Bee Run Farm, promoting sustainable & resilient farming systems

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.  

We are now hiring... FALL/WINTER 2023


The Farm Manager will be responsible for all matters related to agriculture, maintenance, and enterprise operations. The Farm Manager will also engage with the farm owner to develop and institute land management practices on the farm with an emphasis on resiliency and sustainability. 

  • 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

  • Gardening opportunities

  • Food Preservation, Canning & Storage

  • Orchard Planting/Maintenance

  • Off-The-Grid Wood Stove Maintenance/Installation

  • Firewood storage/maintenance

  • Freshwater Pump Installation (Wells/Cistern)

  • Mowing (Residential Zero-Turn, Rough Cut, Bushhogging) and Weedeating

  • Equipment Maintenance

  • Trail Maintenance (Approximately 4+ miles)

  • Fence/Gate Maintenance (board/woven wire/barbed wire) (Approximately 3+ miles)

  • Landscape/flower/mulch Maintenance

  • 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.

  • Requirements:

    • 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.