Organic Farming Job Postings

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2/4/17  |  Frostproof, Fla.  |  Symbiotic Designs
Farm Manager

This is a live-in farm manager position on a new permaculture education farm. Pdc is not required as we will be holding them periodically. Contact Harry at symbiosisdesigned@gmail.com for more information.

2/4/17  |  SE Minn.  | Three Rivers Park District
Seasonal CSA Assistant

Experience with gardening and agriculture education preferred, but not required. Learn more.

2/4/17  |  Madison, Wis.  |  Community GroundWorks
Farm Director

Community GroundWorks is seeking an experienced farm director to develop and oversee all aspects of Troy Farm. These include an organic CSA program, wholesale businesses (crops, herbs and sprouts), and the Beginning Farmer Training Program. This position is Exempt/Salaried, .8FTE, and eligible for all agency benefits. Deadline to apply is February 24, 2017. Learn more.

2/4/17  |  Medina, ND.  | Boulder Mountain Guest Ranch
Head Organic Gardener

Sweetwater Kitchen is looking for a head organic gardener to provide their restaurant with gorgeous local food. Learn more.

2/4/17  |  Medina, ND.  |  FARRMS
Farm Intern

FARRMS pays stipends to interns interested in being educated in ND and MN agriculture. They team up with mentor farms to provide a unique competency-based approach for the interns in their program. Learn more.

2/4/17  |  Ham Lake, Minn.  |  Mighty Axe Hops
Multiple Positions

Mighty Axe Hops is hiring spring crew, season crew, a manager and an intern(s) for 2017. See a full list of job descriptions here.

2/1/17  |  Amery, Wis.  |  Blackbrook Farm
Organic Vegetable Farm employee/intern/farm worker
Blackbrook Farm is a Certified Organic vegetable farm looking for several seasonal employees to fill out the team this year. On the 140-acre farm they grow 20 acres of Certified Organic vegetables, fruits and herbs as well as heritage breed pastured pigs, broiler chickens and laying hens. All positions will have a hand in the day-to-day planting, harvesting, packing and weeding, as well as animal chores. See website for a complete description of each position and to find out more about the farm. Learn more.

1/29/17 |  Cannon Falls, Minn.  |  Sogn Valley Farm
Farm Crew Member & Marketeer
Sogn Valley Farm is a 14-acre certified organic vegetable farm that sells produce through a CSA, the St. Paul Farmers’ Market, and wholesale. They are seeking 1-2 peak season crew members. Responsibilities include planting, harvest, wash/pack, and field maintenance activities such as weeding and trellising. Work runs June-September, 40-50 hours/wk. Priority would go to applicants who are able to work through September, but those on an academic schedule are considered. Benefits include an hourly wage and plenty of produce. Learn more.

1/29/17 |  Cannon Falls, Minn.  |  Sogn Valley Farm
Farm Crew Member & Marketeer
Sogn Valley Farm is a 14-acre certified organic vegetable farm that sells produce through a CSA, the St. Paul Farmers’ Market, and wholesale. They are seeking 1-2 full-season crew members. Responsibilities include greenhouse work, planting, harvest, wash/pack, field maintenance activities such as weeding and trellising, and possible tractor work. One person would also be responsible for running the Sunday farmers’ market and should have experience with farmers’ markets or retail/hospitality. Work runs April-November, 40-50 hours/wk. Benefits include an hourly wage, plenty of produce, and free on-farm housing. Learn more.

1/29/17 |  Pottstown, Pa.  |  Jack’s Farm
Assistant Farm Manager
This is a full time, permanent position. Two years experience on a working vegetable farm using tractors and tractor mounted equipment is required. Verifiable supervisory experience is preferred. Position is focused on field production and is hands on. Responsibilities include running the day to day operation of a 10 acre certified organic vegetable farm, executing the field plan, scheduling and supervising up to 4 employees, and overseeing harvest and sales. Learn more.

1/29/17 |  St. Paul, Minn.  |  Urban Roots
Cook Fresh Program Coordinator
Urban Roots, a 48-year-old nonprofit organization, seeks a part-time, year round, dedicated person to execute a dynamic cooking program leading teen crews in seasonal food prep and conducting healthy food initiatives for the Cook Fresh Program. Must be able to be responsible for kitchen production, leading youth crews, and initiating program development. Position is 24 hours/week year-round, $16.50-18.50/hr DOE, occasional evenings and weekends. Learn more.

