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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 – henderson.r@gmail.com. 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 ben@inglewoodfarm.com.

3/21/17 | Finland, Minn. | OCA AgroEcology Center
Interns
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.

3/13/17 | Hawthorne, Fla. | Frog Song Organics
Seasonal Picker
Professional picking work available at a diverse organic fruit & vegetable farm. Frog Song Organics has over 40 acres planted for Spring/Summer 2017 and they need help hauling in the abundance. Their team of professional Pickers harvests crops 6 days per week at a rate that makes gains for the farm while maintaining a high quality product for the customers. Pickers will start at a $10/hr under the apprentice rate and status as New Picker. All Pickers are required to comply to our Food Safety Program and notify an appropriate manager if an issue arises regarding food safety. Learn more.

3/13/17 | Hawthorne, Fla. | Frog Song Organics
Quality Assurance Manager
This position will function as the primary interface between the Pickers and Packing Shed. The QA Manager reports to the Production Manager (PM) in regards to completing daily harvest and packing activities. This position helps all pickers be successful by improving their picking rate and quality over time. This job is supported by keeping labor costs below 55% of total revenue. Must have experience as a supervisor of 10 or more employees and at least one season working in the agriculture/horticulture industry. Must demonstrate capacity to use digital record keeping software as well as speed and accuracy at data entry. Learn more.

3/13/17 | Amery, Wis. | Sleepy Root Farm
Transitional Organic Farm Intern/Apprentice
Sleepy Root Farm is in its last transitional year toward organic certification. They grow vegetables, fruits, and herbs for their 200 member CSA on their 20 acre farm. All positions will have a hand in the day-to-day work of planting, harvesting, packing and weeding. Employees also deliver shares to the Twin Cities metro area two times/week. Learn more.

3/8/17 | Crandon, Wis. | Forest County Potawatomi
Farm Manager
Under the general supervision of the Natural Resource Director, the Farm Manager will assist with annual production plans for the new diverse farm complex and manage the day-to-day operations of the farm. Key day-to-day operations include seeding, planting, pest and weed management, and harvesting fruits/vegetables, caring for poultry and livestock, ongoing maintenance of the grounds and pastures, and supervising permanent and seasonal staff. Learn more.

3/8/17 | Hope, Mich. | Sola Gratia Farm
Farmhand
This part-time farmhand position is for 15-30 hours per week, May-October. Work will include greenhouse seeding, field planting, hand and mechanical weeding, harvesting, wash/pack and distribution to the community. Sola Gratia Farm is a four acre community farm that runs a 110 member CSA and sells produce through two markets, restaurants, and a local food coop. The farm is committed to helping those who lack adequate food resources and donates up to 30% of produce to local hunger programs. Learn more.

3/7/17 | Brooklyn, Mich. | Frog Holler Farm
Farm Crew Member
This second-generation organic farm has a crew size of 5-10 people, both highly experienced farmers and those who are just starting. Candidates must be available to work 40 hours per week and be flexible with the demands of the season. Experienced farmers will help oversee farming operation and farmer’s market. train and lead crew members, and keep records. Inexperienced farmers will plant, weed, harvest, wash veggies, and tend the market stall. Learn more.

3/5/17 | Medford, Wis. | Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship
Dairy Farm Manager/Owner in Training
Grazing dairy farmers in Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin are now hiring full-time employees to work and gain the skills needed to become a dairy farm owner. Accredited training program provides paid employment and experience to move into farm ownership that includes financial planning services and models of equity earning, farm start up, and farm transfer. Experience preferred. Learn more.

3/5/17 | Elizabeth, Ill. | The Country Experience- Amstutz Family Farm Camp
Farm Intern
This farm camp is hiring interns with a passion for farm life who enjoy working independently, with kids, and with peers. Farm interns will be responsible for the daily farm operations and work alongside the staff, counselors, and campers to maintain a homestead-style farm. Farm work changes seasonally and includes caring for the animals, garden maintenance, landscaping, mowing, harvesting, preparing for market, baking/canning, guiding groups of campers for projects, helping with Fall Farm Stay weekends, welcoming families and school groups to the farm, farm tours, etc. Farm interns should have both a passion for working outside on the farm and engaging with youth. Learn more.

3/5/17 | Elizabeth, Ill. | The Country Experience
Camp Chef
This farm camp is looking to hire a hard-working, healthy, culinary-inclined, and fun individual that is able to cook for groups and manage time accordingly. The chef will cook from the 2-acre organic garden, plan harvest-focused weekly menus for 35 campers/family/staff, guide campers 7-12 through knife skills and meal preparations each week, and co-host farm-to-table dinners and farm pizza nights. Room and board, stipend, and a fall extension are available. Learn more.

