We’re Looking for a Farm Manager

The Fruitful Field is now seeking a new Farm Manager who is passionate about sustainable agriculture and loves giving back to the community! The new Farm Manager will be responsible, organized and must have experience in agriculture to run our growing CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) share program based out of Deerfield Beach, FL. The Farm Manager will manage a 1 ½ acre vegetable production and a 1 acre fruit production area and  will be responsible for:

● Setup and general upkeep of garden

● Assisting with on-site CSA Program delivery &  implementation

● Assisting with harvest of produce and packaging for market/CSA

● Assisting with Special Events such as: Prepping for market, Plant sales, visits from local youth and residents, including a special needs school, Open Houses, etc.

● Work with adults interns, volunteers, and high school youth in our Grow City Youth Internship Program

The ideal candidate will have these qualifications:

● Interest in Organic Gardening/Urban Farming

● Organizational skills and strong work ethic

● Exposure to and willingness to work with kids between 8-17 years of age

● Passion for the field of local and sustainable agricultre

● Ability to pass a background check

● Willingness to work with a faith-based non-profit organization

● The ability to lift objects up to 50 lbs and participate in regular outdoor work

Details &  Hours:

● The Farm Manager is supervised by the Executive Director of The Fruitful Field

● Local applicants preferred

Hours are as followed in the growing season for a total of 35 hours a week (mid-August to mid-April) on site are as follows:

Monday 8am-2pm

Tuesday 8am-2pm

Wednesday 8am-6pm Harvest/CSA share

Thursday 2 hours (planning from home)

Friday 8am-4pm

Saturday 8am-1pm 

Sunday OFF

Hours are as followed in the Spring/Summer season for a total of 20 hours a week on site (May to August) are as follows:

Monday 8am- 12pm

Tuesday 8am- 12pm

Wednesday 8am-12pm

Thursday OFF

Friday 8am-12pm

Saturday 8am-12pm 

 To Apply:

Send Cover Letter and Resume to chrisr@thefruitfulfield.org