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10/20/16 | Ferguson, Mo. | EarthDance Organic Farm School
EarthDance Organic Farm School is seeking a seasoned and dynamic farmer to serve as a mentor and educator to beginner farmers while optimizing mixed vegetable, fruit, and livestock production on our 14 acre historic farm in Ferguson, Missouri, in a residential area in a close suburb of St. Louis. The Farm Manager will design and implement innovative systems to maximize production, educate 25-35 part-time apprentices, and contribute to long-term visioning and planning for a nationally-recognized non-profit organization. Many of the Farm Manager’s responsibilities will be on-farm education for EarthDance apprentices. To read more, download the Farm Manager Job Description.
10/20/16 | Moorpark, Calif. | Apricot Lane Farm
Apricot Lane Farm is looking for a dedicated, detail-oriented vegetable garden assistant. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables, fruits, and field crops. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning shears, and knives. Use of larger equipment, such as rototiller, jack hammer and walk behind tractor. Duties may include tilling soil and applying amendments; transplanting, weeding, thinning, removing and pruning crops; cleaning, packing, and loading harvested products. May construct trellises, repair/build fences, participate in irrigation activities and assist in crop rotation planning. This is a physically demanding job. Experience is preferred. Contact Joy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
10/20/16 | Harpswell, Maine | TideLine Greens
TideLine Greens is seeking a full time (seasonal to start) farm manager for a small organic vegetable farm on the coast of Maine. 3 years growing experience required. CSA, farm stand, minimal wholesale. Looking for someone to take the bull by the horns and take responsibility for the long term economic and ecological sustainability of the operation. If interested, please send a resume, letter of interest, and two references to Henry Gilbert @ email@example.com.
10/20/16 | Three Oaks, Mich. | Granor Farm
Granor Farm is seeking a Lead Grower to help operate their organic family farm. They sell their vegetables through a CSA program, on-site farm stand, farmers market and wholesale clients. They are currently expanding their grain growing operation for their partnership with a local organic distillery. They offer a children’s farm camp during the summer and host many workshops and events at the farm. Learn more.
10/16/16 | Elkhorn, Wis. | Zinniker Family Farm
Full Farm Employee
Looking for a person with a passion for farming with animals and growing good, healthy food for local communities using regenerative farming methods, with an open mind for biodynamic practices, an interest in learning and taking on operations as a business partner or co-owner to move this farm into the future. Person would start as an employee and grow into the business. Some farming experience preferred, but not required. Learn more.
10/6/16 | Boulder, Colo. | Cure Organic Farm
Cure Organic Farm located in Boulder, CO is a growing family farm that is currently looking to hire a field manager beginning no later than January 2017. This position is responsible for leading and overseeing daily field work and operation of the farm. This includes working daily with the farm crew consisting of interns, part-time employees, and volunteers. The field manager is responsible for animal management, produce distribution, field work, farmers’ market sales, and other responsibilities as assigned. Learn more.
9/22/16 | Millington, Md. | Homestead Farms Inc
Senior Vegetable Production Manager
Homestead Farms Inc is a diversified, certified organic farm that is committed to our triple bottom line approach – nourishing people, nurturing land, and sustaining profit. The Vegetable Production Manager is responsible for overall management of Homestead Farm’s 50 acres vegetable production operation. Duties include growing and harvesting vegetable crops to all organic standards, cultivating a work environment based on strong work ethic and clear communication, and meeting and exceeding production and overall financial goals. Position requires minimum 5 years diversified organic vegetable production experience, with management experience preferred; and Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience. Learn more.
9/15/16 | Amery, Wis. | Hungry Turtle
Hungry Turtle Farm (63 acres) seeks a farmer-in-residence to lead food production at their beautiful and well-equipped farm along the Apple River in Amery, WI. On-site housing available. Goal is to raise food for Farm Table Restaurant and Hungry Turtle Farmer’s Coop using on-site equipment and facilities. Part research, part community building, part whole-hog no-holds-barred sustainable farming. Many organic farms in area. Must be able to plan, budget and work hard. 5 years organic farming experience required. Salary $40-$50K D/o/E How much nutrient dense food can you produce in a year? Learn more.
