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Wisconsin

05/14/2021 | Green Bay, WI | SLO Farmers Co-op
General Manager Trainee
SLO Farmers Co-op seeks a part-time General Manager who wants to grow with us! Recently celebrating its 7th anniversary, SLO is expanding farm membership, recruiting community members, and in need of a strong leader to keep everyone moving forward. If you are committed to seeing local farms and communities grow by capturing local food dollars, we want to speak to you. If you find you lack some of the skills listed, apply and we will consider training. Learn more.

05/12/2021 | Madison, WI | Rooted
Development Director
The Development Director is an important part of our Directors Team and is responsible for securing the resources to sustain our mission. This position develops, manages, and implements the fundraising plan through various channels, including grant writing, corporate/organizational donor appeal, and event planning. The Development Director also cultivates individual donor relationships in collaboration with organizational strategy. Learn more.

05/12/2021 | Madison/Chippewa Falls, WI | Wisconsin Farmers Union
Membership Coordinators
Wisconsin Farmers Union is hiring two regional Membership Coordinators to ensure positive interactions and outstanding experiences for members, affiliates, and the communities at large. “The Membership Coordinators will play a vital role in our grassroots organization,” said WFU Executive Director Julie Keown-Bomar. “These individuals will be responsible for membership engagement, chapter support, partnership development, and improving outreach efforts.” Coordinators can work remotely but are expected to report to a central office (Madison or Chippewa Falls) on a regular basis and travel often. For details on benefits, salary, duties, and qualifications, see the full job posting under “Featured Updates” at www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com. Application materials are due by May 25 for priority consideration.

04/27/2021 | Keshena, WI | College of Menominee Nation – Sustainable Development Institute (SDI)
Agriculture Field Coordinator
SDI is seeking a Field Coordinator to support out ongoing agriculture research and outreach programs for the next three years. The Field Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating research and outreach activities with the Sustainable Agriculture Faculty and with other SDI work teams to meet project objectives. The position is dependent upon grant funding, and could be expanded or extended depending upon the future direction of our research efforts and our success at securing ongoing funding. Learn more.

04/22/2021 | Madison, WI | Wisconsin Farmers Union
WFU Policy Coordinator
The Policy Coordinator works under the direction of the Government Relations Director and with the Special Projects Director to carry out project-based and legislative activities. This role involves engaging Wisconsin Farmers Union (WFU) members and other stakeholders in policy initiatives that reflect the priorities of WFU’s grassroots membership, in particular the Special Orders of Business adopted annually at the State Convention. Learn more.

04/12/2021 | Menomonie, WI | Mary Dirty Face Farm
Orchard Assistant
Mary Dirty Face Farm, a certified organic, mixed-fruit farm, seeks an orchard assistant for this summer, May-October.
Approximately 20-30 hours/week — availability on Fridays is essential, other hours are somewhat flexible, and can schedule around classes or another job. $10-12/hr depending on experience.
Excellent position for someone interested in farming, horticulture, natural resources, environmental studies. Most work hours will be spent harvesting and packing, as well as routine plant care and pest management, but for someone interested in organic fruit production, we can offer opportunities to learn and be involved in other aspects of orchard management. Learn more.

04/07/2021 | Brodhead, WI | Riemer Family Farm
Product Manager
Riemer Family Farm is a mid-size, but growing, farm that is passionate about delivering exceptional tasting, healthy, nourishing regeneratively raised grass-fed meat products to our customers throughout the northern Midwest. As an essential business, we are working safely and diligently to provide for hundreds of families during the pandemic. Our Product Manager is responsible for overseeing all aspects of inventory, from pick up to ship out. The ideal candidate is organized, responsible and friendly, as they will be interacting with customers at times. Position offers some flexibility in work hours, but candidate must be reliable and effective in communication. Learn more.

