Abingdon Organics is Hiring for the 2013 season

Abingdon Organics has employment/learning opportunities available or the 2013 Season. 

Seeking aspiring farmer or farm couple in Abingdon, VA

More info can be found at:  http://abingdonorganics.org/

Abingdon Organics, a small, diversified organic farm in southwestern Virginia, is seeking an individual or couple for the 2013 season to help with all phases of our farming operation.  Abingdon Organics and its owners, Anthony and Laurel Flaccavento, have been  leaders in the  local foods and sustainable farming movement in the region for nearly two decades.  Their farm produces more than 50 different types of vegetables and fruits which are sold at the farmers market, to local restaurants and other outlets.  The farm has many innovations, including several high tunnels and hoop houses, cover crops and beneficial insect habitat, and ongoing trials of varieties, soil improvement and insect control.  The farm is located 3 miles from Abingdon, a town with a strong art, music and local food scene.  Even a local brewery!

Qualified individuals should have at least one season of experience as WWOOFers, farm interns or apprentices on a produce farm.  You will be involved in greenhouse production, all phases of field and high tunnel production, marketing ,and planning and tracking production and profitability.  A certificate will be provided detailing the skills and knowledge you’ve built during your time here.  In addition to the learning opportunity, compensation includes comfortable lodging in our home, wonderful food and a small stipend.  No pets, please.  If interested, email Anthony at flaccavento@ruralscale.com or call 276 698-8956.   Position is open beginning February 18th.

More info can be found at:  http://abingdonorganics.org/


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