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We are currently seeking a female or POC to manage the gardens and a recreational specialist

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Chefs, artisans, and farmers are always welcomed to contact us to consider partnerships to live and work at D Acres! We do have artist/tradesperson and garden resident positions available.

 

Seeking a recreational specialist.

We would like to share our homestead with someone who is passionate about recreation and helping others get exercise in the woods. We have regular traffic on weekends we are looking to grow. We need someone willing to help folks with a flat or a bad gear change or offer advice on technique or help wax some skis. We are flexible on the hourly commit and while we can not offer a salary at this juncture we will provide food and room, access to internet, woodshop, metalshop, craft room and yoga studio. Many residents also obtain revenue from online or offsite employment. The trail building is probably where we could use the most significant help in the summer months although grooming in the winter is also a major focus.  There is also glade skiing and fat bike potential.

ISO Experienced bike mechanic, trail builder and nordic skiing enthusiast. At D Acres we have a unique opportunity as a neighbor to the Green Woodlands trail system. We offer camping, food, farm store & restrooms to the public who have access to the immense network of groomed skiing and mountain bike trails. We would like to augment our services by adding additional trails on our property as well as offering emergency bike repairs and services to skiers. We are seeking an experienced individual to provide these services in exchange for room and board. Willing to consider business partnership with individual committed to long term venture. Also we are close to Rumney Crag if you like to sport climb. 
Please contact Josh at D Acres of New Hampshire Organic Farm & Educational Homestead for further information.

 

Garden Manager

D Acres of New Hampshire, a nonprofit Organic Farm & Educational Homestead located in rural Dorchester, NH, seeks a farmer for the 2021 growing season and beyond.  The gardener will work with D Acres staff, residents and volunteers as a manager to care for the farm. While market vegetables is the focus, there will also be livestock and perennial plant responsibilities. We operate a campground and the majority of produce will stock an onsite stand and feed the D Acres residents.

We are specifically interested in offering this position to someone who is not a white male caucasion. Females and black & brown peoples are highly encouraged to apply. This farm has traditional hosted white affluence and we are seeking ways to transition into a farm that is more diversified and represents minority farmers.

We are looking for a person that enjoys gardening.  We appreciate a strong work ethic and a high level of maturity.  Due to the nature of the position, applicants must have experience working with plants.  Full growing season experience is necessary.

We have over 20 years of experience to draw from to help facilitate a working relationship with this land.  Established garden beds, animal pens and fencing, compost piles, greenhouses, root cellars and tools are on-site to be utilized.  

Good organization, time management and communication skills are a must. Seed to seed and weed management experience is crucial.  The farmer will also utilize and oversee volunteer help such as interns and woofers.  A willingness and ability to interact with guests to occasionally offer educational / learning experiences as they occur is a plus!

Employment could be a year round position or March/April - October.  

Salary is room and board + $500- $1,000 per month dependent on experience. 

 

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About D Acres

D Acres of New Hampshire is a not-for-profit Permaculture Farm and Educational Homestead located in Dorchester, NH. Read about our mission, our weekly meals, camping and lodging, and events and workshops.