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  1. NOW HIRING Location: Urbana, Illinois Start date: January – February 2016 Duration: 9 – 12 months Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience POSITION DESCRIPTION: We seek a farmer to manage a 4-acre Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm. Infrastructure on the farm already includes a greenhouse, walk-in cooler, water well and irrigation system, BCS tractor and other supplies. Responsibilities will include: • developing a yearly organic fruit/vegetable crop rotation plan including cover crops • planting, weeding, watering, managing fertilizers, pesticides and other inputs, and harvesting produce • promoting the farm, helping to solicit annual shareholders and maintaining shareholder, client and Board relationships • managing a 100 – 120 member CSA including the weekly distribution and pickup for shareholders and donated produce • overseeing work of seasonal staff, volunteers, seasonal interns, and community outreach programs • working with farm board to develop responsible and realistic annual budget • retail and wholesale sales of produce. POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Experience in working on a Community Supported Agriculture farm or vegetable farm in the Midwest is important. Preference is given to candidates who have expertise and experience running comparable farm operations. Also important is the ability to demonstrate being able to work with Board of Directors, developing a yearly growing plan, managing budgeted money, maintaining a focus on the farm mission and achieving shareholder goals. SOLA GRATIA FARM, LLC: Sola Gratia Farm is a Community Supported Agricultural organization affiliated with St. Matthew Lutheran Church. The Farm is dedicated to producing locally-grown, high-quality, natural foods for its shareholders. The Farm promotes healthy living in our community through education, service and outreach programs. Responding to the Gospel, St. Matthew Lutheran Church and the Farm have committed to leveraging at least 10% of its produce to support regional hunger programs. Send cover letter and resume no later than close of business December 15, 2015 to Tod Satterthwaite, Sola Gratia Farm, 2200 S. Philo Rd., Urbana, IL 61802 or electronically to todsatterthwaite@gmail.com. Early applications encouraged. Call 217-3674-1189 with any questions.
    Location

    Sola Gratia Farm
    2200 S. Philo Rd
    61801 Urbana , IL
    United States
    Email address: todsatterthwaite@gmail.com
    Phone: 217-3674-1189
    See map: Google Maps
    Illinois US

  2. POSITION OPEN for CSA Farmer, Sola Gratia Farm

    NOW HIRING

    Location: Urbana, Illinois
    Start date: February-March 2016
    Salary: $28,000 – $32,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience, some benefits and a bonus package included.

    POSITION DESCRIPTION:

    We seek a farmer to manage a 4-acre Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm. Infrastructure on the farm already includes a greenhouse, walk-in cooler, water well and irrigation system, BCS tractor and other supplies. The Farmer will work closely with the Sola Gratia Director and the responsibilities of the Farmer will include:

    • helping to develop a yearly organic fruit/vegetable crop rotation plan including cover crops
    • planting, weeding, watering, managing fertilizers, pesticides and other inputs, and harvesting produce
    • promoting the farm, helping to solicit annual shareholders and maintaining shareholder, client and Board relationships
    • managing a 100 – 120 member CSA including the weekly distribution and pickup for shareholders and donated produce
    • overseeing work of seasonal staff, volunteers, seasonal interns, and community outreach programs
    • working with farm board to develop responsible and realistic annual budget
    • retail and wholesale sales of produce.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience in working on a Community Supported Agriculture farm or vegetable farm in the Midwest is important. Preference is given to candidates who have expertise and experience running comparable farm operations. Also important is the ability to work effectively with Board of Directors, developing a yearly growing plan, managing budgeted money, maintaining a focus on the farm mission and achieving shareholder goals.

    SOLA GRATIA FARM, LLC:

    Sola Gratia Farm is a Community Supported Agricultural organization affiliated with St. Matthew Lutheran Church. The Farm is dedicated to producing locally-grown, high-quality, natural foods for its shareholders. The Farm promotes healthy living in our community through education, service and outreach programs. St. Matthew Lutheran Church and the Farm have committed to donating at least 10% of its produce to support local food charities. There’s more information at http://www.solagratiacsa.com

    Send cover letter and resume no later than close of business January 22, 2016 to Tod Satterthwaite, Sola Gratia Farm, 2200 S. Philo Rd., Urbana, IL 61802 or electronically to todsatterthwaite@gmail.com. Early applications encouraged. Call 217-367-1189 with any questions.

  3. I have 10 acres rotational pasture and 5 acres just out of CRP, all eligible for organic certification. Set of farm buildings, some equipment, 25-box chicken house, plus 2-story apartment on site. Interested in locating manager/partner. Located north of Rockford.

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