Date Posted: 11:04:48 2020-01-22
Location: Accokeek, MD, USA
Contact Person: Accokeek Foundation
Company/Business Name: Accokeek Foundation
The Accokeek Foundation is seeking a seasoned and dynamic leader to direct daily farm operations using historical research and best practices for cultural interpretation, animal husbandry, and multispecies, rotational grazing. The Farm Manager will design and implement systems to maximize production of annual crops, vegetables, fruits, herbs, flowers, livestock, and other products consistent with historic interpretation best practices.
The Farm Manager also directs the design and implementation of on-farm education of apprentices, interns, and volunteers. The Farm Manager will work closely with the Education and Interpretation team to ensure that education objectives are being met, including leading farm tours, assisting with event preparation, and on-farm demonstrations pertaining to agriculture. The Farm Manager will also work closely with the Operations team in the maintenance and upkeep of infrastructure related to livestock housing and care, including fencing, barns and stables, paddocks and pastures, storage facilities, and farm machinery. The Farm Manager will train and supervise the Regenerative Ag Coordinator and Livestock Herder. The Farm Manager will report directly to the Vice President.