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Offline Herman Beck-Chenoweth

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Farm in Urbana, Illinois is seeking a full time CSA Manager
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2013, 08:03:53 AM »
Sola Gratia Farm, LLC in Urbana, Illinois is seeking a full time CSA Farm Manager - Over $30k salary and benefits.

We seek a farmer to manage a 4.5 acre Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm.

Infrastructure on the farm already includes a greenhouse, water well and irrigation system, BCS tractor and other supplies.

Responsibilities will include:
* developing a yearly organic fruit/vegetable crop rotation plan including cover crops
* planting, weeding, watering, managing fertilizers, herbicides and insecticides and harvesting produce
* advertising the farm and soliciting annual shareholders, and maintaining shareholder and client relationships
* managing weekly distribution and pickup for shareholders and donated produce
* overseeing work of volunteers, seasonal interns, and community outreach programs
* working with farm board to develop responsible and realistic annual budget
* developing a plan for direct sales of some of the production

Complete details on the Illinois SARE Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ILSARE

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