Organic Farm Manager Job in Maryland

Farm Manager Job in Maryland, 2013 at Organic Farm The Farm at Our House is a 3.5 acre, organically-certified vegetable farm with a flock of 100 free-range laying hens. We're located 30 miles north of Washington D.C. in Brookeville, MD. We farm on land owned by Our House, a residential job-training center for at-risk teenage boys. While at Our House, the boys can choose to work with us on the farm to gain job training and experience in organic farming. We sell our organic produce and eggs at 3 local farmers markets, through a small CSA, and to local restaurants. We are currently accepting applicants for one Farm Management Assistant and 2-3 summer Interns.

Farm Management Assistant: The Farm at Our House will be hiring one farm management assistant to start March 1st, 2013. The Farm Management Assistant will be involved in all stages of production, sales, and decision-making on the farm, and will supervise farm workers, interns, and volunteers. This position includes a $320-$400 bi-weekly stipend (depending on experience), $150 towards professional development, an end-of-season bonus of $1000, 8 days paid vacation, and free food.  No on-farm housing is available. At least one year prior farming/gardening experience is preferred. Please send a resume, cover letter, and three references tothefarmatourhouse@gmail.com. For more information email us or contact Marc at 202 412 5698. Interns:  The Farm at Our House offers sustainable agriculture internships to college students over summer vacation, or others looking to learn about organic farming.  We can work with your university to help you receive academic credit if available.  These positions come with modest stipends. No housing is available.  Please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to thefarmatourhouse@gmail.com. For more information email us or contact Marc at 202 412 5698.

1 Comment on Organic Farm Manager Job in Maryland

  1. Farmers Journal // July 13, 2013 at 12:02 pm // Reply

    This post makes me reflect about a organic farm and its impact in the current economical situation. Thanks for posting about this, I would love to read more about this topic. Another good post Taylor.

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