3/5/17 | Elizabeth, Ill. | The Country Experience- Amstutz Family Farm Camp
Summer Farm Camp Counselor
This position will spend each week with campers ages 7-12 doing the real work of a farm: organic gardening, harvesting, cooking, feeding animals, exploring, learning and growing together. The farm is located in the hilly “driftless” part of Illinois and has three cabins, a century-old gathering barn, commercial kitchen, outdoor pizza oven, pond, orchards, and rolling pastures. Position runs May-August. Learn more.

3/5/17 | Mora, Minn. | Fresh Starts Farm
Two Interns
Fresh Starts Farm is looking to hire two paid interns for Summer 2017. They grow several acres of organic veggies, and raise hogs and chickens for a small CSA and farmers market in Duluth. They also utilize 160 acres of fields and forests for various agroforestry and pastoral projects. Interns will be expected to work in all aspects of growing vegetables, farm upkeep, and livestock management. Planting, transplanting, mulching, cultivating, laying irrigation, and harvesting and processing vegetables are some of the biggest day–to-day tasks. Applicants will need to be able to lift 50 pounds and be on their feet most of the day. Full-time and part-time positions are available. Compensation for 30 hrs/wk is $150 – $200, depending on applicant’s experience and skill level, plus room and board. To apply, email a short message describing why you are interested to freshstartsfarm@gmail.com by the end of March.

3/5/17 | Northfield, Minn. | Open Hands Farm
Crew Member
This certified organic 15 acre fruit and vegetable operation serving a CSA and several wholesale accounts is seeking highly motivated and eager individuals to fill 2 part time positions starting in August and going until December 1st. Both of these positions have the possibility to extend throughout the winter and into the next season. Applicants with prior farm experience are preferred, but anyone is welcome to apply. This is a very physically demanding job. Employees in this position will be responsible for carrying out work in all aspects of the farm operation including but not limited to transplant production, transplanting by hand and machine, hoeing, hand weeding, managing row cover, harvesting, washing and packing produce. Pay is commensurate with experience and starts at $10/hr. The general work day is 8:30- 5:30 with an hour unpaid lunch. Learn more.

3/3/17 | Johnson Creek, Wis. | High Meadow Farm LLC
Farmhand / Field Laborer
Full-time farm hand helping with all aspects of vegetable production. Tasks include operating vegetable and irrigation equipment; crop management; seeding, transplant, harvest and field preparation; weeding and working with crew. Must be able to follow directions and work with farmers as well as a team. Workers must be in good health and physical shape, able to lift 40-50 lbs. This position requires a motivated efficient individual who will work well alongside the farmers as well as alone and with the farm crew. Learn more.

2/28/17 | St. Paul, Minn. | Urban Organics
Farm Technician (2 Vacancies)
Urban Organics is currently seeking enthusiastic self-starters to support daily operations at its newest indoor aquaponic farm in St. Paul. They are looking for someone to carry out planting, harvesting, and pruning tasks associated with all crop varieties; record farming data such as planting schedules, nutrient management, crop rotations, harvest logs and product shipments; comply with all Certified Organic standards as well as state and local food safety protocols; assist with farm improvement projects; operate small farm equipment; keep a clean and orderly work environment; maintain all farming supplies, tools and equipment; and be an active and positive contributor to the Urban Organics team. Learn more.

2/28/17 | Green Bay area, Wis. | Sandy Brook Farm
Seasonal Farmhand
This is a full-time position from May through the end of September. There is a lot of physically demanding labor and long hours in all conditions. This farm offers an education in many aspects of their operation, but ultimately needs someone who has observation skills and the ability to make decisions and act on them.

2/28/17 | North Freedom, Wis. | Four Elements Organic Herbals
Medicinal Herb Farm Manager Apprentice
This farm is looking for motivated individual to learn full production of medicinal herbs to be used in Four Elements (4E) product line. Candidate will be responsible for management of field crew, planting, cultivation, harvest, drying and storage of more than 3000 pounds herbs. The farm will train this person for one or two seasons with a commitment to take over this operation of producing herbs for 4E. Housing is available on site. Learn more.

2/28/17 | Dayton, Ohio. | Patchwork Gardens
Produce Packer
The CSA Produce Packer & Deliverer is responsible for packing all of the individual items for the CSA boxes on a weekly basis, as well as completing two weekly CSA delivery routes. The position is perfect for someone who enjoys checking things off the list, enjoys working quickly and efficiently, can thrive while doing repetitive tasks, and finds satisfaction in maintaining consistent, high standards. Learn more.

