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6/1/17  |  Prior Lake, Minn.  |  Hawaii Institute of Pacific Agriculture
Farm Internship
This residential farmer training program (hosted in Spring and Fall) is held on the main campus on the beautiful lands of Kapaau, Hawaii. The 7-acre permaculture homestead serves as a working farm, educational site, and home to staff, apprentices, and interns throughout the year. While living and learning with us, students explore a variety of topics related to sustainable agriculture, homestead farming, permaculture, agroforestry, soil fertility, plant medicine, nutrition, beekeeping, animals, mycology, community living, Hawai’ian arts and culture, and more. Learn more.

6/1/17  |  Prior Lake, Minn.  |  Wozupi Tribal Garden Farm
Farm Laborer

A farm laborer will assist in planting and cultivating edible fruits and vegetables for a farm to market operation, including greenhouse work, installation of a fruit orchard and working in a high tunnel. They will also assist in farm operations by hand cultivation of produce, operating tractors, implements, and other machinery; harvesting and storing vegetables in preparation for delivery to market; and packing and delivering produce orders. Learn more.

6/1/17  |  Kempton, Pa.  |  Common Ground Retreat & Farm
Organic Farmer

Common Ground Farm & Retreat is a nonprofit retreat center and incubator farm for entrepreneur organic farmers who need a hand getting started. They serve veterans and their families in particular, as well as others going through difficult life transitions. They are looking for veterans who have been trained in the Rodale Institute Farmer Training Program but are open to others who want to start a mirco-farming business. Learn more.

5/22/17  |  Sheffield, Mass.  |  Moon In The Pond Farm
Summer Farm Intern

This 3-6 month seasonal internship is for people who want a deep experience of farm life but may not know if farming will be their career. Interns participate in most tasks and operations of the farm for a growing season. Learn more.

5/18/17  | Ferguson, Mo.  |  EarthDance Organic Farm School
Development Associate
Videography Associate
Volunteer Coordinator
EarthDance Organic Farm School is a nationally-recognized non-profit organization combining food production, agroecology education, and community development. EarthDance manages mixed vegetable, fruit, and livestock production on a 14-acre historic farm in a residential area in a close suburb of St. Louis while engaging all ages in programs on sustainable living, farming, and gardening.

Development Associate will build the capacity of the organization through the exploration of available community resources, the collaborative development and implementation of fund development plans, and the co-creation of grant proposals. The position will also include planning fundraising and donor acknowledgement events.

Videography Associate will develop videos documenting the impact of EarthDance’s various programs, develop videos to be used to support fundraising efforts, and create miscellaneous videos as needed to build the organization’s capacity to accomplish its mission to grow food, farmers, and community.

Volunteer Coordinator will build the capacity of EarthDance and the ability to serve more low-income individuals by recruiting diverse groups and individuals to serve as volunteers; leading activities and farm tours; tracking corresponding data for use in EarthDance’s grant-seeking and fundraising efforts.

5/12/17  |  Rupert, Vt.  |  Merck Forest & Farmland Center
Farm Manager
Merck Forest & Farmland Center is currently seeking a Farm Manager for their 62-acre farm to oversee all farm buildings, equipment, and operations. Responsibilities include panning and managing all aspects of MFFC’s horticulture program; managing their livestock, including the purchasing, care, breeding, marketing, and husbandry practices; coordinating the maintenance of all farm buildings, infrastructure, machinery and equipment; planning and supervising the farm education program (this includes conducting tours, and teaching apprentices, interns and the public). Learn more.

5/5/17  |  Northfield, Minn.  |  Open Hands Farm
Farm Worker
The position is open starting now for 3 days a week (Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday), with the likelihood of going to 4 or 5 days a week in August and into the fall.  The position runs from now (or anytime in the next month) until December 1, with the likelihood of continuing year round. Pay starts at $10 per hour, commensurate with experience. Learn more.

5/5/17  |  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.

5/5/17  |  Livingston, NY.  |  Dirt Capital Partners
Organic Dairy Farm Manager
This startup grass-only dairy operation with a 40+ cow herd is offering a competitive salary, benefits and profit-share on their milking operation. Application review begins 6/1. Flexible start date late summer or fall 2017. Learn more.

