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Vegetable Gardener and Handy Man

Willowbrook Farm

Posted: 19 Jan 2023

Deadline: 4 Mar 2023

Compensation: £11 per hour

Paid Part-time Flexible hours


Job description

We are looking for someone to help one day a week in return for accommodation on site, and an additional 2 days paid work.

Work will include:

  • Building areas for hardening off seeds
  • General maintenance on-site
  • Assisting with growing to include seed sowing, transplanting, harvesting, weeding and watering
  • Liasing with kitchen staff on seasonal and essential foods to be grown to create an exciting menu
  • Potential farm work for the right person
  • Work with volunteers and monitor their work in the vegetable garden
  • Potentially showcasing the vegetable garden on Open Days and Group Visits.

Essential requirements: Maintenance skills.  An interest in sustainably grown food and farming.  A sense of initiative, ability to work alone and good social skills. 

Application information

Please email Dr. Lutfi Radwan directly at

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About Willowbrook Farm

We are a small family farm in the heart of Oxfordshire with 45 acres of land. We farm naturally and sustainably: - treat livestock ethically, meeting their physiological and behavioural needs, - maintain the long term fertility and biological activity of soils, - foster biodiversity and protect sensitive habitats and landscapes, - maximise the use of renewable sources and recycling, - minimise pollution and waste.