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5/16/18 | Northfield, MN | Open Hands Farm
Farm Worker
Open Hands Farm is a 17 acre fruit and vegetable operation serving a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) as well as many wholesale accounts. This Certified Organic farm is seeking highly motivated and eager individuals to fill 1 full time or 2 part time positions, starting in May or June and going until December 1st. Both of these positions have the possibility to extend throughout the winter and into the next season, if it is a good fit for all parties. Learn more.


5/14/18 | Decorah, IA | Seed Savers Exchange, Inc.
Seed House Director
Working closely with organizational leadership, the marketing staff, the preservation staff, and the farm operations team, the Seed House Director is accountable for the sales, marketing and promotion, internal operations, and customer experience that are at the center of the business model of the Seed House. The ideal candidate will have a background in business administration, branding and/or the online marketplace, will be comfortable leading a team of supervisors and their staff of 15 to 20 employees. An ability to meet targets and goals in each season along with a clear vision of long-range planning is critical. Learn more.


5/14/18 | Minneapolis, MN | Green Creamery
Communications and Production Intern
Producers of  NOGURT are looking for 2-3 interns who are eager to help grow a sustainable, socially conscious food company from the ground up! Launching in Minneapolis this summer. Contact Ariane with any questions. Learn more.


5/10/18 | St. Paul, MN | The Food Group
Food Hub Operations Assistant
The primary function of this role is to provide on-farm support and logistical coordination for the Big River Farms Food Hub. This includes coordinating CSA box packing and delivering weekly boxes of produce to approximately 12 drop-sites in the Twin Cities Metro Area on a weekly basis, coordination of food donations, cooler management, and delivering produce for farmers markets. This position also assists in maintaining efficient and effective farm operations, adhering to the food safety plan, and providing occasional education on post-harvest handling and food safety for farmers enrolled in the Farmer Education Program. Learn more.


5/8/18 | Ferguson, MO | EarthDance Organic Farm School
Youth Programs Coordinator
Seeking a self-motivated and resourceful individual with excellent communication, educational, and interpersonal skills. The highly qualified candidate will possess an understanding of youth education, nutrition and cooking awareness, organic farming/ gardening, and passion for the good food movement.  Learn more.
Volunteer Coordinator
Seeking a self-motivated and resourceful individual with excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. The Volunteer Coordinator’s time will be spent on the farm, leading farm tours and volunteer crews; in the office scheduling, tracking and strategizing; and in the community, recruiting volunteers and communicating with partner organizations. Learn more.
Marketing & Outreach Coordinator
Seeking a self-motivated and resourceful individual with excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. The highly qualified candidate will possess an understanding of the good food movement, marketing, and interacting with diverse communities and public audiences. Learn more.
Grants & Development Associate
EarthDance is seeking a self-motivated and resourceful individual with excellent written and verbal communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. The highly qualified candidate will possess an understanding of the good food movement, research skills, and attention to detail. Learn more.


5/8/18 | Red Wing, MN | Red Wing Area Farmer’s Market Association
Market Manager
Organize and administer both weekday and Saturday farmer’s markets. Primary customer service and EBT representative for the market. Part-time/seasonal. Learn more.


5/8/18 | Clayton, WI | Cherry Tree House Mushrooms
Mushroom Farm Worker
CTHM is the rare farm specializing in log-grown mushrooms like shiitake! Join this team, three-quarter to full-time hours, harvesting mushrooms, moving logs, and other farm jobs. $10 to $13 per hour wages, mushrooms, and housing available on this beautiful Wisconsin farm. Learn more.


5/4/18 | Stevens Point, WI | Central Rivers Farmshed
Kitchen Manager
Responsible for overseeing local food programming and operations related to Farmshed’s commercial kitchen. The Manager will work closely with the Farmshed team: staff, AmeriCorps members, interns, volunteers, and Board of Directors to run the kitchen with a focus on activities that grow the local food community. This position is .75 FTE (approx. 24-30 hrs/week) with the potential to develop the position to full time. Expected start date of June 18th, 2018. To apply, please send resume, cover letter and professional references to Layne by May 27, 2018. Learn more.


