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Assistant Grower. 80 acre organic veg farm in <=>Somerset<=>. Permanent. Full time Job

Farm TypeHorticulture

As assistant grower you will work within the team of growers. You will be involved in all aspects of organic field vegetable production and protected cropping (polytunnels) from sowing to harvest including grading, trimming and pre-packing. Providing vegetables and pre-packs for our farm packed veg box scheme and wholesale markets. 

Depending on the time of year you will undertake a mix of hand work and tractor work involved in all aspects of crop production: such as spreading of compost or FYM, primary and secondary cultivations, planting, weeding, crop protection and efficient harvesting and primary grading of a wide range of crops.

We are looking for someone with a range of skills relevant to field-scale organic vegetable production. Ideally you will have experience of growing field scale vegetables, using agricultural and horticultural equipment and experience of tractor driving in vegetable production.

If you don't have this experience, you must have excellent practical skills and manual dexterity and you will need to be open minded with a flexible approach to work and learning. You must be a good natured, positive and productive person, who has an interest in organic vegetable production.

AreaSouth West
Job LengthCould be permanent for the right candidate
DatesStart: 10/05/2029, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Employment TypeFruit and Vegetables
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeMobile home
Accommodation Price£10-25/week per person
Other Accommodation Information
Distance from shops and amenities1 mile
Smokers Accepted?Yes
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