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12/13/2018 | Cross Plains, WI | Crossroads Community Farm, LLC.
Field Crew Member
Crossroads Community Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm with a 415-member CSA, offering several full-time seasonal crew positions for individuals willing to work hard on their 20-acre farm. A field position at the farm involves hard work with your body, as you help to seed, plant, weed, and harvest vegetables. Full-time crew members work 40 hour weeks; part-time members work 20 hours per week and work in the field in all weather conditions. Learn more.

12/13/2018 | Finland, MN | Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center
Farm Manager
This position oversees and actively works in all aspects of the Wolf Ridge farm operations and drives the vision for the farm. This position is responsible for planning farm production, growing the vegetables, fruit and meat, processing and delivering goods to the dining-hall. A key component is coordinating with the Food Service Director. In addition, the Farm Manager prepares and delivers interactive, educational experiences for students of all ages, teaching about sustainably grown food and other environmental education related content. The position also requires expertise in construction/repair and maintenance, grant writing and scientific research. Learn more.

12/13/2018 | Decorah, IA | Seed Savers Exchange
Greenhouse Manager
The Greenhouse Manager will utilize their comprehensive knowledge and experience of vegetable crop production and greenhouse production to grow high quality transplants from over 40 different crop types each year. The Greenhouse Manager will also take a leadership role in SSE’s pollination program by managing insects for controlled pollination. This position will also have a supervisory role in seed processing of collection regeneration grow outs (Preservation). Learn more.

12/13/2018 | Decorah, IA | Seed Savers Exchange
Greenhouse Manager
The Greenhouse Manager will utilize their comprehensive knowledge and experience of vegetable crop production and greenhouse production to grow high quality transplants from over 40 different crop types each year. The Greenhouse Manager will also take a leadership role in SSE’s pollination program by managing insects for controlled pollination. This position will also have a supervisory role in seed processing of collection regeneration grow outs (Preservation). Learn more.

12/13/2018 | Rushford, MN | Featherstone Farm
Horticulture Technician
Featherstone Farm is a 250 acre certified organic farm located in the bluff country in and around Rushford, Minnesota. The farm produces fresh market fruits and vegetables for distribution to local co-ops, restaurants and grocers, wholesalers and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) members throughout the region. They are currently accepting applications for a horticulture technician to join their field production team with a special focus on irrigation. Hort techs are important members of Featherstone’s horticulture team and involved in all aspects of Field Production from hand labor and equipment operation to data collection and analysis. Learn more.

12/13/2018 | Noblesville, IN | Full Hand Farm
Farmhand
A 5 acre four season farm looking for 2 full time farm hands for 2019. The farm is entering season 8 and they are a young, hard working and tight knit crew that is serious about growing high quality and diverse vegetables while having a lot of laughs along the way. They have 2 young kids who are part of day to day operations. RV available if needed. This would be a great fit for a committed couple looking to experience life on a working family farm, or deepen their knowledge and skills while moving toward farm ownership. Learn more.

12/11/2018 | Grants Pass, OR | Whistling Duck Farm
Farm Production Manager
They are a multifaceted farm, with a storefront, kitchen, wholesale accounts and an online store. Their Production manager will work closely with the owners to create and implement each season’s plan, overseeing field production, including crew management, scheduling, fertility regimen and field preps, planting, irrigation, harvest, tractor and equipment use and management, and record-keeping. Production manager will also work closely with their store and kitchen managers throughout the season, from planning to strategizing harvests in order to optimize full farm returns. This is a salaried position, long term commitment preferred. Learn more.

12/10/2018 | Napa Valley, CA | Long Meadow Ranch
Culinary Farm Manager
Long Meadow Ranch has a unique opportunity for a Culinary Farm Manager to manage the extensive organic and sustainable farming operations including fruits, vegetables, herbs and eggs. The Culinary Farm Manager will handle all purchasing of seeds and supplies and handle routine farm maintenance.  This position is responsible for supply to wholesale, retail, farmer’s markets and the award-winning farm-to-table restaurant, Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch. Learn more.

12/10/2018 | St. Paul, MN & Vermillion Township | HAFA CSA
CSA Manager and Procurement Specialist
The CSA Manager and Procurement Specialist will be responsible for managing all of the logistics for the HAFA CSA, as well as procuring vegetables from farmers for weekly contract and ad hoc sales. The position will be stationed at the Thompson Avenue office in West St. Paul in the winter, and at the HAFA Farm, a 155 acre incubator and research vegetable farm located in Vermillion Township in the summer. Learn more.

