Farmer Associate

Hiring Organization: Heartwood Forest Farm
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Location: Cedar, MI
Application Deadline: June 18, 2019


Hi! I’m Patti Travioli from Heartwood Forest Farm, a woman-owned and operated certified organic farm located in Cedar, Michigan, just minutes from downtown Traverse City and Lake Michigan. We are specialty growers of farm cultivated culinary and medicinal roots, shoots, flower and fruits. I have always been a grower of plants and outdoor enthusiast, and farming fits my lifestyle preferences. I attended Michigan State University and obtained a bachelor’s of science degree in Horticulture. Besides growing plants, Heartwood Forest Farm is an Elite Dealer of BCS two-wheel tractors.

There is one acre in permanent bed production, some annual and some perennial crops, as well as two 30’ x 72’ hoophouses for season extension and/or year round growing. There is an additional acre which is currently in cover crop and will be planted for future crops and/or pasture. About two acres has been planted in is preserved as pollinator habitat. In total, there are 20 certified organic acres, most of it is forest and my residence.

For 2019, I am providing an opportunity for the right person as a Farmer Associate.

To Apply:

How do I get more information and/or apply?

  • Send me an email with Farmer Associate 2019 in the subject line. Answer the following questions:
    • Introduce yourself and tell me why you are interested in becoming a Farmer Associate with me at Heartwood Forest Farm.
    • Tell me about your experience. Farming/plant growing/business
    • What are your expectations as a Farmer Associate?
    • Please include any questions you may have.

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