Position: Farm Manager
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Kroka Expeditions is seeking an experienced Farm Manager to work alongside our current farm manager through the leadership transition of Kroka Farm. Our current manager/founder of the farm will me moving on in 2022.
Our diversified farm is comprised of 30 acres of pasture, hay fields and gardens amidst a beautiful 100-acre campus. Livestock includes dairy cows, laying hens, and a draft horse. Our gardens produce a variety of greens, root crops, fruits, and berries to feed 1,000 students who join Kroka’s programs annually. The farm is managed by two full-time farmers and aided by apprentices, staff, and students. Working in a close-knit team, our farmers plan and execute food production and farm education, while caring for the land and the animals using biodynamic and organic practices.
Year-round, full-time, salaried.
Working in a team, the Farm Manager will conduct all aspects of managing Kroka’s diversified educational farm, balancing productivity with educational goals. Primary responsibilities will include:
In addition, the Farm Manager will:
Qualifications & Experience
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 5 seasons experience in organic farming/gardening as well as the following experiences:
Compensation & Benefits:
Being one of Kroka’s farmers is a year-round, full time, residential position. Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Kroka staff benefits include health insurance, retirement benefits, vacation and health days, and participation in a vibrant community.