We are looking for a farmer to design and manage a new, two to three acre market garden operation on a beautiful Hudson Valley estate. This is a hands-on position with lots of autonomy and responsibilities.
The applicant must be able to create and implement a business plan that allows the farm to be economically self-sustaining by selling at an on-site stand, local markets as well as to restaurants. In addition to the market garden, the farm will include chickens and goats/sheep for the production of dairy products.
The farm will eventually be part of a larger agritourism business on the property that will include a farm-stay, a food, and an education component. Because of the nature of the future business, the garden must be both productive and attractive with flowers and thoughtful design. Once established, a portion of what is produced will be consumed as part of the larger business. Continue Reading →