Bramble Hill Farm
Bramble Hill Farm provides living and working spaces for a range of people and projects that test innovative ways to build a sustainable, healthy, and creative farm centered community that benefits the broader population.
The 120 acre farm is located in Amherst, MA and is supported by the Open Field Foundation.
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Bramble Hill Farm Land Steward
Summary: The land steward is an employee of the Open Field Foundation at its Bramble Hill Farm location and is responsible for property and garden management, education programs, relations with the state APR program, and coordination between tenant farmers and the Foundation. Bramble Hill farm is an organically managed 120-acre farm in the heart of Amherst, Massachusetts. The Land Steward manages the non-leased part of the property according to organic and regenerative principles and keeps the property open and maintained for community use. Additionally, the Land Steward maintains and develops educational opportunities for area schools and the wider community. The land steward stays in communication with the land holders and tenants.
Reports to: President of the Open Field Foundation
Please contact Nicole Bruno, Bramble Hill Farm Coordinator, 423-374-5350, and email resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To propose a project or become part of the Bramble Hill Farm community, please contact us here.
A self-motivated learner will have the opportunity to work one on one as Hans Leo’s assistant for two to three months during the summer growing season. Most of the work will be in the farm’s education garden. All aspects of the growing cycle from seed to harvest will be covered. This educational opportunity would be especially valuable to anyone going to become a teacher. Other aspects of the work may entail but are not limited to fence maintenance, road repair, and firewood. The work is physically and mentally demanding. It is also spiritually rewarding. A final paper the subject of which will be determined during the course of the summer is required.