ORGANIC FARMER

*This position has been filled*

We are seeking an experienced farmer to oversee and expand our fruit and vegetable crop production. We are a research farm, so the ideal candidate must have a can-do attitude and willing to try (and sometimes fail) new things untraditional to the mainstream farming industry.

Potential candidates must be willing to relocate to the Bay Area and be comfortable commuting to our location. We do not have available housing at this time.

This is a full-time position, Wednesday through Sunday.

 

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • expand and maintain crops, orchards, and greenhouses

  • oversee implementation of seasonal planting and harvest schedules

  • implementation of organic pest management systems

  • prepare for farmer's markets

  • work with volunteers and farm share members

  • installation and regular inspection of irrigation

  • maintain proper sanitation and food handling practices

  • record keeping and organic certification

  • regular hauling of large trailers

  • tractor operation

 

Required experience:

  • at least one year of practical farming experience, preferably in a large to medium scale polyculture environment

  • basic to advanced knowledge of sustainable practices

 

Not required but a plus:

  • CDL

  • Spanish fluent

  • mechanically inclined

  • sales experience

  • carpentry/construction experience

 

Please email us at info@twistedfields.com for inquiries. Compensation is dependent on experience. Thanks!