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Full Time Market Garden Farmer Required

Oct 01, 2022
 

Immediate start.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Market Garden Farmer to join our team on a new site at Loganlea State High School, Queensland.

The Mini Farm Project Ltd is a charity that is working to resolve food insecurity by creating a network of charity farms to grow food for people in need.

This will be the first of many farms in the Logan Region to support over 47,000 people in the Logan Region needing daily food assistance.

This is a unique opportunity to work with a small team to grow food which will be given to students in need and our charity partners.

This will be a farm manager role and you will be primarily responsible for all farm operations and production KPI's including setting up the farm from scratch.


Duties will include:
- Participate in all farming operations
- Hands on sowing and harvesting
- Bed formation
- Managing casuals, volunteers and works program participants
- Farm management duties
- Crop planning
- Maintaining the farm to operational requirements
- Working a BCS walk behind tractor
- Maintaining a clean and safe workplace
- Record soil, plant, treatment, yields and dispatch data
- Control weeds
- Monitor and report crop health
- Provide ideas of improvement and new farming processes
- Operate and maintain irrigation system
- Work with our farm stakeholders
- Work independently and as part of a team
- Deliver produce to our onsite charity partner
- Prepare harvest for sales at onsite market


A current drivers license is required and successful candidate will need to apply for a blue card as well as a first aid certificate.

A Bluecard will be a requirement for the successful candidate

If you would like to make a difference for others and yourself send your letter of application and resume today to:

The Manager

[email protected]

Be valued. Join us today.


For more information about our charity please see our website - www.mfp.org.au

For more information or to sponsor a bed or donate visit The Mini Farm Project’s website - 

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Full Time Market Garden Farmer Required

Oct 01, 2022

Full Time Market Garden Farmer Required

Oct 01, 2022