We surveyed 443 organic farmers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical organic farmer. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as an organic farmer?



Working as an organic farmer typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become an organic farmer?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as an organic farmer typically depends predominantly on qualities you’re born with, with a small aspect of skills you can learn.

Is it easy to get a job as an organic farmer?



It’s typically difficult to find a job as an organic farmer.


Do organic farmers work full-time or part-time?

58% of organic farmers work in full-time roles while 42% work part-time.