1/29/17 |  St. Paul, Minn.  |  Urban Roots
Market Garden Crew Lead
Urban Roots, a 48-year-old nonprofit organization, is seeking a full-time, seasonal, dedicated person to execute urban vegetable farm operations and lead teen work crews and volunteers as part of its Market Garden Youth Internship program. The program engages youth in sustainable urban agriculture through the growing and marketing of produce, flowers, herbs, and other products. Position is 40 hours/week, April-mid-October, $14/hour. Learn more.

1/29/17 |  Fairbanks, Alaska.  |  Calypso Farm & Ecology Center
2017 Field Manager
Activities include (but are not limited to) weekly planning, seeding, field preparation, planting, irrigation, cultivation and weed management, harvesting, building compost piles, attending Farmers’ Market, CSA drops, etc. The Field Manager will also work alongside and mentor participants in the Farmer Training Program, supervising field work and teaching several topics on field production (dependent on the applicant’s areas of expertise). Position runs May – September, 40-60hrs/week. Compensation: $13 – $15/hour plus room & board. Learn more.

1/29/17 |  Madison, Wis.  |  Troy Farm / Community GroundWorks, Inc.
Farm Director
CGW is seeking an experienced farm director to develop and oversee all aspects of Troy Farm. These include an organic CSA program, wholesale businesses (crops, herbs and sprouts), and the Beginning Farmer Training Program. This position is exempt/salaried, .8FTE, and eligible for all agency benefits. Learn more.

1/29/17 |  Elburn, Ill.  |  Heritage Prairie Farm
Produce Field Manager
Candidates should have at least four year’s experience farming, at least two years in a management position on a farm, previous experience on an organic vegetable farm, experience with a variety of tractors and implements, and experience with USDA Organic and USDA GAP certifications preferred. Learn more.

1/29/17 |  Indianapolis, Ind.  |  Traders Point Creamery
Garden Manager
Duties and skills require medium to large scale organic produce production, ability to manage personal time, and a passion for education. Learn more.

1/29/17 |  Zumbro Falls, Minn.  |  Hare and Tortoise Farm
Seasonal Employee
This 5 acre certified organic vegetable farm in southeastern Minnesota is seeking one employee to work from mid-May to the end of October. Job tasks would include planting, cultivating, harvesting, washing, and packing a wide variety of vegetables. They are a part of a small community of vegetable farmers in the area, so our employee would have to the chance to get to know other seasonal employees and farmers in the area. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Amery, Wis.  |  Resilient Northern Habitats Hungry Turtle Farm
Seed Field Manager
This position requires a strong background in annual agricultural production as well as a passion to increase regional agrobiodiversity. The Seed Field Manager is primarily responsible for coordinating and implementing annual seed production at the Hungry Turtle Farm with technical assistance and training from Seed Sages. For the 2017 season, the goals are to increase our seed production on-site and to begin training a Seed Field Manager for a long-term position. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Spring Valley, Minn.  |  Earth Dance Farm
Paid Farm Intern
Earth Dance Farm is a small, sustainable produce farm. Work may include greenhouse production, field transplanting and planting, weeding by hand, tool and machine, irrigation, trellising, harvesting, washing and packing produce for a 200 member CSA.  There are 3 full time positions available (April – November) and 2 summer positions (May – August). Farming experience is not required, but is very helpful. Pay is based on experience and length of commitment and starts at $750/mo. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Coupeville, Wash.  |  Willowood Farm
Multiple Positions
Willowood is a diversified 12 acre vegetable farm selling in the Seattle restaurant scene. They grow over 200 varieties of vegetables including many specialty crops. For 2017 they are looking for numerous positions including a full-time, year round field production manager, a tractor and irrigation specialist, and 3 field crew interns. All positions include housing on the farm. Learn more.

