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1/30/15  |  Grayslake, Ill.  |  Marigold Hill Organics
Vegetable Production Crew Member
Organic Market Vegetable Farm that sells directly to the consumer through our Farmers’ Markets and to fine restaurants across Chicagoland. Duties include greenhouse seeding and watering, weeding and cultivation, planting, harvesting, washing and packing, record keeping, farmers’ market operation and delivery truck driver. Learn more.

1/28/15 | Minneapolis, Minn. | Linden Hills Farmers Market
Farmers
As you plan, plot and dream of summer – come learn about our market’s 2015 season. On Tuesday, Feb. 10 from 6-7 p.m. our market is hosting a prospective vendor meeting at the Linden Hills Co-op. Learn about our services, events, fantastic vendors and application process. Please register at libswy@gmail.com. Learn more.

1/28/15 | Pepin, Wis. | Wily Oak Farm
Market Garden Designer – Manager
This position is an excellent opportunity for an experienced vegetable gardener to help set up, manage and share the profits of a Market Garden/CSA. The gardener will work with the current landowner to design garden beds, select cultivars, identify and establish markets, and manage any WOOFERs or other assistants. If successful, there is an opportunity for long term involvement and/or land ownership. Learn more.

1/28/15 | Grayslake, Ill. & Brodhead, Wis. | Sandhill Family Farms
Multiple Positions
Our farming business is a partnership between the Sheaffer and Miller families. All employees will be given the opportunity to participate in a Fall round table discussion in which we will focus on one or two topics chosen by employees. Previous discussions have focused on organic certification, budgeting, business set-up and equipment. Most positions start in April and May and end in October or November. Exact dates are negotiable. Learn more.

1/28/15 | Dubuque, Iowa | Dubuque Rescue Mission
Assistant Garden Manager
A capable and hardworking person who has a desire to learn and create while helping the Garden Manager maintain gardens that are environmentally friendly and safe. Develop hydroponics and aquaponics to feed those in need and educate community. Learn more.

1/28/15 | Northfield, Minn. | Gardens of Eagan
Seasonal Work
100 acre organic farm and greenhouse has seasonal openings for 2015. Full season; Mar-Oct. 34 weeks. Peak Season; May-Sept. 24 weeks. Wages $9 – $11 / hr. depending on experience and productivity. We reward hard work and a good attitude. Be part of our team. ContactUs@gardensofeagan.com.

1/21/15 | Tiskilwa, Ill. | Plow Creek Farm
Interns
Paid internship positions available from May to September (one position available just for month of June) at organic farm in northern Illinois. Farm specializes in berries (strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries) and annual vegetables, as well as some pastured meats. Products sold through u-pick, CSA, and farmers’ markets. Interns work with all aspects of crop production, harvesting, and marketing. Learn more.

1/21/15 | Grayslake, Ill. | Liberty Prairie Foundation – Prairie Farm Corps
Crew Leaders and Farm to Table Kitchen Intern
The Prairie Farm Corps is a youth development program of the Liberty Prairie Foundation in Grayslake, Ill. The program is a paid job training opportunity for racially and economically diverse teens on an organic farm. Participants are involved in all aspects of a sustainable agriculture business from seed to market. The Prairie Farm Corps integrates personal/professional development with farm work, and provides participants with hands-on experience cooking fresh vegetables and incorporating healthy eating habits into their lives. Learn more.

1/21/15 | Longmont, Colo. | Aspen Moon Farm LLC
Interns
Intern positions at Aspen Moon Farm are meant for those with previous farm experience and for those wishing to pursue a career in farming. Physical demands are high and involve long hours of work in all kinds of weather including rain, snow, wind, and dry heat; sometimes with prevalent mosquitoes too. The primary work of a first year intern involves spring plant care and greenhouse work, harvesting, preparing for CSA and markets, field work with hand tools, BD fertility and pest management. Learn more.

1/21/15 | Longmont, Colo. | Aspen Moon Farm LLC
Crew Leader
Crew leader for a crew of 2-6. Duties include some or all of the following: harvesting, bunching, hydrocooling, record keeping, pest management, application of BD preps and organic fertilization, weeding, field transplanting, soil cultivation with hand tools, good observation and knowing the field, preparing for CSA and markets. Springtime work will include greenhouse planting, labeling,
and organizing. Leadership role in the field and in organizing CSA, farmers markets, and roadside farmstand. Learn more.

1/16/15 | Baldwin, Wis. | Baldwin Farmer’s Market
Venders
Farmer’s Market looking for vendors selling locally grown and handmade items. Market is open Saturdays from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. beginning June 7 through October 11. Learn more.

1/16/15 | Rockport, Wash. | Cascadian Farm
Farmer
Responsible for overseeing all aspects of production, developing and executing the long-term farming strategy, providing organic expertise, and assisting in education. The Farmer will provide strategic leadership for the Field Supervisor and seasonal farm staff and maintain a safe, clean, and organized environment for staff and customers. Learn more.

