It is our mission to permanently preserve Bee Run Farm, drawing lessons from our rural heritage to help build a positive future, demonstrating that local, organic, low-impact food production grows healthy communities and healthy ecosystems. Bee Run Farm operations promote sustainable and resilient farming systems and enterprises for local and regional distribution.
Circa 1900 Historic Housing Available - 3+ Bedroom, 2 Bathroom
Electric Stove/Refrigerator/Washer/Dryer/Ductless Heating & Cooling/City Water/Internet
Heated Workshop (850 sq ft) & Heated Tackroom (350 sq ft)
Scenic Views of Creeks/Hills/Pastures/Barns/Livestock/Trees
Enterprise opportunities: Beekeeping, Maple Syrup, Livestock, Saw-milling, etc.
Recreation: Children’s Playset, Hiking, Fishing, Biking, & More
Heavy equipment operation – special projects
Water storage restoration projects - wells and cisterns
Food Preservation, Canning & Storage
Off-The-Grid Wood Stove Maintenance/Installation
Freshwater Pump Installation (Wells/Cistern)
Mowing (Residential Zero-Turn, Rough Cut, Bushhogging) and Weedeating
Trail Maintenance (Approximately 4+ miles)
Fence/Gate Maintenance (board/woven wire/barbed wire) (Approximately 3+ miles)
Chicken Layer maintenance
3 miles to Historic Augusta, KY
Must be able to travel locally or regionally to conduct farm business.
Possess a valid drivers license.
Honest and forthright.
Self-starter, self-disciplined, goal orientated.
Enjoy working outdoors in all types of weather.
Tractor and other mowing machinery experience.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Additional qualities desired:
Family-friendly and mature attitude.
Warm and friendly to the wide variety of farm visitors.
Creativity around resource use, reduction of waste-streams, and problem-solving.
Eagerness to learn and apply principles of regenerative agriculture consistent with mission.
Willingness to live on-site.
Understanding of ecological processes and systems.
Good organizational skills.
Good communications skills using pda phone and computer email services.
Salary and benefits:
Pay will be fair and adequate, compensation commensurate with experience. Pay rates starting at $18/hr.
Harvest sharing of food for consumption.
Enterprise opportunities available to develop independent or joint ventures. Use of farmland/equipment available. We would like to help the farm manager achieve their enterprise goals.