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CSA Head Farmer, Godfrey, IL

Looking for a Head Farmer to manage a vibrant six year old CSA. Located on the bluffs of the Mississippi River in Godfrey, Illinois on the fringe of the St. Louis metro area, our CSA has grown over the last six years to a current membership of 130 full shares and to a current land use of 4+ irrigated acres. Barn, greenhouse, office and well-maintained equipment are assets available on our farm. The farm produces around 65 different vegetables, flowers, herbs and strawberries using sustainable growing methods. The Head farmer is responsible for planning, growing, marketing and educating the community with volunteer assistance from shareholders and committees. We are seeking a skilled farmer with supervisory experience to work with paid assistants and/or farm apprentices. Our CSA is Board governed and has an active volunteer and supportive membership.

The right applicant will be ready to join our community and step into this full-time, year-long, head farming position. Competitive salary and full benefits package offered. Applications accepted until November 25, 2008. Contact Danette Watt at dwatt33@hotmail.com or 618-467-8827.