12/7/2018 | Cannon Falls, MN | Sogn Valley Farm
Harvest Crew Leader
This full-time position runs from April (or possibly earlier) through mid-November. The Harvest Crew Leader works closely with the Farm Manager and is responsible for leading the farm crew on harvest activities. Learn more.
Peak-Season Crew Leader
This full-time position runs from early through late summer and is well-suited for a someone who cannot commit to spring or late fall work. While work responsibilities will be varied, the focus will be on harvest, wash & pack, and field maintenance. Learn more.
Packing Shed Crew Leader
This full-time position runs from April (or possibly earlier) through mid-November. The Pack Shed Crew Leader works closely with the Farm Manager and is responsible for leading the farm crew on post-harvest activities and maintaining inventory and order in the packing shed. Learn more.
Part-Time Crew Member
Part-time Crew Members work 2-3 days per week primarily in the areas of harvesting, washing, and packing vegetables for sale. There will be occasional involvement in other activities, such as planting and field maintenance. Learn more.
Farmers’ Market Manager
This new position combines two days of harvest/wash/pack at the farm with two days running our stall at the St. Paul Farmers’ Market. The Market Manager has the responsibility for driving our truck to and from the market and leading our market staff at Saturday and Sunday markets. This person would also participate in harvest and prep for market at the farm on Thursdays and Fridays and help staff our on-farm market on Friday evenings. Learn more.

12/7/2018 | Northfield, MN | Open Hands Farm
Farm Crew Member
Available for 2019! Open Hands Farm in Northfield, MN is a 17 acre certified organic vegetable operation serving a CSA as well as many wholesale accounts. We are seeking highly motivated and eager individuals to fill 1 full-time position, starting in May 15 and going into December. One part-time position (2-3 days/week) will start in June and one part-time position will start August 15. All 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.

12/7/2018 | Columbus, OH | Farm Link Montana
Farm/Ranch Hand
Spend your summer outdoors, get your hands dirty, and experience the tough and rewarding work of farming or ranching in Montana. Amid the breathtaking views and endless wilderness recreation, Montana boasts an incredible range of agriculture. On Farm Link Montana, you can find jobs producing wheat and pulses, organic vegetables, cattle, dairy, hops and more. Learn more.

12/7/2018 | Columbus, OH | OEFFA
Administrative Assistant
The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association announces an immediate opening for a highly motivated and organized individual to serve as an Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant will provide clerical support to the organic certification program that enables technical staff to evaluate operations’ compliance with organic standards and the operations they partner with to achieve and maintain certification. The successful applicant will join a dedicated team of bright, experienced, and passionate professionals who are committed to advancing organic agriculture. Learn more.

12/7/2018 | Afton, MN | 10th St. Farm and Market
Internship
Looking for 3 Interns, these are entry-level programs combining hands-on training and skills-based education in micro-farming (farming on an acre or less) so that you will have the knowledge and experience to start your own agricultural project. You will learn by being involved with all aspects of a diversified organic-practicing vegetable farm, which includes succession planting for extended season, working with CSA and wholesale markets, high tunnel and greenhouse management as well as the processes and techniques they have integrated into their farm making it as efficient and profitable as possible. Learn more.

12/7/2018 | Minneapolis, MN | Dream of Wild Health
Field Manager
Dream of Wild Health is looking for their next Farm Manager! Please share with your networks. The Farm Manager is responsible for planning, implementing, an evaluating all garden and farm programs, as well as hiring and training seasonal staff. The position requires a degree in Horticultural Science or equivalent training, 2 or more years field experience, 1 or more years supervising staff, a high level of commitment to Native culture and values, as well as tolerance for heat and a positive attitude. Please submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references by Monday, December 17th. Learn more.

12/7/2018 | Oconomowoc, WI | Homegrown Farm at Genesee Lake School
Field Manager
The Field Manager will be in charge of growing produce for their school cafeteria and area group homes. On average, Homegrown Farms provides the GLS kitchen with nearly 9000 pounds of fresh vegetables from May through December! Primary job functions will focus on crop production, planning, and management. Must be able to work independently. During the off season, responsibility will focus more on general farm duties (animal care, etc). Learn more.

12/7/2018 | Viroqua, ,WI | Fifth Season Cooperative
Member & Marketing Coordinator
The Fifth Season Cooperative is hiring a full time Member and Marketing Coordinator based in Viroqua. Flexible, fast-paced position working with local farmers, processors and distributors to source and fill weekly customer orders, set up deliveries, conduct email communications and organize paperwork. Must have excellent verbal/written communication and organizational skills. Experience working with farmers highly recommended. Apply immediately, position open until filled. Call Sue Noble at 608.638.8332. Learn more.

