The Jewish Farm School and Eden Village Camp are seeking a motivated, hardworking, and enthusiastic farmer for the 2013 season to oversee production of our 2-acre educational farm and other growing areas on site at Eden Village Camp.
Who You Are:
Ideal candidates will:
Have at least one full season working on a farm using sustainable agriculture techniques;
Have experience working with chickens, goats, sheep and bees;
Be comfortable teaching and demonstrating agricultural practices;
Be excited about working with a diverse range of growing techniques and settings (ie annual vegetables, perennial orchard, permaculture, animals husbandry, educational gardens);
Be enthusiastic about working collaboratively with other staff, program participants, and volunteers;
Be an inspiring leader and creative problem solver.
Conducting daily work on the farm;
Directing farm apprentices, campers, staff, and volunteers in meaningful, educational, engaging, and productive farm projects;
Overseeing educational gardens on the farm and other gardens on the site (ie, Director’s House Garden and 10 cabin snack gardens)
Maintaining the Pardes Brachot Orchard;
Maintaining all livestock and developing further plans for animal care;
Maintaining site-wide composting system;
Maintaining appropriate care of all farm related tools, machinery, facilities and equipment;
Leading and participating in ongoing farm staff meetings, check-ins, and group practices.
Weekly salary of $200 and up, dependent on experience. Health insurance subsidy and professional development funds are also available. Farmer will also be provided with shared housing and access to a kitchen, plus all meals when the camp kitchen is open.
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