Business Opportunity – CSA GARDEN MANAGER– 2011
Position: Organic CSA Garden Manager
Organization: Whole Village Ecovillage www.wholevillage.org
Apply by March 10, 2011 Employment Dates: March – Dec. 31, 2011
Location: Whole Village Farm, Caledon (40 min. east of Guelph)
We are looking for an experienced organic gardener with strong entrepreneurial and management skills to run an independent CSA and Market Garden business in co-operation with our intentional community, operating through a lease agreement. Interested applicants would have access to 8 acres of existing gardens, 2 greenhouses, a packing shed, sheltered wash station, and root cellar space in the basement of the farmhouse. Barn space can also be rented.
The Whole Village CSA business has been operating since 2002, building to a membership of 90 in the summer and 35 in the winter. The farm manager will live on site in the farmhouse which has adequate space for apprentices and volunteers. Our farm is a member of the CRAFT network which supports farm visits and tours. We have an established clientele at the local Orangeville Farmers’ Market on Saturdays. Knowledge of biodynamic gardening and permaculture is an asset.
Send resume and application letter to firstname.lastname@example.org Call Brenda at 519-942-4010 for more information.