Allegheny Mountain Institute (AMI) seeks an Urban Farm Manager to oversee the operations of a 3-acre farm site at the Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind in Staunton, VA. The 3-acre site consists of a 1-acre vegetable farm, educational gardens, outdoor classroom and kitchen, orchard, and diverse native habitat plantings. AMI manages and operates the Urban Farm at VSDB, which provides students of all ages a place to learn, play, and grow outdoors. The farm hosts community work days, teacher trainings, as well as workshops for our surrounding communities. The incumbent will plan and carry out the continued development of the farm site based on the goals of the project, and work closely with the VSDB horticulture teaching staff to carry out garden-based education curriculum at the farm. The Urban Farm Manager is responsible for the organic, sustainable management of all operational aspects of farm production including: plant propagation, cultivation, succession planting, pest and nutrient management, harvesting, processing, distribution, quality and quantity control for all vegetative plantings, both perennial and annual.
Those interested may visit AMI’s website at http://www.alleghenymountaininstitute.org/ to view the complete Urban Farm Manager position description, download the AMI application form, and follow instructions to apply.
Allegheny Mountain Institute (AMI) is a 501(c) 3 educational nonprofit organization that cultivates healthy communities through food and education.
Allegheny Mountain Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin, disability, political affiliation, or marital status. AMI is an equal opportunity employer.