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4/29/16  |  Troy, Mo.  |  Oakway Farms
Farm Apprentice
Oakway Farms is looking for one more hard working, passionate, and pleasant individual who wants to come work on their 75 acre sustainable farm. They grow produce, eggs, meat chickens, and a few pigs using all organic practices. Oakway Farms has a CSA and sells at farmers’ markets and a few restaurants and stores. This position is paid and includes lodging, utilities, informative classes, and lots of great food. Looking for someone to start ASAP! Learn more.

4/28/16  |  Northfield, Minn.  |  Open Hands Farm
Crew Member
Open Hands Farm in Northfield, Minn. is an established 15-acre certified organic vegetable operation serving a CSA as well as several wholesale accounts. The farm is seeking highly motivated and eager individuals to fill positions for fall 2016. Part-time positions available (2 to 3 days/week), starting in October and going until December. These positions have the potential to go through the winter, if interested. Learn more.

4/26/16  |  Saint Paul, Minn.  |  Hmong American Farmers Association (HAFA)
Post-Harvest Assistant
HAFA is hiring an entry level packing assistant to start June 1, 2016. The Packing Assistant will report to the HAFA Food Hub Managers and work on the HAFA Farm, a 155 acre incubator and research vegetable farm located in Vermillion Township, Minnesota (about 25 minutes south of St. Paul on Hwy 52). This position is a valuable opportunity for anyone hoping to gain first-hand experience with an innovative approach to cooperative farming and marketing, strengthening the Twin Cities metro’s local food system, and ultimately building community wealth. Learn more.

4/26/16  |  Saint Paul, Minn.  |  Hmong American Farmers Association (HAFA)
Paid Summer Internship
HAFA has internship opportunities available in our Saint Paul office and the HAFA Farm for motivated individuals interested in learning more about sustainable farming, the intersection of food, health and justice, and economic development in immigrant communities. Activities predominantly consist of farm work, packaging in a food hub, field research and administrative tasks. Learn more.

4/26/16  |  Saint Paul, Minn.  |  Hmong American Farmers Association (HAFA)
Communications Specialist
The goal of this position is to update and execute a dynamic and multi-prong communications strategy that will lift up the stories of Hmong farming families, who came to Minnesota as political refugees and still lack equitable access to land, equipment and capital. Learn more.

4/26/16  |  Saint Paul, Minn.  |  Hmong American Farmers Association (HAFA)
Farm Hand and Training Organizer
HAFA is hiring an entry level Farm Hand to start immediately. The Farm Hand will report to the HAFA Farm Manager and work on the HAFA Farm, a 155-acre incubator and research vegetable farm located in Vermillion Township, Minnesota. This is a salary position to start immediately and will run until December 2016 with a strong possibility of being extended per grant funding. Learn more.

4/22/16  |  West Bend, Wis.  |  Wellspring Education Center & Organic Farm
Farm Internship – 2016 Season
Wellspring – 29 season CSA program, Certified Organic, 115 shares and 70+ fall/winter shares. Interns experience/participate in every aspect managing diversified vegetable farm: greenhouse seeding, direct seeding, transplanting, weeding, irrigating, harvesting, packing, and preserving. Weekly Farmers’ Market, restaurants, specialty grocers and local school districts. Interns have informal & formal education, take part in all aspects of food production & distribution. Interns will learn much of what is necessary to run a small-scale, certified organic veggie farm. Typical work week runs Monday – Friday and every Saturday (market) avg. 45/wk; Occasional Saturdays can be taken off. $500/mo stipend, housing, veggies & eggs. Learn more.

4/18/16  |  Madison, Wis.  |  IPM Institute
Inspections Specialist
The individual in this position will supervise the team of inspectors to verify information provided by suppliers, growers and distributors. This position is responsible for producing accurate, high quality reports to collaborators and participating suppliers. This position is at our downtown Madison, Wis. office with <5% travel. Required: three plus years experience with specialty crops; excellent analytical skills, strong attention to detail and accuracy; excellent verbal and written communication; and the ability to successfully complete repetitive tasks. Flexible schedule, compensation $16.50 to $19.00 per hour, commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, retirement plans, paid holidays and vacation. Learn more.

