restaurant farming gig, lummi island, washington
The Willows Restaurant and Inn is looking for a farm manager to oversee and direct intensive vegetable production for three Lummi Island restaurants .
The farm is located on the West Shore of Lummi Island, well sited for sun, consists of high production raised beds and greenhouses. Farm Manager is independent and self-directed but must work closely with the chef and management staff to develop and implement an annual farm plan. The plan includes budget, record keeping, planting dates, crop varieties, succession planning. Additionally expectations are to manage and direct other farm help and kitchen staff in the harvest and distribution of produce.
-Minimum 3 years farming/horticultural experience
-Production oriented and organized work habits
-Excellent communication skills regarding crop planning and harvest dates
-Experience with all aspects of seeding, growing, succession planting and harvest of vegetable produce.
-Soil, nutrition and water management
-Ability to lift 50#
Salaried position- based on a 10 month season Feb-Nov., commensurate with experience. Hourly work during off season based on project.
Transportation: on Island vehicle provided, ferry pass included. Stipend for housing on Island in lieu of ferry pass.
Please respond with a resume to Kevin Burke at [email protected]