2/28/17 | Dayton, Ohio. | Patchwork Gardens
Seed-Starting and Transplant House Operator
The Seed/Transplant House Operator is responsible for carrying out the daily operations within the greenhouse where the central focus is producing healthy transplants. This person will work closely under the guidance of the Farm Managers to implement the predetermined, annual seed-starting plan while monitoring and maintaining an optimal environment within the house to ensure proper care for the farm’s seedlings and transplants.

2/28/17 | Prescott, Wis. | The Borner Farm Project
Farm Intern
This small, organically-run urban farm is looking for hard-working, responsible, positive, and open-minded workers. They have a CSA program, an on-site market, and host community pizza nights every other Friday. Compensation is provided and includes enrollment in Midwest Permaculture’s 8-day Permaculture Design Course. Learn more.

2/20/17 | Boyne City, Mich. | Spirit of Walloon Market Garden
Summer Crew Member
The Summer Crew Member will work with the farm’s manager, assistant manager, and a team of 1 or 2 other crew members on all production-related tasks, including everything from transplant production, field preparation, transplanting, direct seeding, weed management, pest management, harvesting, and wash and pack. The crew member will also attend a farmers’ market on a weekly basis. Students are encouraged to apply.

2/20/17 | Madison, Wis. | Terra Growers
Profit Share
This small farm is looking for a farm manager to plan, motivate, seed, replant, cultivate, harvest, market, and profit share. They have lodging, land, tractor, equipment, vehicles, buildings, greenhouses, irrigation, cooling, chicken coops, some starter funds, and some farm hands. Contact Elliott at elliottlong@hotmail.com for more information.

2/20/17 | Fairview, NC. | The Lord’s Acre
Farm Intern
This farm grows a wide variety of vegetables, herbs and some fruits using organic & sustainable practices. They utilize hand digging of beds, chop & drop no till, BCS tiller beds and some tractor work. Interns receive housing and a stipend. Learn more.

2/20/17 | Elkhorn, Wis. | LotFotL Community Farm
Wholesale Coordinator
This position is looking for someone to plant, weed, harvest, wash, pack, and deliver wholesale orders throughout the greater Milwaukee area. Full time, somewhat flexible schedule. Housing available. Competitive wages. Learn more.

2/20/17 | Madison, Wis. | Patchwork Gardens
2017 Farm Intern
Patchwork Gardens prefers candidates who are able to work full time (40-60 hours/week) and willing to stay for the length of the growing season (mid-April – November). They also work in the winter months and welcome applicants to contact them at any time during the year. Learn more.

2/20/17 | Madison, Wis. | Community GroundWorks
Gardener-in-Residence
The Gardener-in-Residence (GiR) manages and maintains the school garden. Following best practices in the field of garden-based education, the Gardener-in-Residence serves as the primary garden instructor, providing weekly garden lessons to classes in spring and fall. The GiR collaborates with school administration, staff, students and families to ensure that school garden serves as a thriving teaching resource to the school community. This position is FLSA Non-exempt, LTE part-time at $12/hr. Learn more.

2/20/17 | Madison, Wis. | Community GroundWorks
Gardens Network Assistant
The Gardens Network Assistant collaborates with the Gardens Director and Gardens Network Program Manager to provide on-the-ground support for high-priority community gardens in Madison and Dane County. These gardens primarily serve low and moderate-income gardens. This position is regular part-time, 0.5 FTE non-exempt, $12.85/hr. Learn more.

2/20/17 | Madison, Wis. | Community GroundWorks
Farm to ECE Trainer
The Farm to ECE Trainer will develop and share materials promoting the best practices in farm to early care and education through its Growing Capacity for Farm to Early Care and Education Project, funded by a grant from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation. This position is part-time, 0.5 FTE, FLSA Exempt. Learn more.

2/20/17 | Ashburn, Va. | Willowsford Farm
2017 Crew Positions
Willowsford Farm is a 300 acre, non-certified organic farm ten minutes south of Leesburg, Virginia and thirty miles west of Washington, DC. They grow mixed vegetables, raise livestock for eggs and meat, and manage a small herd of goats. They are seeking qualified and motivated candidates for the following positions: vegetable production crew (full and part time through October), farm stand (part time through October), strawberry picking (May), and farm–market liaison (full time through October). Positions are paid hourly, wage dependent on experience. Learn more.

