2-Year Apprentice Grower Vacancy – Cirencester.

Dec 6, 2016

The opportunity has arisen to become an apprentice grower at a mixed farm of 600 hectares which aims to provide local organic food, at reasonable prices, to the local community.

WWOOFer at Abbey Home Farm

The Organic Farm Shop, Abbey Home Farm is offering a great opportunity for a hardworking passionate about organic growing person who wants to be a vegetable grower to join our gardening team in March 2017, with a view to becoming our next 2 year apprentice soon after.

We are looking specifically for someone who has already had some experience as a longish term WWOOFer or seasonal worker.
Planting at Abbey Home Farm
The successful applicant needs to have a ‘can do’ flexible attitude and be a good team player. The majority of the time will be growing vegetables but there will also be some educational sessions to organise and work in the shop once or twice a month (full training given for both).

Interviews will be at the beginning of January 2017. If you are interested please check out more details and how to apply here.

For more information about Abbey Home Farm here is the link to their website: http://www.theorganicfarmshop.co.uk

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