Oak Spring is a small, intensive Certified Organic farm in Northern Baltimore County, MD with a diversified vegetable production and pastured eggs. We grow over 40 different crops and market our goods through a 40+ member CSA, Baltimore restaurants and local markets. Oak Spring Farm is seeking a full-time farm assistant manager for the 2018 growing season.We seek an assistant manager with a serious interest in organic farming, strong communication skills, who can stay upbeat in stressful situations, cultivate morale in a crew, and shows up daily with commitment and enthusiasm. A typical summer work week will be 6 days/week up to 50 hours.
Crew and volunteer management
CSA management with support of farm owner: overseeing packing and delivery of csa shares
Managing harvests, seeding calendar, irrigation needs for crops, high tunnel monitoring and management, tool and equipment maintenance
Manage one of Oak Spring Farm’s off-site farmers’ markets weekly
2+ years of organic vegetable production experience with diversified crops
Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently
Desire to manage people and communicate effectively
Physical stamina and strength to easily lift and carry 50lbs
A desire for efficiency, detail, and a sense of urgency
Willingness to take initiative and take on responsibility
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On farm housing may be available