4/8/16  |  Minneapolis, Minn.  |  Land Stewardship Project
Federal Policy Organizer
The Land Stewardship Project is seeking an organizer for its Policy and Organizing Program. This position will help lead LSP’s efforts to advance major federal farm policy reform in the next federal Farm Bill and related legislation. Application deadline is April 25, 2016. Learn more.

4/5/16  |  Madison, Wis.  |  Bayview Foundation, Inc.
Garden and Food Specialist
The Garden and Food Specialist will work directly with children and teens who participate in Bayview’s Summer Camp and After School programs. The Garden and Food Specialist will be responsible for planning, coordinating and managing Bayview’s garden education programs for youth ages 7-18, including facilitating Bayview’s Family Heritage Garden (for children ages 7-11) and Farm to Pantry Garden (for teens ages 12-18). Learn more.

4/5/16  |  Prior Lake, Minn.  |  Wozupi
Farm Laborer
The Farm Laborer role will plant, cultivate, and harvests field crops and also assist with honey collection and maple syrup operations. Wozupi also works with volunteers and youth. If selected, the person will need to pass pre-employment drug test/physical and extensive background check. Learn more.

4/4/16  |  Stockholm, Wis.  |  Avodah Farm
Full Season Paid Internship
Avodah Farm is a diversified vegetable operation started in 2012. The farm has a 75-member CSA, in addition to farmers’ market, on-farm and wholesale sales. Avodah Farm also raises pastured eggs and are starting a grass-fed beef herd. Interns who return for a second season could incubate at Avodah with access to the land and buildings needed to start their own farming enterprise. No farming experience is required, just a willingness to learn. Hourly wage, room, board and a long-term relationship of support. Perfect for a beginning farmer who wants to experience the start-up phase for a small, diversified vegetable and livestock operation. Learn more.

4/4/16  |  Napa, Calif.  |  Connolly Ranch Education Center
Facilities Manager
Connolly Ranch Education Center seeks an experienced Facilities Manager who will be responsible for day-to-day upkeep, maintenance and repair of the farm facilities, including animals, gardens, trails and buildings, in a manner that is safe and appropriate for providing hands-on, farm-based educational programs. Connolly Ranch is a nonprofit organization providing farm-based environmental education to over 6,000 visitors each year on its farm in Napa, California. The Facilities Manager reports to the Executive Director. The Facilities Manager coordinates regularly with the Ranch Operations. Learn more.

3/31/16  |  Chilmark, Mass.  |  The Grey Barn and Farm
Grass-fed Dairy Farm Apprentice
The Grey Barn and Farm is offering an opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to fill a full time apprentice role on our farm. The apprenticeship is for one year. There is a possibility for a permanent position for the right person. This person would assist the Farm Manager in all tasks including daily milking, livestock and poultry management and general farm maintenance. Learn more.

3/31/16  |  Columbus, Ohio  |  Ohio Ecological Food & Farm Association
Certification Specialist
Certification Specialists collaborate with OEFFA co-workers in conducting extensive review of applications submitted by organic producers and handlers. Certification Specialists guide 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. This is a full-time position that includes benefits; salary is commensurate with experience. There may be some travel in Ohio. It takes approximately one year to master this position, so please apply only if you are prepared to make a multi-year commitment. Learn more.

3/31/16  |  Grayslake, Ill.  |  Prairie Farm Corps
Kitchen Lead
The Prairie Farm Corps is seeking a kitchen supervisor/instructor to lead teams of high school students to cook healthy food raised on our 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.

3/30/16  |  Galena, Ill.  |  The Inn at Irish Hollow
Farm Planner
The Inn at Irish Hollow is in need of a farmer with knowledge and experience with livestock, organic gardens, etc. Learn more by contacting Vincent at vvirishhollow@gmail.com.

