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Reporting to the Oxford College Organic Farmer/Educator, this position is responsible for post-harvest handling and record keeping.
This includes preparing product for sale, deliveries, and marketing.
Manages packing of CSA boxes, preparing for farmers markets, and packing for wholesale accounts.
Works with other staff, volunteers, and students including training them on post-harvest handling.
Responsible for maintaining food safety standards for the farm.
Assists in other farm work as needed: field prep, planting, plant care, harvest, and some administrative tasks.
Works with the Farmer/Educator to market to the public via social media and other venues.
Performs other related duties as required.
A bachelor’s degree and two years of relevant experience in organic farming, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Prefer knowledge of organic farming practices, marketing of produce, post-harvest handling, food safety protocols, and the local food movement.
Horticulture skills of propagation, weeding, scouting, and harvest are also preferred.
NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.
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