Basalt Mountain Gardens
Basalt Mountain Gardens is owned by Robb and Ginger Janssen. BMG is a agritourism 70 ace off the grid high altitude homestead that provides yurts for short term stays, gives homestead and tropical greenhouse tours, creates medicinal products, provides herbal products & vegetables for guests and farmers markets, consults on greenhouses, homestead-land design, and edible landscaping.
This Spring-Summer of 2021 we will be creating a new development of a irrigation pipeline to a hayfield & gardens, construction of 2 hoophouses for vegetable, flower, and medicinal plants, possible construction of a barn for medicinal production, and fire retention pond.
BMG is offering a unique opportunity to the right person interested in joining and learning about a start-up farm experience. This position is FT and run from April to November, hours 30-50ish hrs per week.
Working together and under the leadership will be involved in most aspects of our operation. Responsibilities consist of participation in and some ownership of the activities which include but are not limited to: irrigation install, construction, trail building, weeding, watering, seeding, bed prep, transplanting, greenhouse operations, cultivation, farmers markets, harvesting, medicinal herb production including drying & packaging, and yurt changeover cleanings all in a organic, veganic permaculture, homeodynamic method.
desire & passion for working outside with heavy workloads
joyful, enthusiasm, positive attitude, willingness to learn, good communicator & record keeper
ability to lift 50+ lbs., and enjoy physical labor
work long hours in all types of weather
be capable of working at an efficient pace both on a team and individually
be able to stand, squat, kneel for extended amounts of time
represent the values of the farm
attention to detail
adaptability & ability to be flexible when changes occur
valid drivers license and have a 4 wheel drive vehicle
possible housing and pay DOE
farm experience would be a preferred skill set, we are willing to train the right candidate.
must love dogs (we have 5 dogs, 2 cats, and about a dozen chickens on site)
If interested in working with us this year, please send an up to date resume and note of interest to Ginger and Robb janssen. Please also include several professional references. Please contact us with any questions.
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