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.

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

Post is available from this coming spring (2020). Interviews and trial days will be held for applicants who have been short listed.

Plaw Hatch Farm

Plawhatch Lane


Nr East Grinstead

RH19 4JL