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Experienced Organic Grower

Biodynamic Farm
Fern Verrow HR20QF

Posted: 14/12/2020

Deadline: 27/01/2021

Paid Full-time

Job description

Experienced Grower needed at Fern Verrow…..

Fern Verrow has been producing certified biodynamic vegetables, fruit and flowers for the past twenty-four 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 six 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 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 and businesslike in ones approach to work. 

On site “humble” but comfortable accommodation is available. 

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

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 Successful applicants will be taken on anytime before March 21. This is a full time salaried position.

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About Biodynamic Farm

I have run a certified biodynamic farm for 22 years. I grow vegetables, fruit and flowers for a restaurant in London