Farming Operations and Research Manager

Brooklyn, New york

The Company

Smallhold is an agriculture technology company that builds climate-controlled, subscription-supported Minifarms for restaurants and retailers. We manage our network of Minifarms remotely, making it possible for anyone to grow meaningful amounts of produce, effortlessly. Smallhold is a pioneer in the fields of distributed and indoor farming, on a mission to create access to the freshest, most local food imaginable. Smallhold is also the only organic farm in NYC, the only mushroom farm in NYC and the world’s first Distributed Farm.

The Challenge

  • Oversee mushroom production for our central mushroom farm

  • Aid in the design and build out of central and distributed farms

  • Streamline, standardize and document farming processes

  • Develop educational materials and training programs for customers

  • Assist with R&D for new crop types, system improvements and raw material sourcing

  • Work with Operations to perform data analysis

  • Grow and manage a small team of farmers

The Qualifications

  • 4-10 years of experience growing mushrooms commercially

  • Strong appreciation for fresh, local and sustainable food

  • Experience managing farming facilities

  • Experience growing exotic mushrooms

  • Experience with GAP, HACCP, and organic practices

  • Experience performing sterile work and conducting scientific research

  • Electrical and HVACR systems knowledge is a plus

  • Physical requirements: must be able to lift 50 pounds and have a valid driver's license

To Apply

Email your resume to hello@smallhold.com with a short intro explaining who you are and why you’re interested in this role.