3/24/16  |  Minneapolis, Minn.  |  Neighborhood Roots MN
Assistant Market Manager
The Assistant Market Manager assists with the day-to-day operations of the Neighborhood Roots farmers markets in order to serve its vendors, patrons, volunteers, sponsors, and affiliated mini-market partners. Neighborhood Roots oversees 3 community-based markets: Fulton, Kingfield, & Nokomis. This is a seasonal, part-time position with the expectation that Assistant Manager will work an average of 22 – 30 hours during the market season (May – October). Learn more.

3/24/16  |  Barrington, Ill.  |  The Gentleman Farmer
Full-Time Market Garden Manager
The Gentleman Farmer’ is an established small, organic farm located in Barrington, Illinois. Serving CSA, farmer’s market and wholesale customers in Barrington and Chicago for the past 5 years, the farm is now reestablishing themselves as an intensive Market Garden and destination farm. The Gentleman Farmer is seeking an on-going, full-time Market Garden Manager to manage and run a 1.5 acre Intensive Market Garden. Learn more.

3/24/16  |  LaGrange, Ga.  |  Pineywoods Farm
Farm Manager
Pineywoods Farm is seeking a creative, industrious, and productive Farm Manager to oversee and operate organic vegetable production on the farm. The farm is looking for someone who works hard, is able to manage others, and will work with outside staff to create a professional, integrated farm business. The manager will be expected to actively participate in all of the day-to-day work with employees in addition to applicable office work. This is an opportunity for a candidate with a significant amount of experience to grow and excel in organic agriculture. Learn more.

3/24/16  |  Amery, Wis.  |  Steady Hand Farm
Farm Laborer – Full Season
Join Steady Hand Farm for the seeding, weeding and harvest (and everything in between) of vegetables for their CSA members, market customers and a few local wholesale accounts. All the while surrounded by the beautiful woods of Western Wisconsin. Housing, fields of vegetables to eat and shared meals included. Send along a resume and three references to steadyhandfarm@gmail.com. Learn more.

3/16/16  |  Tiskilwa, Ill.  |  Plow Creek Farm
Paid Internship
Plow Creek Farm is a diverse, organically managed, fruit and vegetable farm. We grow about 5 acres of berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries) as well as about 3 acres of vegetables. We also raise grass-fed beef and pastured pork and have a small flock of laying hens. Our products are sold through our u-pick operation, a CSA program, farmers’ market, and wholesale. Learn more.

3/16/16  |  Menomonie, Wis.  |  Mary Dirty Face Farm
Orchard Assistant
We’re seeking a part-time orchard assistant for summer, June-October. Approximately 20 hours/week — availability on Fridays is essential, other hours are somewhat flexible. We have about 5 ½ acres of mixed fruit (including raspberries, currants, plums, grapes, apples, and some other things) that is managed organically. Our primary need is help harvesting and prepping fruit for markets. For someone interested in fruit production and organic fruit management, we can offer opportunities to learn and be involved in various aspects of orchard management, time permitting. Orchard/Fruit experience not required, but some farm/ag experience preferred. Learn more.

3/16/16  |  Freeport, Maine  |  Wolfe’s Neck Farm
Apprentice in Organic Dairy Farmer Training Program
Wolfe’s Neck Farm is accepting applications for its Organic Dairy Farmer Training Program. This hands-on, residential program allows apprentices to learn all aspects of operation and management, preparing them to run their own organic dairy farm. Trainees are provided with export support in training, business planning, securing financing, locating land, and continued guidance through first few years of independent production. The two-year program is a National Apprenticeship under the Department of Labor, in partnership with the Wisconsin-based Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship. Learn more.

3/16/16  |  Jefferson, Iowa  |  Shriver Farms, LLC
Farmhand
Farmhands are our farm’s workers that may be asked to do everything from picking up rocks to operating a GPS guided tractor, sprayer, or combine. Farmhands will perform equipment maintenance, provide support for planting, spraying and combining operations, scout fields, cultivate, and perform numerous other duties that are typical for a farm operation. This position requires a person in good physical health that maintains a positive attitude throughout the workday. We will work with farmhands to achieve their personal learning goals relating to organic agriculture and/or the business aspects of farming. Learn more.

