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Grower Wanted

Fern Verrow
Fern Verrow HR20QF

Posted: 17/06/2019

Deadline: 01/08/2019

Compensation: Based on experience

Paid Full-time Permanent


Job description

Grower needed at Fern Verrow….

Fern Verrow has been producing certified biodynamic vegetables, fruit and flowers for the past twenty-three 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 a grower to work full time. We need someone to help us to prepare and manage the land for production, someone who can help us to grow and harvest the vegetables.

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 of the highest quality, in its taste, nutrition and integrity.  Physical fitness and a practical mind are important, taking pride in one’s work essential. Some experience would be helpful, but we are looking for someone that wants to do this work and is committed to learning to become a grower.

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. We are looking for someone to start late August and work throughout the winter months and into the next season.

Modest accommodation is available.

 

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 fernverrow@btopenworld.com Successful applicants will be taken on a.s.a.p. This is a full time paid position, and 4 days a week from end of October to March. 

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About Fern Verrow

Biodynamic farm in Herefordshire