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5/1/15  |  Minneapolis, Minn.  |  Pesticide Action Network
Organizing Policy Intern
This position is a good fit for anyone who wants to develop skills in social justice/campaign organizing, and who’s ready to impact the policies that shape our food system. The internship involves research, outreach, developing and implementing campaign strategy, and opportunities for some travel around Minnesota and Iowa (depending on interest). Learn more.

5/1/15  |  Buffalo, Minn.  |  eQuality Farms LLC
Internship
eQuality Pathways to Potential is a non-profit, community based, day training and habilitation program. We assist adults with developmental disabilities in finding and maintaining employment. We sell our produce at two local farmers’ markets and we also provide CSA shares to local group homes, community partners and the general public. We are looking for an intern that would like to work with our population as well as add to their farming resume. Learn more.

4/28/15  |  Spring Valley, Wis.  |  MOSES
Event and Office Manager
The Event and Office Manager’s responsibilities include managing and coordinating MOSES’ daily office operations and working with MOSES staff and contractors to plan and coordinate the annual MOSES Organic Farming Conference and other events.  Serves as an administrative resource for MOSES Organic Specialists and assistant to the Executive Director. Learn more.

4/27/15  |  Dodgeville, Wis.  |  Southwest Badger
Executive Director
The Executive Director will oversee all aspects of day to day operations and is charged with balancing organizational administration (including staff supervision and budget oversight), project management, fundraising, and public relations activities so that all tasks are completed in a timely manner and all projects remain within budget and funded. Learn more.

4/27/15  |  Dodgeville, Wis.  |  Southwest Badger
Grazing Broker/Grazing Specialist
Position requires background in agriculture and conservation. The primary responsibility is to connect landowners with grassland acres to agricultural producers who want to lease grassland acres for grazing and provide the needed resources and technical assistance to foster these partnerships. The individual will also be an NRCS Certified Technical Service Provider for writing grazing plans and providing technical assistance for both producers and landowners.  Learn more.

4/27/15  |  Grayslake, Ill.  |  Prairie Farm Corps
Farm to Table Kitchen Lead
Seeking a kitchen supervisor/instructor to lead teams of high school students to cook healthy food raised on farm. Successful candidates will be compassionate, well organized, creative problem solvers with a love for youth development, sustainable agriculture, and healthy affordable food. Learn more.

4/27/15  |  Sibley, Ill.  |  Midwest Organic Farmer’s Cooperative
General Manager
Midwest Organic Farmers Cooperative is seeking a general manager for its operations, including marketing division, grain cleaning plant, feed mill, seed division, logistics operations, and administrative office. To qualify, the applicant must have prior management experience and proven personnel supervisory skills commensurate with the duties of this position. Knowledge of grain farming and organic practices is a plus. Learn more.

4/23/15  |  St. Paul, Minn.  |  Dodge Nature Center
Farm Assistant
A full-time, non-exempt position. Hourly rate is determined based on qualifications. Some of the responsibilities include providing basic animal care, barn cleaning and maintenance, greenhouse work, and more. Deadline to apply May 4, 2015. Learn more.

4/17/15  |  Platteville, Wis.  |  Southwest Badger RC&D
Executive Director
Looking for an energetic and organized individual to serve as Executive Director. The Executive Director works with our regional Council to carry out the mission of the organization and oversees all aspects of day to day operations including administration, personnel, project management, fundraising, and public relations activities. Deadline is May 4, 2015. Learn more.

4/17/15  |  Minneapolis, Minn.  |  Neighborhood Roots
Assistant Market Manager
Neighborhood Roots, the organization that runs the Fulton, Kingfield & Nokomis Farmers Markets, is hiring an assistant market manager for the 2015 market season. Application deadline Apr. 20. Learn more.

4/17/15  |  Amery, Wis.  |  Steady Hand Farm
Intern
Learn the ins and outs of vegetable production through season long employment.  Interns will perform all aspects of the production including tractor work, planting, harvest and delivery.  On farm housing and meals included. Learn more.

