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06/04/2019 | Platte, SD  | Dakota’s Best Seed
Organic Agronomist – Paid Intern
Join a 50-year-old family owned company fully committed to sustainable organic agriculture. Successful candidate will assist lead organic agronomist in a wide variety of organic production activities including direct grower level farm contacts, in-field agronomic advice, rotational planning, educational programs, and all aspects associated with sustainable organic farming practice. Intern will also assist with all aspects of company-owned production acres. Focus products are corn, grasses, alfalfa, and industrial hemp. Excellent opportunity for eventual full-time permanent position with full benefits for right candidate. Visit http://www.dakotasbestseed.com for more information on the company or https://docsend.com/view/drtz76d for a detailed job description.

06/04/2019 | Platte, SD  | Dakota’s Best Seed
Lead Organic Agronomist
Join a 50-year-old family owned company fully committed to sustainable organic agriculture. Successful candidate will take lead in a wide variety of organic production activities including direct grower level farm contacts, in-field agronomic advice, rotational planning, educational programs, and all aspects associated with sustainable organic farming practice. Will also have intern(s) to supervise/utilize. Focus products are corn, grasses, alfalfa, and industrial hemp.
Our home office is in Platte, SD – but candidate would optimally reside centrally within our territory of E-SD, S&E-ND, S-MN, E-IA and N-NE. Salary position with full benefits package. Visit http://www.dakotasbestseed.com for more information on the company or https://docsend.com/view/drtz76d for a detailed job description.

05/14/2019 | Crystal Lake, IL  | McHenry County College
Director, Center for Agrarian Learning
The Director of the Center for Agrarian Learning (CAL) will provide leadership, vision, and coordination of all activities developed and maintained within the Center. The Center will convene community agri-entrepreneurs, and others invested in a vital local and regional food system. Through professional development in critical skills, a professional advisory council, and collaborations with local, regional, and national training entities, the Director will create a robust training schedule, while collaborating with College instructors to develop and refine the course content and objectives leading to certificates, degrees and transfers. Learn more.

05/14/2019 | Sauk Centre, MN  | Camphill Village Minnesota
Live and Work in Ecovillage
Camphill Village Minnesota(CVM) provides a dynamic and nurturing environment for those interested in farming, gardening and sustainable agriculture. CVM staff (Coworkers) live and work alongside adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities in family-style homes on 525 acres. They are currently seeking land-focused Coworkers to join their community. Benefits include room, board, medical insurance, a monthly stipend, vacation time, and training and education in organic and biodynamic agriculture, homesteading, food preservation, and healing arts and crafts. Coworkers come to the village as singles, couples, and families in whatever form they may be. Visit camphillmn.org to learn more. Learn more.

05/13/2019 | Finland, MN  | Wolf Ridge Organic Farm
Organic Farm Internship
The internship will consist of all duties associated with a small-scale, high production vegetable farm, with curriculum-based teaching opportunities. Tasks include seed-starting, bed preparation, direct seeding and transplanting in high tunnels and field. Harvest season will consist of harvesting, washing, storing, and processing of vegetables and transporting them to our sole market, the Environmental Learning Center’s dining hall. The intern will contribute to the Wolf Ridge food waste program through on-farm composting. Other projects include agrophenological flora and fauna data collection, weather data collection, soil sampling and analyses, pollinator plantings, high tunnel maintenance, and fence building. Learn more.

05/09/2019 | Decorah, IA  | Seed Savers Exchange
Flexible Field Crew Member Positions
This position will support Seed Savers Exchange field staff with all garden work and seed production activities. This work includes collection regeneration, catalog seed production, and evaluation growouts. Status: Part-time/Full-time. Duration: 1-6 months. They prefer applicants who can commit to full-time seasonal positions. However, to accommodate life events, they encourage anyone who would like to assist them throughout the season in a part-time or limited duration (less than 6 months) capacity. Priority given to those who apply by May 16th. Open until filled. Learn more.

05/07/2019 | Kutztown, PA  | Rodale Institute
Veteran Farmer Training Program
Are you a military veteran ready for a change? Learn how to farm while you farm. The Veteran Farmer Training program with Rodale Institute will prepare you for a successful career in organic agriculture. Learn through personalized, hands-on experiences and get access to Rodale Institute’s deep network of industry professionals and experts. Through field trips, workshops, speaking engagements, and more, you’ll learn the fundamentals of organic farming. This program takes place on their 333-acre certified organic research farm in Kutztown, PA. Learn more.

05/07/2019 | Three Lakes, WI  | James Lake Farms
Salaried Marsh Employee
James Lake Farms, an organic cranberry grower and fresh packer in Three Lakes, WI, is seeking an energetic individual to join their team as a full time salaried employee. The position involves all aspects of cranberry culture and requires a diverse skill set. Competitive salary with benefits and company housing. Learn more.

05/06/2019 | Falcon Heights, MN  | Twin Cities Flower Exchange
Part-time Flower Market Staff
The Twin Cities Flower Exchange seeks 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. Learn more.

