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16 Dec 2022

Full-Time Farm Manager

Red Maple Vineyard – Posted by redmaplevineyard West Park, New York, United States

Job Description


Red Maple Vineyard is a farm-to-table venue, vineyard, brewery, and winery in the Mid-Hudson valley. We specialize in weddings and grow seasonal produce for our events & community whenever possible. We are currently seeking a farm manager to join the team.  Most of the systems for our farm are in place & we have a great crew.

Overview of Responsibilities :

Management of 2 acres organic veggie farm
Overseeing seedling, planting, maintenance, spray & feeding schedules (organic), crop rotation, seed ordering, cover crops, etc. 

Management of 5 acres of vineyard
Overseeing spray, feeding, & pruning schedule

Development & management of 1/4 acre of Hops
This is a new project. The fields will be prepared & planting will take place in the spring

Management of animals
Overseeing the care of 80 chickens, 2 pigs, and 2 horses

Integration of farm with other aspects of RMV including, communication with the kitchen, event planner, and marketing director with regards to seasonal produce & farm updates

Key requirements:

  • Supervision and management of farm crew – we have a great group of seasonal guys that have been working with us for years 
  • Insect & weed control, soil fertility monitoring, and general field observation 
  • Passion and knowledge of regenerative farming – continue to build and maintain soil, including compost 
  • Maintaining a high standard of production to ensure high quality produce and aesthetics
  • Annual field plans
  • Seed ordering and material acquisition 
  • Irrigation system maintenance & management
  • Comfortable driving tractor & skid steer 
  • Donating extra produce to local food pantries
  • General curiosity & desire to try new things / take on new projects / think outside the box
  • Ability to speak Spanish or willingness to learn 
  • Responsibly manage administrative and record keeping tasks related to running the farm business and overall success of the organization


  • Minimum two years experience of full-season management
  • Demonstrated farm planning experience 
  • Experience in growing using organic/biodynamic principles
  • Experience working with farm machinery
  • Experience working in a team environment with proven leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
    Demonstrated good organizational and record keeping skills
  • Demonstrated good interpersonal & communication skills
  • Current drivers license and clean driving record.

Salary will be based on experience. Starting wage 45k-52k per year. Seasonal produce & leftover wedding food will be available for personal consumption. We are interested in retaining the right individual for a long-term commitment. There’s lots of room for growth for the right person. This job can be adjusted to be seasonal.

Applications can be submitted to

For more information about Red Maple Vineyard you can catch us on the web & @redmaplevineyard

We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you to the family! 

How to Apply

Please send your resumé to Shae -

Job Categories: Sustainable Agriculture / Food. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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