03/29/2021 | Ridgeway, WI | Meadowlark Organics
Full Time Help
We are a diverse, approximately 850 acre organic grain farm in southwest Wisconsin with an on-farm flour mill, and an emphasis on value-added grain crops.  We also have a grazing herd of native shorthorn and galloway cattle.  We are a multi-family, multigenerational farm.  Mentorship and creativity are at the core of our farm’s philosophy.  New ideas and innovations are welcome, and–with a strong relationship and foundation down the road–we are open to supporting other enterprises that bring greater diversity to the farm: livestock, apiary, tree crops, etc.
Opportunities include but are not limited to:
– Organic field crops production: small grains, corn, beans, hay, buckwheat
– Grain handling, storage, monitoring, recordkeeping
– Grain cleaning for seed and food grade
– Farm mechanics and fabrication
– Work in our new on-farm flour mill
Wages are determined by experience and responsibilities, but will be at least $15/hr.
We do not have ready housing available, but can work to help find housing connections local to our farm.
Interested candidates can send inquiries to John at john.wepking@gmail.com or at meadowlarkorganics@gmail.com.

03/18/2021 | Athens, WI | Red Door Family Farm
Seasonal Farm Hand
Looking for someone reliable to work 4 days/week from June- August (ability to extend through October, a plus). Jobs primarily focused on harvesting and weeding organic vegetable crops by hand/hand tools. Washing, packing, cleaning, and general farm duties included. Must be able to lift 50 lbs repeatedly without injuring yourself and be able to follow directions and protocols. Pay starts at $10/hr with potential for increase starting after first month. Previous experience appreciated but not necessary. Days are structured to be team-oriented and include a variety of tasks. Please contact Tenzin or Stacey at reddoorfamilyfarm@gmail.com or call (715)409-1738 to apply.

03/17/2021 | Waupaca, WI | Wisconsin Food Hub Cooperative
General Manager
The Wisconsin Food Hub Cooperative (WFHC) is a farmer-led cooperative owned by the producers and the Wisconsin Farmers Union. WFHC is dedicated to securing the most profitable markets for our producer-members. WFHC makes it easy for the retail and foodservice sectors to buy locally. The Cooperative is currently primarily focused on fresh produce. WFHC operates a refrigerated aggregation warehouse just outside of Waupaca, WI. In 2017, WFHC created its own transport company to haul refrigerated products for members, as well as non-member customers within the Midwest. Learn more.

03/08/2021 | Spring Green, WI | Taliesin Preservation Inc
Food Artisan Immersion Program Participant
Taliesin Preservation is looking for Food Artisan Immersion Program Participants to join our 2021 seasonal work-study culinary program. The program features a kitchen garden and supporting curriculum that surveys the cultivation, craft, and community of regionally reliant foodways in southwest Wisconsin’s Driftless region. Would you like to experience seed-to-compost learning while staying on the Taliesin estate, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Wisconsin home? Shared housing, weekly community meals, and tuition-free classes are provided. Participants have an opportunity to earn $9.00 per hour working in roles that support our programming. If this sounds like the right work-study program for you, apply today! Learn more.

Arkansas

03/12/2021 | Little Rock, AR | Heifer International
Engagement and Outreach Program Officer – Heifer USA
The Engagement and Outreach Program Officer is responsible for ensuring our programs effectively engage and benefit limited resource and socially disadvantaged farmers, and communities, focusing especially in Heifer’s partnering livestock cooperative and our onsite training programs.
The Engagement and Outreach Program Officer will spend approximately two-thirds of their time in and around Arkansas and the other third in the Mid-South.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
A. Farmer Outreach (50%)
B. Strategy and Planning (25%)
C. Administration and Reporting (20%)
D. May perform other job-related duties as assigned (5%)
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree plus three (3) years of experience working with a diversity of communities. Learn more.