3/14/16  |  Forest Ranch, Calif.  |  Sierra Cascade Blueberry Farm
Harvest Manager
Looking for an energetic, independent individual with excellent communication skills to act as Harvest Manager on our certified organic blueberry farm during the 2016 harvest season (May-August), as well as applicants for the position of Assistant Manager. This is a seasonal full-time position, with the potential for further full time work. Located in N. California. Require a commitment of 7-8 weeks min. for the season, with work available prior to harvest, as well as post-harvest. Learn more.

3/11/16  |  Johnson Creek, Wis.  |  High Meadow Farm
Field Assistant/Laborer
High Meadow Farm is hiring full and part-time employees for the 2016 season.
We are located in Jefferson County near Lake Mills and Johnson Creek. We are approximately ½ hour east of Madison. High Meadow Farm is a certified organic (CSA) farm with approximately 300 members. For this coming season we are seeking energetic, passionate individuals to be a part of our team and work with our crews as we begin the 2016 season. The positions that we are seeking to fill are: Field/harvest assistant(s), and field laborers. Learn more here or by calling 620-285-0943.

3/11/16  |  Brooklyn, Mich.  |  Frog Holler Farm
Intern or Assistant Manager
We farm 8 acres on a 120 acre piece of land in a beautiful natural area. All produce is sold at the Ann Arbor Farmer’s Market and through our small CSA. Our crew lives on the farm and works 5+ days a week. Work days are normally 8 hours. The work style is intense but friendly; our smaller scale allows opportunities for involvement in day-to-day decisions and projects. RV trailer, treehouse, or rustic cabin. Wi-Fi in communal areas. Shared kitchen/bathroom/laundry. Pay based on experience. We also host a large family-friendly festival, featuring local music, food, and culture. Learn more.

3/11/16  |  Applegate, Ore.  |  Blue Fox Farm
Wash n’ Pack Manager
Blue Fox Farm grows nearly 40 acres in organic vegetables in the Applegate Valley of southern Oregon. We are searching for someone that is looking to settle and work several seasons with us. The wash n’ pack manager will oversee the processing and organizing for shipment of our produce coming in from the fields. They will also keep our daily harvest data updated and maintain records for our food safety program. This person should have prior experience working on a vegetable farm and be very detail oriented. This is a position that has the potential for increased responsibilities over subsequent seasons. Contact Chris at bluefoxfarm@gmail.com.

3/11/16  |  Mineral Point, Wis.  |  Kings Hill Farm
Full Season Farm Crew
King’s Hill Farm is looking to hire 2 full season farm hands to work on our vegetable farm. Applicants must respond with a resume and three references. Housing is available. Access to surplus produce and all the raspberries you can eat. Learn more.

3/11/16  |  Honduras  |  San Pedro Sula
Farmer
Interested in a business partner. 58 acres, 1440 meters altitude in mountain. Looking for some one interested in growing fruits, vegetables, flowers or what ever will grow at that altitude. 20 minutes from mayor city, 25 minutes from international airport, 55 minutes from mayor seaport. Contact Cesar at bocock1949@gmail.com.

3/7/16  |  Decorah, Iowa  |  Driftless Gardens
Organic Landscaping Crew Member
Driftless Gardens is now hiring seasonal crew members to assist in installing and maintaining new and existing gardens and landscapes while utilizing organic techniques. Responsibilities cover a wide range of tasks with the majority of time spent; weeding, planting and mulching gardens, constructing landscape features and assisting with greenhouse production. Previous experience or knowledge is helpful but not required. Experience with hands on physical work is preferred and a willingness to learn is a must. Applicants must be able to meet the demands of the job including heavy lifting, bending and working outdoors in all types of weather. Learn more.