1/29/17 | River Falls, Wis.  |  Rising Sun Farm
Farm Intern
Rising sun farm is a non-certified organic vegetable farm in its 43rd year in operation. They grow around 25 types of veggies and raise chickens for eggs and meat. Compensation includes housing, lots of veggies, maple syrup, eggs, lunch each work day, and a monthly stipend. Duties include planting, weeding, harvesting, packing, making soil and compost, and more. This farm welcomes naturists. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Longmont, Colo.  |  Aspen Moon Farm
Crew Leader, Interns, Farm Crew
This certified organic & biodynamic farm serves a 200 member CSA, farmers markets, and roadside farm stand. Crops include veggies, berries, herbs, flowers, storage crops, small grains, and lots of organic starter plants in the spring for local gardeners. Near Rocky Mountain National Park. Interns live on the farm with a stipend. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Mountain Ranch, Calif.  |  Gaiatree Farm
Professional Permaculture Farm & Property Management Position
The farm manager will be responsible for design, implementation, maintenance, and sustainability of the permaculture farm plan along with caretaking responsibilities of the entire property. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Northfield, Minn.  |  Seeds Farm
Assistant Farm Manager
Past experience on a vegetable farm is highly recommended for this position. Duties for the assistant farm manager include greenhouse, hoophouse, field, and animal work; harvesting, processing, packaging and delivering vegetables; tractor work; co-managing the farm crew, and taking leadership roles on the farm. Expect to work 40-45 hours/week. Compensation commensurate with experience ($10-$13/hr) plus fresh veggies. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Northfield, Minn.  |  Seeds Farm
Farm Crew
Past experience on a vegetable farm is not necessary for this position, though experience is a plus. Duties for the crew include greenhouse, hoophouse, field, and animal work; harvesting, processing, packaging and delivering vegetables; and tractor work (if interested). Expect to work 40-45 hours/week. Compensation commensurate with experience ($9-11/hr) plus fresh veggies. Learn more.

1/19/17 | Baltimore, Md. | TALMAR
Farm Manager and Instructor in Sustainable Agriculture
TALMAR is seeking a farm manager/agricultural instructor with a minimum of five years’ experience to support a broad range of activities on their farm. The position includes managerial duties and the ability to teach and train beginning farmers to become versatile in a large variety of farming practices, i.e., permaculture design and implementation, raised beds, vertical farming, small commercial and urban farming, high tunnel production, square foot gardening, greenhouse operation and management, etc. Compensation includes a 3 bedroom house and $30,000 – $50,000 (depending on experience). Position begins in mid-February. Learn more.

1/18/17 | Evansville, Wis. | Tipi Produce
Assistant Farmer
Join the MOSES 2016 Farmers of the Year! They plan to hire one or two assistant farmers this season to help manage their 45 acres of vegetable crops. Primary position is FT/FT+. Secondary position will be FT or PT. Expect to be involved with tillage, crop establishment, cultivation, spraying, irrigation, and many other tasks. Experience with operation and maintenance of farm machinery is necessary, plus a willingness to learn. Learn more.

1/18/17 | Evansville, Wis. | Tipi Produce
Farmhand
These positions are FT/PT, from mid-May to October/November. Tasks include greenhouse work, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, washing, and packing produce. Prior farming experience is valuable but not necessary. Must be physically fit. Includes a competitive wage, catered lunch two days per week, subsidized carpools from Madison, possible year-end bonus, plus lots of organic veggies to take home. They do not provide housing. Learn more.

1/18/17 | Lincoln, Mass. | Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm
Beginning Farmer
Drumlin Farm is a Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuary and working educational farm located twenty miles west of Boston. They are seeking individuals with farming experience to join their team for the 2017 season. Housing and limited hours are available in mid-February when maple sugaring begins, and full-time work starts in the first week of April. Beginning Farmers take responsibility for aspects of the operation that suit their talents and interests: e.g., restaurant accounts co-leader, CSA programs co-leader, flower and bouquet-making lead. Learn more.

1/18/17 | Stoughton, Wis. | Blue Moon Community Farm
Field Crew Member
Start dates range April 15-June 1; end dates Aug 1-Oct 31. Wage ranges $10-13/hr with PTO, farm products, and other benefits. Deadline to apply is February 15th. Learn more.

1/18/17 | Elburn, Ill. | Mighty Greens Farm
Greenhouse Assistant
This position will begin part-time in March and become full-time April-November with the possibility of part-time through the winter. The assistant will be responsible for maintaining the greenhouse, sowing micro and petite greens, watering, harvesting, washing, and packing. Must be willing to do restaurant deliveries once a week, able to work independently on projects around the farm, be flexible and willing to help out where needed, be organized with high attention to detail, be comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions, and able to lift 50lbs. Experience preferred. See the website or contact Katie at mightygreens@outlook.com for more information.

1/13/17 | Northwestern Wisconsin
JOB WANTED: A younger man is looking for a small sized dairy farm to partner with or work towards owning in the east Barron/Rusk county area in Wisconsin. He has dairy experience and can be contacted between 12:00 and 3:00 or texted at 218-770-3287.

1/13/17 | Mineral Point, Wis. | The Cider Farm
Orchard Workers
Full-time and part-time orchard work is available February through November for all tasks associated with grafting, pruning, planting, caring for, harvesting, and processing apples (to juice). Other minor tasks included are to reduce invasive species in woodlands, care for the prairie, and tend a small numbers of pigs and meat chickens. Learn more.

