In every corner of Barefoot Acres, you'll find a deep-rooted love for the land, a commitment to preserving tradition, and a dedication to sharing the beauty of nature with all who visit.
It's a place where seasons come to life, where the past meets the present, and where the spirit of family & community flourishes in harmony with the land.
We invite you to enjoy the farm at your pace. Visit the animals, hike the trails or shop in the market.
Our market is stocked when produce is available. Pork orders can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Title: Part-Time Farm Educator
Barefoot Acres is seeking a passionate and knowledgeable individual to join our team as a Part-Time Farm Educator. As a Farm Educator, you will be responsible for leading engaging and educational field trips, instructing basic planting techniques, facilitating plant identification activities, and introducing fundamental survival skills to participants of all ages. Responsibilities:
Lead interactive and educational field trips for diverse groups, including schools, community organizations, and families.
Instruct participants on basic planting techniques, fostering an understanding of sustainable farming practices.
Conduct plant identification sessions, sharing knowledge about local flora and their ecological significance.
Integrate basic survival skills into educational programs, promoting outdoor education and connection with nature.
Maintain a safe and welcoming environment for all visitors, ensuring a positive and memorable experience. Requirements:
1. Demonstrated knowledge of farming practices, including planting, cultivation, and sustainable agriculture.
2. Strong ability to engage and educate diverse audiences, from children to adults, in an outdoor setting.
3. Familiarity with local plant species and the ability to convey information effectively to participants.
4. Basic understanding of survival skills and the ability to teach foundational concepts to participants.
5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This position is part-time, and hours may vary based on scheduled field trips and educational programs.
If you have a passion for connecting people with the natural world and fostering environmental education, we invite you to apply.
To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to email@example.com.
Deadline for applications is February 29, 2024. Barefoot Acres is an equal opportunity employer.
In 2019 Troy & Jody took a leap of faith and purchased a 52 acre farm, embarking on a mission to cultivate & provide fresh, seasonal produce to their community and local markets.
With four high tunnels on the farm their commitment to regenerative farming techniques shines through. Their farm also embraces the rearing of heritage meats, honoring traditions and flavors of the past.
Through their efforts, they continue to inspire others to connect with the land, fostering a healthier and more mindful way of living.
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