Job Opportunities

Williams Farm Manager



Located just one mile from downtown Athens at 235 Northside Drive, The Williams Farm is an oasis in the city where ALT staff, community members, and volunteers work together to grow produce, flowers, and herbs for our weekly farmers markets, CSA program and flower-share, and for donations to local food banks and soup kitchens.

The Williams Farm has a three-part mission:

  • Grow and market affordable produce to community residents and businesses, utilizing organic and sustainable production methods to generate a self-sustaining income
  • Serve as a model whereby the community will be able to learn about the importance of sustainable farming, healthy diets, and the value of smart and equitable land use
  • Provide employment and skill-building opportunities to underserved youth and the low-income community, while contributing to the local economy


  • Develop and manage all aspects of production, including soil care, pest management and irrigation management
  • Manage the greenhouse/high tunnel
  • Develop crop plans and budget plans
  • Develop and implement daily, weekly and seasonal activity plans
  • Manage farm staff, interns and volunteers
  • Manage CSA operations
  • Deliver to farmers markets and satellite markets
  • Manage the farm business and work to increase the production, sales volume and income of the business
  • Keep detailed records of production and sales and collect data for grant reports
  • Maintain equipment and do basic carpentry and construction projects 
  • Collaborate with Young Urban Farmers program coordinator to deliver sustainable ag education to underserved high school youth
  • Coordinate educational opportunities for students, community members and small farmers


  • Strong, practical knowledge of sustainable agriculture and farm management, as well as a passionate commitment to education
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience of full-season, preferably organic farm management (equivalent educational experience will be considered)
  • Demonstrated farm planning experience, including farm plan development, infrastructure creation and maintenance and planning and implementation of both short- and long-term planting and harvesting schedules
  • Proven success in cultivation and harvesting of organic food products
  • Working knowledge of farm infrastructure and machinery
  • Experience in educational or youth-related programs is a plus


  • Excellent communication skills, solid organizational and record-keeping skills
  • Ability to work both independently and on a team
  • Commitment to helping engage and educate youth and community members


This is a full-time position with benefits. Pay will be commensurate with experience.


To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to:
Stephanie Simmons
Subject header: Williams Farm Manager Application