Albena has been working in the agricultural sector since 1999.
The farm is 275ha in total (cereals, vegetables and vines) of which: 70ha is organic arable land and; 30 ha organic vineyards. They also have; 100ha feed for chickens,; 60ha feed for pigs; and 15 cowsha feed for cattle. The cereals are sold for export or for processing in Bulgaria; some vegetables are processed for the Bulgarian market; some of the meat is sold at farmers’ markets; wine is also sold at farmers’ markets or through other short-chain delivery options. The farm is looking to expand its exports.
This is an opportunity to visit a farm with 19 permanent employees; it also employs 50-80 on a seasonal basis (eg for ploughing, harvesting and pruning the vines, which require more labour than arable crops).