2/20/17 | Evansville, Wis. | Raleigh’s Hillside Farm
Part-Time Crew Member
Raleigh’s Hillside Farm is a 100-member, 4-acre organic CSA vegetable farm. Crew members will be involved in all aspects of the farm’s production including seeding, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, washing, packing CSA boxes, and any other farm maintenance needed. Learn more.

2/20/17 | Viroqua, Wis. | MOSA
Staff Inspector
Staff Inspectors are responsible for the initial review of client applications to verify and determine compliance with the National Organic Standards, as well as conducting organic inspections. This is a full-time exempt position with benefits. Salary is highly competitive for a non-profit organization. Learn more.

2/20/17 | High Bridge, Wis. | Hermit Creek Farm
Farm Crew Member
This 140 acre certified organic farm located about 20 miles south of Ashland is seeking a farm crew member in good physical shape with experience in hand labor and/or food service, ability to work on their own and in a crew setting, attention to detail, record keeping, quality control and time management. Starting pay is $10.00/hour dependent on experience (may be negotiable). Learn more.

2/4/17 | Frostproof, Fla. | Symbiotic Designs
Farm Manager
This is a live-in farm manager position on a new permaculture education farm. Pdc is not required as we will be holding them periodically. Contact Harry at symbiosisdesigned@gmail.com for more information.

2/4/17 | SE Minn. | Three Rivers Park District
Seasonal CSA Assistant
Experience with gardening and agriculture education preferred, but not required. Learn more.

2/4/17 | Medina, ND. | Boulder Mountain Guest Ranch
Head Organic Gardener
Sweetwater Kitchen is looking for a head organic gardener to provide their restaurant with gorgeous local food. Learn more.

2/4/17 | Medina, ND. | FARRMS
Farm Intern
FARRMS pays stipends to interns interested in being educated in ND and MN agriculture. They team up with mentor farms to provide a unique competency-based approach for the interns in their program. Learn more.

2/4/17 | Ham Lake, Minn. | Mighty Axe Hops
Multiple Positions
Mighty Axe Hops is hiring spring crew, season crew, a manager and an intern(s) for 2017. See a full list of job descriptions here.

2/1/17 | Amery, Wis. | Blackbrook Farm
Organic Vegetable Farm employee/intern/farm worker
Blackbrook Farm is a Certified Organic vegetable farm looking for several seasonal employees to fill out the team this year. On the 140-acre farm they grow 20 acres of Certified Organic vegetables, fruits and herbs as well as heritage breed pastured pigs, broiler chickens and laying hens. All positions will have a hand in the day-to-day planting, harvesting, packing and weeding, as well as animal chores. See website for a complete description of each position and to find out more about the farm. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Cannon Falls, Minn. | Sogn Valley Farm
Farm Crew Member & Marketeer
Sogn Valley Farm is a 14-acre certified organic vegetable farm that sells produce through a CSA, the St. Paul Farmers’ Market, and wholesale. They are seeking 1-2 peak season crew members. Responsibilities include planting, harvest, wash/pack, and field maintenance activities such as weeding and trellising. Work runs June-September, 40-50 hours/wk. Priority would go to applicants who are able to work through September, but those on an academic schedule are considered. Benefits include an hourly wage and plenty of produce. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Cannon Falls, Minn. | Sogn Valley Farm
Farm Crew Member & Marketeer
Sogn Valley Farm is a 14-acre certified organic vegetable farm that sells produce through a CSA, the St. Paul Farmers’ Market, and wholesale. They are seeking 1-2 full-season crew members. Responsibilities include greenhouse work, planting, harvest, wash/pack, field maintenance activities such as weeding and trellising, and possible tractor work. One person would also be responsible for running the Sunday farmers’ market and should have experience with farmers’ markets or retail/hospitality. Work runs April-November, 40-50 hours/wk. Benefits include an hourly wage, plenty of produce, and free on-farm housing. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Pottstown, Pa. | Jack’s Farm
Assistant Farm Manager
This is a full time, permanent position. Two years experience on a working vegetable farm using tractors and tractor mounted equipment is required. Verifiable supervisory experience is preferred. Position is focused on field production and is hands on. Responsibilities include running the day to day operation of a 10 acre certified organic vegetable farm, executing the field plan, scheduling and supervising up to 4 employees, and overseeing harvest and sales. Learn more.

