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Experienced Grower / Manager

Fern Verrow
St. Margarets, Herefordshire

Posted: 23 Aug 2022

Deadline: 6 Oct 2022

Compensation: Based on experience and skills

Paid Full-time Permanent

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Job description

Experienced Grower needed at Fern Verrow…..

Fern Verrow has been producing certified biodynamic vegetables, fruit and flowers for the past twenty-six years. We are situated on the Welsh/ Herefordshire borders, at the foothills of The Black Mountains. We are currently in a farm to table collaboration with Spring Restaurant in London and are growing on approximately ten acres. 

We are looking for an experienced organic grower with at least two years experience of commercial growing to work full time. We need someone to help manage the day to day running of land for production, someone who can help to lead our small team of enthusiastic workers and volunteers to achieve the necessary tasks to produce first class vegetables successfully and efficiently.

The work will mainly involve the production of fruit, vegetables and flowers for sale; this will include the sowing of seeds, planting, weeding and cultivation right through to harvesting.

Applicants must have a serious approach to the growing of food and flowers, and be willing to work hard to achieve the very high standards that are required for our customers.

We are looking for someone who is sincerely interested in being part of a small business that is driven to produce food and flowers of the highest quality, in their taste, beauty, nutrition and integrity.  Physical fitness and a practical mind is important, taking pride in one’s work essential, as is being efficient, tidy and businesslike in ones approach to work. 

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

This is a full time position in summer months and four days a week in winter. Applicants will be taken on anytime from mid October. Humble accomodation offered. 

Application information

If you are interested in applying for the position, please send a C.V and letter of introduction to Jane Scotter via email info@fernverrow.com

Successful applicants will be taken on anytime before March 21.

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About Fern Verrow

Biodynamic farm in Herefordshire