Local Food Production Manager

Website Center for an Agricultural Economy

We’re looking for the right mix of production and management skills to add to our Farm-to-Institution social enterprise, Just Cut!

Just Cut is a social enterprise of the Center for Agricultural Economy and an essential connection between food growers and buyers that operates out of one of the Vermont Food Venture Center’s (VFVC) commercial kitchens. We purchase, inspect, wash, prepare (by hand and machine) and deliver Vermont-grown produce to kitchens both large and small. By partnering with local farmers, food buyers across New England, and a regional delivery network, we help ensure the viability of Vermont’s working landscapes and provide greater accessibility of high-quality produce to all markets. Just Cut’s highest aspiration is to show that a conscious, conscientious supply chain is possible – one that strives to do well by all food system participants, from the land to the farmer to the processor to the consumer.

Position: Local Food PRODUCTION MANAGER

Reports to: Just Cut Program Manager and VFVC Facilities Manager

Full-time: 40 hours/week. Hourly Compensation: Minimum $22.00/hr, dependent on experience, and CAE’s benefits package

The Local Food Production Manager role is a critical position for the aggregation, processing, and distribution of ready-to-use local and regional produce products for institutional and bulk buyers. Operating within a shared-use kitchen poses logistical and food safety challenges that require consistent attention to detail. The primary goals of the program are to provide farmers with new markets, and consistently provide institutions with high-quality, local, processed products. An emphasis is placed on buyers that feed food insecure individuals (schools, hospitals and colleges).

For more information and the full job description please visit: www.hardwickagriculture.org/jobs

 

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