3/7/16  |  Mt. Vernon, Iowa  |  Abbe Hills Farm
Garden Worker
Abbe Hills Farm CSA grows vegetables for about 200 families. Summer jobs are part-time, usually 7 am – 12:30 pm, Mon – Fri. Our workers have an interest in farming, food quality, food justice, environmental stewardship, and/or sustainability. Experience in gardening, marketing, cooking would be helpful, but not required. Must have pleasant disposition and ability to work with many different people. Must be reliable, observant, and be a careful, energetic, and efficient worker. Must have own transportation, and housing in or very near Mt. Vernon. Must have finished at least one year of college, be at least 19 years old. Learn more.

3/7/16  |  Newburg, Wis.  |  Wellspring Education Center & Organic Farm
Farm Manager
Position oversees all aspects of farm operations including coordination of additional education for and training of 2-3 interns, recruitment, training, and management of Worker/Community Shareholders. Ensures all daily farm-related tasks completed include developing crop plan & seed orders, planning, implementation of planting (all completed for 2016); weeding; harvesting/post-harvesting; irrigating; soil amendment, greenhouse/hoophouse production, and related work to successfully fulfill CSA shareholder expectations (equivalent 115 shares/week for 20 weeks & 80 Fall/Storage shares), summer & winter farmer’s market, several wholesale restaurant/food processor accounts. 5 recent staff gone on to own their own farms. CSA since 1988. $18,00 – $23,000 and housing/food. Learn more.

3/3/16  |  Evansville, Wis.  |  Raleigh’s Hillside Farm
Part-Time Crew Member
This 65-member, 4-acre CSA vegetable farm is looking for someone responsible, reliable, motivated, and hard working to join their part-time team this summer. Previous farming experience is not required. The position begins May 23rd (but the start date is flexible) and continues through mid-to-late October. They are looking for someone to join the team two or three days per week, with Tuesdays required. Starting pay is $9-$12 based on experience, with opportunity or performance-driven raises and bonuses throughout the season. For more information, see the website or this PDF.

3/3/16  |  Rushford, Minn.  |  Featherstone Farm
Equipment Manager
The equipment manager will be responsible for setting up tractors for use by the equipment operation team, and for training operators to use the equipment properly. Ongoing evaluation of success and appropriate troubleshooting is equally important. The employee will need to manage and operate many different tractors of varying ages and horsepower. This is a year-round position. During the growing season equipment managers are expected to work 40–48 hours per week in all weather conditions; hours and days may vary. Background check may be required. For more information, see the website or this PDF.

3/3/16  |  Palmyra, Wis.  |  Kettle Rock Farm LLC
Full Season Farm Worker
This 3-acre vegetable farm grows 40 different types of certified organic vegetables and herbs, which they sell to farmers’ markets, food co-ops, and restaurants around Whitewater and in the Milwaukee area. They are currently hiring two full-season farm workers who would assist with planting, weeding, harvesting, washing, and selling produce. For dates, compensation, and other information please see the website or this PDF.

3/3/16  |  Palmyra, Wisc.  |  Kettle Rock Farm LLC
Summer Farm Worker
This 3-acre vegetable farm grows 40 different types of certified organic vegetables and herbs, which they sell to farmers’ markets, food co-ops, and restaurants around Whitewater and in the Milwaukee area. They are currently hiring two summer seasonal farm workers who would assist with planting, weeding, harvesting, and washing produce. For dates, compensation, and other information please see this PDF.

3/3/16  |  Brodhead, Wisc.  |  Sandhill Family Farms
Vegetable Crew (several positions available)
This farm is seeking farm crew members for their location in Brodhead, Wisconsin, as well as Grayslake, Illinois. Previous farm experience is preferred but not required. For more information, see this webpage. 

3/3/16  |  English, Ind.  |  Groce Family Farm
Apprentice
This farm is looking for a few good apprentices who are curious and eager to learn about the kind of low-input systems and natural processes that can be designed into a landscape for maximum function, resiliency, and abundance. Apprentices will participate in and learn about vegetable production, livestock and land management, marketing, land planning, silvopasture, perennial agriculture, and how to support the synergies and diversity that make for a resilient, regenerative farmstead. For more information, see this youtube video.