1/29/17 | St. Paul, Minn. | Urban Roots
Cook Fresh Program Coordinator
Urban Roots, a 48-year-old nonprofit organization, seeks a part-time, year round, dedicated person to execute a dynamic cooking program leading teen crews in seasonal food prep and conducting healthy food initiatives for the Cook Fresh Program. Must be able to be responsible for kitchen production, leading youth crews, and initiating program development. Position is 24 hours/week year-round, $16.50-18.50/hr DOE, occasional evenings and weekends. Learn more.

1/29/17 | St. Paul, Minn. | Urban Roots
Market Garden Crew Lead
Urban Roots, a 48-year-old nonprofit organization, is seeking a full-time, seasonal, dedicated person to execute urban vegetable farm operations and lead teen work crews and volunteers as part of its Market Garden Youth Internship program. The program engages youth in sustainable urban agriculture through the growing and marketing of produce, flowers, herbs, and other products. Position is 40 hours/week, April-mid-October, $14/hour. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Fairbanks, Alaska. | Calypso Farm & Ecology Center
2017 Field Manager
Activities include (but are not limited to) weekly planning, seeding, field preparation, planting, irrigation, cultivation and weed management, harvesting, building compost piles, attending Farmers’ Market, CSA drops, etc. The Field Manager will also work alongside and mentor participants in the Farmer Training Program, supervising field work and teaching several topics on field production (dependent on the applicant’s areas of expertise). Position runs May – September, 40-60hrs/week. Compensation: $13 – $15/hour plus room & board. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Madison, Wis. | Troy Farm / Community GroundWorks, Inc.
Farm Director
CGW is seeking an experienced farm director to develop and oversee all aspects of Troy Farm. These include an organic CSA program, wholesale businesses (crops, herbs and sprouts), and the Beginning Farmer Training Program. This position is exempt/salaried, .8FTE, and eligible for all agency benefits. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Elburn, Ill. | Heritage Prairie Farm
Produce Field Manager
Candidates should have at least four year’s experience farming, at least two years in a management position on a farm, previous experience on an organic vegetable farm, experience with a variety of tractors and implements, and experience with USDA Organic and USDA GAP certifications preferred. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Indianapolis, Ind. | Traders Point Creamery
Garden Manager
Duties and skills require medium to large scale organic produce production, ability to manage personal time, and a passion for education. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Zumbro Falls, Minn. | Hare and Tortoise Farm
Seasonal Employee
This 5 acre certified organic vegetable farm in southeastern Minnesota is seeking one employee to work from mid-May to the end of October. Job tasks would include planting, cultivating, harvesting, washing, and packing a wide variety of vegetables. They are a part of a small community of vegetable farmers in the area, so our employee would have to the chance to get to know other seasonal employees and farmers in the area. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Amery, Wis. | Resilient Northern Habitats Hungry Turtle Farm
Seed Field Manager
This position requires a strong background in annual agricultural production as well as a passion to increase regional agrobiodiversity. The Seed Field Manager is primarily responsible for coordinating and implementing annual seed production at the Hungry Turtle Farm with technical assistance and training from Seed Sages. For the 2017 season, the goals are to increase our seed production on-site and to begin training a Seed Field Manager for a long-term position. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Coupeville, Wash. | Willowood Farm
Multiple Positions
Willowood is a diversified 12 acre vegetable farm selling in the Seattle restaurant scene. They grow over 200 varieties of vegetables including many specialty crops. For 2017 they are looking for numerous positions including a full-time, year round field production manager, a tractor and irrigation specialist, and 3 field crew interns. All positions include housing on the farm. Learn more.

1/29/17 | River Falls, Wis. | Rising Sun Farm
Farm Intern
Rising sun farm is a non-certified organic vegetable farm in its 43rd year in operation. They grow around 25 types of veggies and raise chickens for eggs and meat. Compensation includes housing, lots of veggies, maple syrup, eggs, lunch each work day, and a monthly stipend. Duties include planting, weeding, harvesting, packing, making soil and compost, and more. This farm welcomes naturists. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Longmont, Colo. | Aspen Moon Farm
Crew Leader, Interns, Farm Crew
This certified organic & biodynamic farm serves a 200 member CSA, farmers markets, and roadside farm stand. Crops include veggies, berries, herbs, flowers, storage crops, small grains, and lots of organic starter plants in the spring for local gardeners. Near Rocky Mountain National Park. Interns live on the farm with a stipend. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Mountain Ranch, Calif. | Gaiatree Farm
Professional Permaculture Farm & Property Management Position
The farm manager will be responsible for design, implementation, maintenance, and sustainability of the permaculture farm plan along with caretaking responsibilities of the entire property. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Northfield, Minn. | Seeds Farm
Assistant Farm Manager
Past experience on a vegetable farm is highly recommended for this position. Duties for the assistant farm manager include greenhouse, hoophouse, field, and animal work; harvesting, processing, packaging and delivering vegetables; tractor work; co-managing the farm crew, and taking leadership roles on the farm. Expect to work 40-45 hours/week. Compensation commensurate with experience ($10-$13/hr) plus fresh veggies. Learn more.