05/02/2019 | Check, VA  | Seven Springs Farm
Foreman – Warehouse
Seven Springs Farm is seeking an energetic, experienced and highly organized individual to lead their warehouse team. This position includes hands-on warehouse operations and requires sustained physical effort on a daily basis. Physical fitness and an energetic approach to work are essential attributes. Candidates must have experience and demonstrated skills with the following: Safe forklift operation, warehouse organization, workflow efficiency evaluation/implementation, inventory tracking, crew leadership/management, shipping logistics and associated documentation. This is a key staff position and requires a committed, team-first mindset. This rustic farm and facility are located along the Blue Ridge in Floyd County, Virginia. Learn more.

05/01/2019 | Old Mill Creek, IL  | Tempel Farms Organics
Farm Crew
Hiring for a variety of positions, please follow website link for more information. Learn more.

05/01/2019 | Brooklyn, WI  | Tomato Mountain Farm
Maintenance/Field Help
Tomato Mountain Farm is a certified organic farm located 20 miles south of Madison. Responsibilities range from harvesting, washing, planting, weeding, and packing vegetables to assistance with maintenance and upkeep. They’ve got a great maintenance/field manager who needs someone reliable to help keep things in order. Looking for a motivated person, with a good attitude and solid/steady work ethic. Learn more.

05/01/2019 | Clayton, WI  | Cherry Tree House Mushrooms, LLC
Mushroom Picker/Packer
Work is primarily picking and packaging mushrooms, requiring speed and precision. Seasonal from June through October. $12/hr. Learn more.
Mushroom Production Lead
Work includes production work and management of small production team. Production includes mushroom picking and force-fruiting, which includes log moving and skidsteer operation, and can be very physical. Seasonal from June through October. $13/hr. Learn more.
Mushroom Production Worker
Work includes mushroom picking and force-fruiting, which includes log moving and skidsteer operation, and can be very physical. Seasonal from May through October. $12/hr. Learn more.

04/22/2019 | Cedar Rapids, IA | Etzel Sugar Grove Farm
Permaculture Technician Intern
Foster connections between humans and the environment through regenerative farming, educational tours, and community supported agriculture. The Seasonal Farm Technician will be instrumental in establishing and maintaining their organic permaculture operation in its inaugural year. The Permaculture Technician Intern works under the diPreview Changes (opens in a new tab)rection of the Farm Manager to ensure the plants, trees, shrubs, and livestock thrive, and conducts research to develop future programs and marketing plans. Learn more.

04/19/2019 | Harbor Springs, MI | Pond Hill Farm
Vineyard Assistant
Required qualifications: One year of landscaping, vineyard, orchard, permaculture or farm production labor, experience in construction, heavy equipment, tractor operation, small motorized equipment, small engine repair, equipment and tool preventative maintenance, valid MI driver’s license and reliable transportation, punctual and work schedule flexibility, must be able and willing to work in variable conditions (i.e. hot to cold, rain, snow, wind), must be able to lift 50 lbs or more, and the ability to self-motivate and stay on task while working independently or as a team. Compensation $11.50 – $14.00 hourly rate dependent on experience.  Learn more.

04/15/2019 | Rushford, MN | Featherstone Farm
Farm Shop & Equipment Maintenance Worker
The Farm Shop & Equipment Maintenance employee is based in Rushford, MN. This is a full-time position. During the nine-month growing season (March-Nov), repair and maintenance employees are expected to work 40 hours a week in all weather conditions. From Dec-Feb, repair and maintenance employees work part-time; hours and days may vary. A background check may be required. Learn more.

04/08/2019 | Chelsea, MN  | Hay Creek Heritage Farms
Farm Crew Member
They are hiring a diligent, detail oriented worker with a passion for farming to be a part time crew member on their working, diversified farm. They are looking for someone that would like to grow with their farm and explore opportunities with them in the future. This position will work primarily at their Chelsea location. Job duties include seeding, planting, weeding, harvesting, wash/pack, soil/weed/pest management, record keeping, basic livestock care, general farm maintenance and upkeep, regularly communicating with farmers. Learn more.

04/08/2019 | Suamico, WI  | Sandy Brook Farm
Manager / Generalist
They are looking for a farm generalist/manager to assist in the day-to-day operations of the farm. Duties and responsibilities would include: tending to livestock (beef, pigs, lamb, poultry), infrastructure maintenance, planting of both annual & perennial crops and plants, perennial berry planting, maintenance, and harvesting, tree planting and pruning, and mulching. Experience in a greenhouse, working with compost, livestock integration and orchards are a plus, but not necessary but this person needs to be willing to learn. Learn more.

