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Sylvester Manor Educational Farm Seeks Vegetable Grower for 2014 Growing Season
Last Post 13 Nov 2013 12:28 PM by Sylvester Manor Educational Farm. 0 Replies.
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Sylvester Manor Educational Farm

13 Nov 2013 12:28 PM  
2014 Position Posting:
Vegetable Coordinator (Grower)

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm is a nonprofit located on Shelter Island off the tip of Long Island. This 243 acre historic plantation dates back to 1652. Our mission is to cultivate, preserve, and share Sylvester Manor’s lands, buildings, and stories-inviting new thought about importance of food, culture and place in our daily lives.

Sylvester Manor is hiring a Vegetable Coordinator for the 2014 growing season. We are currently growing 4 acres of vegetables and run a 125 member CSA. We also operate a farmstand. The labor force includes interns and WWOOFers.

The Vegetable Coordinator’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-crop rotation planning
-seed ordering
-seeding scheduling
-seedling greenhouse management
-annual irrigation systems
-nutrient management
-tractor work
-CSA coordination
-weed management
-oversight of interns and WWOOFers
-harvest and post-harvest handling of the vegetables

The Vegetable Coordinator will work directly under the current farm manager.
Four full seasons of farm experience preferred with two of those years in a leadership/management role.

Compensation dependent on experience.

Please send letter of interest and resume to Julia at jtrunzo@sylvestermanor.org

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