1/13/17 | Columbus, Ohio. | Urban Farms of Central Ohio/Mid-Ohio Foodbank
Farm Manger
The Farm Manager will be responsible for developing, overseeing, and managing Clarfield Farm and Wheatland Farm. The Farm Manager will oversee all aspects of vegetable production, the operation of four high-tunnels and seedling start greenhouse, produce marketing and distribution, and facilitate the farm training and educational programming with the Program Manager. The Farm Manager will also be responsible for recruiting, managing, and leading support staff, apprentices, and community volunteers. Learn more.

1/13/17  |  East Lansing, Mich.  |  Michigan State University Student Organic Farm
Production Manger
The MSU Student Organic Farm (SOF) is seeking a full time Production Manager for its 15-acre certified organic year-round teaching farm. The main production focus is on vegetables, fruits, and flowers and on year-round production using passive solar greenhouses (hoophouses). The SOF Production Manager will be responsible for the overall production of crops for all markets and supervision of undergraduate crew members. Learn more.

1/13/17  |  Gaithersburg, Md.  |  Izaak Walton League of America
Agriculture Program Director
The Director leads work on federal agriculture policy, as well as grassroots outreach and mobilization nationwide. Application deadline is January 25. Learn more.

1/13/17  |  Rochester, Wash.  |  Helsing Junction Farm
Multiple Positions
Helsing Junction Farm is a 50 acre organic farm nestled at the eastern edge of Independence Valley, an agriculturally rich farming community about 25 miles south of Olympia. They operate a 1,000+ member CSA and do a smaller amount of wholesale and direct to business sales. Positions available in the 2017 season include Field Crew Manager, Packshed Manager, Irrigation Manager, Irrigation Assistant, Field, Crew Member, Equipment Operator, Delivery Driver, and Delivery Driver Assistant. Learn more.

1/13/17  |  Santa Cruz, Calif.  |  Organic Farming Research Foundation
Development Director
OFRF is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Development Director to manage their fundraising initiatives. This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits. The Development Director reports to the Executive Director (ED) and is responsible for overseeing foundation relationships and proposals; individual donor stewardship; corporate sponsorships; special events; direct mail, and online giving. They are looking for someone with a demonstrated ability to show initiative, achieve goals, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Learn more.

1/9/17  |  Tama, Iowa.  |  Red Earth Gardens
Farm Production Manager
Red Earth Gardens is a tribally funded and controlled organic produce farm. Last year they started expanding to include perennial fruit and nut production and on-farm education services. They are looking for the right person to manage their 5 acres of annual production. Learn more.

1/9/17  |  Athens, Wis.  |  Stoney Acres Farm
Organic Vegetable Hired Hand
Stoney Acres is a diverse certified organic family farm focused on a 135 member CSA, fresh market vegetables, and a seasonal farm to table pizza operation. Work dates include March 1st – Thanksgiving (dates slightly negotiable). 40 Hours/week required, 48-50 hours a week desired. At least 1-2 seasons experience with vegetable production and/or farming is desired. Compensation is $13-$16/hour with 3 sick days (starting wage dependent upon experience). A farm lunch and housing without running water are provided. Learn more.

1/9/17  |  Petoskey, Mich.  |  Coveyou Scenic Farm
Produce Field Manager
This position will coordinate all aspects of growing 25 acres of certified organic vegetables for local markets on a 144 year old family farm. An extensive use of high tunnels and season extension techniques are used. All field crew (2-10 people) report to the field manager. This is a year round salaried position with paid time off, complementary produce, and bonus plan. Salary range based on experience of $25-30K. Hourly wage of $13-15/Hr is also possible. Learn more.

1/9/17  |  Petoskey, Mich.  |  Coveyou Scenic Farm
Organic Produce Intern
Interns work with all aspects of vegetable production including seeding, transplanting, care, harvest and packing in support of sales through the on-farm market, CSA, farmers markets, restaurants, institutions and schools. Compensation includes housing with internet, unlimited produce and $200/wk stipend. Learn more.

1/9/17  |  Plymouth, Wis.  |  Old Plank Farm
Farm Intern
Old Plank Farm is looking for someone interested in living and working at their organic vegetable farm beginning mid-April 2017. This position will gain hands-on experience growing and selling vegetables for a 250 member CSA. Housing, meals, and stipend provided. Learn more.

