Farm to Table Farm Manager

Website GrandView Farms

Farm to Table

Our farm is a highly diversified, organically grown (non-certified) operation dedicated to supplying our restaurants in the bay area. The farm specializes in approximately 1 1/2 acre of diversified vegetables, orchards, and raising laying hens. It also doubles as an outdoor event venue and features a rustic banquet hall.

We are looking for an experienced farmer to be responsible for all aspects of crop production and grounds keeping.

The farmer must be creative, efficient, self-motivated, and highly organized. A successful candidate will have experience with small to medium-scale production and have a passion for growing produce.

Duties:

·       Meet with chefs and owners to determine desired seasonal crops, communicating clearly and regularly

 

·       Create an annual crop plan with regular updates for the chefs and restaurants about what is coming down the pipeline

 

·       Ensure produce is grown, harvested, and stored for excellent taste, quality and safety

 

·       Understand and follow naturally grown or organic production guidelines

 

·       Maintain planting, production & harvest records

 

·       Keep beds fully planted at all times.

 

·       Operate, implement and repair irrigation systems

 

·       Safely operate a compact tractor, BCS, utility vehicle, and riding mower

 

·       Order seed, feed, and farm supplies

 

·       Manage 1 regular crew member and additional crew members should they be necessary

 

·       Must be physically capable lifting 50+ lbs.

 

·       Manage soil fertility: organic fertilizer, crop rotation and compost program

 

 

 

 

 

 

Compensation:
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and or living accommodations.

Education, Experience & Qualifications:
Bachelor’s or Associate degree in horticulture or related field preferred or equivalent work experience

Experience working on a diversified vegetable farm preferred

 

Minimum of one year of farming experience preferred

Application Instructions:

Please email resume mauricecarrubba76@gmail.com

Job Type: Full-time

 

To apply for this job email your details to jodi@grandviewsanjose.com