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JOB OPPORTUNITIES
For New Farmers & GrowERS

Keep an eye on this page for opportunities that might help you on your way

Small Mixed Farm Manager,
North Pembrokeshire

Wanted, someone to  manage a small, mixed farm, certified Pasture For Life in North Pembrokeshire. Penbanc farm has a small herd of Traditional Herefords, Shetland sheep, Tamworth pigs and two horses. Either freelance payment or a salary is being offered, with the potential to share the main farmhouse, bills etc. Amount to be discussed with the candidate.

 

The ideal person would be practical, observant, ready to work within Penbanc's farming practice principles, proactive, open and willing to learn or indeed challenge the status quo.

Get in touch with Becky@farm-ed.co.uk to be connected.

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The role entails ensuring the organisation is working towards it’s strategic plan and vision, looking after the day-to-day management of the cooperative, and providing line management to all other members of staff. The Coordinator is supported by, and reports to the ELC Board of Directors.

The Ecological Land Cooperative (ELC) is a social enterprise based in Bristol. They exist to widen affordable access to land for sustainable land-based uses. They have six smallholding sites with the potential for 18 low impact, residential, small farm businesses.

 

3 days (22.5 hours) per week. The post is expected to be home-based with the opportunity to work flexible hours and regular visits to Bristol to meet with colleagues.

Closing date Sunday 4th June.Click logo below for more and to apply.

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March Farm in Leicestershire is looking for an Arable Foreman to join their farming team. 

This is a team that is striving to grow healthy crops whilst improving soil and the wider natural environment. This is a 3000 acre mixed farm with full integration between the arable and livestock.

The main jobs will include drilling, spraying, combining, hay and silage making.

Click below for more.

 

Contact dan@marchhousefarmshop.co.uk if you're interested. 

Set within the National Trust Buscot and Coleshill Estate villages on the Oxfordshire/Wiltshire border, Coleshill Organics has been managed to Soil Association organic standards for well over 20 years.

They are looking to recruit a grounded, hard-working and experienced commercial grower who can take the lead on crop planning and vegetable production and will bring their own experiences and ideas and passion for regenerative growing to this thriving business.

They would also be interested in hearing from new entrants wishing to consolidate and extend their skills, as support would be available to facilitate this.

 

Click on the logo below for more.

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Westmill Farm is looking for the right person(s) to take forward and further develop the pioneering environmental and social work it has achieved in the last 40 years - Wilts/Oxon/Glos border (480 scres).

If you already have the ability, and ideally the experience, of managing a farm and are looking for an opportunity to invest your ideas, time and capital into developing your own land based enterprise - alongside the opportunity to either share farm or take on a tenancy AND are committed to cutting edge of environmental and social agricultural work – this opportunity at Westmill farm is a rare chance to do just that. STILL OPEN.

A contract of £35 – 45K for the Farm Manager role will be agreed for the 1st year.

Click the logo below for more and get in touch with becky@farm-ed.co.uk for direct contact details. 

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Radford Mill Farm is an organic farm of 115 acres, the majority of which is currently used for grazing and hay. The farm has been certified organic for 45 years and they are focused on increasing biodiversity and soil health while producing delicious and nutritious food for the local community. 

The Assistant grower will be assisting with all aspects of organic vegetable and orchard growing. This includes propagation, polytunnel, outdoor, and tractor-based field scale production. 

The role will be full-time, beginning as soon as possible, and be year-round with less hours on the vegetable and orchard in the winter. On-site accommodation is available. 

£10.50 PAYE inc. statutory holiday pay, sick pay, and pension contributions.

Are you a passionate professional Cook looking for a better work/life balance? 

 

How would you like to use the freshest of fruit & vegetables grown on your doorstep? Want to be part of something unique and pioneering? 

 

We are seeking a Cook to join our small team in producing a simple, delicious farm to fork lunch menu, Monday to Friday with occasional evenings and weekend events.

 

Sound like a bit of you? Get in touch.

 

Email: sally@farm-ed.co.uk

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Share Farming Opportunity, North Kent (nr Rochester)

A long term livestock and arable regenerative farmer in North Kent is seeking a livestock based farmer who can continue to supply Pasture for Life beef and sheep to the farm shop and develop markets locally.

 

It is a career opportunity to build both an asset base with the share farmed livestock, take on arable tasks and help with other diversified business on the farm. There is a 2 bedroom oast house conversion available as part of the overall package.

 

If this is of interest please contact Laurence Gould:

livestock@laurencegould.com

This is a great opportunity for an experienced organic grower to join the team at The Kitchen Garden People, a successful CSA growing hyper local salad and vegetables following organic principles for great taste and zero waste. 

 

The plot is based at FarmED, a Centre for Regenerative Agriculture in the Cotswolds and they share much of their ethos when it comes to valuing biodiversity and recognising the importance of the soil food web in food farming and education. 

 

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Opportunity to join the busy friendly shop/cafe team working alternate weekends and 2 or 3 weekdays a week. Flexible personality as often moving from shop to cafe and back on same day.

Cafe front of house experience required along with a bubbly personality and a keen interest in looking after the environment and healthy food.


Please only apply if you are at least available for 1 year minimum. This job includes some relatively heavy lifting, as them team are on their feet all day.

 

Click on the logo below to apply.

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Roots to Work is a platform to advertise and find sustainable food jobs in the UK. 

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Find the organic growers opportunities board if you click through on the logo below.

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Find the Landworkers’ Alliance Forum by clicking on the logo below. This is an online space for members to share job opportunities around the UK. As well, on the main forum, events, experiences and space to  advertise equipment and other items for sale and to network with other members. 

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