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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.

10/12/18 | Ames, IA | Practical Farmers of Iowa
Habitat and Farm Transfer Coordinator
Practical Farmers of Iowa (PFI) is seeking an outgoing and driven professional to join our staff as habitat and farm transfer coordinator. This new, full-time position will work with PFI staff, farmers, landowners, and external partners to coordinate and execute farmer-led events and research related to on-farm prairie, edge-of-field conservation practices and habitat management, and farm transfer. Application deadline Oct. 21, 2018. Learn more.

10/10/18 | Augusta, MO | Winslow’s Farm
Farm and Property Manager
Winslow’s Farm is interviewing for the 2019 growing season to manage a small farm. Candidate will live on-site in private, century-old farmhouse oversee day to day farm operations, staff and property management. Job includes designing crop & field plan, seed starting, planting, harvest & crop rotation on 5 fenced & irrigated acres using organic pest and soil management methods. Livestock management for pastures cows and laying hens maintenance equipment, outbuildings and materials. Hire and manage staff. Deliver weekly harvests to St Louis restaurant and CSA. Work with chef and GM at Winslow’s home and private events. Learn more.

10/10/18 | Chimacum, WA | Red Dog Farm
Farmer’s Market Manager
The Farmers Market Manager position is the lead crew member and will operate two weekly, fast-paced farmers markets. The position runs April-December and is 20-24 hours/week: Saturdays April-Dec and Sundays June-October. Full-time work is negotiable and would take place on weekdays and include deliveries and on-farm tasks. Ideal applicants would have excellent customer service skills, be adept at multi-tasking, be able to train and lead co-workers in all market tasks, possess produce handling skills, and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Learn more.
Field Crew
They have several Field Crew positions to fill for the 2019 Season. These positions range in start times (April-June) and end times (September-December), winter work can be negotiated. They are looking for smart, tough, detail-oriented laborers. Ideal candidates will have a strong interest in food, farming and seek employment for several years. Wages are $12/hour, plus veggies from the field. Hours are 40-45hrs/week, Mon-Fri with some Saturdays at the farmers markets (followed by a two-day weekend). Learn more.
Assistant Production Manager
The Assistant Production Manager is their primary tractor lead and repairs and maintenance lead. This position works heavily in tractor cultivation, seeding and other field production tasks, as well as general upkeep of farm vehicles, equipment and buildings. This position begins in January and is a permanent position. Ideal applicants are motivated, skilled at problem-solving and troubleshooting and have a background in equipment repair and maintenance. Wages are $15+/hr DOE and hours are 40-50 hrs/week, Mon-Fri with some weekend work during the peak season (April-July). Learn more.

10/5/18 | Pittsburg, PA | Kretschmann Family Farm
Head of Vegetable Production
Unique opportunity for an experienced vegetable grower to step into an established, profitable farm business and take over a large part of the operation. The HVP will play a role in shaping the future of business, with the possibility to gain an equity stake. Learn more.

10/4/18 | Carversville, PA | Carversville Farm Foundation
Assistant Livestock Manager
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 throughout the peak of the season. Previous farm experience is required. Applicants should possess the ability and desire to sustain the effort in both an independent and diverse team setting, often in adverse weather conditions. Must be able to lift up to 40lbs. Applicants should also have the self-motivation to strive towards completing tasks quickly and efficiently. Driving our delivery van into the greater Philadelphia area will be required.  Participating in processing poultry on the farm will also be a part of the job. Good people skills and the willingness to work with volunteers are important. We’re seeking people who are reliable, organized, enthusiastic, have good communication skills and an attention to detail, and have an eagerness to learn the principles of organic and regenerative farming. Learn more.

10/4/18 | St. Paul, MN | Frogtown Farm
Farm Manager
Located in the heart of the diverse and vibrant Frogtown neighborhood of Saint Paul, Minnesota, Frogtown Farm is a 5-acre, certified organic, urban production, education and demonstration farm. Rooted in values of social equity, justice, and inter-connectedness, this urban farm on the hill serves as a model for multicultural community and a catalyst for economic development, wealth creation, community pride, and sustainability. We are guided by our mission of enriching the world by cultivating soil and community in Frogtown. Learn more.

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.

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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