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Organic Grower Apprentice

Abbey Home Farm
Cirencester

Posted: 22 Nov 2021

Deadline: 5 Jan 2022

Compensation: Minimum wage

Paid Apprenticeship Full-time Fixed term / contract


Job description

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 2022, with a view to becoming our next 2.5 year apprentice soon after.

We are looking specifically for someone who has already had experience as a trainee, long term wwoofer or seasonal worker on a commercial veg holding.

The successful applicant needs to have a 'can do' flexible attitude and be a good team player. The majority of the time will be vegetable growing and work in the shop once or twice a month (full training given for both).

There is also an opportunity for a 7 month seasonal trainee (please see other ad).

Application information

Please see more details on our website: https://www.theorganicfarmshop.co.uk/join-the-team/

Please mention Roots to Work when applying for these jobs

About Abbey Home Farm

Abbey Home Farm is run by Will and Hilary Chester-Master. They took over the management of the farm from Wills family in 1990 and set about establishing an organic system of farming from day 1. Both Will and Hilary are totally committed to organic practices and are striving to make Abbey Home Farm a truly sustainable, both environmentally and financially, place. The farm, the garden, the shop and the cafe would not run without the other members of the team. There are at present approx 40 people involved, working here in all sorts of capacities, some full time, many part time, from many different backgrounds, but with common links: a passion for local and organic food, high animal welfare, caring for the environment and protecting our wildlife.