4/17/15  |  Longmont, Colo.  |  Aspen Moon Farm
Produce Worker
This position is also known as “Wash Station Crew leader.” All of the crops get harvested fresh and brought to the wash station for rinsing, bunching, weighing, organizing, sorting, packing, and recording for Farmers Market, CSA, Farmstand, and wholesale. You make the veggies look awesome and stay awesome (no wilty carrots or bruised heads of lettuce). You lead a crew of interns, crew, and volunteers. Learn more.

4/13/15  |  Stillwater, Minn.  |  Food For Thought Farm
Farm Hand
Looking for seasonal farm worker to do general farm work for 2 acres of mixed vegetables and fruit. 40 hours/week at $10/hour. Work includes planting, weeding, irrigation, harvest, etc. Primarily all hand-work. Located 5 miles north of Stillwater. Contact Paul at 651-295-1138 or paul@foodforthoughtfarm.com.

4/8/15  |  Fridley, Minn.  |  Bon Appetit Managment Company
Gardener
Seeking someone to help create, develop and manage a new garden on (eventually) six acres at the Medtronic Headquarters to provide fresh food for the kitchen at this and other sites. Orchards, education and community events are all being discussed. Huge potential. The site has been grass for 10+ years. Learn more.

4/8/15  |  North Branch, Minn.  |  Women’s Environmental Institute
Program Manager
Part-time (or possibly full) position doing marketing and outreach for WEI programs, managing communication, and management of membership and CSA farm and farm store. Deadline to apply April 17. Learn more.

3/26/15  |  Soldiers Grove, Wis.  |  Driftless Organics
Multiple Positions
Driftless Organics is a 50 acre vegetable farm located outside of Viroqua, WI. We are seeking hard working individuals to join our crew. Must be able to work full time (M-F). Potential for year round work and opportunities for advancement. Learn more.

3/26/15  |  Goleta, Calif.  |  Fairview Gardens
Director of Farm Operations
Seeking a highly organized, detail oriented, reliable, and self-starter individual. This position requires a strong practical knowledge of agricultural skills and farm management, a broad understanding of community food security, and a passionate commitment to education and community building.  Learn more.

3/26/15  |  Mineral Point, Wis.  |  King’s Hill Farm
Field Crew
Diversified vegetable farm growing roughly 15 acres of produce for CSA markets in Chicago and Madison areas. Job responsibilities are all of the aspects of vegetable production including seeding, transplanting, weeding (there will be lots of this), harvesting, washing and packing of produce for CSA and wholesale distribution.  Learn more.

3/26/15  |  Monroe, Wis.  |  Bountiful Hope
Internship
Bountiful Hope is a nonprofit organization with the mission to grow chemical-free produce and eggs for donation to food pantries in rural communities where there is very little fresh produce donated. Learn a variety of skills to be successful at small-scale chemical-free gardening and nonprofit organization management. Learn more.

3/26/15  |  Minburn, Iowa  |  Small Potatoes Farm
Full-time Seasonal Worker
Our farm is certified organic, about ten acres, with three in cultivated production at any one time. Our main market and focus is Community Supported Agriculture (CSA). We have an stable, intensively managed farm that provides the majority of our family income. The job would be helpful for someone who is considering starting a small vegetable farm gain important skills to be successful, or determine whether this ultimately would be the right career path for them.  Learn more.

3/26/15  |  Middleton, Wis.  |  Purple Cow Organics
Sales Representative
Seeking a full time sales representative for the Agriculture market segment. This position will sell soil improvement products to growers/farmers primarily in Wisconsin and bordering states. Learn more.

3/26/15  |  Polk County, Wis.
Farm Keeper
Seeking individual or partners to work 15 hours/week in exchange for housing and tillable land. 37 acre farm property of mixed hardwoods, pasture, restored prairie and prime organic tillable land is situated on Alabama Lake in Polk County, Wis. Learn more.