1/16/15 | St. Paul, Minn. | Urban Roots
Market Garden Program Supervisor
Work under the direction of the Market Garden Program Manager for the successful operation of urban food production sites and the goals and activities of the Market Garden Program. This position runs mid-April to mid-October. Full time hours (40/week) required from mid-April to mid-October, with a desired start date of April 13th. This position requires flexibility with some rotating weekend, holiday and evening hours. Learn more.

1/16/15 | Westby, Wis. | Deep Rooted
Crew Members
Seeking part time help (May – October) 15-20 hours per week. Duties include harvesting and packing tomatoes twice weekly, tying up, and maintaining tomato vines throughout the season. Other jobs may include weeding, watering, planting and other harvesting. Learn more.

1/16/15 | Northfield, Minn. | Seeds Farm
Farm Hands
Hiring 2-3 farm hands this growing season. No experience is necessary for this position, though enthusiasm for sustainable agriculture is. Duties include working in the greenhouse growing transplants, working on upkeep of farm buildings, weeding vegetables, caring for the pigs, chickens and turkeys, harvesting, washing, and packaging vegetables, and addressing the foreseen and unforeseen needs of the vegetables/animals/humans on the farm. Learn more.

1/16/15 | Northfield, Minn. | Seeds Farm
Assistant Farm Manager
This position is ideal for the candidate looking for a 2-3 year commitment who is interested in pursuing sustainable farming as a vocation. Past experience on a vegetable farm is necessary for this position. Duties for an assistant farm manager include: managing farm crew, greenhouse, hoophouse, field, tractor, and animal work; harvesting, processing, packaging and delivering vegetables; leading field trips and the farm crew; and addressing the foreseen and unforeseen needs of the vegetables/animals/humans on the farm. Learn more.

1/16/15 | Tama, Iowa | Meskwaki Food Sovereignty InitiativeAmericorps
Multiple positions
3 AmeriCorps VISTA positions (all food system related) as well as 2 farm crew positions available with the Sac & Fox Tribe. Application deadline is Feb. 25. Learn more.

1/16/15 | Rushford, Minn. | Featherstone Farm
Office Manager
This is a full-time, career track position with a strong local company, a leader in its field (local, organic agriculture). Featherstone Farm offers a positive, dynamic work environment, a competitive salary (based on experience), PTO and organic produce, and the opportunity to put skills and energies to work in a family-owned, sustainable, responsibly managed, regional small business. Learn more.

1/16/15 | Rushford, Minn. | Featherstone Farm
Horticulture Team Member
Responsible for designated crops from the point the transplants leave the farm yard until harvest. Crop management tasks include but are not limited to: scouting for pests and disease, irrigation installation and application, fertility monitoring and application, data collection, and cultivation. Other general farm tasks such as hand weeding, harvesting, pack and wash, equipment operating, data management, and record keeping. Learn more.

1/16/15 | Rushford, Minn. | Featherstone Farm
Field Production Manager
Responsibilities include but are not limited to prioritizing daily and weekly field activities. This person will be responsible for assigning people and equipment to specific tasks on a daily basis with follow up monitoring the implementation to make sure that quality is maintained. The field production manager also provides support and training for individuals at all levels of crop growing and production. High level of detail to tasks and completion of paper work is a must! Learn more.

1/16/15 | Rushford, Minn. | Featherstone Farm
Equipment Operators
Responsibilities: Must be able to safely and efficiently operate equipment at all levels of organic farm production such as: field preparation, spraying, bed formation, and cultivation. Other responsibilities include assisting in irrigation, harvest, and general farm labor. Learn more.

1/16/15 | Greenwood, Ind. | Ecocert ICO, LLC
Certification Assistant
Seeking candidates to support the certification & administrative teams with a variety of tasks to ensure processes, reports and accounts are handled accurately, efficiently and effectively. This position will be part-time (20 hours per week, with some flexibility) to start, working at our Greenwood, Indiana office, with possibility for increased hours. Students interested in sustainable agriculture, agricultural law, food policy & agronomy are encouraged to apply. Learn more.

1/16/15 | Amery, Wis. | Hungry Turtle Institute (HTI)
Executive Director
With two fully aligned partners in the Food Hub, Farm Table Restaurant and Hungry Turtle Farmers Coop, HTI conducts regular events, classes and symposia on a variety of topics related to agriculture, ecology and food quality/preparation. Responsibilities include implement the strategic goals and objectives of the organization, enable the Board to fulfill its governance function with the help of the chair, and give direction and leadership toward the achievement Hungry Turtle Institute’s philosophy, mission, strategy, and its annual goals and objective. Deadline to apply is February 15. Learn more.

