Full-Charge Farm Manager
Alemaya Farm, Guinda, California
We are a 73-acre certified organic farm located just outside of Guinda, California, in the Capay
Valley. Organic production started with vegetables only in 2014 through 2017. Fallow for 2-1/2
years while orchards were planted and other improvements made. Now resuming, with about 8
acres being planted to vegetables, 3 newly-planted fruit orchards of about 200 trees each and
new irrigated pasture designed for managed intensive grazing. Acreage available for grains and
Full-charge manager sought for diversified farm management, including production and sales.
Approximately 10 acres is being planted to spring vegetables. Grain and hay production is
planned for approximately 7 acres of orchard alleys, which are now in cover crops. Additional 8
to 10 acres are available for root crops, grains or hay. Work with owner to facilitate migration
to biodynamic practices (already underway). Owner will help with sales. Owner wants to be
advisor, not supervisor.
Demonstrated success at full-charge profitable management of comparable or larger farm is
required. Spanish competency very helpful. This is a year-round position, and we want to plan
for at least 5 years. Rent nearby, park your RV/trailer on the farm, or possibly share a lovely
farmhouse. Children and pets OK. With demonstrated success over first two years, we may be
willing to build a desirable manager’s home on the property.
This position is salaried, 75k-100k, in addition to profit share. Possible arrangements to develop
your own label along with ours.
Email enquiry to email@example.com or call Jonathan at 650-619-7963.