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9/18/18 | New Hope, PA | Poppy’s Greengrocer
Store Manager
Poppy’s Greengrocer is a local and natural foods store opening early 2019 in New Hope, PA. The store manager will be responsible for successful day-to-day store operations of a new 4,000 square-foot local greengrocer. We are looking for someone who is entrepreneurial by nature, passionate about local food, a skilled manager with a proven track record of taking full responsibility for a retail/grocery operation logistics and operations. Compensation based on experience, $40k-$55k. Learn more.

9/6/18 | Carversville, PA | Carversville Farm Foundation
2019 Livestock Apprenticeship
This apprenticeship program is designed as an introduction to organic farming. Learning the basic skills of farming will be covered from start to finish. The apprentice will learn mostly on the job. Reading material will be supplied to continue the learning after the workday. Lively discussions on and off the field are encouraged to keep the conversation going. Apprentices will work a minimum of 40 hours/week with full-time farmers on every aspect of production, and will also have the opportunity to attend workshops, and training on and off the farm. Carversville Farm Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Learn more.
Seasonal Full Time Vegetable Position
Carversville Farm Foundation currently distributes their farm products to soup kitchens and food pantries in the greater Philadelphia area, they also sell some of their produce to local restaurants and at their weekly farm stand. Applicants will be expected to work on everything from plant propagation to bed prep and field maintenance, weeding, harvesting, post harvest handling/wash and pack. Carversville Farm Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Learn more.
2019 Vegetable Apprenticeship
This apprenticeship program is designed as an introduction to organic farming. Learning the basic skills of farming will be covered from start to finish. The apprentice will learn mostly on the job. Reading material will be supplied to continue the learning after the workday. Lively discussions on and off the field are encouraged to keep the conversation going. Apprentices will work a minimum of 40 hours/week with our full-time farmers on every aspect of production, and will also have the opportunity to attend workshops, classes, and training on and off the farm to support their professional development in organic agriculture. Carversville Farm Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Learn more.
Field Crop/Hay Apprenticeship
At least 1 year of experience working in agriculture with 50hp+ tractors and implements and a strong interest in pursuing organic crop and hay farming as a career. Ability to complete all field work tasks, and a willingness to be flexible team players and contribute wherever needed throughout the season; willingness and desire to work until the job is done, working overtime if necessary. Previous farm experience is a plus. Must be able to lift up to 40lbs. Carversville Farm Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Learn more.
Seasonal Full Time Livestock Position
Daily livestock chores include setting up and taking down electric fencing to move the animals to fresh pasture daily, as well as collecting, washing and packing eggs. Twice a month, they process chickens. Ability to complete all field work tasks, and a willingness to be flexible team players and contribute wherever needed throughout the season; willingness and desire to work until the job is done, working overtime if necessary. Previous farm experience is a plus. Must be able to lift up to 40lbs. Carversville Farm Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Learn more.

9/4/18 | Stoughton, WI | Pleasant Springs Orchard
Orchard Worker
Full-time, year round position. Orchard is near Madison, WI with an immediate opening. Work involves all aspects of managing 2,000 trees along with 110-15 acres of vegetables and a greenhouse. Learn more.

8/31/18 | Clinton, MI | Eden Foods
Buyer
Eden Foods, in Clinton, MI (Lenawee County) is seeking professional help to manage grower and supplier relationships. Travel is involved. Must have a basic working knowledge of organic and conventional agriculture and at least some knowledge of organic standards and food safety. Good work, good people, a career opportunity. Please submit your resume and ask for a job application. Learn more.

8/28/18 | Hudson, WI | Diary Grazing Apprenticeship
Apprentice
Grazing/organic farmers in MN, MO, NY, PA, VT and WI are hiring fulltime employees to work and gain skills needed to become dairy farm managers and owners. Learn more.

8/22/18 | Spring Valley, WI | MOSES
Development Assistant
MOSES (Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service) has an immediate opening for a new teammate to track and record grant deliverables, submit grant reports and invoices, and assist with fundraising efforts. The ideal candidate enjoys working with data and computer systems for managing timelines and wants to be part of the team that organizes the world’s largest conference on organic and sustainable farming. This is a full-time position in the MOSES office in Spring Valley, Wis. Learn more.

8/22/18 | Ames, IA | Practical Farmers of Iowa
Research Associate
This is a new position added to increase the capacity of the Cooperators’ Program as the desire for relevant, farmer-led research grows among both their members and stakeholders across the Midwest. Deadline is Sept. 7. The research associate will play a major role in strengthening their on-farm research process and approach. This will include amplifying their reporting and dispersing of on-farm research trial results, as well as improving internal data management. The research associate will be immediately involved in projects that will explore cover crops on both conventional and organic corn-soybean systems. Learn more.

