Enright Ridge CSA is seeking to hire a Farm Manger for an urban farm CSA in the Price Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio. We make use of multiple small growing spaces in the neighborhood and a greenhouse that is owned by Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage, a 501c3 non-profit. The CSA will begin its fifth season in 2013, with a projected 100 shares. Though not certified
organic, we are a sustainable operation and use organic practices. The
farmer will be responsible for managing crop production, soil fertility, and pest management and should have knowledge and experience planning for and
growing vegetables for distribution. The farmer will also be responsible for
nursery/greenhouse management. Administrative support will be provided. We are a community based organization with high involvement from CSA members.
Enthusiasm about this model and excellent communication skills are essential.
The farmer will be expected to communicate regularly with staff and the administrative group, assist with training of staff and volunteers, and delegate work accordingly.
This is an ideal opportunity for a farmer without land who is enthusiastic about growing food for local consumption. We are an evolving organization looking for an enthusiastic and productive farmer to work with us as we move forward. Salary to be determined based on hours worked, number of CSA shares served, and amount of additional staff needed. Housing in Ecovillage may be available. If interested please submit letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org