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Farmer working with Sheep and Crops

El Sagrado Farm

El Sagrado Farm in La Jara, CO is looking for a committed, hard-working, long-term employee beginning April 1, 2023.

Job Description includes all of these:

•Sustainable Living-We are off the grid, biodynamic, regenerative, and certified organic.

•Field Crops-We flood irrigate, plant and bale/harvest 70 acres of alfalfa, and 15 acres of wheat and other grains. We use tractors and draft horses to farm these acres. The rest of our 320 acres is dryland pasture.

•Animals-We have one of the largest herds of Navajo-Churro Sheep in the U.S. We raise them for meat, wool and breeding stock sales. We are expecting over 100 lambs this spring. We also have chickens, horses, livestock guard dogs, guard donkeys and llamas. We have about 20 miles of fencing that requires constant maintenance.

•Market Garden-We raise greenhouse and field vegetable crops with drip irrigation, and sell them locally.

Please call Karen Henderson at 719-992-8263 if you are interested. On-farm housing options available.

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