11/29/2018 | Hurley, NY | Row by Row Farm
Equipment Operator/Wash + Pack Manager
The Equipment Operator and Packing Manager is focused on, field preparation including discing, tine harrowing and subsoiling, planting with a carousel planter and water wheel planter, cultivation using a tine weeder, Kult Kress finger weeder, basket weeder, other cultivation tools, applying soil amendments with a front mounted implement, mowing, field packing operations (operating a conveyor harvest rig) and packing house management. This position will work very closely with the farm owners and other management staff. Learn more.
Crew Manager
The Crew Manager’s job is to organize and coordinate our crew of 4-5 people. The Crew Manager oversees the harvest and delegates tasks for each day. The Crew Manager is there to answer questions about the tasks at hand and set the standard of quality for the harvest and field work. A key feature of this job is to keep the crew working efficiently and facilitating smooth transitions. Daily tasks include; planting, harvesting, weeding, row cover management. This position requires someone who is focused on their own tasks while keeping the crew’s tasks and progress as a top priority. Learn more.

11/29/2018 | Hutchinson, MN | Loon Organics, Inc.
Farm Manager
Loon Organics Farm is looking for an energetic, motivated, and hard-working manager to round out the 2019 farm team. Ideally this is a minimum two-year position, with management responsibilities depending on previous experience. At least two years of previous experience on a vegetable farm is desired. Position is full-time from April through October. Compensation is $12+/hr, depending on experience, plus ample farm veggies. Learn more.

11/29/2018 | Kanawha, IA | Healthy Harvest of North Iowa
Executive Director
Healthy Harvest of North Iowa seeks part-time, independently motivated, visionary leader who is passionate about growing North Iowa’s local food movement and skilled at managing a nonprofit organization and the many partnerships inherent in this work. The successful candidate will bring a commitment to integrity, collaboration, and innovation to support the history and culture of Healthy Harvest. This individual will work to guide the organization to meet its goals, values and vision. The Executive Director works with the Board of Directors and staff to develop and achieve long-term goals and objectives. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors. Learn more.

11/21/2018 | Rockport, WA | Cascadian Farm
Field Supervisor
The Field Supervisor will work closely with the Farm Manager to train and supervise employees for all aspects of farm production as well as perform other jobs associated with field and greenhouse production and landscape maintenance. The Field Supervisor will support a positive, safe, and efficient work environment, while producing top quality fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables. Learn more.

11/20/2018 | Sauk Centre, MN | Camphill Village Minnesota
Garden Manager for Intentional Community
The Garden Manager is responsible for the stewardship of a healthy biodynamic garden and production of vegetables for the community while managing a team of people with abilities and developmental disabilities to create a therapeutic working environment. Learn more.

11/16/2018 | Esparto, CA | Capay Valley Farm Shop
Operations Manager
Capay Valley Farm Shop (CVFS) seeks an experienced manager to assume operational responsibility for the management of their 3,000 square foot aggregation and distribution facility for local farms and ranches. The Operations Manager will work collaboratively with a determined team of employees to conduct core services and drive the continued growth of the business. The Operations Manager will report to the General Manager. Learn more.

11/16/2018 | Urbana, IL | Sola Gratia Farm
Assistant Farm Manager
They seek an Assistant Farm Manager for their 12-acre not-for-profit community vegetable farm. Experience in working on a CSA farm or vegetable farm that follows organic practices in the Midwest is important as well as working with a wide range of equipment is preferred as the farm’s infrastructure includes a greenhouse, high-tunnel hoophouse, wash/pack shed, two walk-in coolers, water well and irrigation system, a storage building, a seed drill, a cultivating tractor with five-row seeders, a medium-sized tractor and a BCS walking tractor, both with a wide range of implements and various other pieces of equipment and tools. Learn more.

11/16/2018 | Baileys Harbor, WI | Waseda Farms
Farm Team Member
They are seeking a farmer that is looking to greatly expand his or her farm activities and responsibilities as they grow on an organic farm in Door County, Wisconsin. The manual 40-50 hours per week manual work will include: animal husbandry (birthing, weaning, castration, feeding, care, cleaning), crop production (planting, weeding, harvesting, baling), equipment use & maintenance (tractors and implements, skid steers, fencing, irrigation), and assistance with other departments (egg packaging, store, garden) as needed. Mechanic experience is desired, and a positive team spirit is a must. Learn more.

11/13/2018 | Atlanta, IL | PrairiErth Farm
Crew Members
Field/greenhouse & post harvest crew positions available for 2019. The focus is a 25-acre organic veg production. Possible expansion into future seasons. Full-time from Apr-Nov w/possible part-time work outside of the regular season. Housing available, fair wage, great team! Learn more.

11/13/2018 | MN, MO, NY, PA VT, and WI  | Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship
Dairy Jobs 
Dairy Jobs: 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.

11/13/2018 | Rising Sun, MD | Flying Plow Farm
Farm Crew Members and Leader
Flying Plow Farm is a 56 acre certified organic farm. They raise 7 acres of vegetables with horse and tractor power and other acreage is devoted to pastures for our grass-fed beef herd, pastured laying hens, and pastured broiler chickens. They have two different positions open for 2019, a farm crew leader and several farm crew members. Learn more.

