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9/13/17  |  Opportunities with MOSES
We’re creating opportunities to involve more of our community in the work we’re doing. If you’re passionate and knowledgeable about organic and sustainable farming practices and want to be part of the MOSES team, let us know! These paid opportunities include presentations on farming topics, writing about your area of expertise, and answering questions from other farmers. Work can range from 10 to 20 hours/month. We’re looking for farmers and ag professionals who have expertise in row crops, vegetables, livestock, dairy, and soil health. We’re also looking for people who have experience writing grants. Interested? Send your resume and letter of introduction by Oct. 5, 2017. Questions? Call John at 715-778-5775.

9/8/17  |  Stoughton, Wisc. | Klinkner Dairy
Farm Hand

This farm is seeking a hard working individual with great work ethic to do day-to-day duties on their 60-cow organic dairy near Viroqua, WI. The applicant will need to be able to milk cows, feed cows, provide necessary care for animals, and operate machinery. Contact Travis at travisklinkner@gmail.com.

9/8/17  |  Stoughton, Wisc. | Pleasant Springs Orchard
2-3 Apple Pickers

Candidates for this job must be able to lift 35 lbs, climb a ladder, pick into a canvas bag, and work alongside the owners. The position is 25-30 hours per week through October. Pay is $ 10-12/hour cash dependent on experience. Send info and a resume to apples247@litewire.net or call 608-852-4165.

8/28/17  |  Clinton, Wash. | Organic Farm School
Assistant Farm Manager

The Organic Farm School (OFS) is seeking candidates for a full-time Assistant Farm Manager position. Successful candidates will assist and report to the OFS Farm Manager in accomplishing the crop production and land stewardship goals of the OFS farm while simultaneously leading and training OFS students in these farm activities. The ideal Assistant Farm Manager will be skilled in organic vegetable and seed crop production, will be a positive and effective crew leader and mentor, and have some mixed livestock and forage production experience. Learn more.

8/28/17  |  Greenfield, Calif  | The Kraft Heinz Company
Supervisor, Corn Breeding Operations

This role supports a micro-farm which produces the corn for Corn Nuts products. The purpose of this position is to assist the plant breeder in managing the germplasm collection, preparing research seed for testing, planting and shipping, and coordinating the field crossing. Learn more.

8/8/17  |  Columbus, Ohio  |  OEFFA
Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant will provide clerical support to the certification program that enables technical staff to evaluate operations’ compliance with organic standards and the operations OEFFA partner with to achieve and maintain certification. Learn more.

8/7/17  |  Three Lakes, Wis.  |  James Lake Farms
Salaried Cranberry Marsh Worker

This farm is seeking a full time salaried cranberry marsh worker to join their team growing organic cranberries. They are a family-owned farm with 189 acres of planted cranberry vines. The individual chosen for this position will be involved in all aspects of our growing and packing operation. This is an entry level position for someone interested in learning the culture of growing organic cranberries. Duties will include all facets of production including application of inputs, frost protection, operation of machinery and maintenance, integrated pest management, food safety programs, organic certification and harvest operations. Learn more.

8/7/17  |  Three Lakes, Wis.  |  James Lake Farms
Cranberry Harvest Crew

A grower and packer of organic cranberries is seeking workers for their 2017 harvest season, which begins in early October and finishes in mid November. They are seeking help in both their field operations and at their packing house. Learn more.

7/25/17  |  Golden Valley, Ariz.  |  Humin Earth Organics
Organic Fertilizer Sales Manager

The Humin Earth Sales Manager will create new clients in all areas of farming, and promote organic plant and soil inputs.
The successful candidate will ideally come with an active farmer/grower network of potential clients.
Please forward your Agriculture Sales Manager resume to heath@huminearth.com. Learn more.

7/25/17  |  Richmond, Texas.  |  Agmenity (Harvest Green)
Farmer/Educator

This educational farm management company is seeking a farmer/educator for their 12 acre sustainable farm complex embedded within a master-planned community. The open positions are both a blend of field work, office work and community education, and involve growing food for and educating the 1,800 families that will eventually live in the neighborhood. Learn more.

7/25/17  |  Crystal Lake, Ill.  |  McHenry County College
Director of Urban Agriculture Project

This position is responsible for preparing a thorough assessment of the need and demand for sustainable agriculture and food programs in the regional area. You will develop a plan for the partnership between MCC and Loyola University Chicago Retreat and Ecology Center, as well as develop partnerships with local farmers and farming organizations, and sustainable and/or organic food organizations. You will also play a critical role in working with faculty to develop and revise curriculum to meet local needs. Learn more.

7/25/17  |  Richmond, Texas.  |  Loam Agronomics
Field Crew

This large-scale CSA farm in the Houston suburbs is seeking motivated and reliable field crew members. This position is full-time and year-round with 5 days PTO earned at 6 months employment. Learn more.

7/25/17  |  Viroqua, Wis.  |  MOSA
Certification Specialist

MOSA is seeking qualified applicants for a Certification Specialist position. Primary responsibilities include evaluating organic plan information and inputs to determine compliance with the National Organic Standards, communication with organic operators about certification requirements, and the performance of on-site organic inspections. The ideal candidate will have a relevant college or university degree, or equivalent training and experience, and knowledge–preferably through experience–of organic systems and certification. Experience with processing and handling is a plus. Learn more.

7/25/17  |  Oldenburg, Ind. | Michaela Farm
Lead Gardener

This full-time position with benefits involves planning, managing, and harvesting 3 acres using natural farm practices. This is a small farm with cattle and chickens. Gardening experience required; organic farming background preferred. The farm has a thriving CSA program, which the lead gardener organizes, markets, and sets up on a weekly basis. Learn more.

7/5/17  |  Eugene, Ore.  |  Mountain Rose Herbs
Mill Manager

This is a  full time position involving raw material powdering, cutting, and reconditioning, as well as various office duties. Candidates would be responsible for the complete coordination of the personnel and work flow in this specific facility. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed 4 page application from the website. Applications can be sent via email to hradmin@ or faxed to (971)275-1878. Email hradmin@mountainroseherbs.com for more information.

7/5/17  |  Viroqua, Wis.  |  Nature’s International (NICS)
Certification Specialist

The ideal candidate for this position will have an organic agricultural education and/or experience, in addition to the following areas: familiarity with organic certification and regulatory compliance regarding crop and livestock production and knowledge/understanding of the National Organic Program regulations. Additionally, this candidate will have exceptional communication (both written and verbal) and organizational skills. The Certification Specialist position is a full-time position with pay commensurate with experience. Additional benefits are available. Please submit a letter of intent along with a current resume to nics@naturesinternational.com.

7/5/17  | Havre, Mt.  |  Vilicus Farms – Quivira New Agrarian Program
Apprentice

Vilicus Farms, a nationally-recognized organic, dryland crop farm in northern Hill County, Montana, grows heirloom and specialty grains, pulse, oilseed and broadleaf crops within a 5+year rotation on approximately 5,000 acres. While the term is negotiable, the apprenticeship is intended as a multi-season mentoring program immersing motivated young professionals in organic farm operation and management leading to farm ownership. Flexible start date. Learn more.

7/5/17  | Kapaau, HI  |  Hawaii Institute of Pacific Agriculture
Natural Food Chef

Candidates should be passionate about working with local ingredients and have a keen interest in tropical permaculture and farming. This organization currently sources over 50% of their food from their farm, including a variety of vegetables, fruit, starch crops, nuts, dairy, and meat. Their diet is mostly plant-based, but they also enjoy raw milk, eggs, and meat on an occasional basis. Learn more.

 

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)

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