Part-time Farmer

Location: 
Freeland, Maryland
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 (All day)
Company Name: 
Heathcote Community

Part-time sustainable farming position currently available at Heathcote
Community, a 48-year old intentional community dedicated to promoting
permaculture.  Heathcote is nestled in a beautiful wooded valley with a stream
on the state border ½ hour from Baltimore and York, PA (see
http://www.heathcote.org/).  Manage farming our ½ acre garden and large high tunnel
(96’ x 24’) in order to feed our 20 resident community members. Train and
supervise interns and volunteers and, if desired, assist with Heathcote’s
permaculture workshops. Delicious organic vegetarian meals and housing in the
community are offered in exchange for 20-25 work hours weekly, with an option
to apply for community membership. Non-residential options may also be
possible.  Qualifications include organic farming experience, excellent
problem-solving skills, reliable and responsible work habits, and the ability
to work both independently and cooperatively. To apply, send cover letter,
resume, and names and contact information for three references to
education@heathcote.org.  Email us or call Karen Stupski at 410-357-9523 for
more information. Review of applications is underway and will continue on a
rolling basis until a successful candidate is hired.