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Seasonal Vegetable Work

Tablehurst Farm
Forest Row, London

Posted: 10 May 2022

Deadline: 31 May 2022

Compensation: Minimum wage

Paid Full-time


Job description

Tablehurst Farm has a position available this Summer

Tablehurst Farm, located in the heart of Forest Row and on the edge of Ashdown Forest, is looking for an experienced gardener to join our vegetable production team. The Biodynamic vegetable garden comprises of 17 acres of field vegetables, six polytunnels, is part of a much larger well-established mixed farm, with shop, café, bakery, processing kitchen and care home. Nearly all our vegetables are sold through our farm shop and cafe, we also have a growing wholesale production.

The successful candidates will need to work as part of a team, have good practical skills and enjoy a healthy social life as part of the farm community.

With over fifty varieties of vegetables and some top and soft fruit, it is a busy life, but stimulating and never dull. General duties involve sowing seeds, transplanting, crop maintenance, irrigation, harvesting and packing. Depending on individual skills, there is also work with mowers,  strimmers and tractor work: cultivating, sowing, crop maintenance and harvesting.

Driving licence  and tractor experience not essential but handy.

Application information

If you are interested in the position, please send your C.V and letter of introduction to Stephen Mills via email to tablehurstgarden@gmail.com

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About Tablehurst Farm

Tablehurst Farm, located in the heart of Forest Row and on the edge of Ashdown Forest, is looking for an experienced gardener to join our vegetable production team. The Biodynamic vegetable garden comprises of 17 acres of field vegetables, six polytunnels, is part of a much larger well-established mixed farm, with shop, café, bakery, processing kitchen and care home. Nearly all our vegetables are sold through our farm shop and cafe, we also have a growing wholesale production.