Job Postings

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Put your farming/certification experience to work for MOSES!

We have an opening for an Organic Specialist in our Spring Valley, Wis. office.
Answer farmers’ questions about organic and sustainable farming practices and the organic certification process.
Join our team and make a difference in the way America farms!
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Postings

12/17/14  |  Hutchinson, Minn.  |  Loon Organics Inc.
Assistant Farm Manager and Field Crew positions
Hiring an Assistant Farm Manager and two Field Crew Positions for the 2015 season. We offer hourly wages, on-farm housing, opportunities for advancement, structured learning plans, mentorship, visits to surrounding farms, and more.  Learn more.

12/17/14  |  Minneapolis, Minn.  |  Stone’s Throw Urban Farm
Field Manager
Employment opening for the 2015 season (and hopefully beyond). Looking for a field manager who has extensive production vegetable experience and is eager to explore farming in the urban environment.  Learn more.

12/17/14  |  Mineral Point, Wis.  |  King’s Hill Farm
Full-time Farm Help
Looking to hire 2-3 full time seasonal workers to help on our diversified CSA farm. Dates of employment are May 1st – October 31st and averaging 35-40hr/week. Experience in vegetable farming preferred but not necessary. Hard work ethic and ability to follow instruction is necessary. 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.

12/17/14  |  Mineral Point, Wis.  |  King’s Hill Farm
Seasonal Help
Looking to hire 1-2 seasonal farm workers to help on our diversified CSA farm. Dates of employment are June 1st – August 31st and averaging 35-40hr/week. Experience in vegetable farming preferred but not necessary. Hard work ethic and ability to follow instruction is necessary. 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.

12/11/14  |  Princeton, Minn.  |  Uproot Farm
Internship
Daily jobs on the farm including, but not limited to, tractor work, greenhouse work/management, irrigation management and implementation, planting, bed preparation, chicken management, cover cropping, weed management (with both tractors and hoes), harvesting, washing and packing of over 40 types of vegetables, vegetable delivery, and possibly farmer’s market sales.  Learn more.

12/11/14  |  Garden, Mich.  |  Delta Garden Farm
Farmer
Looking for an experienced farmer/farm family to operate and work on our farm in a manner that is consistent with what a traditional sole operator farmer does on land owned and cared about. The land, woods, buildings and equipment are to be improved rather than depleted through good stewardship and thoughtful farming practices. The farm currently has on it cattle, chickens, fruit, vegetables, grain crop, maple syrup trees and a vineyard.  Learn more.

12/11/14  |  Champaign County, Ill.
Organic Farmer
Landowner seeking organic farmer for 300-acre farm. Offering a unique, full-time organic farming opportunity for the right farmer to help transition and establish my organic row crop farm operation near Thomasboro, Ill. Excellent farmland, waiting for an extraordinary farmer to help me bring organic farming to this region. Looking for a bright, reliable, honest, hard-working farmer with a passion for organic, sustainable farming dedicated to work with me. Must be knowledgeable in soil building, weed control, and growing crops such as corn, soybeans, wheat and hay; skilled in maintaining farm machinery, grain cleaning/storage, transportation. A recent college Ag degree and experience in organic farming are a plus.
If you are interested in getting involved from the “ground up” please contact Angie for more information at 630-561-7927 or acoxworth@gmail.com.

12/11/14  |  Chatham, Mich.  |  North Farm
Apprentice
This incubator program at the Michigan State University Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center is designed to support new farmers launch a successful farm business by providing resources and support including access to land, infrastructure, market development and on-farm technical advising. This program is open to individual farmers, as well as farming couples/partnerships.  Learn more.

12/11/14  |  Northfield, Minn.  |  Gardens of Eagan
Seasonal openings
100-acre organic farm and greenhouse has seasonal openings for 2015. Full season positions span Mar.-Oct., 34 weeks. Peak season positions span May-Sept., 24 weeks. Wages range from $9-$11/hour depending on experience and productivity. We reward hard work and a good attitude. Be part of our team. ContactUs@gardensofeagan.com. Learn more.

12/1/14  |  Minnestrista, Minn.  |  Muddy Feet Farm
Farmer
Seeking enthusiastic individual(s) to manage farm operations. This is an opportunity for experiential education in farming and farm management. Learn more.

11/25/14  |  East Troy, Wis.  |  Michael Fields Agricultural Institute
Garden Apprentice
Looking for 2 full-time apprentices to experience the basics of organic farming management while learning correct greenhouse management, soil health, planting, harvesting and post-harvest handling skills. The apprentices will be responsible for various areas of the farm and will use management skills developed during the season to run small crews of first year interns to accomplish daily work goals. Deadline to apply is Jan. 15, 2015. Learn more.

11/25/14  |  East Troy, Wis.  |  Michael Fields Agricultural Institute
Garden Intern
Several internship opportunities available to learn and work in the gardens. The 4+ acre market garden specializes in perennial fruits and annual vegetables. Work in the greenhouse, hoop house, perennial border gardens, orchards and brambles learning how to grow and maintain healthy annual and perennial crops as well as create a habitat for the beneficial organisms that help support our gardens. Deadline to apply is Jan. 15, 2015. Learn more.

11/25/14  |  Columbus, Ohio  |  Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA)
Certification Specialist
Responsibilities include conducting extensive review of applications submitted by organic producers and guiding applicants through the certification process as they strive to meet federal organic standards. She or he may participate in policy development, educational programming, and other special projects as they arise. Application deadline Dec. 15.  Learn more.

11/21/14  |  Internationally  |  NGO Abroad
Farmers & Agriculture Students
International organization looking for experienced farmers and students interested in volunteering abroad. Positions range from dairy or poultry farming to cooperative management. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.  Learn more.

11/4/14  |  Story City, Iowa  |  Women, Food and Agriculture Network
Women, Land and Legacy Coordinator (WLL)
The WLL Coordinator will be responsible for the daily operations of the WLL project, promote growth of WLL throughout Iowa, and provide outreach to the local teams to help them be more sustainable. The coordinator will support local teams so that they better meet the needs of agricultural and rural women in Iowa and ensure that they have a safe place to learn and ask questions.  Learn more.

11/4/14  |  Kutztown, Pa.  |  Rodale Institute
Plant Production Specialist
Oversee horticulture operations in all production areas including: greenhouse and field areas of all plants for wholesale, commercial or research use.  Learn more.

10/20/14  | Washington DC  |  National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC)
Internships
NSAC is hiring for two spring internships — one focused on policy and one working on our grassroots advocacy, both working out of their DC office.  Learn more.

10/7/14  |  Orwell, Ohio  |  AEA Pure Dawn Farm
Senior Farm Manager
AEA Pure Dawn Farm is seeking a full-time senior Farm Manager to oversee all of the various activities of the farm – from production to external communications. The Farm Manager will be the most important member of the team in determining the success of the farm. Pure Dawn is hiring immediately, in preparation for the 2015 farm season. Learn more.

10/3/14  |  Indiana or Quebec, Canada  |  Institute for Marketecology (IMO)
Fair for Life Program Manager
IMO is the exclusive certifier of Fair for Life Social & Fair Trade Program, which offers operators of socially responsible projects a solution for brand neutral third party inspection and certification in initial production, manufacturing and trading. The vacancy is suitable for experienced professional with good knowledge in the fair trade sector who are willing to take responsibility for the U.S. and Canadian market expansion and growing market shares of the Fair for Life program in the U.S. and Canada.  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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