5/3/18 | Columbus, OH | OEFFA(Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association)
Member Care Associate
Primarily responsibile for managing all phases of the membership process as the frontline representative of OEFFA, responding to inquiries about membership, sending renewal notices, processing membership renewal information and payments, and tracking and analyzing this information in the membership database. In addition, the Member Care Associate provides support and service to OEFFA’s grassroots chapters, helping chapter leadership with chapter recruitment, communication needs, and programming. This is 30 hours a week position on average. The compensation is $16.00/hour. Learn more.


5/2/18 | Woodbury, MN | Harris Homestead
Summer Farm Assistant
5 hours a week, $10/hr. Family run hobby farm on 3.5 acres located on the SW corner of Woodbury, MN. The farm has a variety of woodlands with a freshwater stream, chickens, several fruit trees and a large garden (160 x 60 ft) to cultivate. Seeking help with gardening, construction projects and more. Preferred skills:  Comfortable using power tools and knowledge of organic farming techniques. By May 12th complete application  and send resume to Jothsna.


5/1/18 | East Troy, WI | Uriel Pharmacy
Garden Manager
Looking for a self-motivated plant enthusiast to manage 4 acre medicinal plant site, harvest and process plant material into tinctures, and assist in production of homeopathic and herbal remedies. Knowledge and experience with annual and perennial herbaceous and woody plant care, and propagation required. Knowledge and experience with organic growing practices a must, biodynamic gardening experience a plus. Project management experience desired. Must be detail oriented with the ability to use tincture and remedy production data in garden planning, production, and harvest. Salary commensurate with experience. Learn more. Submit cover letter, resume, and three references to Cheryl. 


5/1/18 | Decorah, IA | Seed Savers Exchange, Inc.
Field Operations Technician
Seed Savers Exchange is a non-profit organization based in Decorah, Iowa focused on conserving and promoting America’s culturally diverse but endangered garden and food crop heritage for future generations. SSE is seeking a Field Operations Tech. The ideal candidate should have practical farm work experience. Working under the guidance of the Field Manager, the Field Operations Technician will be involved in all stages of field and garden operations and seed production activities. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to tractor work, garden and field preparation, cover cropping, pollination cage management, IPM, spraying, managing pest exclusion fencing.   Learn more.


4/25/18 | Burlington, WI | Vintage Prairie Farm
Assistant Farm manager
Assistant Farm Manager is involved with all aspects of organic vegetable production, including planting, weeding, harvesting and weekly deliveries. Full time through November. $15 / Hour plus free excess produce.  Contact Jesse.


4/24/18 | Twin Cities, MN | Cherry Tree House Mushrooms
Farm Worker
Cherry Tree House Mushrooms is a small farm near the Twin Cities specializing in organic log-grown mushrooms and mushroom foods. Looking for a seasonal three-quarter or full-time farm worker to start in mid June – and into October.  Workers are provided with free housing, mushrooms, and competitive wages.  This is a great opportunity to get experience with log cultivation while living on a beautiful farm with a small but friendly team of farmers.  Learn more.


4/24/18 | Falcon Heights, MN | Twin Cities Flower Exchange
Flower Market staff
Seeking a part-time seasonal staff person to assist on market days. The Exchange is an innovative model for wholesale cut flower sales. This position is a great opportunity for someone seeking hands-on learning about sustainable cut flower marketing. This is a high-paced, physical job in a supportive and fun environment. 8 am to 4 pm every Wednesday, June through October. Flexibility for additional hours as needed. Learn more.


4/24/18 | Fennville, MI | Virtue Cider
Located among 50 acres of vibrant Western Michigan farmland and orchards. They make all craft ciders on-site in cider houses where you can tour  facilities among all barrels where cider is aged. Virtue also grows vegetables (for summer markets), as well as heritage breed animals (pigs, chickens, sheep). Seeking a full-time farmer for the maintenance of their grounds and animal programming. Enthusiasm is a must, and farm experience is a plus. Interested in team players. If interested contact Johanna.


4/20/18 | Three Oaks, MI | Granor Farm
Organic Farm Internship
Hiring interns to experience a season on an organic farm from May-Oct/Nov. The internship is paid and includes housing and vegetables from the farm. Learn more.


