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fat cabbage farm job, california

Posted: February 10 2012

Farm Manager Assistant at Fat Cabbage Farm Pescadero, Ca.
Women owned and operated, Fat Cabbage Farm is a CCOF certified-organic mixed vegetable and flower operation, farming 8 acres in the Cloverdale Valley of Pescadero, Ca. Flowing into its fourth season, FCF is located 45 minutes north of Santa Cruz, and 1.5 hours south of San Francisco. We attend three farmer's markets throughout the growing season, and have both wholesale and restaurant accounts in San Mateo County. We are hiring a Farm Manager Assistant to join our team for the 2012 season. The ideal candidate will have some farming experience, ability to perform repetitive physical tasks (and some heavy lifting), a strong work ethic and a good sense of humor. Farm Assistant responsibilities include (but not limited to): greenhouse propagation, weeding, weekly plant-outs, harvest and deliveries. Applicant must have a valid driver's license. Willingness to do one farmer's market a week, is a plus. The Farm Manager Assistant position begins April and runs through November, with the possibility of a second year. Assistant is paid by the hour, not to exceed 32 hours a week (four, eight-hour days per week). Housing is not available, so applicant should be prepared to relocate to Pescadero or commute.
We are prepared to provide assistance with housing recommendations. If interested please email us at: [email protected] and [email protected] . To apply, please include a resume, two professional references, and a brief description of your previous farm experience. We look forward to meeting you!