetable production on the 5-acre Adamah farm, which grows for a 50-share CSA, for the dining hall at the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, and for our value-added products business (pickles, sauerkraut and jam).  Main responsibilities include: crop planning, greenhouse propagation, transplanting, tractor & hand cultivating, harvesting, post-harvest handling & storage, and packing for CSA delivery. The Field Manager will train and supervise the Sadeh Apprentice; train, supervise and teach the Adamah Fellows while they are working in the field; and assist with the goats, chickens, and educational programs when necessary. This person must want to be part of a progressive, heart-centered, environmentally committed Jewish community. At least 2 years farm experience preferred.

Full job description attached.

Job start: February 1, 2010
Salary: $325/week for 44 weeks plus room & board and 75% of health care (staff pay 25%)

To apply: send cover letter, resume and 2 references to Shamu Sadeh,  Position open until filled.

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