Mixed farming apprentice wanted
30 September 2011
An opportunity for an apprentice with an interest in horticulture and livestock, pigs and poultry to work on a mixed 650 acre organic farm in Leicestershire.
Oakley Grange has a wide range of enterprises including wetland grazing with a Lincoln Red pedigree herd, arable, 25 breeding sows, poultry and horticulture - both vegetables and fruit - including tunnel grown peaches and apricots. Almost all produce from the farm is sold through local outlets.
The farm is currently part of a Higher Level Stewardship agreement and has close links to a cluster of organic farms in the area. There will also be the opportunity to be involved in the soon to open farm deli and cafe with meeting facilities.
Send your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Inger Mee on 01509 842442 to find out more.