California

04/12/2021 | Los Altos Hills, CA | Hidden Villa
Assistant Animal Husbandry Manager
Hidden Villa is a non-profit with a 60-year history, focusing on environmental education. We use our organic farm, wilderness, and community to teach/ provide opportunities to learn about the environment and social justice.
This position helps all aspects of livestock management: breeding, nutrition, health care, facilities maintenance, slaughter, processing, and direct market sales. We currently care for 1 dairy cow, 3 goats, 10 sheep, 3 pigs, 200 laying hens. We process 60 meat chickens monthly and 20 lambs, 15-20 pigs, 60 turkeys annually. Position includes opportunities to educate children and adults, on topics related to regenerative livestock management, food systems. Learn more.

04/07/2021 | San Luis Obispo, CA | California Polytechnic State University
Director, Center for Organic Production and Research
Last fall, we announced that Cal Poly’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) was launching a new Center on campus. The Center for Organic Production and Research (COPR) was established through a gift of $5 Million dollars by Grimmway Farms, the world’s largest carrot and organic produce company. The new Center will be modeled after our very successful Cal Poly Strawberry Center which is a multidisciplinary “Mixing bowl” focused on addressing the industry’s challenges and opportunities though applied research and teaching. We are very excited to move this Center forward by launching a nationwide recruiting effort to fill the Center Director Position. Learn more.

California

05/03/2021 | Longmont, CO | Aspen Moon Farm
Field Manager/Equipment Operator
Got vegetable equipment experience? We need you! We have a beautiful established field ready for another full season of veg and heritage grain production. Come join us in a positive work environment. Must be interested in and support organic agriculture. This position requires the ability to work independently, while maintaining good communication with the owners, managers and other team members. We have a large CSA, Farm stand, and Farmers Market and a great supportive to community to feed. The position requires flexible scheduling depending on the needs of the farm. Typical work week is 5-6 days/week, 10+ hrs per day. Learn more.

District of Columbia

05/03/2021 | Washington D.C. | National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC)
NSAC Climate Policy Coordinator
The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) is seeking a Climate Policy Coordinator to coordinate our Coalition’s climate change policy work. Passionate about addressing the climate crisis? Love working in a collaborative context? This role will build on your skills and experience in sustainable agriculture and climate change policy, scientific and policy research, direct advocacy, and grassroots engagement. The Climate Policy Coordinator will engage in all elements of the Coalition’s climate change policy work in close collaboration with NSAC policy and grassroots staff and coalition members. In addition, the Climate Policy Coordinator will work with other members of the policy team on shared campaigns and help to further our racial equity efforts, including through engagement with NSAC’s Diversity Committee.
This is a full-time, exempt position that offers benefits as outlined in the NSAC personnel handbook and reports to NSAC’s Policy Director. All staff are currently remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic; we strongly prefer that candidates be able to work regularly from our Capitol Hill office at 110 Maryland Avenue, NE, Suite 209, Washington, DC when public health and safety guidelines allow for office reopening. Learn more.

Illinois

03/19/2021 | Ringwood, IL | McHenry County Conservation District
Full-Time Agroecologist
Be involved with our Farm Management Program in working with local farm operators and serving as our ambassador for area agricultural committees and groups. We are looking for a motivated individual to join our natural resources team who possesses a working knowledge in agriculture industry business and crop production practices while also encompassing a background in natural resource management. The successful candidate will also have a practical working knowledge with agricultural contracts, bidding, and budgets. Learn more.

Indiana

04/08/2021 | West Lafayette, IN | Purdue University
Extension Organic Agriculture Specialist
The primary purpose of this position is to help coordinate Purdue University’s Extension efforts through the diversification of Indiana agriculture. The position will work closely with the Assistant Program Leader for Diversified Farming and Food Systems, Faculty leaders, Extension specialists and educators. They will connect with farmers and governmental and non-governmental organizations across the state to provide support for their operations. Learn more.

Iowa

05/12/2021 | Decorah, IA | Seed Savers Exchange
Seasonal Landscaping Crew
Seed Savers Exchange is seeking a Seasonal Landscaping Crew Member to join our team. This position will assist SSE staff with maintaining display and trial gardens, as well as carrying out other landscaping, trail, and grounds-related maintenance activities around Heritage Farm.
This is a seasonal full-time position (40 hrs/week) working through October 29, 2021. Start date may be flexible. Occasional weekend or holiday work may be required. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. Position open until filled. Learn more.

