Old Plawhatch Farm garden is looking for an enthusiastic, committed and hard working individual to join the garden team. 

The position is for a person to be part of the Biodyanmic Work-Based Learning Diploma, formerly known as the Biodynamic apprenticeship. The successful applicant will be required to commit for 2 years of study and work. More information see: http://www.bdacollege.org.uk/we-have-two-trainings-which-will-suit-you/work-based-learning-course/biodynamic-work-based-diploma/

Old Plawhatch Farm garden is located in West Sussex, approximately 3 miles from Forest Row. The garden is co-managed by Liz Charnell and Nir Halfon. It is a commercial, 12 acres Biodynamic market garden with 11 polytunnels growing a wide variety of vegetables throughout the year. The garden is part of the larger farm organism which comprises of a dairy herd, sheep flock, chickens pigs and a dairy processing unit. All of the farm and garden produce is predominantly sold through the farm shop.

We are looking for a person who is passionate about gardening and obviously has a keen interest in Biodynamics. The work in the garden is physically challenging and demands a high level of fitness and stamina. You will need to be self motivated, reliable and able to work to high standards at all times.

Accommodation is provided in a shared house with other learners and volunteers.

Post is available from April 2017. Closing date for applicants 17/03/2017. Trial days would be on the following week. Please make sure you are able to come for a day or two.

To apply please send a CV and a cover letter to Liz and Nir or for further information please contact:

Liz Charnell liz.charnell@yahoo.com tel: 07806387531

Nir Halfon halfonwood@gmail.com tel: 07815035262

Plaw Hatch Farm

Plawhatch Lane


Nr East Grinstead

RH19 4JL