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Farm Manager - Healdsburg, CA

Farm Manager - Healdsburg, CA 
 
Ideal candidate will possess the following: 
• A passion for sustainable farming practices and a desire to help bring awareness to others
• Extremely organized
• The ability to work independently and in small group settings.
 
We are a ranch that is committed to embracing and practicing the principles of Biodynamic farming. We are in the beginning stages of building a farm that produces food, herbs and Cannabis that are good, clean and fair, respectful of planet earth, and the people that live in it.
 
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 
• Communicates daily with owner and farm workers for short & long term planning.
• Cultivates crops: rototilling, hand hoeing, and hand weeding.
• Irrigation needs/repairs
• Propagate and manage seedlings in green house.
• Transplanting in the fields
• Assists in the seasonal pruning of perennials including fruit trees, hedges, and herbs.
• Compost Building
• Pest/Disease control
• Management and care of farm animals specific to Biodynamics
• Monitors and maintains working condition, of tools and supplies and working areas.
• Any and all other duties as assigned.
• Understand animals including chickens, turkeys, sheep, cows & pigs.
 
Requirements: 
• Positive attitude and desire to learn and willingness to teach others.
• Physical ability to do the work required – lifting, standing, bending and all weather conditions.
• Reliable transportation
• Promptness and a strong work ethic
• Excellent communication and problem solving skills
• Host occasional on Farm Events and Tours
• Ability to work independently and with others
• Extremely organized, efficient, and detail oriented
• Flexibility in hours and the ability to work weekends PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• 2+ years of experience working on biodynamic farms.
 
Terms:  
• This is a full-time position based in Healdsburg, CA.
• We offer suitable room and board and compensation commensurate with experience.
• We are seeking a kindred spirit.
 
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume along with three references to: NTRJobs@newtreeranch.com
 
 
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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