4/20/18 | Ames, IA | Practical Farmers of Iowa
Strategic Initiatives Assistant
Seeking a diligent, respectful and passionate person to serve as assistant for the strategic initiatives team. The strategic initiatives assistant will support that team by 1) managing schedules and mailings; 2) tracking farmer completion of cost-share program requirements; 3) serving as the team’s primary event and meeting planner, 4) helping the team coordinate effectively with key partners; 5) assisting with outreach and farmer speaker coordination; 6) gathering supporting information for grant proposals and reports; and 7) providing administrative support to general field crops programming. Learn more.


4/19/18 | Williston, ND | NDSU Williston Research Extension Center
Agronomy Technician
This position will assist with grant funded pipeline research and other grant funded research at the Williston Research Extension Center (WREC). Responsibilities include: maintenance of all research and facilities at the WREC; assist with reclamation plot research and management; maintaining seed inventory, planting, maintenance and harvest of field experiments; collection and analysis of data on diseases, plant, crop and soil nutrients, water quality from field experiments, and other important aspects of crops grown in agronomic trials. Learn more.


4/18/18 | Tuttle, ND | FARRMS
Farm or Ranch Hand
FARRMS matches interns to mentor farms across ND. Mentor farmers/ranchers provide guidance, skills training, structure the intern’s daily work schedule, evaluate the intern’s learning, and allow time for the intern to participate in educational activities. Interns bring enthusiasm, positive attitude, willingness to learn new methods, and commitment to work hard. FARRMS augments hands-on farming internship experience with farm tours, book readings and discussions, a competency based framework, and stipends. Learn more.


4/18/18 | Fargo, ND | Growing Together
Urban Garden Intern
Expand your horticultural skills in a community garden setting. Focus is on leadership, community development, team building, and garden skills.
Follow the weekly circuit of gardens with this volunteer organization based in Fargo, ND. Gardeners come from diverse backgrounds including many immigrants and refugees. Learn more.


4/18/18 | Long Prairie, MN | Sustainable Farming Association
Event Coordinator for the Minnesota Salsa Fest
The Event Coordinator is responsible for the planning and execution to achieve a successful and profitable Salsa Fest, including: developing a list of action items with timelines and due dates; delegation of tasks as appropriate to the Salsa Fest Committee and other volunteers; reservation of Todd County Fair Grounds facilities; ensuring compliance with local regulations; coordinating security for the event with local law enforcement; acting as operations manager the day of the event including supervision of event volunteers. Duties also include fundraising through sponsorship, budget management, solicitation of Salsa Contest entrants, judges, exhibitors, food vendors, demonstrations, and music. Learn more.


4/12/18 | Webster, MN | Waxwing Farm
Part-time Farm Crew Member
Looking for a motivated individual to join the crew 2-3 days per week for the duration of the growing season. The time frame is from May — late October/early November. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and organized, with an attention to detail and efficiency. Previous farm experience is a plus but not required. Crew members must be physically fit and should expect to work quickly and efficiently in all weather conditions. Employees must be able to work independently and with others. Seeking an individual that wants to work hard, eat well, and continue to learn and grow. Learn more.


4/12/18 | North Freedom,WI | Four Elements Organic Herbals
Farm Manager
Seeking a hard-working, self-motivated individual from May to October, possibly beyond. Three seasons on organic farm, management experience desired. Knowledge and appreciation of medicinal herbs considered beneficial to this job. Detail orientated, some knowledge of organic requirements, interest in filming, photography and social media a plus. Learn more.


4/12/18 | Butte, MT | National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT)
Executive Director
Seeking an energetic, passionate, experienced individual who would be responsible for all aspects of day to day management and the overall programmatic, administrative and fiscal management of the organization. NCAT is a national, private non-profit organization whose work includes nationally recognized projects in food, agriculture, and energy. Learn more.


4/12/18 | Baldwin, WI | Heaven on Earth Farm.
Farm Manager/Renter/Partner
Seeking an individual for this position for a 200 acre tillable farm, 80 acres certified organic. Currently raising hay, row crops and pasture raised beef.  Call 651-253-2262 or contact Laura.