11/13/2018 | Oregon | Rogue Farm Corps
Farm Internships and Apprenticeships
Rogue Farm Corps’ Entry-level Farm Internship program is a great launching point for interested parties to try farming for real! Gain significant experience training on a sustainable farm in Oregon. The Internship is a full season (6-8 month) residential immersion program that combines hands-on field training with a mentor farmer, classroom learning, tours of local farms, and a farm-based independent project. No experience necessary. The Apprenticeship Program is an immersive on-farm program for those with two or more years of farming experience who are seeking to dive into the art and business of farming. Find out more and apply today! Learn more.

11/9/2018 | Palisade, CO | Field To Fork Seasonal Organic Produce
Farm Assist/Apprentice/Labor
We grow a wide selection of gourmet variety fruits and vegetables. All farm duties will be taught you will perform plant propagation, harvest, post-harvest, CSA, farmers markets, wholesale. 
Learn more.

11/9/2018 | Bala Cynwyd,  PA | Kitchen Table Consultants
Director of Operations
KTC works with clients across the country and incubates a family of small businesses. As they grow, they are seeking a tech and people savvy Director of Operations that will evaluate, plan, implement, and manage systems in order to create maximum efficiency and deliver the best possible results. They want a strategic thinker and a tenacious doer, a person of action that will proactively build scalable and repeatable systems and remove redundancies. The director will be responsible for the management of the operations and administrative support they provide to their businesses and consultants. Learn more.

11/9/2018 | Charles Town, WV | Claymont Society
Permaculture Farm Garden Manager and Permaculture Design Entrepreneur
An unbelievably beautiful 340 acre plot in West Virginia a little more than an hour from DC, was originally a Washington family estate but it’s now a spiritual seminar and retreat center. They are looking to expand the Permasquad with two positions available: Permaculture Farm Garden Manager and Permaculture Design Entrepreneur. Mostly, they are looking for a couple of awesome and experienced folks to take this thing of unimaginable potential to the next level and build joyous, regenerative community. Learn more.

11/9/2018 | St. Helena, CA | Long Meadow Ranch
Culinary Farm Manager
Long Meadow Ranch has a unique opportunity for a Culinary Farm Manager to manage the extensive organic and sustainable farming operations of Long Meadow Ranch, including fruits, vegetables, herbs and eggs. The Culinary Farm Manager will handle all purchasing of seeds and supplies and handle routine farm maintenance.  This position is responsible for supply to wholesale, retail, farmer’s markets and the award-winning farm-to-table restaurant, Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch. Learn more.

10/23/18 | Decorah, IA | Seed Savers Exchange
Seed Production Manager
The Seed Production Manager ideal candidate will lead and manage a team that is responsible for the organic production of over 50 acres that includes commercial seed production, collection regeneration, trials, and cover crops. The candidate will specifically lead a seed production team that grows, harvests, and processes seeds from upwards of 50 different crop types. Working in conjunction with the leadership team of the organization, the Seed Production Manager will develop an annual crop production plan and help determine what crops both on site and off site through contract growers. Learn more.
Lilian Goldman Visitor Center Manager
Seeking a Retail Manager for the Lillian Goldman Visitor Center at Heritage Farm. The ideal candidate will have retail and merchandising experience, knowledge of gardening and event planning, and possess strong leadership skills. Primary responsibilities include developing retail business strategies and selecting merchandise in alignment with our mission, managing, and training staff, overseeing Visitor Center operations, and creating a positive visitor experience. The manager will also ensure that LGVC team offers excellent customer service to visitors and provides information about our mission and organizational history. Weekend work required. Learn more.

10/19/18 | River Falls, WI | Whole Earth Grocery/WE Market Co-op
General Manager
River Falls is a lovely small community, with a commitment to education and culture, a mere 30 minutes from the Twin Cities and is home to a thriving local food community, of which Whole Earth Market Co-op plays a major role by featuring a bounty of local produce, baked goods and dairy, eggs and meats. We are looking for an innovative, energetic General Manager to continue out commitment to the local food shed while connecting with customer/ member needs. Love local food and good community? Please see our posting! Learn more.

10/17/18 | Sinsinawa, WI | Sinsinawa Mound Collaborative Farm
Habitat and Farm Transfer Coordinator
Now accepting applications for the 2019 Collaborative Farm Cohort! The Sinsinawa Mound Collaborative Farm offers land, education, infrastructure, and mentorship to beginning farmers. By eliminating some of the biggest barriers beginning farmers face, they make it possible for them to explore a career in agriculture with little financial risk or up-front capital investment. Farmers are able to build their capacity, develop a farm business, and contribute to a thriving local food system. 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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