1/16/15 | Balsam Lake, Wis. | Seed to Seed Farm
Intern
learn every aspect of vegetable production with the aim of getting you to a point where you
can run your own farm within a few years. Interns will learn field planning, sales, greenhouse propagation, fertilizing schemes, irrigation, harvesting, cultivation, tractor skills amongst other. Learn more. Contact Ariel Pressman for more information.

1/15/15 | Litchfield, Minn. | Prairie Drifter Farm
Farm Crew
Looking for individuals who are self-motivated, have great attention to detail and are eager to work and learn. Previous farm experience is a great benefit but not required. Crew members should be in good physical condition with the ability to lift 50 pounds. Farm work is physically demanding and we work in all weather conditions. Learn more.

1/15/15 | Elsah, Ill. | Three Rivers Community Farm
Field Assistants
Assistants share in the primary tasks of organic vegetable production: greenhouse, field preparation, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, post harvest, and tractor operation. Experienced workers may assume responsibilities for certain aspects of the operation, such as tractor operation, delivery driver, or greenhouse caretaker. Learn more.

1/15/15 | Chicago, Ill. | Growing Home, Inc.
Farm Sales Manager
The Farm Sales Manager will oversee Growing Home’s stand at two major farmers markets, as well as the weekly Wood St. urban farm stand. Additionally, the Farm Sales Manager will assist in crop harvest and other on-farm tasks, as well as providing training to Production Assistants enrolled in Growing Home’s job training program. Learn more.

1/15/15 | Prior Lake, Minn. | Wozupi
Farm Laborers
Hiring 5 seasonal farm helpers for the upcoming 2015 growing season. Responsibilities include planting, cultivating, and harvesting field crops. Assist with honey collection and maple syrup operations. Works with volunteers and youth. Learn more.

1/15/15 | Osceola, Wis. | Buttermilk Falls Farm
Intern
Looking for reliable, responsible and hardworking individuals who are able to follow directions and are especially interested in farming, gardening and food/resource sustainability. The ability to blur the lines between work and play is a major plus! Ideal applicants are available for a 6-month stay at the farm (May through October), with some 3-month or shorter term stays considered. Learn more.

1/15/15 | Mahomet, Ill. | Stone Court Farm
Intern
Average 20 hours per week taking care of livestock, planting and tending annual and perennial vegetable and fruit crops, some basic yard maintenance, at $10/hour. Prior experience around farm animals and knowledge of basic gardening techniques strongly preferred. Farm owner expecting a baby at the end of April, needs help for the season! Learn more.

1/15/15 | Amery, Wis. | Hungry Turtle Farmers Cooperative (HTFC)
Produce Coordinator
Responsible for running every aspect of the day to day operations of the HTFC produce division. This includes but is not limited to: Meeting with area farmers, coordinating produce purchasing, managing a sales team, invoicing and accounting and ensuring that the overall goals and objectives of the Coop are being met. Learn more.

12/31/14 | Mora, Minn. | McVay Farms
Farm Manager
McVay Farms is 2,900-acre combined farming and ranching operation. The farm’s owners seek to optimize financial returns from livestock and farming while maintaining the productive and conservation values of the resource base. The manager is responsible for all aspects of the ranch’s operation and maintenance of assets. Learn more.

12/31/14 | Madison, Wis. | Community GroundWorks
Internships
Internships available in organic agriculture, environmental education, natural areas, and non-profit administration. We offer both paid and unpaid internships at Troy Gardens and at our other sites in Madison, WI. Learn about our organic vegetable farm, natural areas, kids’ garden, and youth farm positions. Learn more.

12/31/14 | Stoughton, Wis. | Blue Moon Community Farm
Field Crew
We are a CSA and market farm growing high-quality vegetables, pastured pork and turkeys for our local community. Employee work is focused on field production and harvesting, washing, and packing vegetables. Learn more.

12/31/14 | Stoughton, Wis. | Blue Moon Community Farm
Assistant Manager
We are a CSA and market farm growing high-quality vegetables, pastured pork and turkeys for our local community. Ideal candidates are motivated, skilled, independent individuals who can demonstrate the ability to manage a multi-faceted operation for top quality food production. Learn more.

12/31/14 | Freestone, Calif. | Foxhole Farms
Farm Manager
Spend the 2015 growing season at a small berry and produce farm, focusing on biointensive, regenerative practices. We are seeking an energetic individual or couple willing to partner for the farming season. Learn more.

12/31/14 | Belmont, Wis. | Two Onion Farm
Vegetable Farm Worker
Two Onion Farm is hiring several workers to assist with all of aspects of growing organic vegetables and fruits on their 5 acre CSA farm in Belmont, Lafayette County, WI. Employment is available from March/April to November. Visit their website for more information and to apply. Application deadline: January 15.

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.

11/21/14 | 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.

 

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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