1/29/17 | Northfield, Minn. | Seeds Farm
Farm Crew
Past experience on a vegetable farm is not necessary for this position, though experience is a plus. Duties for the crew include greenhouse, hoophouse, field, and animal work; harvesting, processing, packaging and delivering vegetables; and tractor work (if interested). Expect to work 40-45 hours/week. Compensation commensurate with experience ($9-11/hr) plus fresh veggies. Learn more.

1/19/17 | Baltimore, Md. | TALMAR
Farm Manager and Instructor in Sustainable Agriculture
TALMAR is seeking a farm manager/agricultural instructor with a minimum of five years’ experience to support a broad range of activities on their farm. The position includes managerial duties and the ability to teach and train beginning farmers to become versatile in a large variety of farming practices, i.e., permaculture design and implementation, raised beds, vertical farming, small commercial and urban farming, high tunnel production, square foot gardening, greenhouse operation and management, etc. Compensation includes a 3 bedroom house and $30,000 – $50,000 (depending on experience). Position begins in mid-February. Learn more.

1/18/17 | Evansville, Wis. | Tipi Produce
Assistant Farmer
Join the MOSES 2016 Farmers of the Year! They plan to hire one or two assistant farmers this season to help manage their 45 acres of vegetable crops. Primary position is FT/FT+. Secondary position will be FT or PT. Expect to be involved with tillage, crop establishment, cultivation, spraying, irrigation, and many other tasks. Experience with operation and maintenance of farm machinery is necessary, plus a willingness to learn. Learn more.

1/18/17 | Evansville, Wis. | Tipi Produce
Farmhand
These positions are FT/PT, from mid-May to October/November. Tasks include greenhouse work, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, washing, and packing produce. Prior farming experience is valuable but not necessary. Must be physically fit. Includes a competitive wage, catered lunch two days per week, subsidized carpools from Madison, possible year-end bonus, plus lots of organic veggies to take home. They do not provide housing. Learn more.

1/18/17 | Lincoln, Mass. | Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm
Beginning Farmer
Drumlin Farm is a Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuary and working educational farm located twenty miles west of Boston. They are seeking individuals with farming experience to join their team for the 2017 season. Housing and limited hours are available in mid-February when maple sugaring begins, and full-time work starts in the first week of April. Beginning Farmers take responsibility for aspects of the operation that suit their talents and interests: e.g., restaurant accounts co-leader, CSA programs co-leader, flower and bouquet-making lead. Learn more.

1/18/17 | Stoughton, Wis. | Blue Moon Community Farm
Field Crew Member
Start dates range April 15-June 1; end dates Aug 1-Oct 31. Wage ranges $10-13/hr with PTO, farm products, and other benefits. Deadline to apply is February 15th. Learn more.

1/18/17 | Elburn, Ill. | Mighty Greens Farm
Greenhouse Assistant
This position will begin part-time in March and become full-time April-November with the possibility of part-time through the winter. The assistant will be responsible for maintaining the greenhouse, sowing micro and petite greens, watering, harvesting, washing, and packing. Must be willing to do restaurant deliveries once a week, able to work independently on projects around the farm, be flexible and willing to help out where needed, be organized with high attention to detail, be comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions, and able to lift 50lbs. Experience preferred. See the website or contact Katie at mightygreens@outlook.com for more information.

1/13/17 | Northwestern Wisconsin
JOB WANTED: A younger man is looking for a small sized dairy farm to partner with or work towards owning in the east Barron/Rusk county area in Wisconsin. He has dairy experience and can be contacted between 12:00 and 3:00 or texted at 218-770-3287.

1/13/17 | Mineral Point, Wis. | The Cider Farm
Orchard Workers
Full-time and part-time orchard work is available February through November for all tasks associated with grafting, pruning, planting, caring for, harvesting, and processing apples (to juice). Other minor tasks included are to reduce invasive species in woodlands, care for the prairie, and tend a small numbers of pigs and meat chickens. Learn more.

