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Permaculture Manager at Lake Monroe Homestead - 5962

Job Title: 
Permaculture Manager
Lake Monroe Homestead
6463 Hardin Ridge Rd
Heltonville, IN 47436
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Management of a 15 acre permaculture farm that adjoins the Hoosier National Forest on three sides approx. 12 miles south of Bloomington, IN.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Sell from a roadside stand/farmers markets and provide educational programming.

Active Projects:
construction of a 78' high tunnel
erosion repair/soil amendment/fixing compacted subsoil
irrigation system from a spring fed pond
terracing
free range “woods”chickens
100% wood heat/cooking
trail systems
composting
non petroleum/electric hand tool maint.
beekeeping

Future Projects:
rain catchment
fencing
solar
legal kitchen
homebased vendor products
mushroom cultivation
medicinal / tea plants
berries
heritage chickens
livestock guardian dogs
solar dehydration
preservation
Ag business plans

Separate housing/utilities/etc. included. We can discus pay by phone or in person.

Education & Experience: 

Ideally, candidates would have prior small farm/horticulture experience or formal education; but a strong desire to develop a sustainable rapport with nature through permaculture and homesteading is really what is important.

Application Instructions: 

The best way to begin a dialog is to email us at lakemonroehomestead@gmail.com.

Job Categories: 
Horticulture/Gardening