3/18/15  |  Streeter, N.D.  |  Forager Farm
Assistant Farmer/Apprentice
Duties include, but are not limited to: seeding, transplanting, weeding, harvesting/washing/packing CSA boxes twice weekly, help at deliveries, rotational grazing management of goats, milk goats, occasional tractor work, assisting on occasional building projects, etc.  Learn more.

3/18/15  |  Palmyra, Wis.  |  Kettle Rock Farm
Summer Season Farm Worker
Our farm grows over 40 types of vegetables and herbs for farmers markets, food coops, and restaurants in the Milwaukee area. Full-time summer position runs from June through August/September, work includes planting, weeding, harvesting, washing, and selling produce. No experience necessary. Learn more.

3/12/15  |  West Bend, Wis.
Farm Member-Owners
Looking for 1 or 2 members to join forces and skill sets to pool labor, product and service on a 6-acre farm. Learn more.

3/12/15  |  Bloomfield, Iowa  |  Wapello County Conservation Board (WCCB)
Sustainable Farm Manager
WCCB seeks an individual or family to live on site as the Farm Manager. This position would involve all aspects of farm planning and implementation including marketing/selling products locally and conducting educational programs to school groups and adults on sustainable agriculture.  Learn more.

3/9/15  |  White Salmon, Wash.  |  Water Wheel Farm
Farmhand / Manager
We are looking for a single person, or maybe a couple, to manage all aspects of the farm and B&B on a year-round basis with long term possibilities. Growing organic food and maintaining the property are the higher priorities.   Learn more.

3/9/15  |  Washington D.C.  |  National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
Policy Specialist
Seeking a Policy Specialist for a portion of our conservation and environment portfolio and an additional issue portfolio to be determined. Help develop and implement policies and strategies focused on working lands conservation programs and related policy issues.  Learn more.

3/9/15  |  La Veta, Colo.  |  La Veta Farm to Table
Internship
Our internship program encompasses the whole food lifecycle from farm to table.  Interns learn all aspects of farming from farm and garden design, soiling building, seeding, sheet mulching, green house management, low tunnel hoops, to harvest, vegetable prep for market and the café, seed saving and food preservation.  Learn more.

3/3/15  |  Prior Lake, Minn.  |  Wozupi Tribal Gardens
Seasonal Farm Laborer
Paid full-time seasonal position. Must be able to operate farm machinery, have one year crop production experience, be able to lift 50 lbs, be able to work outside in rain or heat and be standing 90% of the time. You will plant, cultivate, and harvest field crops, assist with honey collection and maple syrup operations, and work with volunteers and youth.  Apply here.

3/3/15  |  New Carlisle, Ind.  |  Rainfield Farm
Internship
Tasks involve planting, cultivating, harvesting, field preparation and maintenance, working at farmers markets, and special projects. Housing with internet is provided, free eggs and food from the gardens are available. Pay rate is unpaid the first week, $75/week for the next 12 weeks, and then $150/week going forward. Stays usually range from 6 weeks to 7 months depending on availability. Mid-March to mid-October is ideal. Learn more.

3/3/15  |  Oakfield, Wis.  |  Good Earth Farm
Farm Crew
Full-time and part-time seasonal positions are available on our certified organic CSA and market farm. Members of the crew will experience what it takes to operate a diverse vegetable farm through seeding, planting, weeding, harvesting, washing, and packaging. Opportunities for advanced duties are available. Learn more.

3/3/15  |  North Branch, Minn.  |  Women’s Environmental Institute
Multiple Summer Internships
Full-time farm internships includes a stipend, weekday housing, and an educational program on organic farming. Internship terms are are June 1 – July 15 for two interns, July 15 – August 31 for two interns, and September 1 – October 31 for three interns. Learn more.