4/12/18 | Decorah, IA | Seed Savers Exchange, Inc.
Germination Lab Technician
The ideal candidate will assist in managing a plant collection of over 25,000 varieties, by overseeing all aspects of seed health and quality through germination and moisture content testing. The Germination Lab Technician will also assist with seed production by leading the corn hand-pollination team during peak field season.  Learn more.
Field Crew Members
Looking to hire two field crew members. This is a 40 hour/week full time seasonal position from approximately May 20th through November 16th. Occasional weekend or holiday work will be required. This position will support Seed Savers Exchange field staff with all garden work and seed production activities. This work includes collection regeneration and increase grow-outs, maintenance of perennial collections, commercial seed productions, trial, display, lot check, and evaluation grow-outs. Learn more.


4/11/18 | St. Paul, MN | Shared Ground Farmer’s Cooperative
Warehouse Manager/Delivery Driver
Shared Ground (SGFC) is a marketing and distribution cooperative owned by 7 farms in MN and western WI. The Delivery Driver/Warehouse Manager will help ensure that all deliveries and product meet SGFC’s high quality standards. This role will help SGFC continue its rapid growth, and ensure that the Co-op maintains its reputation for high quality product and excellent customer service while exhibiting the importance of a diversified supply chain to our markets. Our Delivery Driver interacts with our customers in person on a weekly or biweekly basis, so this position plays an important role in representing SGFC and its farmers. Learn more.


4/11/18 | Ogilive, MN | Nelson Grass Farm
Intern will work together with farmer through the routine challenges and chores of the operation and will set aside time each week to delve into topics and questions that have arose during the work week. Intern will be involved in all aspects of pasture based operation, this includes the end result of dealing with the customers. There are several big projects planned for this year; fencing, waterline, and animal structures are some of the highlights for this summer. Intern will learn how to use some equipment ranging from hand tools to skid loader. Learn more.


4/9/18 | Minneapolis, MN | Minneapolis Public Schools Culinary and Wellness Services
Garden Management Internship
Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) Culinary & Wellness Services is looking for a summer intern to manage the Culinary Center’s produce garden and coordinate garden-based educational activities and programming. This internship is a great opportunity for a college student looking to gain hands-on, professional learning experience related to sustainable farming and garden management, as well as school nutrition, Farm to School programming, community engagement, education and more. While managing the Culinary Center’s garden is the primary focus of the internship, the intern will also have the opportunity to work closely with the Farm to School Coordinator to learn about MPS Culinary & Wellness Services’ work to provide MPS students with access to quality food and active living. Send cover letters and resumes to Kate.  Due by 5pm on Friday, April 20th. Learn more.


4/9/18 | Marine on St. Croix, MN | The Food Group
Food Hub Manager
The Big River Farms Food Hub provides guaranteed markets and market education to farmers participating in our Farmer Education Program. The Food Hub Manager provides quality education to farmers on post-harvest handling, food safety, marketing, and sales so farmers become equipped to sell through markets including farmers markets, CSA, and wholesale. This position also oversees operations and finances of the Big River Farms Food Hub, including leading sales of CSA shares, coordinating distribution, and providing excellent customer service to CSA members. This position manages wholesale market relationships, partnership development, mitigation of food waste, and development of new markets. Learn more.


4/6/18 | Menomonie, WI | Chippewa Valley Bean Company, Inc.
Irrigation Specialist
Looking to fill a full time, permanent irrigation specialist position. Experience in irrigation and bean drying. Farming background preferred, but willing to train the right candidate. General electrical knowledge a plus. Must be able to work with entire farming production team and assist in prep, planting, harvesting, and irrigation as necessary. Ability to safely operate farm machinery and abide by all safety practices. Must help unload trucks, must be able to regularly lift 100lbs. Minimum of 40 hours per week with overtime/weekends as needed, especially during harvest. Salary dependent upon experience. Learn more.


4/6/18 | Hastings, MN |Carpenter Nature Center
Natural Resource Manager
Provides management and supervision in planning, implementing and evaluating all natural resources operations on Carpenter Nature Center’s 725-acre grounds. Supervise the on-going implementation of the organic management of the CNC Apple Orchard and sales building. Assist in large-scale landscape, grounds, and resource management projects on both of Carpenter Nature Center’s campuses. Assist Education Department in fulfilling Carpenter Nature Center’s mission of environmental education for schools, groups, families and casual visitors. Oversee planning, planting, weeding and maintenance of decorative and educational gardens, man-made wetland and water garden feature. Learn more.


