This is us:
Severn Project is a fast growing social enterprise. We grow baby leaf salads and herbs using organic methods. In 2017 we want to extend our range and our volume.
Location: Whitchurch, Bristol.
Land area: under plastic 4800m2. Outside beds 3 acres.
You will be growing field scale baby leaf produce, herbs, spring onions, edible flowers etc. Bedforming and some sowing will be carried out using machinery.
This is the job:
You will be:
Growing as directed. Taking responsibility for the whole site, maintaining it to a professional standard. Working independently and also as part of a team when necessary. Able to lead a team when necessary. Taking responsibility for all aspects of growing on our Whitchurch site including weed management, pest and disease management, planting, fertility. Successionally sowing produce. Maintaining polytunnels. Maintaining and operating irrigation systems. Co-ordinating with the harvesting team. Planning and managing a full growing season. Keeping records. Working within H and S guidelines. Occasional weekend working may be necessary.