JOINING THE TEAM ON THE FARM
With great food - organic, fresh and often grown outside the door, there are often new opportunities to join us.
So if you love the farm, share our ethos and understand that hard work is why we are still here, do get in touch with a cv and letter of interest in case something is coming up that might suit. Please note that everyone who comes to work here needs to be available for some weekend work as well as in the week and during school holidays.
2.5 year Organic Horticultural Apprenticeship.
The Organic Farm Shop, Abbey Home Farm is offering a great opportunity for a hardworking
passionate about organic growing person who wants to be a vegetable grower to join our gardening team in March 2024, with a view to becoming our next 2.5-year apprentice soon after.
We are looking specifically for someone who has already had some experience as a longish term wwoofer, trainee or seasonal worker.
The successful applicant needs to have a 'can do' flexible attitude and be a good team player. Most of the time will be growing but there will also be work in the shop once or twice a month and in emergency. (full training given).The apprenticeship is a 3-season structured practical and theoretical programme aiming to fully skill individuals up to become commercial organic growers.
Interviews will be in December with trials in January. The job comes with subsidised housing (sorry no pets) and full-time wage. If you are interested send a cv and letter of interest to hilary asap Please include why you might make a good apprentice and all relevant growing experience with full details of host farms.
Full Job details here
6.5month Senior Apprentice Position
The Organic Farm Shop, Abbey Home farm has a unique position on offer for this coming season.
We are looking for someone interested in putting the finishing touches to their sustainable horticultural learning experience to fill a position for 6.5 months, Start date last week in March 2024.
The level of knowledge required to take this position necessitates at least two years commercial veg growing experience.
A passion for knowledge, hard work and feeding lots of people sustainability are essential for this role.
The position will be responsible for Propagation and Market Garden growing. Full on the job mentoring and weekly 1 hour theory lessons (small fee) introduction to field scale veg production, tractor driving and machinery usage will all be a part of the job and training.
The job comes with subsidised housing (sorry no pets) and full-time wage.
Already high demand for this position, apply quickly to avoid disappointment.
Interviews will be in December and trials in January. If you are interested send a cv and letter of interest to hilary asap. Please include all relevant growing experience with full details of host farms.