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    I'm thomas olofson

    Farmer/Hemp Advocate in Western Massachusetts at Self-Employed

    business Cannabis

    Expected Salary: Negotiable

    • Age 57
    • Address location_on Southampton, MA, Western Massachusetts
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    •  

      Thomas Olofson  

      37 Middle Road

      Southampton, MA  01073   

      413.522.6754

      tolofson@gmail.com

       

      SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

       

        • More than 10 years of experience managing organic vegetable 

           greenhouses of multiple sizes and types

       • Experience assigning daily tasks to labor crews large and small for greenhouse and field designs           

       • Worked with and managed multicultural team members

      •Experience operating tractors, trucks of all sizes and models, and other industry-relevant heavy equipment in field

      •Experience operating and maintaining advanced greenhouse computer systems

      •Advanced communication knowledge and experience (marketing, writing, editing) from previous employment

      •Extensive botanical knowledge of market garden vegetables and herbs

      Tripple Brook Farm, Southampton, MA, 2017-2018

       

      . Worked with rare and native plant species on 100 acre 

         farm-nursery for retail and wholesale markets

       

      . Seeding, transplanting, maintenance of greenhouse and field plants

       

      GREENHOUSE MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

      Greenhouse Manager, Full Bloom Market Garden Farm, Whately, MA, 2016-2017 

       

      •    Managed crew of more than 35 workers in two 50,000 square-foot Dutch   

                style greenhouses

         • Skilled with multiple crop varieties: basil, brassicas, lettuce, chard,  herbs, etc.

      •Evaluated plant and soil conditions and applied pesticides and fungicides where appropriate

      •Assigned schedules and duties to greenhouse staff and supervised their work

      •Inspected facilities and equipment for signs of disrepair and performed necessary maintenance

      •Positioned/Monitored plant irrigation systems and programed environmental and irrigation control computers

       

       

      Greenhouse Manager, Enterprise Farm, S. Deerfield, MA 

       

      Greenhouse Manager, Atlas Farm, Deerfield, MA, 2012-2016 

       

      •Maintained seven greenhouses of vegetable starts and heirloom tomatoes on 75-acre organic vegetable farm

      •Monitored and evaluated field soil conditions; applied pesticides, maintained irrigation and fertigation systems

      •Operated heavy equipment; made deliveries to wholesale clients

      •Oversaw and maintained database for direct store deliveries to Whole Foods stores in Boston and CT

      •Liaison to clients and vendors; handled all correspondence for farm

      •Maintained eight greenhouses of vegetable starts and heirloom tomatoes on 95-acre organic vegetable farm

      •Performed all pesticide, irrigation and fertigation duties which included recording accurate, detailed, and specific data for farm and state agencies

       

      Greenhouse Manager, Equinox Farm, Sheffield, MA, 2004-2007  

       

      •Managed greenhouses growing micro-greens and heirloom tomatoes 

       

      • Maintained crops from seed propagation through planting and harvesting

      •Harvested more than eight different heirloom varieties throughout season

      •Washed, processed and delivered greens to retail  markets

       

       

      Turf Manager, Cape Cod National Golf Club, Brewster, MA, 2009-2010

       

      •Crew Member of 30+ turf maintenance staff for private golf club on Cape Cod

      •Operated greens, tee, fairway, and rough mowers, tractors and other heavy equipment

      •Performed landscape tasks: pest control, irrigation, soil remediation

       

      Turf Manager, TPC-Boston, PGA Golf Club, Norton, MA, 2008  

       

      •Member of 30+ turf maintenance staff

      •Tended golf course landscape 100+ acres of top-20 rated championship golf course (site of TPC-PGA tournament) golf course

       

      Landscape Designer, Pamela Hart Landscape Design, Cambridge, MA, 2003-2005 

       

      •Crew member for small organic landscape firm in Cambridge/Boston metropolitan area

      •Worked through all phases: spring prep, planting, maintenance, design, fall cleanup.

       

      EDUCATION

       

       

      Research Assistant, University of Massachusetts Agronomy/ Research Farm, Deerfield, MA, 2012

       

      •Student assistant to Professor Frank Mangan, UMass Plant, Soil & Insect Department

       

      •Team member with doctoral students in multiple field research projects growing ethnic crops native to South America and Mexico

      •Compiled and analyzed data, wrote web copy and maintained website for multi-university research project

       

      Stockbridge School of Agriculture, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2012—2014. Concentration in vegetable and fruit production. 

       

      Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1988, B.A., journalism, American history; Indiana Daily Student, campus newspaper, Managing Editor, weekly columnist, sports reporter, 1983-1988; honored as top writer/reported on campus, 1987-1988

    • Date of Birth Oct 03 1961
      Gender Male
      Marital Status Single
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