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Part-time Seasonal Market Gardener

Flint Owl Farm
Iford, East Sussex

Posted: 20 Feb 2023

Deadline: 31 Mar 2023

Compensation: £11 per hour

Paid Part-time Flexible hours Fixed term / contract


Job description

Flint Owl Farm is a 1-acre no-dig market garden entering its first season of production. We are looking for a part-time seasonal market gardener (2-3 days a week) to work with us from May/June - October 2023. Applicants should have at least one year of experience in a commercial market garden setting and should be confident in all aspects of crop production including propagation, greenhouse management, planting, bed preparation, crop maintenance, pest/disease/weed management, irrigation, and harvesting. We are a small team of two and are looking for someone who is able to use their initiative and work independently as well as work collaboratively with us to ensure the market garden is run as efficiently as possible throughout the busy months.

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About Flint Owl Farm

Flint Owl Farm is a 1-acre no-dig market garden in Iford, East Sussex. We grow by organic principles, encourage biodiversity on site and use regenerative farming practices to maintain and restore the land we work on. Set up in late 2022, this new project is going into its first season of production and will be supplying the kitchens and shops of Flint Owl Bakery with fresh vegetables, herbs and flowers. Longer term we hope to diversify areas of production into soft fruits, top fruits and nuts.