Currently Hiring for FARM MANAGER POSITION
Pistil & Stamen Farm Manager
Who we are:
We’re a small, urban flower farm with a focus on sustainability and artful design. We’re a queer woman-owned business, rooted in our community, committed to creating a safe, empowering, caring work enviromnent. We value positivity, hard work, thoroughness, and humor in ourselves and the people we work with. It’s a blood, sweat and tears endeavor to change the flower culture of our city. You want in?
About this position:
You will work with owners to plan and execute all farm projects across 2-3 sites including but not limited to bed prep, composting, planting, weeding, harvesting, fertilizing, installing/repairing irrigation, soil and plant health management, supplies management/ordering, and interfacing with interns and volunteers.
Plan and and execute weekly harvest schedule, assemble and deliver CSA bouquets, flower bunching/prep for pop-ups and wholesale accounts.
Managing and executing garden tasks at each of our 2 established gardens
Manage and execute the creation of a new farm site
Management of volunteers and interns
Keeping ongoing list of immediate, mid- and long-term projects and to-dos
Maintaining plant and soil health
Keeping tabs on supplies (fabric, stakes, netting, fertilizer, soil amendments, broken hoses/irrigation etc), and creating supply lists as needed.
Replacing/repairing irrigation fittings/lines
Bunching, putting flowers together for market
Operating pop-ups/markets/CSA coordination
At least 2 years farm experience, preferably in flowers.
Preference to applicants experienced in harvest and market bouquet bundling
Demonstrated farm planning experience and working knowledge of farm infrastructure (including irrigation, farm tools and machinery)
Comfortable leading and organizing projects
Adept at working in a busy team environment, with proven leadership skills
Capable of working in all kinds of weather conditions (HEAT, some rain, some cold, etc)
Self motivated, cooperative and flexible
Good organizational and record keeping skills
Responsibly manage administrative and record keeping tasks related to running the farm business and overall success of the organization.
Own an operating vehicle and use it to transport tools and flowers when need be
This is a 30-60 hour a week position, based on the season. June-August, and December-February are the slower seasons, and Sept-Nov, March-May are our busier months. It includes 2 weeks of paid leave and 2+ weeks of unpaid leave.
Starting salary $28,000-$33,000 based on experience.
Please email a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Interviews will start second week of October.