04/04/2019 | MI, MN & WI  | MOSA
Contract Inspector
MOSA is seeking experienced organic inspectors who have successfully completed the relevant International Organic Inspectors Association (IOIA) courses and are willing to conduct a minimum of 10 organic inspections annually. Organic inspectors will be asked to conduct annual, additional and expedited inspections in a particular area or region. This is a contract position and inspectors are responsible for their own expenses. MOSA provides additional training when necessary and for the right candidate. Organic inspectors report to the Inspection Department Manager. Hiring preferences will be given to applicants with strong technical ability. Learn more.

04/04/2019 | Columbus, OH  | OEFFA (Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association)
Organic Certification Specialist
Certification Specialists collaborate with co-workers and clients to conduct in-depth reviews of applications for organic certification. He/She guides applicants through the process as they strive to meet federal organic standards. They may participate in policy development, educational programming, and other special projects as they arise. Learn more.
Review Support Specialist
Review Support Specialists support technical staff by undertaking administrative review tasks related to renewal applications for organic certification. The work involves processing, classifying, and organizing incoming applications and inspection reports and providing prompt customer service. They participate in administrative tasks such as application check-in, tracking, and routing correspondence. Learn more.

04/04/2019 | Decorah, IA  | Seed Savers Exchange
Organic Certification Specialist
Seed Savers Exchange is seeking field crew members to join their team. This is a 40 hour/week full time, 6-month seasonal position from approximately May through November. This position will support Seed Savers Exchange field staff with all garden work and seed production activities. This work includes collection regeneration, catalog seed production, and evaluation growouts. Responsibilities include preparing gardens for direct seeding and transplanting, setting up and maintaining fences, trellises, and pollination cages, and maintaining gardens, including watering, weeding, and mulching. Applications will be reviewed starting March 18 until positions are filled. Learn more.

04/04/2019 | Delavan, WI  | Turtle Creek Gardens LLC
Post-Harvest Crew Member
Post-Harvest and Packing Crew Member responsibilities include washing, packing vegetables for CSA, retail, and wholesale markets; Quality Control; Recording all inventory in coolers, and paperwork; Cleaning and prepping pack room according to standards; Organizing and cleaning coolers. Seasonal: June-Nov, they can be flexible with the end date. Turtle Creek Gardens is a certified organic diversified/regenerative farm. They grow vegetables, CBD and industrial grain hemp, grass-fed beef and pastured hogs. Learn more.
Field Crew Member
Field Crew Member Responsibilities include: transplanting, weeding, maintaining and harvesting crops; laying mulch; pruning fruit trees and berries; organic control of pests and disease. Seasonal: June-Aug position, June-Nov position. Learn more.
Assistant Farmer
The Assistant Farmer works closely with farm managers and crew leaders to coordinate all aspects of farm operations from field prep, sowing, crop monitoring, irrigation, harvest, post harvest, and some equipment maintenance. Experience with vegetable growing and farm equipment required. Learn more.

04/02/2019 | Sweet, ID  | 
Organic Farmer
Need someone to farm 20 acres available on the Payette River in Sweet, Idaho. The property is already fenced and has water lines. Learn more.

04/02/2019 | Rockport, WA  | Cascadian Farm Home Farm
Farm Stand Manager
Cascadian Farm is looking for an energized, creative, and passionate person to manage their Roadside Farm Stand. The Stand Manager is responsible for developing and executing long-term strategy and efficient and profitable management of the Farm Stand. The Stand Manager will provide strategic leadership for the seasonal stand team members, and facilitate a fun, safe, and memorable experience for their more than 60,000 annual visitors. The Farm Stand is open May – October and sells farm-grown produce, homemade organic ice cream, espresso, and snacks. This job is a full-time, year-round position offering a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Learn more.

04/01/2019 | Oconomowoc, WI  | Homegrown Farms
Farm Operations Coordinator
They are now seeking a Farm Operations Coordinator. Responsibilities include: providing supervision to all farm staff including day-to-day operation oversight; collaborating with Vocational Services on creation of student jobs, education and program integration into farm operations; meeting with team to manage field production including planting schedules; attending meetings to determine the quantity, variety, and delivery schedule for food produced for student/staff meals, maintaining relationships with wholesalers; creating Greenhouse planting plan and maintaining inventory of spring plants and flowers; managing animal care; managing maintenance and more. Salary is $40,000/year and they offer a competitive benefits package. Learn more.

04/01/2019 | Viroqua, WI  | Harmony Valley Farm
Lead Mechanic, Delivery Drivers and Helpers, Packing Shed Support
They are currently in search of hard-working individuals with an experience and an interest in organic agriculture to fill the positions. Learn more.

04/01/2019 | Carver, MN  | Roots Return Heritage Farm LLC
Farm Crew Member
This position is responsible for managing and developing local food production initiatives at Sinsinawa Mound, home of the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa. As Collaborative Farm Site Coordinator, you’ll manage on-the-ground operations on a certified organic incubator farm and support their six beginning vegetable producers. As Lead Gardener, you’ll coordinate and carry out all activities on a 1.25-acre garden that provides food for sisters, guests, and for donation. The garden also functions as a space for education and outreach. 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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