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Due to continued expansion, Meade Farm Group are recruiting for an enthusiastic Horticulture Apprentice with a keen interest in vegetable production to join our farm team. Meade Farm Group are one of Ireland’s leading growers, packers, distributors and service providers to the retail sector.

The successful candidate will be joining a team with a wealth of experience in growing brassicas, tillage and root crops. The apprentice will learn all aspects of planting, irrigation, spraying and harvesting.

The apprenticeship is A 2-year programme resulting in a nationally recognised QQ1 Higher Certificate as a Horticulturist (NFQ Level 6). This is an exciting opportunity to enhance class-based learning with comprehensive on-the-job experience and on-site mentoring.

What's required

  • Meet the apprenticeship qualification criteria.

  • Willingness to work outdoors in all weather conditions and learn new skills.

  • Can-do attitude, be career focused with an interest in Horticulture.

  • Be capable of working as part of a team in a fast-paced, multi-faceted environment, and on own initiative when required.

  • Driving licence preferred.

  • Must be fluent in English and able to liaise with colleagues.

  • Must be flexible and willing to work in a range of areas due to field locations.

  • Closing date for applications: Friday 26th July 2024.

We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Please send all relevant CVs to with Horticulture Apprenticeship in the subject line.


Dear HR,

I am Sunil BK from Pokhara, Nepal, and I am writing to express my strong interest in the farm work position. With experience in farm operations and a dedication to advancing in the agricultural sector.

Having previously worked in Pokhara, I have honed my skills and gained valuable experience in various farm tasks. I am committed to teamwork and am eager to contribute to the growth of your farm.


Sunil BK

Pokhara, Nepal


Hello, my name is Hatem. I am 20 years old. I have a high school diploma and I can speak the English language very well. I am Egyptian. I have a lot of experience in the field of agriculture, such as growing grains and harvesting them, and growing and harvesting fruits. I can also drive agricultural machines such as tractors. I just want a work contract and I will cover all my travel expenses. Please reply ♥️


I like this opportunity.😊

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