Farm manager/Crew Leader – High Gate Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
1 Rigsby Rd
Marshall, North Carolina, 28753

Primary Contact: Melissa Harwin
Secondary Contact: John Kunkle

Primary Phone:
    Number: 8284500709

Secondary Phone
    Number: 8284500708


Internship information
General Farm Description: Highgate Farm is a four acre market garden located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and established in 2008. We produce hundreds of varieties of vegetables and fruits following organic practices and using local inputs, for market and CSA.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: 3/1/24
Internship Ends: 2/28/25
Number of Internship Available: one
Application Deadline: rolling
Minimum Length of Stay: 1 year

Internship Details:

Ready to advance your career? Apply your knowledge and experience of organic crop production and crew leadership to our successful 4 acre market garden operation established in 2008 & located in the Blue Ridge Mountains! Collaborate with highly experienced, knowledgeable, enthusiastic owner/operators in implementing a four season farm plan, producing hundreds of varieties for market and CSA sales, applying organic principles and local inputs.

Educational Opportunities: Learn from our combined 40+ years of experience. Attend programs at Organic Growers School, Cooperative Extension, ASAP, and more!

Skills Desired: Qualifications & Experience: Min. 3 years hands-on mixed vegetable production Min. 1 year successful crew leadership/management Energetic & hard-working Reliable/accountable Collaborative & cooperative Cheerful & enthusiastic Creative problem solver with a can-do attitude Organized & detail-oriented

Meals: no

Stipend: Compensation: Starting salary $38K-$43K Free produce 2 weeks paid vacation

Housing: no

Preferred method of Contact: email