FARMER/FARM MANAGER/WORK EXCHANGERS wanted to help develop a small permaculture based farm located within Source Farm Ecovillage, St. Thomas Parish, Jamaica, W.I.
We are looking for persons with skills/experience in small eco-farming/market gardening, organic vegetable and fruit production, farm management, working with/supervising others, and product/market development.
Applicants will need to have the initiative and passion to move projects forward, the ability to live and contribute within a larger community context, a calling toward tropical agriculture, hopefully a working knowledge of permaculture and agroecology, and a passion for restoring abundance to people and planet.
The Source Farm is in rural eastern Jamaica, with a varied 12-month growing season, and is a center for demonstration, education, and activism for a regenerative Jamaica.
Room, board, and a small stipend are offered to begin with. Profit sharing is possible with successful harvests. Short or long term applicants are welcome.