05/12/2021 | Decorah, IA | Seed Savers Exchange
Facilities Crew Member
Seed Savers Exchange is seeking a Facilities Crew Member to join our team. This position is responsible for maintaining Seed Savers Exchange’s facilities, grounds, equipment, and assisting with cattle care and field work. The ideal candidate should have good attention to detail and the ability to multitask. Mechanical and/or carpentry experience preferred but not required.
This is a regular full-time position working 40 hours per week year-round. Applications accepted through May 14, 2021. Learn more.

05/12/2021 | Decorah, IA | Seed Savers Exchange
Seasonal Seed Steward
Seed Savers Exchange is now hiring for multiple seasonal Seed Steward positions. This position will support Seed Savers Exchange field staff with all field work and seed production activities. This work includes seed bank collection regeneration, catalog seed production, and evaluation grow outs.
The ideal candidate will fulfill a seasonal full-time position (40 hrs/week for a 6 month period), working from early May through October 31st, 2021. However, start date, end date, and position duration may be flexible. Occasional weekend or holiday work may be required. Learn more.

05/12/2021 | Decorah, IA | Seed Savers Exchange
Seed Bank Germination Technician
This position will work closely with seeds and will experience the extensive diversity of the Heritage Farm Collection. Primary duties include coordinating the germination testing program during peak seasons, assisting with filling seed distributions, preparing seeds for sowing, and packaging seed.
This position offers a balance of lab and field work as well as independent and team tasks. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with excellent organizational skills, and passion for our mission.
This is a full-time, benefits eligible position working 40 hours per week year-round. Learn more.

Michigan

03/18/2021 | Zeeland, MI | Groundswell Community Farm
Farm Manager
Responsible for managing all aspects of running a farm. Will work closely with the owner and the CSA /Greenhouse Manager. Must have an interest in high vegetable production, organic growing practices and have good attention to detail.  Must have knowledge and be able to use farm equipment. Must be able to communicate and work well with staff, customers and vendors and assume an active leadership role. Learn more.

Minnesota

05/04/2021 | Pine Island, MN | Haven Valley Farm LLC
Seasonal Market Garden Work
Haven Valley is a start up market garden farm in our second year. Please visit our website to learn about our operations. This position will have the opportunity to learn and contribute. All levels of experience will be considered for positions. This will be our first year at the Rochester Farmers market. Hourly wage based on experience. End of season bonus based on performance and financial performance of the farm. Tasks include planting, farmers markets, harvesting, weeding, irrigation, vegetable wash, barn set up and typical farm chores to make Haven Valley a sustainable ongoing farm. Learn more.

04/26/2021 | Falcon Heights, MN | Twin Cities Flower Exchange
Seasonal Market Staff
Twin Cities Flower Exchange is hiring 2 part-time seasonal market positions for the 2021 season. Twin Cities Flower Exchange is a thriving start-up business with a mission to create a sustainable alternative model for the wholesale floral industry.
These positions offer exposure to diverse elements of a wholesale floral business and are a great opportunity for someone seeking hands-on learning about local and sustainable cut flower sales and marketing. These are high-paced, physical jobs in a busy shared warehouse setting. COVID-19 precautions are in place for the workplace. Learn more.

04/26/2021 | Northfield, MN | Open Hands Farms
Farm Crew Member
Open Hands Farm in Northfield, MN is a 17 acre Certified Organic vegetable operation serving a CSA as well as many wholesale accounts. We’d love for you to join our fun and vibrant crew! We have 1 Full-time and 1 Part-time position open, both starting in August and continuing through the fall and winter, if it is a good fit. While this is not an apprenticeship you can expect to learn a lot about running a diverse organic vegetable farm.  Pay starts at $13 per hour and increases each year working with us.  For more details, please visit our website.