2/27/15  |  Orwell, Ohio  |  Seed Savers Exchange
Preservation Garden Crew Member
This full-time 26-week position goes from May 25 through November 20th. Applicants will assist through all stages of growout and seed regeneration projects, and must be able to perform physical activity, lift up to 50 pounds, work outside in varying conditions, have reliable transportation with a valid driver’s license, and have had previous experience with organic vegetable crop production. Wage is $9/hr. Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to jobs@seedsavers.org with “Garden Crew Member 3″ in the subject line.

2/26/15  |  Cedar, Mich.  |  La Casa Verde Produce
Summer Intern
Two interns will receive $100 weekly stipend plus housing, access to a kitchen, and family-style meals. You will work on sustainable pest control, produce production, and loading, packing, and vending for farmers markets. For more information, email LaCasaVerdeProduce@gmail.com.

2/15/15  |  Blue Mounds, Wis.  |  Vermont Valley Community Farm
Crew Leader
A full-time, salaried position on a well organized, established CSA farm. The crew leader manages and leads crews; supervises and teaches crew members. Candidates applying should have supervisory experience and leadership skills. Learn more.

2/15/15  |  Blue Mounds, Wis.  |  Vermont Valley Community Farm
Crew Member
A full-time, seasonal position on a well organized, established CSA farm. Members of the crew are involved with many aspects of growing, harvesting and tending vegetables. This position involves working cooperatively with other crew members. The work is repetitive but you need to remain attentive to detail at all times. Learn more.

2/15/15  |  Crozet, Va.  |  Innisfree Village Herb & Flower Garden
Intern
Looking for a community-oriented individual with a strong interest in specialty cut flowers and herbs who would like to explore farming in a therapeutic work environment. Garden grows flowers for local stores and florists, on-farm events and sales, nursery orders, village-wide market. Herbs grown for culinary and medicinal purposes. Intern should be confident in basic organic gardening practices, many of which are done by hand.  Learn more.

2/15/15  |  Viroqua, Wis.  |  FarmMatch.com
Sales, Outreach and Tech Support
Local food tech start-up hiring full-time energetic, optimistic teammates for sales, outreach and tech support. You will be calling farmers, introducing our product, giving demos, boarding new clients, handling tech support and providing customer service. Learn more.

2/15/15  |  Wheeler, Wis.  |  Blackberry Community Farm
Apprentice
Looking for two or three people that are interested in learning about growing organic food, participating in a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), living close to nature, and living a healthy lifestyle. Position is Monday – Friday, April through October/November 2015. Starting and ending dates are flexible. Learn more.

2/15/15  |  Osceola, Wis.  |  Foxtail Farm
Apprentice
Looking for two people who are interested in farming for a living. We are offering a unique “farm incubator” apprenticeship for the right individuals. For housing reasons, we prefer to hire a committed couple. Apprentices work Monday through Thursday (with exceptions) growing the vegetables we use for our 300 member Winter CSA, occasionally working in our licensed processing kitchen, and delivering CSA boxes every 3 weeks in the winter to our membership. Learn more.

2/15/15  |  Osceola, Wis.  |  Foxtail Farm
CSA Chef
On Farm Commercial Kitchen help needed on 300 member Winter CSA farm in NW Wisconsin near the Twin Cities. Our kitchen produces value added products for our members including: canned goods, fermented products, frozen vegetables, breads, spreads, granola, soups etc. We grow and produce these things year round for our Winter CSA members. Hours can be flexible.  Learn more.

2/15/15  |  Faribault, Minn.  |  Vairochana Farm
Farm Manager
In 2015, Vairochana Farm will be installing orchards, berries, and fences, as well as doing foraging and creating infrastructure for humans and plants. Duties include: implementation of permaculture design, including giving creative input, cooperatively with owner or team; managing planting and care of perennials and annuals; support conservation work; buy and maintain equipment; and supervise apprentices, volunteers, and residents. Learn more.