3/3/16  |  Kapaau, Hawaii.  |  Hawaii Institute of Pacific Agriculture
Farmer/Market Gardener
This expanding market farm and CSA operation is seeking an individual or couple with experience in high production vegetable farming who would be comfortable working in a dynamic outdoor environment. Daily responsibilities will vary depending on the needs of the farm, and may include bed prep, seeding, planting, watering, harvesting, processing/packing, nursery work, land maintenance, and providing support for local farmers’ markets. For more information, see the website.

2/29/16  |  Rushford, Minn.  |  Featherstone Farm
Crop Manager
Featherstone Farm is seeking an experienced individual to join their horticulture team to help grow quality organic produce. They’re seeking a positive, engaged, self-motivated team player with a passion for completing high-quality work. This is a full-time, year-round position with significant responsibility for the planning and management of vegetable plantings from early spring through late fall. During the growing season crop managers are expected to work 40–48 hours per week in all weather conditions; hours and days may vary. Background check may be required. For more information, see the website or this PDF.

2/26/16  |  Gainesville, Fl.  |  University of Florida
Farm and Gardens Manager
The University of Florida is hiring a Farm and Gardens manager for the Field and Fork program. This program seeks to provide students, faculty, staff, and visitors with the opportunity to engage in a community of collaboration and learning about sustainable food systems. The position will manage the Field and Fork Farm and Gardens, which are two spaces located on the campus and total approximately 10 acres. The position manages staff and oversees and performs land cultivation and production, manages infrastructure and equipment maintenance, and coordinates with faculty for course needs and staff for outreach programming. For more information, see this listing.

2/26/16  |  Viola, Wis.  |  GoMacro, LLC
Farm Garden Manager
GoMacro is seeking a passionate and self-directed garden manager for their organic farm near Viola, Wisconsin. This position will develop and care for a farm property with a large garden, orchard, and a variety of rescued farm animals. The position will have responsibilities for educational and marketing outreach, and will strengthen connections between the farm, their nutrition bar business, customers, and local communities. This is a full-time, year round position that offers health and dental insurance, vacation and sick pay benefits. Salary will be based on experience. Relocation/housing assistance may be available for the right candidate or couple. See this listing for more information.

2/26/16  |  Fair Oaks, Calif.  |  Rudolf Steiner College
Master Biodynamic Gardener
This is a unique opportunity to grow food for a campus cafe known for high-quality, seasonal, local, and organic food. This position will also work to develop Adult Education to increase awareness of sustainable agriculture in the Greater Sacramento community. For more information, see the website or this PDF.

2/25/16  |  New Holstein, Wis.  |  GW Organics
Two full time interns
This certified organic grass-based meat farm with an on-farm store is looking for two fill time interns for the 2016 season. They pasture cows, pigs, and poultry. This season they are starting Friday night pizzas from May through October. See the website or this PDF for more information.

2/17/16  |  Madison, Wisc.  |  Community GroundWorks
Kids’ Garden Assistant Manger
This is a seasonal, part-time position at a non-profit organization that connects people to urban farming, gardening, natural areas restoration, and healthful food. The assistant program manager will be responsible for assisting in the management of a regional garden-based education program for a diverse population of children. Duties include managing day-to day aspects of the educational program and garden, developing educational activities for youth and garden staff, preparing program supplies, facilitating large groups of children, and assessing in program documentation and evaluation. For more information, see the website.

2/17/16  |  Verona, Wisc.  |  Farley Center Farm Incubator
Farm Manager and Land Link Coordinator (2 positions)
This is a full-time, year-round position with benefits at The Farley Center for Peace, Justice, & Sustainability’s 16-acre farm incubator. Their outreach and multilingual services make their programs accessible for farmers who are immigrants, minorities, or socially disadvantaged. The farm manager would assist farmers at the incubator with the shared resources of land and equipment. The land link coordinator would expand a matching service which connects farmland owners with beginning farmers who need land for organic production. For more information, see the website or this PDF.

