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Sales Manager Position at Central Vermont Flower Farm. We are looking for someone with flexible hours during our growing season to assist at our wholesale cut flower farm in Roxbury Vermont. Our season runs from May 8-to November 30. We can shorten it to end October 1. Computer skills necessary, including a working knowledge of QuickBooks and Excel programs. Good communications skills essential. After training, you will: Have working knowledge of crops grown; Understand how to prepare flowers for shipping; Interact with customers and take orders, by phone and email; Receive payment by credit card over the phone; Create availability list with the farm manager and keep customers informed; Oversee quality control, bunching and boxing in preparation for shipping; Hire temporary labor in packing shed if needed; Arrange for shipping with FedEx; Occasionally drive farm truck to meet the FedEx truck. In June, peony season requires three weeks of work at 60 hours/wk (Saturdays off). Early September work may also be intense, $16.50/hour. Benefits not included. Must have reliable transportation and clean driving record. If you decide to fill out your week with fieldwork, fieldwork is $12.50/hour Please contact our farm manager at 802-485-8427 or email us at: email@example.com to request an application.
Cut Flower Farm seeks Field Help. Busy wholesale flower farm in Roxbury, Vermont seeks energetic full-time help for 2013 season. Duties include all aspects of flower production, including harvesting crops, bunching flowers, digging, planting and weeding, mulching, mowing and pruning. Reliable transportation and clean driving record required. Farm is 17 miles from Montpelier, 14 miles from Randolph. Call 802-485-8427 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, or to request an application. Posted April 28, 2013.
Assistant at wholesale cut flower farm in Roxbury Vermont (www.thirdbranch.com). Flexible hours. Computer skills necessary— working knowledge of QuickBooks and Excel programs. Good communications skills essential. We will train you to: Have working knowledge of crops grown; prepare flowers for shipping; interact with customers by phone and email; receive payments; ceate availability list; oversee quality control, bunching and boxing; hire temporary labor in packing shed; arrange for shipping with FedEx; tour the fields to keep informed of next crop available for sale; fill out work week by doing fieldwork [optional] Seasonal, full-time position, May through November. In June, peony season requires three weeks of work at 60 hours/wk. $16.50/hour, optional fieldwork $12.50/hr. Reliable transportation and clean driving record required. Call 802-485-8428 for more information. To apply, send your resume and three references to: email@example.com. Posted April 28, 2013.
Cascading headgate system for sale for small ruminants. It enters left, exits right, holds 12 does or ewes. Willow Hill Farm in Milton VT is selling it. 802-893-2963
Webmaster's note: Farm internship opportunities will be listed through NOFA-VT's Apprentice and Willing Worker Website (below), rather than as individual farm listings here.
NOFA Vermont’s Apprentice and Willing Worker Website Do you want to work on a farm? The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont offers a recently-updated online matchmaking service for farms and apprentices. Create an account at http://nofavt.org/programs/apprentice-willing-worker/ to begin. Both farmers looking for help and apprentices or workers looking for farms can create their own profiles, search listings, and get the contact information they need to find the right match. We recommend that farmers and workers meet in person to discuss their goals and expectations for the season before making final decisions.
The Vermont Agricultural Mediation Program (VTAMP) provides free mediation services to the agricultural community in Vermont. Due to the recent flooding, farms may have insurance claim issues, USDA program compliance issues, or other financial issues. VTAMP can help farms resolve these and other agricultural issues without a fee. For more information look at our website atwww.vtamp.org. Please do not hesitate to contact us at (802) 583-1100 firstname.lastname@example.org. VTAMP is a non-profit organization certified by the Vermont Department of Agriculture and the USDA.
Northern Vermont Farm-Sitting Network: Come join our free network to exchange farm-sitting with other small farms in northern VT. Each member earns farm-sitting points by sitting for a neighboring farm. These can be used to "pay" other members for farm-sitting. Help your neighbors and they will help you in return. For more information and to join, please visit: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/farm-sit.
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