1/9/17  |  Afton, Minn.  |  10th Street Farm & Market LLC
Intern
10th Street Farm is looking for individuals or a self-motivated couple who have great attention to detail, are eager to work and learn, have an interest in sustainable agriculture, and have a passion for local food. Previous farm experience is a great benefit but not required. Internship includes a stipend, housing, and educational and personal opportunities. Learn more.

1/9/17  |  Delavan, Wis.  |  Turtle Creek Gardens
Post Harvest and Handling Crew Member
Post Harvest and Handling Crew Member work with the pack shed crew in a collaborative environment. This is a 35-40hr/week position from June through October. Experience with industry standards and quality control desired. Compensation is commensurate with experience. $8-$9/hr. Benefits include vegetables, fruit and meat. Skills required are attention to detail, record keeping, ability to lift 50 pounds, quality control, and good organizational skills. Learn more.

1/9/17  |  Delavan, Wis.  |  Turtle Creek Gardens
Field and Harvest Crew Leader
Applicants need experience in harvesting vegetables, high tunnel production, field preparation/clean up, operating tractors/basic vegetable equipment and managing crews. Skills needed include familiarity with vegetables in judging for ripeness, quality, horticultural aptitude, industry standards, pest and weed management and work efficiencies. Applicants should have experience leading other farm laborers in harvesting and other field work requirements, setting a pace, and instructing others. They will assist the farm operator for field preparation and scheduled sprays. Leadership aptitude is a must. The right candidate will have the opportunity for a long term co-management position. Compensation is commensurate with experience. $12-$15/hr. Other benefits include vegetables, fruit and meat. Learn more.

1/9/17  |  Delavan, Wis.  |  Turtle Creek Gardens
Farm Laborers
Farm Laborers will be part of a harvest/field team responsible for weekly CSA and wholesale harvests, weeding, staking tomatoes, and cleaning fields at the end of the season. Candidates should have experience working in teams, be willing to follow directions, have the ability to work fast paced, and the stamina to hold up to long days in all kinds of weather conditions. Good physical health is a must. No experience necessary. These positions are flexible with start and finish times and are part time 30-35hrs/week. Learn more.

1/9/17  |  Viroqua, Wis.  |  MOSA
Certification Team Leader
The ideal candidate will have experience with personnel management, a relevant academic degree or equivalent training and experience, and a comprehensive knowledge of the National Organic Standards, organic production and handling systems, and the organic certification process. Applications will be accepted through January 20th, 2017. Learn more or see the PDF.

1/9/17  |  Detroit, Mich.  |  Penrose Market Garden
Market Garden Grower
GrowTown is accepting applications for a market garden grower(s) to participate in the development of the Penrose Market Garden in Detroit, MI. They are looking for a grower(s) to bring their skills and enthusiasm to the Penrose Market Garden and participate in building a successful, groundbreaking urban agriculture model.Onsite housing is provided. Learn more.

1/9/17  |  Rochester, Pa. |  Kretschmann Organic Farm
Farm Operations Manager
This is a salaried, full-time, year round position commensurate with experience; three years experience organic farming, and dedication to organic, sustainable principles is required. This mid-size organic vegetable farm has a well seasoned multi-cultural crew with a great work ethic and sense of humor. Learn more.

1/9/17  |  Princeton, Minn. |  Uproot Farm
Farm Crew Member
Housing and a kitchen are provided in the renovated barn. Laundry and shower facilities are available in the farm house. Hours are Monday through Friday with a 45 minute unpaid lunch. There may also be farmer’s market responsibilities on the weekends. See website for full description.

1/5/17  |  Detroit, Mich. |  GrowTown
Market Garden Position
GrowTown is looking for a capable, experienced and enthusiastic grower(s) to be part of an innovative urban agriculture project. A one or two bedroom apartment is provided onsite for the grower. Learn more or contact Beth at hagenbu@gmail.com with questions.

1/5/17  |  Elsah, Ill. |  Three Rivers Community Farm
Farm Assistant
This farm is seeking two individuals or a couple who are interested in long-term entrepreneurial opportunities. This position would spend the first year on the farm learning the operation and exploring possible business opportunities like livestock, cut flowers, value-added, and then start these secondary operations in the second year. Applicants should have at least one year experience organic vegetable farming or pasture livestock farming. Full employment begins in mid-March through October with part time employment through Christmas. Wage up to $12/hour, based on experience. Learn more.

1/5/17  |  Sauk Centre, Minn. |  Camphill Village Minnesota
Garden Manager
Camphill Village is a group of people with and without special needs living together in the context of a CSA based intentional community operating under an associative economic system. There are two acres of veggies on 550 acres of land. This position is looking for leaders with initiative and entrepreneurial aspirations. Learn more.

