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job at mass farm incubator

Posted: March 1 2012

The New Entry Sustainable Farming Project, a beginning farmer training program, is seeking a full-time, year-round Technical Assistance and Incubator Farm Coordinator, to begin in early to mid-March.  The position is based in Lowell, MA.  Competitive salary and benefits.  Participants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encourage to apply.  Cross-cultural experience required.

Attached is the job description.  The main duties of this position are to:

  • provide training and technical assistance services in all aspects of farm enterprise development (production, marketing, financial management) to beginning farmers
  • develop curriculum and teach our Farm Business Planning Courses, advanced farm workshops, and field-based practical skills trainings, and
  • manage our 3 incubator training farms (over 20+ acres) with field cultivation, equipment management and maintenance, and extension outreach to farmers.
  • We also provide continuing technical assistance to graduates and alumni of our training programs.

To apply, please email a cover letter describing your interest in the position and qualifications and a resume to both:  [email protected] and [email protected].
We are hoping to fill this position quickly, so please submit your applications materials as soon as possible if you are interested.
Jennifer Hashley, Project Director
New Entry Sustainable Farming Project

lowell, ma