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Seasonal Veg Grower 2024

Abbey Home Farm
Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Posted: 12 Feb 2024

Deadline: 26 Mar 2024

Compensation: £11.50 per hour

Paid Full-time Fixed term / contract

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Job description

We are looking to recruit a seasonal veg grower to join our team for the 2024 growing season. The role will involve assisting in all aspects of crop production and harvest of a wide range of Organic fruit and vegetable crops. Harvesting of soft fruit will be a key part of this role. Some previous experience of Organic horticulture at a commercial scale is necessary for this post, with ongoing opportunity for further learning. Physical fitness and ability to work in all weather conditions is essential.

Length of contract - 7 months beginning of April till end of October. Some weekend work. Wage - Minimum wage Subsidised accomodation available if wanted. 

Visit our website for more information: www.theorganicfarmshop.co.uk/join-the-team/

Application information

Please send letter of interest and cv to hilary@theorganicfarmshop.co.uk including any horticultural experience.

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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.