1/5/17  |  New Zealand |  Te Paranui
Permaculture Farm Manager
This small pure plant whole food community embracing non-harming yogic principles is offering a full-time live-in Permaculture Farm Management position in the beautiful South Island of NZ. The 3 year postion starts April 1. Applicants need a minimum 5 years experience with qualifications and references in organic gardening and management. Couples considered. Job includes: organic, bio dynamic horticulture, grounds maintenance, animal care, organizing volunteers, running day-to-day duties re: online correspondence, rostering and domestic chores. Remuneration based on qualifications. Visa support available. Learn more.

1/4/17  |  Bottineau,  N.D. |  Dakota College at Bottineau
Farm Manager
This position requires the ability to manage a 5+ acre vegetable farm. Education of experience in vegetable production management, and/or CSA, horticultural practices/production is necessary. Nine-month positon may be paid over 12 months. Learn more or see the PDF.

1/4/17  |  Ferguson, Mo. |  Earth Dance
Assistant Farm Manager
EarthDance Organic Farm School is seeking a farmer to join a team of mentors and educators to beginner farmers. The Assistant Farm Manager will help to optimize mixed vegetable, fruit, and livestock production on a 14 acre historic farm. They will help design and implement innovative systems to maximize production, educate 25-35 part-time apprentices through field walks and classes, and contribute to long-term visioning and planning for a nationally-recognized non-profit organization combining food production, agroecology education, and community development. Learn more.

1/4/17  |  Freeport, Ill.  |  Pachamanka
Land Manager
Pachamanka is looking for a full time seasonal land manager to manage and operate agroecological production of edibles and medicinals, a fruit and nut orchard, and prairie and woodland restoration. Position runs March 15-November 30, 2017. Learn more.

12/27/16  |  Madison, Wis.  |  Troy Community Farm/Community GroundWorks
Farm Crew Leader
The Farm Crew Leader will work directly with the farm managers in all aspects of certified organic vegetable, herb and sprout production marketed through the CSA and wholesale channels. This is an LTE/Seasonal, hourly position. The approximate schedule will be 16 hours per week in March and 32-40 hours per week April through October. This position requires a minimum of two full seasons of growing diversified vegetables in a production setting. Learn more. Deadline to apply is February 15, 2017.

12/27/16  |  Dubuque, Iowa  |  Dubuque Rescue Mission Community Farm
Garden Program Manager
The Dubuque Rescue Mission Community Farm is a dynamic leader in urban food production in the tristate area of Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa. The food grown at their half acre plot goes to their free meal program and to area community members in need. They also run a successful microgreens business, operate a 20’x50′ greenhouse, and host over 300 visitors to the space.
They are looking for an eager person with some experience to lead the farm and coordinate harvests with the kitchen staff. Learn more.

12/27/16  |  LaMoure, ND.  |  Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society
Executive Director
The Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society (NPSAS) is seeking a creative, experienced, energetic nonprofit professional to become the Executive Director for this 38 year old membership organization. NPSAS and its members are committed to the development of a more sustainable society and food system through education, research and advocacy. Learn more.

12/27/16  |  Madison, Wis.  |  Community GroundWorks
2017 Internship Opportunities
Internships are available in organic agriculture and environmental education. There are both paid and volunteer positions at Troy Gardens and at the other sites in Madison. Learn more. Application Deadline: February 15, 2017

12/27/16  |  Oregon City, Ore.  |  Flying Onion Farm
Assistant Farm Manager
Applicants for this position should have previous organic farming experience (over two full seasons is preferred), some knowledge of irrigation systems and power equipment, the ability to supervise multiple interns and employees during the workday, good communication skills, and reliable transportation. The position is for 4-5 days a week and begins mostly in early spring; some winter hours are also available. If interested, please send an email to Mark Bassik at madroneb@yahoo.com with some detailed information about you, your previous farming experience, a resume, and references.

12/27/16  |  Milwaukee, Wis.  |  Biodynamic Association
Development Director
The Biodynamic Association is looking for someone with strong experience in development and fundraising as well as familiarity with the sustainable agriculture world. Hands-on farming experience is a plus. The new staff person would ideally work in the Milwaukee office, but strong candidates who wish to work elsewhere will be considered. Learn more.

12/27/16  |  Philadelphia, Pa.  |  Kitchen Table Consultants
Communications + Special Events Director
KTC is a bicoastal collective of entrepreneurs passionate about local food systems and small businesses. This position will plan best-in-category events focused on food and farming, design and produce innovative audience experiences to foster connections between consumers and their local food ecosystem, manage KTC communications, and assist with client marketing and communication. Individual should be creative, organized, entrepreneurial, hard working, and flexible. Year-round, full-time job with flexible schedule. Can be remote, must be willing to travel to Philadelphia regularly, and nationally as needed. Learn more.

