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Hiring Seasonal Field Operations Manager, Feb-Nov 2024

Seasonal Field Operations Manager, Feb-Nov 2024

Newly emerging Stellar Roots Herb Farm is seeking a Self-motivated and Earth-inspired Farm Manager for field work and general farm tasks.

Field Work is Primary responsibility. Position works with Farm Managing Director to plan and execute all aspects of annual and perennial plant propagation. Responsible for carrying out field and garden tasks, such as soil preparation, weed eating, pruning, planting, harvesting, washing, drying and packing herbs and more. Responsible for leading volunteers in farm-based tasks.

  • Flexible hours with paid vacation
  • Option to live on site in newly built Loft bedroom in the Apothecary barn: new VT Castings woodstove, new kitchen, new bath, beautiful loft bedroom with awning window, full size bed and AC
  • Learn methods of Organic and Biodynamic farming, Herbalism, Geomancy, Ecology, connecting with nature spirits and so much more

Qualifications:

  • Organic and/ or Biodynamic Farming Experience desired
  • A plus if you have grown medicinal herbs and/ or are familiar with plants local to the Appalachian region.
  • In good physical condition and able to work outside in sometimes challenging conditions (heat, excess moisture) is necessary
  • Ability to strategize towards larger goals and also addresses day to day tasks
  • Able and willing to make organized notes of daily tasks for Organic Certification
  • A passion for farming and love of the Earth is essential
  • Willingness or desire to work alone and with others- our staff is limited as we are growing!
  • Must be clean, tidy and respectful of space! Your living space includes a shared kitchen and bath in Farm Operations HQ.
  • Personable and able to engage about farming to visitors

Position is 9 months from mid February 2024 – mid November 2024

Salary up to $30 per hour, based on experience, room negotiable

Expected to work 30 hours per week with 12 days paid summer holiday

SRHF is located in the beautiful Southern Blue Ridge Mountains, in Tiger, GA on 8 acres of rolling pastures. We are a Biodynamic Medicinal Herb Farm offering high quality product and herbal education. Managing Director is a professional Ecological Designer of 2 decades with a wealth of knowledge in holistic land management. Rabun County has a rich herbal tradition, with some of the top herbal teachers in the country. And some of the best hikes in the region, including a gorgeous waterfall within walking distance of the farm. Nearby town of Clayton has thriving local culture and great food.

To apply for job, please send relevant experience, interest and bio via website contact form. We look forward to hearing from you!

www.stellarrootsherbs.com

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