9/6/16 | Manchester, Mich. | Hand Sown Farm
Hand Sown Farm is a 10 acre farm in Sharon Township, MI, 7 of which are tillable. After running a successful farm operation for 6 seasons, the farm is looking to either hire a farm manager or rent the property to an experienced farmer. The Farm Manager Position is a salaried position, a profit sharing incentive is offered beyond what is needed to pay farm expenses. Hand Sown Farm has focused on mixed vegetables and cut flower production to farm markets, restaurants, small grocers and a CSA. The farm has 2 barns, one transplant greenhouse with a germination chamber and heating, one movable 30×48’, 3- 30×96’ hoop houses, a BCS walk behind tractor with several implements, and a road-side farm stand. Please contact Megan DeLeeuw at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-718-5506.
9/6/16 | Marquette, Neb. | The Grain Place
As members of the family retire and The Grain Place Foundation assumes majority ownership, The Grain Place is searching for the right individual to:
– take over operation of our certified organic farm
– acquire, develop, maintain, and use farm equipment
– Accomplish appropriate field practices
– Make decisions, practicing irrigation and water management
– Maintain livestock/animal husbandry practices for animal welfare
– Manage work schedule to complete tasks in a timely fashion in harmony with nature while maintaining personal health
– Maintain farm records for USDA Organic/other certifications
Many other duties as assigned otherwise as it is a working farm! Learn more.
9/6/16 | Noblesville, Ind. | Teter Organic Farm
Teter Organic Farm, a project of Noblesville First United Methodist Church (NFUMC), is seeking candidates to develop and manage a 34-acre diversified organic farm in central Indiana. Position type is full-time, year round. Compensation and Housing: Salary commensurate with experience. On-site, 3-bedroom farmhouse is provided (including utilities). Pets welcome. Profit sharing. Matching 401K. Paid holidays and vacation (including 1 week which may be taken during the growing season). Our primary mission is to provide high-quality, organically grown produce to those in our community who are experiencing food insecurity through community partnerships with local food pantries and food banks. Learn more.
8/29/16 | Shoreview, Minn. | Land O’ Lakes International Development
Farmer to Farmer Volunteer Opportunities
Farmer to Farmer is a volunteer program funded by USAID that matches American citizens or Green card holders, with local agricultural organizations.The objective of F2F is to promote economic growth and stability by building a sustainable food and income source in communities in developing nations.The volunteer donates their time and expertise and Land O’Lakes headquarters staff manages all travel costs and arrangements including airline tickets, ground transportation, passport and visa requirements, lodging, meals, medical and emergency evacuation insurance.Prior to departure, volunteers are provided with a technical, logistics and security briefing.The field staff arrange in-country airport pick-ups and facilitate in-country travel arrangements. Learn more.
8/29/16 | Pahoa, Hawaii | The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation
The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (FTPF) is an international nonprofit charity dedicated to planting fruit trees to alleviate hunger, combat global warming, strengthen communities, and improve the air, soil, and water. FTPF is looking for a volunteer caretaker for our developing headquarters/nursery in Hawaii. The nursery will grow saplings to provide thousands of trees for local projects, to help underserved communities with improved nutrition and environment. The nursery is an off-grid property in the jungle with several cabins, a house, an open-air lodge, and home to staff/volunteers. Seeking a responsible caretaker to ensure the grounds support our community projects. Learn more.
8/29/16 | Clinton, Wash. | Organic Farm School
A full-time, 8-month, experiential training program designed for aspiring farmers to learn and practice the skills they need to run a small-scale organic farm. Through weekly lectures, discussions, and demonstrations on topics including organic crop and livestock production, soil science, business planning, and direct marketing, as well as cooperatively managing the eight-acre student farm, participants receive a thorough education in organic small farm management. With the skills and knowledge gained and a business plan in hand, program graduates know what it will take to start or manage their own small organic farm. Learn more.
8/17/16 | Sturtevant, Wis. | United Natural Foods (UNFI)
Land accesss opportunity for CSA Farmer in WI
United Natural Foods (UNFI) in Sturtevant, Wisconsin (near Racine) is seeking a self-motivated organic farmer (or team) to independently manage up to 10 acres of organic vegetable production. UNFI’s goal is to provide an organic farmer land access in exchange for providing organic food and agricultural education to our community. Learn more.