4/18/17  |  San Francisco, Calif. | Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF-USA)
WWOOF-USA Ambassador for Central U.S.
WWOOF-USA is hiring WWOOF Ambassadors as part of a special project. The Ambassador will work as an independent consultant within her/his respective region to help further our mission of linking visitors with organic farmers, promoting an educational exchange, and building a global community conscious of ecological farming practices. The Ambassador will be responsible for creating a regional farm visit plan, visiting those host farms, being a friendly representative of WWOOF, and verifying that each host meets the standard requirements for welcoming WWOOFers onto their property. Learn more.

4/18/17  |  Poughkeepsie, N.Y. | Sprout Creek Farm
Farm Staff
Unique farming opportunity at Sprout Creek Farm: Encompassing 200 acres in Dutchess County, NY, Sprout Creek Farm is really three different entities. It is a working farm, raising free-ranging cows, goats, chickens, and pigs. It is a market, selling our internationally award-winning cheeses and farm-produced meats and it is an educational center giving children a complete farm to table experience. They are seeking an energetic individual that would like to become part of their farm staff. If you would like to explore the opportunity to become part of their exciting and growing future, contact Brian Barber at or call 715-415-4402.

4/18/17  |  Kansas City, Mo. | BoysGrow
Farm Leader
This is a joint position with BoysGrow & Cornerstones of Care. Both organizations use agriculture to empower youth. BoysGrow uses agriculture to teach entrepreneurism to urban youth and Cornerstones is expanding a therapeutic gardening project. Both programs are expanding their programs and in need of somebody with agricultural experience and the personality to work with teenage youth. At BoysGrow they approach agriculture as a business and let their youth be involved in every aspect of the business. The farm leader would be expected to work directly with the farm manager in all things farm related. Planting, harvesting, packaging, etc. Learn more.

4/17/17  |  Stoughton, Wis. | Pleasant Springs Orchard
Orchard Assistant
2,000 tree orchard/veg. farm seeks assistant. Duties include pruning, spraying, equipment operation/maintenance, harvesting, marketing. 10 acres of vegetables, on-farm store, marketing in Madison. 40 hours/week. Salary dependent on qualifications and experience. Housing possible. Send resume to Richard at

4/17/17  |  Viroqua, Wis.
Wanted in Vernon County, WI – 10 miles from Viroqua: a respectful person or couple to be caretakers of a country home with 8 fertile acres. Rent is based on abilities to help
with enterprising activities including – but not limited to – organic food production, developing seed stock, selling habitat plantings, honey production, marketing native plants or no-mow lawns, horticulture, viticulture, etc. Person will have an opportunity to become involved in business initiatives for income or rent reduction. Send resume with phone number to Daniel at Please wait to be contacted with more details, images, and questions.

4/12/17  |  Stelle, Ill. | Mint Creek Farm
Farm Crew
Mint Creek Farm is a 230 acre, certified organic, grass-fed livestock farm located about 80 miles south of Chicago. They raise a wide diversity of livestock and market their products directly to customers in the Chicago area. They are seeking farm crew members to start immediately. This is a paid, full-time position on the farm with room and board available. Farm experience is not necessary, but experience in physical labor, mechanical work, and animal care is very helpful–and a great attitude is a must. Please send a resume or employment history along with your best contact information. Learn more.

4/10/17  |  Ridgeway, Wis. | Bickford Organics
Bickford Organics is an organic grain and grass fed organic beef operation in the Driftless Area of southwest Wisconsin. They’re looking for an energetic, creative, and hardworking soul to join their farm team. They crop around 750 acres organically: feed and forages, as well as food-grade milling grains, including some landrace varieties. They are also building a granary to clean and store organic grains, and eventually may build an on-farm flour mill. Mechanical experience, welding, etc is a big plus! For the right person, there may be potential for housing provided down the road, and ultimately a share in farm/enterprise ownership. Learn more by contacting John at

4/10/17  |  Columbus, Mont. | Small Family Farm
Innovative Family Farm Manager
Come run a small, 30 acre, family farm and take a sense of ownership. Looking for highly motivated, enterprising, organized individuals interested in running a seasonal greenhouse, small dairy barn, beehives and flower gardens on a family ranch that prizes organic, local, unique/rare heirloom varieties and stewardship agriculture. This is the perfect opportunity for a young family or energetic couple who would like to be near Bozeman but still live in the country. Would like to start producing for the Farmers Market; currently growing herbs, lettuces, melons, brassicas and some berries and tomatoes. The farm supports entrepreneurial farmers. Learn more.