8/15/18 | Sisters, OR | Seed to Table Farm
Assistant Farm Manager
Seed to Table Oregon is a non-profit education farm located in Central Oregon. They have an 80 person CSA, five wholesale accounts and grow for local food banks and schools. The organization has an amazing opportunity for a motivated individual who is passionate about farming, education and nutritious foods. They are seeking to hire an assistant farm manager to help run their two acre farm and assist with on-site farm education. Applicant must be passionate about collaborating, a self-starter, innovative and a proactive problem solver. Opportunity for growth over the years. Full time, Seasonal: March 1st-November 1st. Learn more.

8/15/18 | Sauk Centre, MN | Camphill Village Minnesota
Garden Manager
The Garden Manager is responsible for the production of vegetables that will sustain an ecovillage of 50 people. They will be working alongside a crew of community members, some of which have developmental disabilities, on 2 acres of organic land. The garden manager is responsible for planning, managing, and delegating tasks in the process of production. Learn more.

8/9/18 | Fargo, ND | Foundation for Agricultural and Rural Resources Management and Sustainability (FARRMS)
New Farmer Task Force Project Manager
The New Farmer Task Force is a coalition of community organizations that seeks to identify and create opportunities for new farmers, especially under served populations. This position organizes outreach, facilitate communications with and between partners, and organize meetings of the task force and other community partners sharing the group’s goals or mission. NTFT Project Manager reports to the FARRMS Executive Director and the NFTF Steering Committee. Part-time contract position offered by FARRMS and funded through a USDA NIFA BFRDP grant through August 15, 2019. Commitment is 25-60 hours per month. Stipend based on background/experience (range $1,000 – $1,500 per month). Learn more.

8/9/18 | Camp Douglas, WI | WI Organic Marketing Alliance Cooperative Inc. (WOMA)
Marketer
Looking for marketer to sell Organic Grain on Independent Contractor Status. Learn more.

8/9/18 | Decorah, IA | Seed Savers Exchange, Inc.
Administrative Associate
This full-time, hourly position provides administrative support to the Executive Director and Deputy Director to fulfill the organization’s administrative, accounting and human resource needs. The ideal candidate has effective oral and excellent written communication skills, an understanding of corporate protocol and discretion, strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and a reasonable level of computer literacy, including a working knowledge of Excel and Google Docs, and an ability to work with a CRM and electronic payroll software. EOE. Learn more.

8/9/18 | Palmer, AK | The Musk Ox Development Corporation (MODC)
Herd Manager
Responsible for overall management of musk oxen including herd health, breeding, weaning and taming of calves. Coordinate and share duties and responsibilities with Herd Assistant. Make decisions pertaining to daily operations, such as when an animal needs to be treated, combed or bred. Decide when veterinarian or other personnel needs to be summoned. Collaborate closely with the person designated by the Board to help establish routine practices and policies as well as make decisions in any non-routine circumstances that may arise. Include Executive Director in plans and decisions. Coordinates and works with MODC education staff, agricultural and musk ox community. Learn more.

8/8/18 | Oconomowoc, WI | Homegrown Farms at Genesee Lake School
Farm/Greenhouse Assistant
They are looking to hire a Farm/Greenhouse Assistant to run our Hydroponic system year-round. In addition, this position will assist with general maintenance duties for both the farm and greenhouse. This position will work 15 hours per week (year-round) including a weekend rotation. There will be additional hours and duties in the Spring. Learn more.

8/7/18 | West Branch, IA | Sustainable Iowa Land Trust
FARM Specialist
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Farm and Realty Management Specialist’s primary role will be landowner outreach and relations. S/he will come to the job with basic sustainable food production knowledge and then receive additional and continuous training on specialty crops, managed grazing, NRCS technology and permanent land protection. This position is focused in Eastern Iowa. Learn more.

8/7/18 | Zelienople, PA | Kretschmann Family Organic Farm
Head of Vegetable Production
One of the original and leading certified organic farms in Western PA is seeking a Head of Vegetable Production with minimum of 3 years’ experience on mid-sized organic vegetable and fruit farm. This is a unique opportunity for an individual with a calling and passion for mid-scale organic produce production. This is a managerial position, with a small crew there will be multiple hats to wear including field work. Salaried full time position. Compensation commensurate with experience and responsibility. Learn more.