1/13/17 | Columbus, Ohio. | Urban Farms of Central Ohio/Mid-Ohio Foodbank
Farm Manger
The Farm Manager will be responsible for developing, overseeing, and managing Clarfield Farm and Wheatland Farm. The Farm Manager will oversee all aspects of vegetable production, the operation of four high-tunnels and seedling start greenhouse, produce marketing and distribution, and facilitate the farm training and educational programming with the Program Manager. The Farm Manager will also be responsible for recruiting, managing, and leading support staff, apprentices, and community volunteers. Learn more.

1/13/17 | East Lansing, Mich. | Michigan State University Student Organic Farm
Production Manger
The MSU Student Organic Farm (SOF) is seeking a full time Production Manager for its 15-acre certified organic year-round teaching farm. The main production focus is on vegetables, fruits, and flowers and on year-round production using passive solar greenhouses (hoophouses). The SOF Production Manager will be responsible for the overall production of crops for all markets and supervision of undergraduate crew members. Learn more.

1/13/17 | Gaithersburg, Md. | Izaak Walton League of America
Agriculture Program Director
The Director leads work on federal agriculture policy, as well as grassroots outreach and mobilization nationwide. Application deadline is January 25. Learn more.

1/13/17 | Rochester, Wash. | Helsing Junction Farm
Multiple Positions
Helsing Junction Farm is a 50 acre organic farm nestled at the eastern edge of Independence Valley, an agriculturally rich farming community about 25 miles south of Olympia. They operate a 1,000+ member CSA and do a smaller amount of wholesale and direct to business sales. Positions available in the 2017 season include Field Crew Manager, Packshed Manager, Irrigation Manager, Irrigation Assistant, Field, Crew Member, Equipment Operator, Delivery Driver, and Delivery Driver Assistant. Learn more.

1/13/17 | Santa Cruz, Calif. | Organic Farming Research Foundation
Development Director
OFRF is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Development Director to manage their fundraising initiatives. This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits. The Development Director reports to the Executive Director (ED) and is responsible for overseeing foundation relationships and proposals; individual donor stewardship; corporate sponsorships; special events; direct mail, and online giving. They are looking for someone with a demonstrated ability to show initiative, achieve goals, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Learn more.

1/9/17 | Tama, Iowa. | Red Earth Gardens
Farm Production Manager
Red Earth Gardens is a tribally funded and controlled organic produce farm. Last year they started expanding to include perennial fruit and nut production and on-farm education services. They are looking for the right person to manage their 5 acres of annual production. Learn more.

1/9/17 | Athens, Wis. | Stoney Acres Farm
Organic Vegetable Hired Hand
Stoney Acres is a diverse certified organic family farm focused on a 135 member CSA, fresh market vegetables, and a seasonal farm to table pizza operation. Work dates include March 1st – Thanksgiving (dates slightly negotiable). 40 Hours/week required, 48-50 hours a week desired. At least 1-2 seasons experience with vegetable production and/or farming is desired. Compensation is $13-$16/hour with 3 sick days (starting wage dependent upon experience). A farm lunch and housing without running water are provided. Learn more.

1/9/17 | Petoskey, Mich. | Coveyou Scenic Farm
Produce Field Manager
This position will coordinate all aspects of growing 25 acres of certified organic vegetables for local markets on a 144 year old family farm. An extensive use of high tunnels and season extension techniques are used. All field crew (2-10 people) report to the field manager. This is a year round salaried position with paid time off, complementary produce, and bonus plan. Salary range based on experience of $25-30K. Hourly wage of $13-15/Hr is also possible. Learn more.

1/9/17 | Petoskey, Mich. | Coveyou Scenic Farm
Organic Produce Intern
Interns work with all aspects of vegetable production including seeding, transplanting, care, harvest and packing in support of sales through the on-farm market, CSA, farmers markets, restaurants, institutions and schools. Compensation includes housing with internet, unlimited produce and $200/wk stipend. Learn more.

1/9/17 | Plymouth, Wis. | Old Plank Farm
Farm Intern
Old Plank Farm is looking for someone interested in living and working at their organic vegetable farm beginning mid-April 2017. This position will gain hands-on experience growing and selling vegetables for a 250 member CSA. Housing, meals, and stipend provided. Learn more.

1/9/17 | Afton, Minn. | 10th Street Farm & Market LLC
Intern
10th Street Farm is looking for individuals or a self-motivated couple who have great attention to detail, are eager to work and learn, have an interest in sustainable agriculture, and have a passion for local food. Previous farm experience is a great benefit but not required. Internship includes a stipend, housing, and educational and personal opportunities. Learn more.

