Plenty! Farm is hiring a Farm Manager
Plenty! is a non-profit organization whose mission is to nourish community and preserve Floyd county traditions by encouraging neighbors to grow and share food. The Plenty! Farm is home to the Plenty! Fresh Food Bank as well as the center for several food sharing programs and educational gatherings. Plenty! values freshness in produce and programs, generosity in giving and receiving and welcomes all those in need of improved access to nutritious food.
The farm rotates 2 acres and a 2,100 sq. ft. high tunnel through mixed vegetable production using organic management. Applicants must possess 2 years of farm work experience or 1 year of farm management experience. Tractor experience and good driving record required. The farm manager will work with 2 interns and interact closely with Plenty!’s Executive Director. Applicants should demonstrate a strong interest in food production as it relates to food security, nutrition access and community. Applicants need to be friendly, have strong communication skills, be willing to interact with the public and work with volunteers of all ages. The position opens Jan. 1, 2016. For details and application information please visit www.plentylocal.org or call 540-745-3898.