FARM MANAGER:GREEN GATE FARMS

GREEN GATE FARMS
FARM MANAGER
(BASTROP, TX — 20 miles from Austin)
Responsibilities: Farm Manager for 35-acre certified-organic farm. Create and maintain field plans and
organic certification records for 200-member CSA; manage wholesale and retail sales; direct pasture
rotations for livestock; manage and lead work teams; oversee planting, harvesting, and weeding in field and
hoop houses.
Other farm work may include: Daily feed/care of livestock; assist with installation/repair of
irrigation/fencing; building barn/outbuildings; install/maintain orchard. Report to farm founders.
Commitment: 40 hours per week. Start ASAP.
Skills required:
• Experienced organic farmer with record of increasing responsibility
• Self-directed, well-organized, reliable
• Outgoing, good sense of humor
• Ability to work hard in all-weather, easily lift 50 lbs.
• Know your way around tools, handy
• Passionate about organic, sustainable systems
• Work with minimal supervision
• Clean driving record
• No drugs, prison time; this is a family farm
Compensation:
• Commensurate with experience
• Free certified organic vegetables and pastured meats
• Easy drive to town (Bastrop, 8 miles east; Austin, 20 miles west)
• Access to river for fishing, canoeing, swimming
• Beautiful, restful place to live and work
Note: Rent-free on-farm living available if you have your own RV/tiny house. Site is on beautiful
ridge above Colorado River with shade, deck, water, and metered electricity provided.
How To Apply:
Please send cover letter, resume, three work references, and questions to info@greengatefarms.net. No
phone calls please. Note: Due to time constraints, we will only respond to applicants with farming
experience.

See www.greengatefarms.net to learn more about the farm.

Nicole Collins

Nicole Collins

Director of Career Services at Unity College
Collins is Director of Career Services at Unity College. Her successes include increasing the amount of student career center use by over 200%, coordinating the largest environmental career fair in New England (with over 85 participating employers), supporting an increase in student internship placement by 70% and establishing a grant funded intern partnership with the White Mountain National Forest Service. In addition to her role in Career Services, Collins also instructs a 1-credit professional development course.
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