4/5/17 | Columbus, Ohio | Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA)
Certification Specialist
OEFFA seeks a successful applicant who will join a team of bright and passionate individuals who are committed to upholding the integrity of the organic label and furthering the sustainable agriculture movement. Please consider applying if you have experience with food and agriculture, a strong work ethic, and value a collaborative approach. During this round of hiring OEFFA will give strong preference to individuals who have experience with livestock production and/or food processing. Learn more.

4/5/17 | Santa Cruz, Calif. | Organic Farming Research Foundation (OEFFA)
Development Director
OFRF is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Development Director to manage their fundraising initiatives. This position is full-time, exempt with benefits and based out of their Santa Cruz, CA office (remote candidates may be considered). The Development Director is responsible for overseeing foundation relationships and proposals; individual donor stewardship; corporate sponsorships; special events; direct mail, and online giving. The Development Director works closely with OFRF’s small but dynamic staff to design and implement an effective fundraising plan. They are looking for someone with a demonstrated ability to show initiative, achieve goals, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Learn more.

4/3/17 | Decorah, Iowa | Seeds Savers Exchange
Seed Regeneration Garden Crew Member
This position will support Seed Savers Exchange by assisting staff with all garden, seed regeneration and evaluation projects in the field. Essential duties include garden preparation and maintenance, planting, harvesting, seed processing and conditioning, and garden clean-up. This is a full-time, seasonal position that runs from approximately May 22 until November 22. See website for more details.

4/3/17 | Decorah, Iowa | Seeds Savers Exchange
Evaluation Crew Member
Support the Evaluation Program at Seed Savers Exchange by assisting in field and lab work related to evaluation of varieties in our vast collection. Essential duties include data collection, digital scanning, field photography, and garden maintenance. This is a seasonal position that runs from approximately May 22 until November 22. See website for more details.

3/27/17 | Elnora, Ind. | White River Land Corp.
Farm Operator
Large, progressive, and high tech certified organic and biological row crop farm in SW Indiana is in need of farm operators. The candidate should have experience in one of the following: Operating modern farm equipment; Mechanical skills; Truck and rail transportation; and Grain storage, drying and handling. Pay is competitive and commensurate with experience. Qualified person(s) must possess a good work ethic with the ability to document their farm activities each day. Please contact Dex Conaway; Operations Manager at with cover letter, resume and three professional references. Learn more.

3/27/17 | Delavan, Wis. | Turtle Creek Gardens
Crew Members
Looking for Full/Part Time Vegetable Farm Workers. Must be physically fit enough to be on your feet and moving most of the time and able to lift and carry 10 to 25 lbs regularly. This is a diverse and dynamic position. Lots of things happen on the farm that must be handled with appropriate care and attention. In addition to an hourly rate, compensation will include access to vegetable seconds and other food items that are handled on the farm. Employee should never have to go home hungry. Please contact Janet at with your interest. Learn more.

3/27/17 | Minneapolis, Minn. | Women’s Environmental Institute
Urban Farm Manager & Educator
Urban Farm Coordinator

The 24th Street Urban Farm Coalition works to create and nurture the culture and practice of local food production, healthy eating, healthy living, and related activities along the 24th Street Wellness Center and throughout the Phillips Community. Start date for the positions is May 1, 2017 and compensation is up to $16/hour, pending experience and qualifications. Application deadline is April 4, 2017. Learn more.

3/27/17 | Klamath Falls, Ore. | Dragonfly Transitions
Farm Mentor
Mentor young adults on a small organic farm. Learn more.

3/27/17 | Pulaski, N.Y. | Grindstone Farm
Field Crew Members
Diversified certified organic farm looking for some field crew members for the 2017 season. Jobs include harvesting greens, asparagus squash, tomatoes, blueberries etc, transplanting, greenhouse work, irrigation. Farmers markets. Feeding/moving fence for pastured poultry and pigs. Please email resume to

3/27/17 | Austin, Texas | Mac & Fulton Executive Search
Vice President of Sales: LED Horticulture Products
A global front-runner in the LED cultivation field is in search of a Vice President of Sales to mentor and develop a quickly growing sales team. Ideal candidate should have a strong sales management background with a passion for food production and horticulture. Learn more.