2/17/16  |  Basye, Va.  |  Bird Haven Farm
Farm Manager
This farm is seeking a farm manager with the experience, qualifications, passion, and vision to build a diverse and sustainable eco-farming operation that would include a variety of pastured-livestock and organically-grown produce. Much of the necessary equipment and infrastructure already exists. The farm manager will also need experience and abilities related to property and equipment use, care, and maintenance. A competitive salary, housing, health insurance, and paid vacation will be provided. For more information, see this listing.

2/17/16  |  Cedar, Mich.  |  La Casa Verde Produce
Farm Intern
This 1-acre sustainable farm sells mainly at farmers markets and some wholesale accounts, and is seeking to expand their operation. They focus on entomology, botany, and soil health as focal points for their growing practices. Interns will be able to focus on an area of interest along with helping with harvesting, packing, and marketing for sale. This farm offers room and board with a $100 weekly stipend to cover supplemental food and personal living expenses. For more information, see the attached PDF.

2/17/16  |  Willits, Calif.  |  Emandal A Farm On A River
Assistant Gardener – Kitchen  Garden
Emanuel is a family camp and guest ranch in northern California. This position works with the Head Gardener to create a beautiful 1.5 acre organic vegetable garden, including herbs and fruits. The ideal candidate is a people person and has a love of hard work, long hours, and interaction with children and adults. The garden provides food for the farm to table meals and assists with educational purposes. For more information, see this listing.

2/16/16  |  Longmont, Colo.  |  Aspen Moon Farm
Farm Intern
This USDA certified organic and biodynamic family farm grows diverse vegetables, fruits, flowers, herbs, berries, and spring starter plants for farmers’ markets, CSA, and a roadside farm stand. They have 35 acres with 15 acres in crop production, three hoophouses, and a small herd of cows. This position is meant for those with previous farming experience who are strong in mind, body, and spirit. Interns share a small house on the farm. See attached PDF or website for more details.

2/11/16  |  Rushford, Minn.  |  Featherstone Farm
Irrigation Manager
This is a seasonal position from April through October with 40-48 hour weeks in all weather conditions. The irrigation manager will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining all irrigation related infrastructure. This farm currently utilizes solid-set pip and vinyl lay flat to transport water to overhead sprinklers and drip tape. Tasks include but are not limited to irrigation installation and application, fertigation, adequately flagging pipe locations, keeping records on labor and water use, repairing leaks, and regular problem solving. For more information, see the attached PDF or website.

2/11/16  |  Rushford, Minn.  |  Featherstone Farm
Horticultural Technician 
This is a year-round position with field work from April to November and opportunities available from December through March with reduced hours in the warehouse and greenhouse, and possible assistance with crop planting and data entry. This position requires working 40-48 hours per week in all weather conditions during the growing season. Some tasks will include collecting data regarding pest and weed pressure, measuring planting areas, collecting samples for tissue and soil testing, irrigation installation and application, and cultivation. This position assists crop managers in the maintenance of crops to ensure high-quality harvests. For more information, see the attached PDF or website.

2/11/16  |  Delavan, Wis.  |  Turtle Creek Gardens
Multiple Crew Positions
Turtle Creek Gardens is a certified organic community-supported farm located in southeastern Wisconsin. They market directly to grocery stores, restaurants, and farmers markets. Candidates for the crew positions should be interested in advancing their training and experience in vegetable farming, working harmoniously in teams, and have a great attitude. The crew positions available include Field and Harvest Crew Leader, Post Harvest and Handling Assistant, and Farm Laborers. For more information on each position and compensation, see the website.

2/11/16  |  Balsam Lake, Wis.  |  Seed to Seed Farm
Crew Leader
Seed to Seed Farm is seeking a field production crew leader to be responsible for managing the day to day activities on their 12-acre certified organic farm. This  farm harvests thousands of pounds of produce every week for restaurants, schools, supermarkets, and co-ops throughout the Twin Cities. The position pays $12/hr and is full time at 55+ hours per week. Room and board are provided. At least two seasons of experience working full time on a production scale organic farm is required, as well as previous experience operating tractors and basic farm machinery. For more information, see this job posting.

