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Seasonal worker wanted

Gold Hill Organic Farm in Dorset seeks season worker or Soil Association Future Grower from April to October 2017, with possibility to extend. Forty hours a week, minimum wage, with onsite accommodation in shepherd's hut, plus bills and half board. Gold Hill Organic Farm is a busy 60 acre ex-dairy farm owned by Andrew and Sara Cross who have been growing a wide variety of vegetables organically since 1987. Eight acres are under horticultural production including eight 60ft polytunnels and forty-five 100ft 'min-till' raised beds. Andrew works full time on the plot, with help from Sara and their son Philip, a French agricultural intern for 11 weeks over summer and the occasional wwoofer. Produce is sold through our on-site farm shop (open three days per week) and wholesale (including to an on-site box scheme of 100 boxes per week). Employment will include planting, picking, packing and weeding, some propagation, a little tractor work, and some shop work. Applicants are welcome to enrol on the Soil Association's Future Growers scheme. Please see for more information. Applicants must have some experience of working or volunteering on a horticultural farm. Closing date 31st January. Site visits are welcomed; interviews to be held in February, date to be confirmed. To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to Sara Cross at

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