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Organic Vegetable farm operator position at Big Mesa Farm - 12900

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Organic Vegetable farm operator position
Big Mesa Farm
comptche-ukiah rd
95427 Comptche , CA
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Job Description: 

Come join the crew at Big Mesa Farm! Big Mesa Farm has been in operation for 9 years with its inception in Bolinas, Ca. The farm has relocated to Comptche Ca in Mendocino county and is now entering the third season in a small coastal mountain valley. We are farming 4 acres including 5 greenhouses. We grow tomatoes, cucumbers, and mixed greens both wholesale and at farmers markets in Fort Bragg and Ukiah, Ca. Farm owner has over 15 yrs in organic row crop farming and is still inspired every year to try new things. Some of our growing edges are in streamlining systems for efficient production, dry farming, teaching farming practices, and involving employees in these processes. This position is for someone who has a great passion for local food production and learning sustainable farm systems and who may dream of starting their own farm someday. Must have a solid work ethic. The position is full time and requires attention to detail and great ability for learning and is self motivated. A very charming 1890's cabin is offered for housing, with access to communal kitchen and a gorgeous bathouse for a small rental fee. Compensation is hourly at 15/hr.
The farm is located one half hour from the lovely coastal town of Mendocino in the small but tight community of Comptche, Ca. We are off grid, 100% solar powered, and certified organic. Must have access to your own transportation. Thank you for reading.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Duties include: irrigation, harvest and packing, farmers market, tractor mounted transplanting, seeding, field prep, crop planning, some tractor work and greenhouse management.

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If interested please send and email to set up a phone interview.

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