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We grow vegetables, berries, and flowers using organic methods on 15 acres in Fairview. The majority of our produce is direct marketed through 3-4 markets each week, 100 CSA shares, our farm stand, and through our floral design services. We both work full time on the farm, hire 4 full time apprentices to work April through October, have one local employee who works the farm stand 3 days a week, and hire 3-4 additional workers for the intensive summer months. We work together with our crew to grow our produce from seed to sale. People can come to the farm to buy our products at our on-site farm stand, open April through December. We also offer u-pick flowers on the farm July through frost and limited u-pick berries.

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We sell jams made from the berries grown on the farm.

People can come to the farm to buy our products at our on-site farm stand, open April through December. We also offer u-pick flowers on the farm July through frost and limited u-pick berries.

About purchasing from Flying Cloud Farm...

"We have purchased a CSA from Flying Cloud farm now for several years. We couldn't be happier! Each week we receive a box full of fresh food (picked a few days beforehand; no grocery store can top that). Annie Louise always includes a detailed email regarding progress of work on the farm which is interesting and educational. It also gives us a mental map of what we can expect later in the season as the food grows and becomes ready for harvest. Her email also includes a list of what we will find in our boxes and several great recipes we can use each week with our food.

Although I have been a vegetarian cook for years, the CSA has taught me a lot about food and has pushed me to cook with some foods that I normally wouldn't buy, like all of the different types of greens. I am an expert now and a lover of them! Our 8 year old son attacks the box as soon as it comes through the door. He prefers carrots, peppers, radishes, green beans (and anything else crunchy) raw! Annie Louise is very flexible if we need to pick up our box late or at another location which makes it very convenient. Our family feels extremely fortunate to have such a local treasure like Flying Cloud Farm in our community.”

- Donalyn, CSA member

"[Flying Cloud Farm] offers a diverse variety of fruits, vegetables, and flowers to it's CSA members from May through Thanksgiving. The boxes are filled with colorful, fresh items that are familiar and promote great culinary possibilities to any chef. An informative and personable weekly newsletter comes to my email where I can connect with the farm crew that works to provide my produce and tasty recipes that I can try my kitchen. As a regular volunteer who helps with planting and harvesting, I can attest to the dedication and commitment shown by Isaiah and Annie Louise and their hardworking crew to bring high quality produce to the customers of the CSA, farmers markets, and self-service stand on the farm. They take great pride and responsibility in supplying our community with top notch, healthy food. They are welcoming, generous, and passionate about their profession as farmers serving their community."

- Becky, CSA member and volunteer

Our work schedule…

We are looking for 3-4 summer apprentices to work May through August, depending on school schedules, and 2-3 full time apprentices to start work early April through the end of October.

We generally work as a crew Monday through Saturday, with Thursday and Saturday being shorter days. There is a more thorough description on our website.

Compensation offered...

We pay $150/week, offer housing, and a stipend for food staples.

Our farm is a somewhat active member in the CRAFT network.

Our location...

We are in the vibrant community of Fairview, 20 minutes outside of downtown Asheville. There are several other farms in the area, lots of young people living around, plenty of hiking trails, and a community atmosphere.

We are looking for folks who like physical labor and working outside, have a good attitude, appreciate good food, and have the desire to be here on the farm putting forth their best effort.

To inquire about employment opportunities, please contact us by phone or email between October and March or visit our website for further information.

About working for Flying Cloud...

“Working in a for-profit venture is challenging and dynamic,. Like any farm, the work at Flying Cloud is laborious and relative to the requirements of the time in the season. Self motivation, a willingness to be a team player, and an interest in learning and growing into the work, I find, are all helpful characteristics in having a successful experience. Annie and Isaiah are caring, encouraging and fair managers with a lot of knowledge and experience to share with others. I appreciate their support in my development of my interest and goals; it makes me trust that they value the work I contribute.”

- Carla, current apprentice

“It has been such a wonderful experience working at Flying Cloud Farm. From farmers' markets to the road-side stand, harvesting vegetables to arranging flowers, there is always something interesting to do and learn about. Annie and Isaiah are great farmers and great teachers. I've learned so much from them about farming, as well being encouraged to think critically and creatively about the tasks at hand and supported in further pursuing areas I was particularly passionate about. The farm is beautiful and there is such a warm sense of community that it didn't take long to feel at home.”

- Elizabeth, current apprentice

People can come to the farm to buy our products at our on-site farm stand, open April through December. We also offer u-pick flowers on the farm July through frost and limited u-pick berries.

About purchasing from Flying Cloud Farm...

"We have purchased a CSA from Flying Cloud farm now for several years. We couldn't be happier! Each week we receive a box full of fresh food (picked a few days beforehand; no grocery store can top that). Annie Louise always includes a detailed email regarding progress of work on the farm which is interesting and educational. It also gives us a mental map of what we can expect later in the season as the food grows and becomes ready for harvest. Her email also includes a list of what we will find in our boxes and several great recipes we can use each week with our food.

Although I have been a vegetarian cook for years, the CSA has taught me a lot about food and has pushed me to cook with some foods that I normally wouldn't buy, like all of the different types of greens. I am an expert now and a lover of them! Our 8 year old son attacks the box as soon as it comes through the door. He prefers carrots, peppers, radishes, green beans (and anything else crunchy) raw! Annie Louise is very flexible if we need to pick up our box late or at another location which makes it very convenient. Our family feels extremely fortunate to have such a local treasure like Flying Cloud Farm in our community.”

- Donalyn, CSA member

"[Flying Cloud Farm] offers a diverse variety of fruits, vegetables, and flowers to it's CSA members from May through Thanksgiving. The boxes are filled with colorful, fresh items that are familiar and promote great culinary possibilities to any chef. An informative and personable weekly newsletter comes to my email where I can connect with the farm crew that works to provide my produce and tasty recipes that I can try my kitchen. As a regular volunteer who helps with planting and harvesting, I can attest to the dedication and commitment shown by Isaiah and Annie Louise and their hardworking crew to bring high quality produce to the customers of the CSA, farmers markets, and self-service stand on the farm. They take great pride and responsibility in supplying our community with top notch, healthy food. They are welcoming, generous, and passionate about their profession as farmers serving their community."

- Becky, CSA member and volunteer

About working for Flying Cloud...

“Working in a for-profit venture is challenging and dynamic. Like any farm, the work at Flying Cloud is laborious and relative to the requirements of the time in the season. Self motivation, a willingness to be a team player, and an interest in learning and growing into the work, I find, are all helpful characteristics in having a successful experience. Annie and Isaiah are caring, encouraging and fair managers with a lot of knowledge and experience to share with others. I appreciate their support in my development of my interest and goals; it makes me trust that they value the work I contribute.”

- Carla, current apprentice

“It has been such a wonderful experience working at Flying Cloud Farm. From farmers' markets to the road-side stand, harvesting vegetables to arranging flowers, there is always something interesting to do and learn about. Annie and Isaiah are great farmers and great teachers. I've learned so much from them about farming, as well being encouraged to think critically and creatively about the tasks at hand and supported in further pursuing areas I was particularly passionate about. The farm is beautiful and there is such a warm sense of community that it didn't take long to feel at home.”

- Elizabeth, current apprentice


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