04/16/2021 | Marine on St. Croix, MN | Big River Farms
Production & Food Safety Coordinator
The primary functions of this role are to support BRF crop production, maintain the packing shed and food safety standards, and other farm projects as needed. This includes helping with greenhouse maintenance, field work, and other projects as they arise; maintaining perennials and a small orchard; safely operating tractors and implements on our 150-acre farm; assisting with maintenance of farm infrastructure; maintaining food safety standards in our shared packing shed; and helping with produce check in and packaging for our aggregated markets. This position reports to the Farm Operations Specialist. Learn more.

04/12/2021 | Cannon Falls, MN | Sogn Valley Farm
Vegetable Farm Crew Member
Sogn Valley Farm is a 30-acre organic vegetable farm located between Northfield and Cannon Falls, MN, about 45 mins south of the Twin Cities. We are seeking one more full-time crew member for the 2021 season with work from late April into October. Work responsibilities including harvest, wash & pack, crop maintenance, and greenhouse work. Ideal candidates will be hardworking, collaborative in nature, eager to learn, and approach each day with a positive attitude. Housing on and near the farm is available for affordable rent. Full position descriptions and application instructions can be found on our website.

04/5/2021 | Cannon Falls, MN | Lorentz Meats
Multiple positions
Join the Lorentz Meats Team! We are a full service, niche meat processing company in Cannon Falls, MN, specializing in organic, natural, and grass fed meat. We process for niche-meat branded programs, including processing and retail ready packaging ready for shipment or export, while sticking to our roots of processing individual animals for the local farmers. We may be the processor behind your favorite specialty brands at the grocery store. The Lorentz family has fed our families for five decades and continues to support our local farmers and community.
Sausage Making Craftsman
Further Processing-Packaging
Ready to Eat Packaging

03/30/2021 | St. Paul, MN | Honken Dahlias
Farm Crew
Honken Dahlias is a .25 acre urban dahlia farm growing in the North End of St. Paul, MN. We sell cut flowers and dahlia tubers.
Job would be involved in all stages of the growing season from soil/bed preparation to tuber harvest.
April – mid August: average 8-12 hours per week. Some hours required on Saturdays, with flexibility to complete other hours/tasks throughout the week.
Late August – early October: opportunity for up to 16-20 hours per week. Saturdays + an additional 1-2 weekdays for plant maintenance and additional harvests. Learn more.

03/23/2021 | Finland, MN | North Shore AgroEcology Center
Farm Manager
The Farm Manager will work alongside the outgoing farm manager over the course of the 2021 season. The Farm Manager is responsible for ongoing regenerative farm development, diversification and production. The AgroEcology Center is moving into the next phase of its growth, developing and organizing educational courses. The Farm Manager may teach or coordinate with other instructors. The Farm Manager oversees a small crew of seasonal interns, apprentices and/or WWOOFers. The Farm Manager builds connections with other cold climate regenerative farms, and working with Regeneration International staff to develop/manage website, social media presence, research articles, media campaigns. Learn more.

03/17/2021 | Minneapolis, MN | Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy
Program Associate for Climate and Rural Communities
The Program Associate for Climate and Rural Communities will work with our team at the intersection of climate and agriculture policies. The primary focus of the work will be in Minnesota and at the U.S. national level. All IATP staff are expected to have an internationalist perspective and to align domestic work with IATP’s overall climate goals (including how they intersect internationally). The position will require coordination with international coalitions. The position is full-time, exempt. Learn more.

Ohio

05/05/2021 | Salem, OH | Kent State University
Faculty – Horticulture Technology
Faculty Non-Tenure Track-12 Mo
Horticulture Technology [Job #995147]
Salem Campus – Salem, OH
Kent State University at Salem seeks a forward-thinking full-time, 12 month Non-Tenure Track faculty position in Horticulture.
Candidates must have a Master’s degree in a relevant field and experience in the Horticulture, Sustainable Systems, or Natural Resource Management industry. Appreciation for the broad categories of career options available to horticulture graduates and teaching or extension / outreach experience are essential. Qualifications include an understanding of workforce development; experience in curricular development; knowledge of sustainable management techniques; knowledge of Horticultural Technology.
Learn more.
EOE employer.

