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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary
Skilled vegetable farmer with a strong desire to move into the consulting field. Offering a Horticulture BS, 8 years production farm experience, and 4 years management experience. 
Highlights
  • BS Horticulture - Emphasis on food crop production
  • Excellent insect/disease identification
  • Trained pesticide applicator
  • Strong science background
  • Extensive tractor/equipment experience 
  • Field mapping, sampling, and data collection experience
  • Quick learner
  • Strong mechanical skills
Experience
Vegetable Farmer, 02/2015 to Current
Diamond Communications Springfield, NJ,
  • Involved in all aspects of production for a 20 acre production vegetable farm with a heavy emphasis on fertility management, pest/disease management, tillage, mechanical cultivation, and all other tractor work
  • Oversaw harvest and post harvest handling for 300 member CSA, large wholesale account, and several small restaurant accounts
  • Performed all routine maintenance and most repairs on tractors and equipment
  • Worked directly with students and teachers to develop and assist in therapy and work programs for developmentally disabled adults and children at The Center for Discovery.
Field Manager, 02/2011 to 02/2015
Hearty Roots Community Farm City, STATE,
  • Oversaw all aspects of production for a 25 acre production vegetable farm (600 member CSA, Local Produce Link account, restaurant accounts)
  • Performed all tractor tillage, bed preparation, and mechanical cultivation for the farm
  • Assisted with development and execution of the fertility management plan
  • Developed the crop and cover crop plan, field map, and rotation schedule
  • Determined field measurements, field layout, bed and section placement
  • Performed most pesticide applications
  • Performed weekly field walks, regular soil sampling
  • Carried out harvest and post harvest handling
  • Delivered and distributed produce to members in Brooklyn with a 16' refrigerated box truck
  • Performed all tractor, equipment, and farm vehicle maintenance.
Field Crew, Data Collector, 03/2009 to 10/2010
Colorado State University City, STATE,
  • Involved in all aspects of production for Colorado State University's variety trial program and vegetable CSA (90 members)
  • Performed data collection for the CSU Horticulture Farm's variety trial program.
 
 
Education
Bachelor of Science: Horticulture: Food Crop Production, Expected in 2010
to
Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO
GPA:
GPA: 3.4
Associate of Applied Science: Arboriculture, Expected in 2006
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Paul Smiths College - Paul Smiths, NY
GPA:
GPA: 3.8
: , Expected in 2002
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National Outdoor Leadership School - Lander, WY
GPA:
The National Outdoor Leadership School is a non-profit outdoor education school using wilderness expeditions and an outdoor classroom to teach environmental ethics, safety and judgment, and leadership skills on extended wilderness expeditions
Interests
  • Quality time with family 
  • Hiking, camping, and backpacking
  • Cooking
  • Reading

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School Attended
  • Colorado State University
  • Paul Smiths College
  • National Outdoor Leadership School
Job Titles Held:
  • Vegetable Farmer
  • Field Manager
  • Field Crew, Data Collector
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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