12/20/16  |  Zumbro Falls, Minn.  |  Heartbeet Farm
Farm Employee
Heartbeet Farm is offering full time work on our certified organic vegetable farm in Southeastern Minnesota. Starting in March with the greenhouse season and going all the way into November, you will work directly with the farmer for a first hand look at running a small/mid sized (7 acres of vegetables) diverse operation. Learn more.

12/19/16  |  Louisa, Va.  |  City Boy Farms LLC
Farm Manager
City Boy Farms is seeking a farm manager with partnership aspects to work with investors to (1)maximize and expand current operations; (2) finalize whole farm plans; and (3) implement short, medium and long range plans for the development and expansion of operations by type and amount. The originating offer is a base salary of $20,000, comprehensive health insurance, room and board, educational support for classes and seminars that support agricultural operations with bonuses based upon the success of each enterprise. Learn more.

12/19/16  |  Eugene, Ore.  |  Rogue Farm Corps
Intern/Apprentice
Rogue Farm Corps is the only organization in Oregon that offers structured, entry-level and advanced farmer education and training programs rooted in real-world farm businesses. They work with more than 20 host farms located in the Rogue Valley, the Portland Metro Area, the South Willamette Valley, and Central Oregon and offer experiences with vegetable production, animal husbandry, dairy, and more. See here for complete program descriptions, information on our host farms, and applications, or this PDF.

12/19/16  |  Montgomery, Minn.  |  My Minnesota Farmer
Field Manager Position
My Minnesota Farmer is looking for an energetic, motivated, and hard-working field manager. Minimum two-year position, with management responsibilities depending on previous experience. 1-2 years previous experience on a vegetable farm is desired. Position is from March through November with the possibility of winter work. Housing available. Position is an exempt, full-time managerial position. Previous experience is appreciated but we are teachers as well as farmers. Commensurate ranges between $18,000 and $23,000 annually. Also included is 1 week accrued vacation, free farm veggies and eggs, and discounted meat. Send relevant resume and 3 professional references to Dean and Jean Braatz at csa@mymnfarmer.com and  learn more here.

12/19/16  |  Montgomery, Minn.  |  My Minnesota Farmer
Field and Harvest Crew – Full Time
My Minnesota Farmer is looking for a couple energetic, motivated, and hard-working field and harvest crew helpers to round out the 2017-18 farm team. This is a 40 hour a week position from May through October. Pay is $8 – $9 an hour. Duties will include, harvesting numerous varieties of produce, weeding, transplanting, trellising tomatoes, and assisting in the prep and packing of produce for CSA and other sales outlets. Benefits include free farm veggies and eggs, and discounted meat. To apply, please send relevant resume and 3 professional references to Dean and Jean Braatz at csa@mymnfarmer.com and  learn more here.

12/19/16  |  Montgomery, Minn.  |  My Minnesota Farmer
High Tunnel Manager
My Minnesota Farmer is looking for an energetic, motivated, and hard-working high tunnel manager. Ideally, this is a minimum two-year position, with management responsibilities depending on previous experience. 1-2 years previous horticulture experience is desired. Position is from March through November with the possibility winter work. Housing can be included. Position: exempt, full-time managerial position. This job is an educational experience. Commensurate with proven experience and ranges between $18,000 and $23,000 annually. Also included is 1 week accrued vacation, free farm veggies and eggs, and discounted meat. Send relevant resume and 3 professional references to Dean and Jean Braatz Blessings at csa@mymnfarmer.com and learn more here.

12/17/16  |  Cork, Ireland  |  The Organic Academy
Content Writer and Community Champion
The Organic Academy helps people learn to grow organic food. Growers join our friendly online community and build their skills with courses that take them by the hand through the gardening year. If you’re an experienced organic grower, love writing, and can divide your time between being in the garden and online where you contribute to gardening blogs and forums, learn more here. This is a remote position so you can work at home from anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere.

12/17/16  |  Purcellville, Va.  |  Mountain View Farm
Farm Crew Member
This farm is hiring crew members to work April through November and be involved in all aspects of vegetable production on this 3.5 acre vegetable farm, as well as daily livestock chores. Duties include planting, weeding, harvesting, tractor work, building projects and attending weekly farmers markets in Washington, DC. This farm is located on a 900 acre nature preserve adjacent to the Appalachian Trail. Salary starts at $1200/month plus housing and workers comp. Learn more.

