The Horticulture production team leader is responsible for leading and working with a team. Organising daily work schedules for the production of horticulture crops and participate in the production.
The Cloughjordan Community Farm, located on 10 acres in Cloughjordan Ecovillage, is Ireland’s largest example of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA). The Community Farm is now at an exciting stage in its development. We are looking for a dynamic new Farmer to join our team and help progress a unique community approach to regeneration and resilience.
TheHorticulture team leader role includes:
Maintaining a sustainable, reduced-carbon system of food production that will improve the biodiversity and quality of soil on the land.
Helping with the production and distribution of food to CSA members
Working with Volunteers. We have a team of 8 European volunteers.
Engaging in the farm coordination structures
Promoting seed saving
Improving growing methods for resilience and implementing new techniques in response to a changing climate.
Required experience and competencies
Agricultural/ horticultural training, preferably with an ecological focus
Experience working on a farm, or similar area, using ecological/ sustainable methods.
Interest in ecology, agroforestry
Knowledge of Regenerative agriculture practices and Permaculture approaches
Competency in English language, desirable another language
Good communication skills
Full year: 22.000
39 hours per week
If you would like to apply for this post please submit your cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by 6th July 2020
Find out more: www.cloughjordancommunityfarm.ie