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East Bay Urban Farmer at Farmscape - 3644

Job Title: 
East Bay Urban Farmer
Farmscape
1724 Mandela Pkwy, 8
Oakland, CA 94607
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

East Bay Urban Farmers

Farmscape is seeking a Full-Time urban farmer for the East Bay. This job will be managing our farm portfolio for Oakland and the 680 corridor, including managing urban farms at Clif Bar, Tender Greens, Oracle, and The North Face.

About Farmscape:

Farmscape is America’s largest urban farming company with offices in Los Angeles and the Bay Area. We are employee owned and operated. More information: http://farmscapegardens.com/

Compensation:

$18-20/hr Commensurate with experience. Benefits include paid vacation, 401k, sick leave, and health care

Duties & Responsibilities: 

-Make weekly visits to yards of Farmscape members at regularly scheduled times
-Manage all aspects of annual vegetable cultivation from planning and planting plots to leaving a harvest on each member’s doorstep
-Keep detailed records during weekly visits
-Maintain good relationships with members, both in-person and via phone/email
-Adhere to Farmscape best practices in managing farms
-Communicate promptly with supervisor regarding supply needs and unexpected garden issues
-Communicate with sales staff regarding newly installed farms and add them to the weekly route in a timely manner
-Assist in installations.
-Attend staff meetings and training sessions as required
-Represent Farmscape in a friendly and professional manner

Education & Experience: 

-Extensive experience with annual vegetable cultivation required; related education in horticulture, crop science, etc. a plus
-Ability to learn and adapt to Farmscape best practices
-Friendly and clear communicator
-Organizational skills and attention to detail a must
-Valid driver’s license and a working vehicle

Application Instructions: 

Please send a cover letter and resume to Lara@farmscapegardens.com with the subject line “ Urban Farmer.” NO CALLS PLEASE.

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture