Duration: Full Time – March/April – December
About: Lancaster Farmacy is a certified organic herb and flower farm located on 25 acres. We grow, harvest and design unique bouquets that are made for wholesale and CSA through Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative.
Position Overview: The head farmer will work closely with the farm owners to run all aspects of the farm operation. This job includes greenhouse management, planting, weed management, record keeping, implementing crop and field plans, monitoring crop health and taking care of overall health of plants and soil (cover cropping, compost, fertilizing, mulching weed control). Head Farmer will oversee post-harvest activities to maintain product quality like bunching herbs, packing and maintain quality. Will work with the farm team on a daily basis and must be comfortable delegating task to achieve daily and long-term goals
Must Have: At least 2-3 years experience in farm production, experience operating tractors with implements for 3point hitch and PTO, run small farm power equipment (tiller, weed whacker etc.). Must work in all weather conditions and a fast-paced environment. Must be ablet to lift 50lbs Be a good communicator and be a team leader for the farm crew as well as work independently. Positive attitude. Drivers license and clean driving record.
Submit resume, cover letter and 3 references