Sustainable Agriculture and Gardening Eurobodalla (SAGE) is a not-for-profit, community-based organisation whose mission is to create and support an NSW South Coast sustainable fair food economy and food sovereignty for local communities.
Stepping Stone Farm is an initiative of SAGE and will be a major local social enterprise. Stepping Stone Farm will:
The Farm is a working market garden with all the infrastructure, tooling, vehicles and machinery that a viable market farming business needs. The Farm, and its program, are based on organic and regenerative farming practices and provide opportunities for new farmers to develop the skillset and experience to run a successful small farm enterprise, and the knowledge to develop a business plan. With the knowledge, skills, and experience these new farmers will have a better chance of securing capital and land access, and as a result, be more likely to succeed in realising their farm business aspirations.
The Mentor and Farm Manager will work with and report to the SSF Management Committee to:
You will have an extensive and successful experience in the application of regenerative farming methods to small-scale market gardening. You will be an outgoing and confident self-starter with experience in developing and implementing business plans, experienced in managing and training people and possess strong communication skills.