4/5/18 | Suamico, WI | Sandy Brook Farm
Farm Generalist
Duties and responsibilities would include:
• Tending to livestock (beef, pigs, lamb, chicken and turkey)
• Infrastructure maintenance
• Planting of both annual & perennial crops and plants
• Perennial berry planting, maintenance, and harvesting
• Tree planting and pruning
• Mulching
• An annual garden
• Bee keeping
• Farmer’s Market sales
Experience in a greenhouse, working with compost, livestock integration and orchards are a plus, but not necessary. This position will require the ability to: lift 50-60 lbs., tend to animals, communicate with others, tolerate inclement weather, and work weekends on a rotational basis. Learn more.


4/4/18 | Sebeka, MN |Yellow Rose Organic
Grounds Keeper
Seeking a future Grounds Keeper for Yellow Rose Organic. Want to pass this torch/passion of providing nutrient dense clean food to another younger Grounds Keeper. The vision is profit sharing between the farm workers. Farm includes a Pastured Egg operation, feeding emmer and peas. No soy or corn. They also raise a grass-fed beef herd with Low-Line Angus and British White genetics, and grow potatoes and other crops. If interested in a challenge that will help to change the world, one person at a time contact Larry to apply.


3/29/18 | Twin Cities, MN| Cherry Tree House Mushrooms
Farmers Market Vendors
Cherry Tree House Mushrooms is a small farm near the Twin Cities specializing in organic log-grown mushrooms and mushroom foods. Looking for one or two vendors to operate one or both of our weekend farmers market booths in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Need people who are organized, and passionate about organic food, farmers markets, and conversing about food and farming!  Learn more.


3/29/18 | Hopkins, MN| Hopkins Farmers Market
Market Manager
Enjoy friendly, vibrant market surrounded by MN Grown produce & products.  Located in the bustling Hopkins downtown neighborhood. Hopkins Farmers Market is a well established market that opened in 1985 and welcomed by the City of Hopkins, its community and surrounding areas. Taking applications until position is filled.  Apply here.


3/28/18 | Decorah, IA |Seed Savers Exchange
Seed Regeneration/Production
This is a 40 hour/week full time seasonal position from approximately May 20th through November 16th. Occasional weekend or holiday work will be required. FSLA Status: Non-exempt seasonal full-time. This position will support Seed Savers Exchange by being a part of the staff that oversees all garden and seed production/regeneration grow-outs in the field. Deadline: Application review will begin March 26, 2018. Learn more.


3/26/18 | Johnson Creek, WI | High Meadow Farm LLC
Full-Time Farm Hand
Tasks include all involved in CSA preparation: operating vegetable equipment, crop management, seeding, transplant, harvest and field preparation, weeding and working alongside crew. Must be able to follow directions, work with the farmers as well as with a team. Workers must be in good health and physical shape and able to lift 40 – 50 lbs. This position requires a motivated, efficient individual who will work well alongside the farmers as well as alone or with the enthusiastic farm crew. Compensation: Commensurate with experience.  Learn more.


3/26/18 | Hampton, IA | Ash Grove Farm
Farming Assistant/Intern
Looking for a hardworking, creative, farm assistant/employee to help grow farm business and who wants to learn the ins and outs of an organic cropping system.  Preference will be given for a two year minimum commitment.  Candidate must have enthusiasm for agriculture, sustainability, and business, and also experience with machinery, experience with livestock preferred, and the ability to work more than 40 hours per week, as needed.  Annual compensation is in the range of $35,000 to $38,000 depending on experience and hours worked.  A stipend will also be provided for health insurance.  Housing may be available for the right candidate. In addition to the hourly wage, compensation will include a percentage of the calf crop each year.  Other benefits include meat, eggs, and space for a garden for the employee and their immediate family.  Learn more.


3/21/18 | DePere, WI | Ranovael Dairy
In need of Herdsman for organic dairy for 700-cow dairy. Contact Ray or Susie.


3/21/18 | Stoughton, WI | Pleasant Springs Orchard
Orchard/Vegetable Worker
Year-round part- to full-time opening in April with well-established ag business starting its 40th year. Must have strong verbal communication skills and mechanical skills. Duties include all aspects of fruit and vegetable production. $12-$15/hour starting wage, dependent on experience. Orchard is 16 miles from downtown Madison with 2,000 producing trees and up to 15 acres of vegetables. Email resume with references. 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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