Farm Manager-HOUSING Available – Bee Run Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
123 Main Street
Augusta, Kentucky, 41002

Primary Contact: Kevin
Primary Phone:
    Number: 8596191512


Internship information
General Farm Description: Bee Run Farm draws its name from a nearby stream named “Bee Run”. Bee Run Farm is located in Northern Kentucky in the Ohio River Valley. The farm is 260-acres, consisting of 80 acres of pasture/farmland and 180 acres of forest. Bee Run Farm has miles of trails along creeks and forests. We are located 45 miles from Cincinnati, OH (CVG Airport) and 70 miles from Lexington, KY (LEX Airport). Augusta, KY (pop. 1,190) is a charming and picturesque town located on the Ohio River close to the Bluegrass region.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: 11/1/2023
Internship Ends: 12/31/2099
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: 10/31/2023
Minimum Length of Stay: 2 years

Internship Details:


The Farm Manager will be responsible for all matters related to agriculture, maintenance, and enterprise operations. The Farm Manager will also engage with the farm owner to develop and institute land management practices on the farm with an emphasis on resiliency and sustainability.

  • Circa 1900 Historic Housing Available – 3+ Bedroom, 2 Bathroom

  • Electric Stove/Refrigerator/Washer/Dryer/Ductless Heating & Cooling/City Water/Internet

  • Heated Workshop (850 sq ft) & Heated Tackroom (350 sq ft)

  • Scenic Views of Creeks/Hills/Pastures/Barns/Livestock/Trees

  • Enterprise opportunities: Beekeeping, Maple Syrup, Livestock, Saw-milling, etc.

  • Recreation: Children’s Playset, Hiking, Fishing, Biking, & More

  • Heavy equipment operation – special projects

  • Water storage restoration projects – wells and cisterns

  • Gardening opportunities

  • Food Preservation, Canning & Storage

  • Orchard Planting/Maintenance

  • Off-The-Grid Wood Stove Maintenance/Installation

  • Firewood storage/maintenance

  • Freshwater Pump Installation (Wells/Cistern)

  • Mowing (Residential Zero-Turn, Rough Cut, Bushhogging) and Weedeating

  • Equipment Maintenance

  • Trail Maintenance (Approximately 4+ miles)

  • Fence/Gate Maintenance (board/woven wire/barbed wire) (Approximately 3+ miles)

  • Landscape/flower/mulch Maintenance

  • Chicken Layer maintenance

  • 3 miles to Historic Augusta, KY


    • Must be able to travel locally or regionally to conduct farm business.

    • Possess a valid drivers license.


    • Honest and forthright.

    • Self-starter, self-disciplined, goal orientated.

    • Enjoy working outdoors in all types of weather.

    • Tractor and other mowing machinery experience.

    • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

    Additional qualities desired:

    • Family-friendly and mature attitude.

    • Warm and friendly to the wide variety of farm visitors.

    • Creativity around resource use, reduction of waste-streams, and problem-solving.

    • Eagerness to learn and apply principles of regenerative agriculture consistent with mission.

    • Willingness to live on-site.

    • Understanding of ecological processes and systems.

    • Good organizational skills.

    • Good communications skills using pda phone and computer email services.

    Salary and benefits:

    • Financial compensation commensurate with experience. Pay rates starting at $15/hr, commensurate with experience.

    • Harvest sharing of food for consumption.

    • Enterprise opportunities available to develop independent or joint ventures. Use of farmland/equipment available. We would like to help the farm manager achieve their enterprise goals.

Apply online at

Educational Opportunities: This is paid position. See job description and apply online at

Skills Desired: See job description and apply online at

Meals: No.

Stipend: See job description and apply online at

Housing: Eligible staff may have access to on-site housing in the well-preserved farmhouse built in 1900. Click on video at website for a farm flyover and look inside.

Preferred method of Contact: Email