Location: Cazenovia, NY (Madison County)
Term: Full-time, Seasonal
Deadline to Apply: 07/04/2021
About The Bineyard
The Bineyard is a 6-acre commercial hop farm located in Cazenovia NY that has been growing and processing hops since 2011. With the assistance a farm crew of 3 to 4 individuals The Bineyard also assists other “Bineyard Growers” producing hops for sale under the Bineyard brand making the total acreage under management closer to 12 total. More information is available at http://www.thebineyard.com/
The Farm Manager position is a seasonal position running approximately March to October and will be responsible for operating the essential daily duties and responsibilities at The Bineyard as well as coordinating with “Bineyard Growers” to ensure successful hop crop production. This position will report directly to the owner but will be expected to work independently and in a group setting. Seasonal tasks include but are not limited to: trellis maintenance, stringing hops, training hops, scouting, irrigation, fertilization, integrated pest management and the harvesting, drying, baling, pelletizing and packaging of the hop products.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Primary commercial hop production requires sufficient physical ability and mobility to work outdoors in all types of weather and at height (up to 18’ in the air). Ability to walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, twist and climb; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 50 lbs); to operate farm equipment including tractors and other motorized equipment; to travel to other locations using various modes of private and commercial transportation, and to verbally communicate to exchange information.