03/16/2021 | Dayton, OH | Patchwork Gardens
Field Crew Lead
The Field Crew Lead is responsible for leading a team of 2 – 4 field crew workers / interns to complete the farm’s weekly field tasks including: harvesting, transplanting, weeding, etc. The Field Crew Lead reports to the Farm Manager, and works closely with the Packhouse Managers. This position requires an individual who is highly motivated, leads with a positive attitude, takes pride in a job well-done, and has a mindset towards working efficiently and with a healthy sense of urgency. The applicant must be comfortable working outside in a variety of weather conditions (sun, wind, rain, heat, cold). Learn more.

03/16/2021 | Dayton, OH | Patchwork Gardens
Field Crew Member
The Field Crew consists of 2 – 3 staff members who are responsible for completing the bulk of the farm’s weekly field tasks including harvest, transplanting, weeding and a variety of other tasks. The Field Crew members work alongside and report to the Field Crew Leader. The team also works closely with the Farm Manager, and Packhouse Managers. This position requires someone who enjoys rigorous physical-labor, has a positive attitude, works well with others, and has a mindset towards working efficiently and with a healthy sense of urgency. The work of this position is almost entirely outside in the fields. Learn more.

Pennsylvania

03/30/2021 | Carversville, PA | Carversville Farm Foundation
Vegetable Production Manager
Carversville Farm Foundation is hiring a Vegetable Production Manager with significant experience growing Certified Organic vegetables, herbs, and perennials. This is an exciting opportunity for a professional grower looking for a career on the cutting edge of sustainable food production. Responsibilities include planning and managing farm staff and apprentices in the production of vegetables, fruit, and herbs year round. This position reports directly to the Farm Manager and works continuously with the Livestock Manager to plan daily, weekly, and seasonal workflow, personnel, and equipment distribution. For full job description, please visit our website. Learn more.

03/22/2021 | Pipersville, PA | Connemarra Farms
Organic Farming and Equine Care
Horse farm located in Upper Bucks County with organic vegetable garden and full equestrian facility seeks couple with experience to do organic farming and horse care. Housing is available and position negotiable. Please email Grace at gracefulm@aol.com.

Vermont

03/31/2021 | Craftsbury Common, VT | Sterling College
Draft Animal Faculty & Manager
The Draft Animal Faculty and Manager is a full-time hybrid position with split faculty and management responsibilities. In their faculty role, this position reports directly to the Dean of Academics. In their manager role, this position reports to the Director of the Rian Fried Center and will be expected to coordinate farm management activities in regular consultation with the other farm management staff (Livestock Manager and Garden Manager).
Visit our website for application instructions and a complete job description. Candidates who have submitted materials prior to April 19, 2021 will receive full consideration. Learn more.

Washington

05/14/2021 | Chimacum, WA | Red Dog Farm
Field Crew
Red Dog Farm is hiring for our 2021 Field Crew! We’re looking for smart, tough and detail-oriented workers to join our 2021 crew. There are several positions open, starting in June and July. Ideal candidates will possess a strong interest in food and farming, enjoy working on a team, and be ready for a challenge. For more details and an application, visit https://reddogfarm.net/staff.

03/10/2021 | Friday Harbor, WA | Mama Bird Farm
Vegetable and Flower Farm Crew
We are looking for a highly motivated, positive, detail oriented and strong team member. Ideal candidates can work hard physically inside a warm hoop house as well as outdoors in all weather, work alone or on a team, aware of surroundings and job details, work while they talk, and values a positive work environment.
Duties: plant, harvest, wash, pack, deliver and farmers market
Please go to our website to find application.

 

Additional Job Resources:

  1. ATTRA Internships/Apprenticeship Board
  2. WWOOF – Worldwide Workers on Organic Farms
  3. Sustainable Food Jobs
  4. Peace Corps
  5. Good Food Jobs
  6. Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (MISA)
  7. NGO Abroad

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