(7 to 8 hours average weekly from March 15 to Nov. 15)

Job Overview
The FOBK Farmer will plan, coordinate, and lead our collaborative gardening group, fondly called Seeds&Weeds, as well as the garden area dedicated to providing produce for our Farm to Table Dinner in mid-August. This is a hands-on job where soil health and crop planning expertise are essential. Equally important is an ability to communicate often and effectively with enthusiastic gardeners who have a wide range of experience and expertise.

Responsibilities and Duties
• Plan, oversee and coordinate the 2023 growing season for both the Seeds&Weeds gardens and Farm to Table Garden.
• Create and share a seasonal calendar, including crop timeline, to coordinate efforts throughout 2023.
• Create and implement consistent, effective communication messaging, including organic gardening best practices, to Seeds&Weeds gardeners.
• Establish timely and effective communication channels with key Farm to Table Dinner stakeholders.
• Create seasonal garden-task opportunities for Seeds&Weeds members to learn and work together.

General Qualifications
• Demonstrated experience and knowledge of organic sustainable farming
• Good communicator with strong people management skills
• Strong work ethic
• Self-starter with initiative, flexibility, and organizational strengths
• Physically strong and able to hand farm equipment, work garden plots and lead work teams

Hours and Compensation
The Farmer will be expected to average 7 to 8 hours a week, from mid-March to mid-November, a 36-week season. Hours will be on-site and some weekend hours may be necessary.

This is an independent contractor position, offering no benefits and taxes will not be withheld. Compensation will depend on experience and hours worked. We ask for a full-season commitment.

Questions or Interest in this opportunity, please email