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Community Farmer

Company: Farmscape
Location: Irvine
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

_Farmscape Community Farmers work with our Agrihood team to maintain urban and suburban farms within neighborhoods throughout California, and provide farm and nature related education and events for community residents. A Farmscape Community Farmer is equally well-skilled in small-scale, mixed-crop farm operations and vibrant, engaging activities, workshops, and events. You are someone who loves farming and wants to share your love, passion, and knowledge with others._ Start Date: Location: Irvine, Mission Viejo, Chino and occasional visits to other locations as needed, including Santa Clarita Schedule: 3 days/week (2 weekdays + Saturdays) Status: Part Time About Farmscape: Farmscape is the largest urban farming venture in the country, with headquarters in Los Angeles and Oakland. We design, install, and maintain urban farms and sustainable landscapes for residences, restaurants, agrihoods and commercial sites. For more information, please visit our website at Job Responsibilities: Work with farming team to maintain agrihood farms, including planting, weeding, harvesting, washing, etc Facilitate fun, productive and educational experiences for residents during volunteer shifts Plan, prepare and host a variety of events related to farming, farm-to-table culinary and natural crafting/art. Maintaining a disciplined and well-paced work environment Ensuring premium experience of all visitors to the farm Maintaining sanitary, safe and organized work and storage areas Maintain simple farm budgets and administrative documentation Collect and report data pertaining to harvest yields, volunteer hours and supplies Responsible for all communications and scheduling with resident participants Assist with annual events and workshops Qualifications: Applicants should have 2+ years organic growing experience, with strong knowledge of vegetable garden maintenance Farm or garden management experience is a plus Relevant education or certifications is a plus Must be a good communicator Must have some computer skills, personal device and personal vehicle Must implement sustainable practices such as water conservation, pollinator consciousness, soil care, etc Demonstrate creativity in coming up with ideas for events, crafts, workshops and community gatherings that are meaningful and sustainable. Comfortable leading and speaking to groups.Job Type: Part-timePay: $18.00 - $24.00 per hourBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Paid time offSchedule: 8 hour shiftExperience: Farming: 1 year (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Farmscape, Irvine , Community Farmer, Other , Irvine, California

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