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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