3/21/17 | Menomonie, Wis. | Mary Dirty Face Farm
Orchard Assistant
Mary Dirty Face Farm, is seeking an orchard assistant June-October minimum, but prefer earlier start date. Approximately 30 hours/week — availability on Fridays is essential, other hours are somewhat flexible. They have options for room and board. Tasks include: harvesting berries and tree fruit; sorting, packing, and preparing fruit; care of newly planted trees; and weeding and mulching. Orchard/Fruit experience not required, but some farm/ag experience preferred. Questions can be directed to Rachel Henderson – Learn more.

3/21/17 | Encinitas, Calif. | Leichtag Foundation
Community Agriculture Program and Design Manager
The Community Agriculture Program and Design Manager will work closely with Daron Joffe on client relations, project management, farm design and programming, sales and project coordination including site visits requiring travel. This position is responsible for producing client facing farm programs and design presentations as well as serving in a thought leadership role on behalf of Leichtag Foundation. This position may work occasional weekends, evenings, and holidays. Learn more.

3/21/17 | Skagway, Alaska | Jewell Gardens
Garden Manager
Embark on an amazing horticultural adventure in Skagway, Alaska! Join Jewell Gardens, an incredible 4 acre organic show and vegetable garden amidst the peaks and rivers of this great northern environment. Jewell Gardens caters to the bustling summer cruise industry. They are looking for an experienced, motivated, well organized organic gardener with landscaping experience who can help manage a team of up to 4 seasonal gardeners. Journey with them from germination room to greenhouse to garden. This is truly an amazing opportunity! The Garden Manager is a full time salaried seasonal position starting ASAP through mid November. Learn more.

3/21/17 | Martell, Neb. | Robinette Farms
Field Crew Member
Robinette Farms is a 100 acre farm just 15 miles southwest of Lincoln, Nebraska, with 5 acres in vegetable production. They distribute through a CSA, 2 Farmers’ Markets and through a farmer-owned food hub. They are offering 2 full-time seasonal Field Crew Member positions on the farm in 2017. Work as part of the crew to harvest, wash, plant and weed all while gaining experience working on a vegetable farm. Learn more.

3/21/17 | Martell, Neb. | Robinette Farms
Greenhouse, Micro Greens and Wash Station Lead
Robinette Farms is a 100 acre farm just 15 miles southwest of Lincoln, Nebraska, with 5 acres in vegetable production. They distribute through a CSA, 2 Farmers’ Markets and through a farmer-owned food hub. They are offering a full-time position working primarily in the Greenhouse and heading up the Micro Greens operation but also with the opportunity to work in the field with the crew. Potential for year-round employment. Learn more.

3/21/17 | Blanchardville, Wis. | Katharsis Meadows
Farm Business Partner
Starting or expanding an agricultural business in south central Wisconsin, but need land? Owner needs someone who wants grow crops – vegetables, herbs, fruit, hops, grapes. They live/farm on 40 acres, 8 miles west of New Glarus, where they raise goats chickens, ducks, geese and a few pigs. This opportunity is for someone interested in their own business or a farm partnership. Owner is not looking for an employee. Learn more.

3/21/17 | Wyalusing, Pa. | Camp Ballibay
Gardening Instructor/Camp Counselor
Camp Ballibay is seeking a gardener, gardening instructor, cabin counselor for their Food Ed Program. Camp Ballibay, a #1 rated performing & arts camp for children age 8-16 located on a beautiful 200-acre mountaintop in NE Pennsylvania. In 2012, their foodservice was featured in the NY Times. Ballibay serves 21 scratch meals a week using local, sustainably-produced food to a community of 200 campers & staff. The beautiful garden is an integral part of the foodservice & many campers assist. Join a fun & friendly community of artists & foodies this summer at Ballibay! Learn more.

3/21/17 | Northport, Maine | Point Lookout
Assistant Farmer
The Farm at athena health Point Lookout is looking for a solid individual with an innovative mind, to join their team for a year round position. They grow year round with a moveable high tunnel system. 1 heated winter tunnel, 2 unheated high tunnels, and a heated propagation house. The Farm has, but not limited to, 4 goats, 30-40 laying hens, a few laying ducks, and two bee colonies. After operating a MOFGA certified farm for the past four years, they are transitioning to carbon farming methods and developing orchards and food forests throughout the mountain. Learn more.

