seeking farm manager - WA
Viva Farms seeks a farm manager to join our fun, dynamic and high performance team. This is a management level position that has the opportunity to build out and lead the production team.
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Viva Farms, founded in 2009, is a leading and nationally recognized program dedicated to launching the next generation of organic farmers. The program has two basic goals: to grow food and to grow farmers. Our 30+ acre farm incubator in the Skagit Valley provides new and immigrant farmers with land, infrastructure, equipment and marketing support. In 2011 alone, Viva Farms won the Green Washington Award, the Seattle Social Innovation Fast Pitch and was featured on the cover of High Country News and in the Christian Science Monitor.
Viva Farms is a project of Grow Food, a non-profit organization, and is operated in partnership with WSU Extension and Growing Washington. Viva Farms partners with Growing Washington to operate one of the largest local food hub and distribution systems in Western Washington: 100+ acres of production, processing facilities, over 1,000 CSA/direct delivery members, a robust presence in Seattle-area farmers markets and restaurants, regional produce stands, and major wholesale/institutional customers throughout the Puget Sound Region.