West Glow Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
1090 Old Brush Creek Rd
Kingston Springs, Tennessee , 37082

Primary Contact: MaryBritton Cummings
Primary Phone:
    Number: 6152430204
    Email: info@westglowfarm.com

Website: www.westglowfarm.com

Internship information
General Farm Description: West Glow Farm is looking for a vegetable farmer to join our Certified Naturally Grown Kingston Springs Farm Team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the vegetable operation at WGF. The person we hire must be committed to locally sourced, sustainably grown food. We are looking for a team player, a dedicated individual who will present the enthusiasm and commitment to building a sustainable farm system at West Glow. The WGF Farmer will have access to a 5 acre bottom land. This includes approximately 2.5 acres of intensively managed garden beds, two 16'x48' hoop houses, BCS walk behind tractor with implements, produce handling facility and a UTV for farm use.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: January, 2021
Internship Ends: We are offering a full year contract with quarterly reviews.
Number of Internship Available: One
Application Deadline: Ongoing until we get the right fit.
Minimum Length of Stay: Ideally one year with quarterly Reviews

Internship Details:

Full management of vegetable operation from starting seed to harvest. Including all cultivation, irrigation, crop rotation, record keeping for CNG standards, composting,
Ordering all supplies for vegetable operation including post harvest handling and overall maintenance. Including but not limited to seed, egg cartons, bags, tools
Animal husbandry tasks include care of chicken flock. Moving portable electric fence, feeding, gathering and preparing eggs or market sales.
Candidate is point person for community volunteers and farm tours.
Ideal farmer would be detail oriented, well organized, have basic knowledge of soil health and crop rotations, a willingness to work with grass based livestock, and a desire to grow with West Glow Farm.

Educational Opportunities: Yes

Skills Desired: 3-4 years prior farming experience

Meals: No

Stipend: West Glow Farm is committed to our farmer’s success. We will provide a salary package that is appropriate for the candidate’s experience and can include on farm housing.

Housing: Housing is available if needed.

Preferred method of Contact: Email