The Farm Director (“Director”) manages the Sharing the Harvest Community Farm at the Dartmouth YMCA. This includes planning and coordinating field operations, working with volunteers, and working with our school age farm education program. The Director works to ensure efficient and effective farm management, which includes maximizing production and engaging volunteers and community members. For this position, the Director will manage a number of staff members as directed by the Executive Director. Management of staff includes ensuring all staff members have accurate position descriptions, managing staff schedules, and ensuring efficient and effective program delivery. The Director works with the Executive Director to develop and maintain an annual budget for the farm.
Weatherlow Farms produces the highest quality grass-fed beef, lamb, chevon, pastured pork, poultry, and eggs in the seaside town of Westport, MA. We grow a curated selection of flowers and foliages. Food and florals are cared for with environmentally sustainable and socially responsible practices, which focus on the special link between soil health, animal health, and human health.
Job Description and responsibilities:
*Responsible for the development and production of food offerings for on-farm retail operation and farmers markets *Preparation of weekly staples and seasonal offerings (stocks, sauces, pies, etc.) *Responsible for kitchen ordering and procurement *Responsible for product management and order fulfillment *Responsible for kitchen certification, maintenance and cleanliness *Responsible for the oversight of farm composting and recycling program *Catering/event experience a plus *Canning & charcuterie experience a plus
Hourly compensation commensurate with experience
Full or Part Time:
PT / 15-20 hours per week year round. Potential for full-time employment.
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