12/17/16  |  Reedsburg, Wis.  |  Orange Cat Community Farm
Organic Vegetable Farm Intern
Orange Cat Community farm is seeking two seasonal interns for 2017. They are a three acre certified organic vegetable farm in south central Wisconsin. Their primary market is a 150 member CSA with additional sales through a farmers’ market and a few wholesale accounts. Interns will be involved with all aspects of vegetable production. 40 hours/week; housing and vegetables included. Learn more.

12/17/16  |  Reedsburg, Wis.  |  Orange Cat Community Farm
Organic Vegetable Farm Crew Leader
Orange Cat Community farm is seeking one seasonal crew leader for 2017. They are a three acre certified organic vegetable farm in south central Wisconsin. Their primary market is a 150 member CSA with additional sales through a farmers’ market and a few wholesale accounts. The crew leader is expected to provide direction to 3-5 crew members, set an efficient work pace and maintain quality control. At least one year of experience on an organic vegetable farm is required. 40 hours/week; paid hourly; optional room rental at the farm. Learn more.

12/17/16  |  Dorchester, N.H.  |  D Acres of NH
Crew Leader
Duties include care and maintenance of a 2 acre vegetable, no till concept, hand tool powered annual garden and two acres of forest garden in process. There will be seeding, irrigating, weeding, and harvesting responsibilities. A salary of $750 per month plus room and board is available. In addition to 40+ hours of gardening per week, the gardener will also be asked to participate in the communal contract. Learn more here.

12/17/16  |  Mineral Point, Wis.  |  King’s Hill Farm
Crew Leader
This farm is hiring a crew leader to manage and lead crews as well as explain and teach different tasks. You must be comfortable in an active leadership position. Dates of employment are March 1 st – November 30th averaging 40hr/week. Must have two years experience in vegetable farming with a preference of some supervisory experience, as well as a clean driving record. Learn more here.

12/17/16  |  Cross Plains, Wis.  |  Crossroads Community Farm
Crew Member
This 18-acre certified organic vegetable CSA farm is offering full-time seasonal work from May through November. A field position involves hard work with your body as you help seed, plant, weed, harvest, clean, and pack vegetables. Crew members work 40 hour weeks in the field, in every possible weather condition. Learn more here.

12/17/16  |  Stoughton, Wis.  |  Pleasant Springs Orchard 
Orchard Manager
This 2,000 tree orchard near Madison, Wisconsin is seeking a year-round manager to work with the current owners. Duties include tree pruning, tree planting, orchard maintenance, fruit thinning, fruit harvest, cider production, supervision of part-time employees, and some marketing. Housing is available and salary is dependent upon experience. The owners are looking for someone who could eventually purchase. The orchard will be in its 40th year in 2017. Send resume and questions to apples247@litewire.net.

12/10/16  |  Athens, Wis.  |  Red Door Family Farm
Seasonal Farm Manager
This certified organic diversified vegetable farm is hiring a seasonal position for May–October (30-40 hours/week). The farm focuses on a 100-member CSA, fresh market, and a small amount of local wholesale accounts. They also have small batches of meat chickens, ducks, and pigs. This position would be almost exclusively vegetable production and would be expected to lead small teams of worker shares, help organize harvest and packshed, and communicate clearly. Starting pay is $10/hour with two reviews with potential pay bumps. Learn more here.

12/10/16  |  Rushford, Minn.  |  Featherstone Farm
Crop Manager
Featherstone Farm is seeking an experienced, positive, engaged, and self-motivated team player to manage the growing of direct seeded crops. 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. Hours and days may vary; planting season hours are 40-48 hours each week in all weather conditions.  Learn more.

12/4/16  |  Balsam Lake, Wis.  |  Seed to Seed Farm
Crew Leader
This twelve acre certified organic vegetable farm is seeking two crew leaders for the 2017 season to be directly involved in every aspect of the operation, including supervising the harvest crew. Pay is $12.02/hr and includes free housing. Applicants must have at least 2 years of experience working on a production scale farm. To apply please email a resume and cover letter to arielpressman@gmail.com.

12/4/16  |  Rising Sun, Md.  |  Flying Plow Farm
Farm Worker
Flying Plow Farm is seeking full-time farm workers for their year-round farm that uses tractor and draft animal power to produce vegetables and meats for four farmers markets, a regional food hub, and their 150 member CSA. The position offers a competitive compensation package and numerous educational opportunities. 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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