3/21/17 | West Bend, Wis. | Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm
Intern Short Season
Interns will experience every aspect of managing a diversified vegetable farm, including greenhouse seeding, direct seeding, transplanting, weeding, irrigating, farmers market and harvesting. Interns will be given many educational opportunities. After spending time on our farm, interns will learn much of what is necessary to run a small-scale, certified organic veggie farm. The internship is from the beginning of May through the end of September. Work hours are determined by the season and workload. We do our best to maintain a sustainable schedule, aiming for an average of 50 hours per week. Learn more.

3/21/17 | Spring Valley, Minn. | Earth Dance Farm
Early Season Intern
Earth Dance Farm is a small, local and sustainable business. Work may include greenhouse production, field transplanting and planting, weeding by hand, tool and machine, irrigation, trellising, harvesting, washing and packing produce for a 200 member CSA. There is an early season position available starting in April and a summer position available. Farming experience is not required, but is very helpful. Pay is based on experience and length of commitment and starts at $750/mo. Learn more.

3/21/17 | Alexandria, La. | Inglewood Farm
Equipment Operator
$400/week. 50-60 hours. Housing and utilities provided. Owners run a 30 acre organic vegetable farm, grow many crops year round and market our produce all around Louisiana. They need an operator that understands equipment. Must be able to drive a variety of tractors and implements and be able to do basic level maintenance (they already have a dedicated mechanic). Contact Ben to learn more at

3/21/17 | Finland, Minn. | OCA AgroEcology Center
The Organic Consumers Association has started the AgroEcology Center, a new on-the-ground project. The AgroEcology Center is seeking to incorporate permaculture and biodynamic principles in designing a 10-acre perennial food forest, to be used as a demonstration and educational site for the region, while adding another element in the build-out of a regional food system. The work began last year with some bed and deer fence creation, culminating with installation of a new Deep Winter Greenhouse, part of a U of M multi-regional project. The AgroEcology Center is seeking interns/workers for the 2017 season. Learn more.

3/21/17 | Pittstown, N.J. | Flocktown Farm
Field Manager
The Field Manager is responsible for all matters related to field production of organic vegetables and works closely with the Wash House Manager coordinating daily tasks. Job responsibilities include acting as the principle crew leader, managing up to 20 members of the farm crew while performing/directing harvesting, weeding, and planting activities. The Field Manager is responsible for operating heavy equipment including tractors and tractor implements, and may be called upon to assist with various planning, problem solving, and repair tasks. Learn more.

3/21/17 | Chicago, Ill. | Green City Market
Market Assistant
Green City Market is a thriving, producer only farmers market heading into its’ 19th season. Green City Market is looking to hire a reliable, trustworthy, and friendly team member to work as the Market Assistant. This position will assist market operations at three farmers markets per week (GCM Lincoln Park Wednesday & Saturday, GCM’s new Northside market Thursday). The Market Assistant will work closely with the Market Manager to ensure successful and organized markets. Learn more.

3/21/17 | Chicago, Ill. | Green City Market
Market Manager
The Market Manager will be responsible for the daily operations, pre-planning, and outreach and marketing for four farmers markets per week, as well as being part of the team who processes vendor applications and inquiries, sets and enforces rules, thinks strategically about all markets, manages all at market operations in collaboration with other team members. The Market Manager must be a good spokesperson for Green City Market, Midwest agriculture, home cooking, and local food. Learn more.

3/21/17 | Hope, Mich. | Good Stead Farm
Farm Apprentice
This is a residential, full-season position; Education-focused for those not only curious, but also dedicated to the hard work required of learning the ins-and-outs of small scale, intensive organic production. Apprentices will be involved in the full spectrum of life on the farm. Work will vary greatly, from seed starting, greenhouse management to preparing garden beds, transplanting, managing poultry and sheep, crop cultivation, harvesting produce, marketing and engaging with the public! Apprentices will also have the opportunity to learn the business of farming. The farmers are looking for a humble, flexible, focused, hard-working and kind person to join their team. 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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