8/6/18 | Oakland, IA | Nishnabotna Naturals
Farm Intern
Organic, sustainable, water conserving produce farm specializes in salad greens for restaurants. Operations are mostly manual with automation being mowers and rototillers. Perfect opportunity for a farmer-want-to-be to practice all tasks related to soil improvement, growing, harvesting, marketing, sales and delivery to chefs dedicated to local foods. On-farm room and board, compensation according to skills, knowledge and capability. Learn more.

8/2/18 | Renton, WA | King Conservation District
Farm Services Program Manager
King Conservation District (KCD) has an opening for a Farm Services Programs Manager. This position reports to the Director of Programs and leads key farm services programs and projects as part of a team of conservation professionals in a growing, county wide, natural resource management special purpose district. This position requires someone with demonstrated management experience and a broad knowledge of farm-based natural resource management conservation principles. This person will lead staff activities including hiring, training, coaching, and will write and secure grant funding and manage contracts to fund project and programs. Learn more.

8/2/18 | New Hope, PA | Poppy’s Market
Store Manager
Poppy’s Market in New Hope, PA provides the surrounding area with year round access to nourishing food. The Store Manager of Poppy’s Market will manage successful day-to-day store operations of the new 4,000 square foot greengrocer featuring locally grown products. The ideal candidate is entrepreneurial by nature, passionate about local food, a skilled manager with a proven track record of taking full responsibility for a retail/grocery operation logistics and operations. The right candidate will be a wiz with a spreadsheet, an extraordinary team leader, obsessed with quality and a customer-focused charmer. Compensation based on experience. Learn more.

8/2/18 | Albert Lea, MN | Albert Lea Seed House
Warehouse Associate
Responsibilities include performing a variety of warehouse functions including stocking, mixing and bagging seed, repetitive lifting of 50# bags is required throughout the day, preparing items for the creation of mixes, operating a forklift to move and arrange palletized product in warehouse, receiving and unloading inventory, checking items against B.O.L.’s and completing receiving paperwork and operating a variety of machines and equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks and mixing equipment. Qualifications include attention to detail for recording lot #s, doing calculations for orders and recipes, completing paperwork, an agricultural background with knowledge in regenerative and sustainable agriculture practices and the ability to pass a pre-employment screening. Learn more.

8/2/18 | Bloomington, IN | Lake Monroe Roadside Stand
Permaculture Assistant
They are seeking an individual or small family to assist in transitioning the productive capacity of their land into a permaculture system and the residential areas away from the power grid. Composting, mowing, land clearing, fruit/vegetable/cover crop cultivation, firewood processing, wild edible collecting(hunting-fishing-trapping-plant foraging), beekeeping, plant propagation, seed saving, food preservation, supporting various species of domesticated animals, fencing, and helping with the construction of a 30’x72′ high tunnel. Many traditional technologies are already in use and will continue to be phased in, such as weed scythes, crosscut saws, non-gas powered mechanical advantage, etc. Room and Board Compensation. Learn more.

8/2/18 | Three Lakes, WI | James Lake Farms
Cranberry Harvest Worker
James Lake Farms, a family owned farm located in Three Lakes, WI, harvests organic cranberries for both freezer storage and fresh produce. They currently have 65 acres of certified organic and are transitioning another 124 acres. Their harvest season begins in late September and ends the week before Thanksgiving. They are seeking individuals with the flexibility to work either in the field or in our packing facility, as the daily work needs vary depending on crop development, orders and the weather. Learn more.

8/2/18 | Decorah, IA | Seed Savers Exchange, Inc.
Field Crew Member
This position will support Seed Savers Exchange field staff with all garden work and seed production activities. This work includes collection regeneration and increase growouts, maintenance of perennial collections, commercial seed productions, trial, display, lot check, and evaluation growouts. This is a 40 hour/week full time seasonal position from approximately August through November, 2018. Occasional weekend or holiday work will be required. Learn more.
Facilities Technician
Full time position including benefits. Duties will be the maintenance of physical facilities and equipment. Equipment maintenance and/or carpentry experience is preferred. Individual will work with and lead crews in projects related to supporting operations of Heritage Farm. A valid driver’s license is required. Some weekend work in support of events is required. Learn more.
Facilities Crew Member-Gardens, Grounds, and Facilities
This is a part time position working up to 29 hours per week. The person in this position works in conjunction with rest of the Facilities team on a variety of maintenance activities and takes the primary responsibility for the care of grounds, particularly on the public areas of Heritage Farm. This person will also work on the care and maintenance of the physical facilities and equipment. A valid driver’s license is required. Some weekend work in support of events is required. EOE 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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