2/6/15 | High Bridge, Wis. | Hermit Creek Farm
Farm Hands
Season lasting April through October, start and end dates negotiable. Starting pay of $9.00/hour. Incumbent will assist with all aspects of farm operation including weeding & cultivation, field planting, mulching, packing & processing, irrigation, etc. Emphasis on physical stamina, results focused-getting things done, and safety skills. In addition, 1-2 days each week, person will assist with harvest and post harvest handling of all crops including hand harvesting, cleaning vegetables, and packing crops. Emphasis on distinguishing and maintaining quality, efficient work skills, and meeting deadline goals. Learn more.

2/6/15 | Harvard, Ill. | Mike & Clare’s Farm
Farm Hand
This position will participate in all aspects of farm operation, including seeding, greenhouse work, bed preparation, transplanting, weeding, and harvesting. As we expand our operation, there will also be opportunities to participate in building farm infrastructure, perennial planting and care, and (small) livestock handling. Learn more.

2/6/15 | Wauconda, Ill. | World Wide Farms
Grower/Farm Manager
Manage the day to day growing and management of the farm. You must love growing, enjoy what Mother Nature throws at us and be willing to work the spring and summer hours it takes to make any farm successful. This is a fantastic opportunity and we will be happy to nurture the right candidate. Learn more.

2/6/15 | Wauconda, Ill. | World Wide Farms
Farm Stand Manager
A full-time, seasonal position which could become year round for the right person. We have been growing fresh culinary herbs for over 20 years, and began growing produce 3 years ago. 2015 will be our third year operating a retail farm stand on our farm property, and we are seeking a dynamic personality to help us grow and provide awesome products and service to our customer base. Learn more.

2/6/15 | Three Oaks, Mich. | Granor Farm
Farm Manager
Seeking a dynamic, out-going individual to operate our organic family farm. The qualified candidate will have strong farming experience with the capacity to expand operations, revenue and programming. Learn more.

2/6/15 | Leonardtown, Maryland | Sassafras Creek Organic Farm
Intern
The Full-Time Intern will work alongside the Farmer, and part-time employees, on a wide-range of tasks that include: Bed prep, Transplanting, Direct seeding, Weeding, Harvesting, Disease and pest scouting, Foliar spraying, Record keeping, Crop Planning, High tunnel management, Greenhouse seeding, Irrigation management, Cover crop planting & mowing, Beekeeping, Delivery, Farm maintenance, and Farmer’s Market sales. Learn more.

2/6/15 | Prior Lake, Minn. | SouthWoods
Farm Manager
Looking to contract an independent individual capable of managing an ecologically and horticulturally diverse farmscape. Some duties include managing the maintenance of tree crops and orchards, planting and caring for perennial and annual crops and feeding, rotation grazing, and care of small livestock. Learn more.

2/6/15 | Evansville, Wis. | Tipi Produce
Farmhand
Our farm is located near Madison, Wis. FT/PT, from mid-May into early November. The work is mostly harvesting, washing and packing produce. Prior farming experience is valuable but not necessary. Must be physically fit. Competitive wage, catered lunch two days per week, subsidized carpools from Madison, plus lots of organic veggies to take home. Friendly work environment. Learn more.

2/6/15 | Evansville, Wis. | Tipi Produce
Assistant Farmer
We plan to hire one assistant farmer this season for our 45-acre farm near Madison, Wis. Broad range of interesting machinery, crops, jobs, and responsibilities. Expect to be involved with tillage, cultivation, irrigation, and other tasks. This person will work independently much of the time, but will join our harvest crew occasionally. This is a good next step for someone with 3 to 5 years farming experience. Experience with farm machinery necessary, plus a willingness to learn. Learn more.

 

 

 

Additional Job Resources:

  1. Organic Volunteers
  2. ATTRA Internships/Apprenticeship Board
  3. WWOOF – Worldwide Workers on Organic Farms
  4. Sustainable Food Jobs
  5. Peace Corps
  6. Good Food Jobs
  7. Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (MISA)

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