looking for assistant farm manager in Katonah, NY

posted April 4, 2010

Amawalk Farm is a certified organic berry and vegetable farm in Katonah, New York, one hour north of New York City.  The farm is operated by owner-managers Larry and Marian Cross.  We grow salad greens, heirloom tomatoes, garlic, pumpkins, other veggies, herbs and flowers which we sell to local stores and restaurants and at our own farm stand.  July and mid-August through mid-October we have a raspberry u-pik open to the public. We also have a flock of free range laying hens. We provide educational opportunities to local children and are  active in the local-food/farming community.

Applicants must have solid farm experience, be self motivated and be prepared to engage successfully in all aspects of operating an organic farm including leading and working with interns and other farm help. This position is 30 hours per week during farm season and 10 hours per week in winter in exchange for occupancy of lovely caretaker/farmer cottage, utilities included. Ideal for couple with need/desire for easy access to New York City.

email resume and cover letter to: marian@amawalkfarm.org. See pictures and more info at www.amawalkfarm.org