2/11/16  |  St Charles, Ill.  |  Heritage Prairie Farm
Farm Manager
This diverse 10-acre farm is seeking an experienced farm manager to be responsible for all aspects of tractor work, record keeping, detailed vegetable cultivation, training, and general staff management. The ideal applicant would be motivated by responsibility as well as the pace and pressure of farming in northern Illinois. A good sense of humor and perspective are preferred. This farm grows for several markets, including wholesale, CSA, and retail. See the attached PDF or website for more information.

2/5/16  |  St. Paul, Minn.  |  Shared Ground Farmers’ Cooperative
Produce Marketing Manager
This marketing and distribution cooperative owned by farms in the Twin Cities is looking for a Produce Marketing Manager to help grow their already thriving markets and to become involved in their growing Farmers’ Cooperative. Shared Ground markets sustainably grown produce and grass-fed meats direct to consumers through a CSA, to restaurants, and wholesale. The Co-op  is owned by three Latino and two Anglo-owned farms and buys from another fifteen farms that come from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. For more information, see the website.

2/5/16  |  Hutchinson, Minn.  |  The Farm of Minnesota
Production Leader
This certified organic market farm is seeking to expand to year-round production. They’re looking for someone who has experience in producing, marketing, and developing markets for organic produce. Customer service, computer knowledge, organization, an ability to follow directions or ask for clarification, and communication skills are required. Salary will be based on experience, hours, and responsibilities, and housing is being developed on the farm. Position starts in early spring 2016 for year-round employment. See PDF or website for more information.

2/5/16  |  Jackson, Miss. OR Fayetteville, Ark.  |  National Center for Appropriate Technology
Agriculture Specialist/Outreach Coordinator
NCAT is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic sustainable agriculture specialist/outreach coordinator to serve their Gulf States and Southeast regions. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has a combination of education and experience in agriculture, communications, marketing, and food policy. The specialist will provide technical assistance to farmers and growers, conduct NCAT outreach activities, and strengthen relationships with current partners and build new partnerships. The position requires the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, agronomy, soils, sustainable agriculture, or environmental studies plus four years experience. Project development and management experience is preferred, and superior communication skills are required. See the website for more information.

2/2/16  |  Suttons Bay, Mich.  |  9 Bean Rows Farm
Farmhand
Farmhands are our farm’s technicians, tending the fields with precision and care. A small team of Farmhands are guided by the Field Manager to execute daily tasks and achieve weekly goals related to vegetable production. Work may at times be physically strenuous; a worker with good physical health and attitude will do well. This is foremost a job, but we always enjoy learning from each other and will share our knowledge with you. Your work in the field will help achieve the company’s mission of providing greater access to local food. The company also has a bakery and restaurant. Learn more.

2/2/16  |  Carversville, Penn.  |  Carversville Farm Foundation
Herd Manager
Carversville Farm Foundation is hiring a Herd Manager with significant experience managing all types of livestock in a pasture-based system, including cattle, sheep, goats, hogs, and poultry. We are currently building a multi-species grazing operation that will include a state-of-the art cow and goat dairy to support fluid milk bottling and an onsite creamery. This is a salaried, full time, permanent position. Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes 100% paid health, dental, and other benefits. Learn more.

2/2/16  |  Carversville, Penn.  |  Carversville Farm Foundation
Field Manager
Carversville Farm Foundation is hiring a Field Manager with significant experience growing Certified Organic vegetables, herbs, and perennials. You will have access to brand new, state-of-the art equipment and the opportunity to work with the world’s foremost consultants on soil regeneration, land planning, and crop and livestock production on an ongoing basis. Responsibilities include planning and managing farm staff and apprentices in the production of vegetables, fruit, and herbs. This is a salaried, full time, year round, permanent position, including housing and health insurance, vision and dental. 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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