Farmer wanted

Job vacancy on mixed farm in the UK

Role: Farmer (FT, permanent)
Three bedroom Farm House
Dorset, UK

About Us:
Sturts Community Trust (SCT) are looking for a motivated Farmer to manage the 95 acre mixed organic/biodynamic care farm and live as part of a Camphill Co-Housing Community located in West Moors, Dorset.  We are proud to be the first integrated Co-Housing community in the UK where people with (and without) learning disabilities live in supportive neighbourhoods together.

About the Farm:
The farm consists of a small Dairy Shorthorn Herd with a beef Shorthorn Bull.   We have a Duroc Boar and a Saddleback sow with some weaners. There are a few Ouessant sheep, some chickens, ducks, geese and a cob. All the young stock is being fattened on site and the meat is sold through the SCT Farm Shop. The cows are currently milked once a day and all cattle are MOB grazed.

Within the 95 acre farm is a market garden along with some forest land.  The majority of the farm land is permanent pasture.

About You:
We are looking for an individual who can:

  • Demonstrate inspirational best organic practice in looking after the land and animals at SCT.
  • Lead the Farm Team in production & meaningful work.

If this role interests you; please contact us for more information on this exciting opportunity via :