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Assistant Grower

Troed Y Rhiw Organics
Troed Y Rhiw Organics, Troed Y Rhiw Farm, Llwyndafydd, Llandysul, Ceredigion, SA44 6BY SA44 6BY

Posted: 10/02/2021

Deadline: 27/03/2021

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Job description

Assistant Grower at Troed Y Rhiw Farm, Ceredigion

Looking for a grower to join our team on our beautiful coastal mixed farm.

Currently growing 15 acres annually of certified organic fruit and vegetables for local producers market and box scheme.

Qualifications

  • hands-on horticulture experience growing field-scale and protected cropping fruit and vegetables
  • practical experience of organic crop management, including rotations, fertility building and plant health & pest control
  • ability to lift 25 kg
  • tractor driving and machinery experience
  • clean driver's licence
  • accurate record keeping, quality control and attention to detail
  • ability to oversee and manage a team

Desirable

  • sense of humour
  • experience with livestock
  • basic mechanics and DIY expertise

Application information

To apply, send a cover letter and CV to Nathan Richards at info@troedyrhiwfarm.co.uk.

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About Troed Y Rhiw Organics

Troed y Rhiw Farm is a family run, Soil Association certified organic farm committed to farming and growing with agroecological principles. We produce seasonal vegetables, herbs, soft fruit, flowers, cereal grain sold through our extensive box scheme, at producer’s markets and to restaurants and shops. We also keep a small herd of Highland cattle. We believe in locally grown food, sold to the local community, keeping food miles to a minimum and reducing the carbon footprint of the farm.