Monday, February 27, 2017

Unique Farm Manager/Owner Position Fouch Farms

4515 Woodview Ln
MariposaCA 95338
Employment Type: 
Full-Time

Job Description: 
Seeking someone to manage our ranch and expand operations as desired on our 480 owned acres and 300 leased acres farm. We currently have 100 head of grass-fed/finished beef direct-marketed once annually to an established CA customer base. We have sold pastured goats, sheep, pigs, and chickens in the past and have a 1000 sq foot irrigated hoop house for veg production. We are seeking an individual with an entrepreneurial spirit who is interested in starting their own enterprises while managing our current operation -a polyface-style sub-contractor essentially.
Duties & Responsibilities: 
Management of established beef herd, seasonal haying of 50 acres, creating/developing profitable add-on enterprises as desired (i.e., pastured poultry, goats, pigs, CSA, market garden, etc) within a sustainable, organic model. Easily able to certify organic if paperwork completed. Marketing/advertising/social media. Maintain AWA and Grass-fed Certifications.
Education & Experience: 
Desired qualifications include holistic management, MIG, cattle ranching experience.
Application Instructions: 
Please send resumes to jesse@fouchfarms.com, a personal interview at our farm is required.
Compensation: Room & Board (2Bed/1bath house, beef/dairy/veg share). Salary DOE.