Open Position: Permaculturist, Trees, Shrubs and Vines - ifarm LLC
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Open Position: Permaculturist, Trees, Shrubs and Vines

Open Position: Permaculturist, Trees, Shrubs and Vines

Permaculturist specializing in Fruiting Trees, Shrubs and Vines


Job Description:

The ideal candidate will have a background in the field of horticulture or silviculture and hands-on experience in the cultivation of fruiting trees, shrubs, and vines, including hops. A working knowledge of permaculture principles and organic growing techniques preferred. Experience in establishing an orchard a plus. Knowledge of farm machinery including the safe operation of chainsaws helpful.

This position will report to the farm manager. Requirements include clean driving record, three recommendations including one from a previous employer. Pay commensurate with qualifications.

Job Duties:

  • Organic cultivation of fruiting trees, shrubs and vines;
  • Manage fruit harvest including processing for wholesale distribution;
  • Maintain inventory of fruit products for sale;
  • Interact on occasion with the public during educational workshops;
  • Assist with maintenance of permaculture and herb gardens, as needed;
  • Other farm-related duties, as needed.


Please send a resume, cover letter and recommendations to

Part-time, seasonal position with the possibility of extension, located in Boxford, MA. Equal-opportunity employer.