8/17/16 | East Troy, Wis. | Michael Fields Agricultural Institute (MFAI)
For over 30 years, Michael Fields Agricultural Institute has been a leading innovator in the movement for profitable, environmentally sound, and socially responsible agriculture. Michael Fields Agricultural Institute carries out its mission to cultivate the ecological, social, economic, and spiritual vitality of food and farming systems through research, education, and policy. The Board of Directors of MFAI is seeking a dynamic Executive Director to shepherd this $1.2M nonprofit institute into the future. This position reports directly to the Board of Directors, and is responsible for the organization’s consistent progress in meeting its mission driven goals and fiscal objectives. Learn more.
8/17/16 | Berry Creek, Calif. | Dr. Ingham’s Research Farm
Seeking a full time employee that will be involved in every aspect of field operations. Farm experience desired, greenhouse, machinery, mechanical, and culinary interests appreciated. Great attitude, self-motivation, collaborative problem solving, and teamwork are necessities. We operate with a small team, which ensures engagement with most areas of operation, and many learning opportunities in breaking ground and growing a new farm. This is an entry level position starting at $15 an hour based on experience. Advancement based on performance and integration with the team is expected. Contact The Celebration Farm on their website.
8/8/16 | Oakland, Iowa | Nishnabotna Naturals
Help till, plant, cultivate, harvest and deliver produce to the Omaha metropolitan area. On-farm board and room or commuting allowance. Living wage. Farm is certified organic, specializing in restaurant produce. Candidate will gain experience in all aspects of produce farming and should emerge ready to start a farm of his/her own. Contact Carl at email@example.com.
8/4/16 | Madison, Wis. | IPM Institute
Full-time position responsible for completing remote audits of fresh produce and floral supply chains adopting field-level sustainable agriculture practices throughout North and South America. This position is based at our Madison, WI office with <5% travel. This position is responsible for producing accurate, high quality reports to collaborators and participating suppliers.
This is an opportunity to support growers around the world as they improve their sustainability performance while working at an independent non-profit organization improving sustainability in agriculture and communities through Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and other best practices and performance metrics. Learn more.
8/4/16 | Minneapolis, Minn. & Green Bay, Wis. | Agri-Placement Services, Inc.
Dairy Bilingual Human Resources Support Leader–Busco Traductor
Duties- Employee recruiting/training, HR-support, oral translations in Spanish and English for dairy farms employing Spanish-speaking employees. Extensive travel throughout Minneapolis, Minn. and Green Bay, Wis. areas and farther as needed. Requirements – customer-service oriented, dairy experience, bilingual, customer service oriented, vehicle for extensive travel in MN and surrounding states, basic computer proficiency; management/HR experience desirable. Full-time, competitive salary. To apply, email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more.
8/4/16 | Jacksonville, Fla. | Meyer Agricultural
This is a career position with a lot of room to grow on 700+ acres in north Florida and south Georgia. Salary will be commensurate with farming experience and knowledge. Learn more.
7/25/16 | Tampa, Fla. | Sweetwater Organic Community Farm
Sweetwater Organic Community Farm is looking for 3 to 4 full-time Apprentices (September 2016 through May 2017) who are interested in gaining hands-on sustainable (organic) farming experience to work full-time and live on the farm for a weekly stipend of $100.00. If you are interested in a full position description, please email email@example.com, or email your resume and a letter of interest.
7/18/16 | Ettersburg, Calif. | Madrone Farms
Madrone Farms, in Northern California is seeking candidates for a full-time foreman and Manager-position. Suitable candidates should have a degree in an Agriculture or related field. Looking for a self motivated, hardworking person who is committed to growing with the farm’s expanding permitted Medical Outdoor Cannabis Farm. This opportunity is open to candidates that have a passion for farming, working outdoors, innovating methods for maximum production while maintaining a professional and aesthetically pleasing farm. The position would require overseeing all aspects of planting and harvesting. Madrone Farms is a family farm looking to create healthy and happy work environment. Learn more.
7/18/16 | Rochester, Minn. | Local Food Marketplace
Community Outreach Coordinator
The Community Outreach Coordinator will develop and implement a plan to do on the ground outreach with communities across the southeast and southcentral regions of Minnesota. This will include tabling at events, making presentations to civic organizations and groups, and meeting one-on-one with community leaders and business owners. In addition to in-person contact with the public and businesses, this position will use social and other media to promote the Feast event. The successful candidate will be an entrepreneurial self-starter, be extremely comfortable and effective in engaging with the public, and have an understanding of the values of local foods to the economic, social and environmental health of the region. Learn more.