1/9/17 | Delavan, Wis. | Turtle Creek Gardens
Post Harvest and Handling Crew Member
Post Harvest and Handling Crew Member work with the pack shed crew in a collaborative environment. This is a 35-40hr/week position from June through October. Experience with industry standards and quality control desired. Compensation is commensurate with experience. $8-$9/hr. Benefits include vegetables, fruit and meat. Skills required are attention to detail, record keeping, ability to lift 50 pounds, quality control, and good organizational skills. Learn more.

1/9/17 | Delavan, Wis. | Turtle Creek Gardens
Field and Harvest Crew Leader
Applicants need experience in harvesting vegetables, high tunnel production, field preparation/clean up, operating tractors/basic vegetable equipment and managing crews. Skills needed include familiarity with vegetables in judging for ripeness, quality, horticultural aptitude, industry standards, pest and weed management and work efficiencies. Applicants should have experience leading other farm laborers in harvesting and other field work requirements, setting a pace, and instructing others. They will assist the farm operator for field preparation and scheduled sprays. Leadership aptitude is a must. The right candidate will have the opportunity for a long term co-management position. Compensation is commensurate with experience. $12-$15/hr. Other benefits include vegetables, fruit and meat. Learn more.

1/9/17 | Delavan, Wis. | Turtle Creek Gardens
Farm Laborers
Farm Laborers will be part of a harvest/field team responsible for weekly CSA and wholesale harvests, weeding, staking tomatoes, and cleaning fields at the end of the season. Candidates should have experience working in teams, be willing to follow directions, have the ability to work fast paced, and the stamina to hold up to long days in all kinds of weather conditions. Good physical health is a must. No experience necessary. These positions are flexible with start and finish times and are part time 30-35hrs/week. Learn more.

1/9/17 | Detroit, Mich. | Penrose Market Garden
Market Garden Grower
GrowTown is accepting applications for a market garden grower(s) to participate in the development of the Penrose Market Garden in Detroit, MI. They are looking for a grower(s) to bring their skills and enthusiasm to the Penrose Market Garden and participate in building a successful, groundbreaking urban agriculture model.Onsite housing is provided. Learn more.

1/9/17 | Rochester, Pa. | Kretschmann Organic Farm
Farm Operations Manager
This is a salaried, full-time, year round position commensurate with experience; three years experience organic farming, and dedication to organic, sustainable principles is required. This mid-size organic vegetable farm has a well seasoned multi-cultural crew with a great work ethic and sense of humor. Learn more.

1/9/17 | Princeton, Minn. | Uproot Farm
Farm Crew Member
Housing and a kitchen are provided in the renovated barn. Laundry and shower facilities are available in the farm house. Hours are Monday through Friday with a 45 minute unpaid lunch. There may also be farmer’s market responsibilities on the weekends. See website for full description.

1/5/17 | Detroit, Mich. | GrowTown
Market Garden Position
GrowTown is looking for a capable, experienced and enthusiastic grower(s) to be part of an innovative urban agriculture project. A one or two bedroom apartment is provided onsite for the grower. Learn more or contact Beth at hagenbu@gmail.com with questions.

1/5/17 | Elsah, Ill. | Three Rivers Community Farm
Farm Assistant
This farm is seeking two individuals or a couple who are interested in long-term entrepreneurial opportunities. This position would spend the first year on the farm learning the operation and exploring possible business opportunities like livestock, cut flowers, value-added, and then start these secondary operations in the second year. Applicants should have at least one year experience organic vegetable farming or pasture livestock farming. Full employment begins in mid-March through October with part time employment through Christmas. Wage up to $12/hour, based on experience. Learn more.

1/5/17 | Sauk Centre, Minn. | Camphill Village Minnesota
Garden Manager
Camphill Village is a group of people with and without special needs living together in the context of a CSA based intentional community operating under an associative economic system. There are two acres of veggies on 550 acres of land. This position is looking for leaders with initiative and entrepreneurial aspirations. Learn more.

1/5/17 | New Zealand | Te Paranui
Permaculture Farm Manager
This small pure plant whole food community embracing non-harming yogic principles is offering a full-time live-in Permaculture Farm Management position in the beautiful South Island of NZ. The 3 year postion starts April 1. Applicants need a minimum 5 years experience with qualifications and references in organic gardening and management. Couples considered. Job includes: organic, bio dynamic horticulture, grounds maintenance, animal care, organizing volunteers, running day-to-day duties re: online correspondence, rostering and domestic chores. Remuneration based on qualifications. Visa support available. Learn more.

1/4/17 | Bottineau, N.D. | Dakota College at Bottineau
Farm Manager
This position requires the ability to manage a 5+ acre vegetable farm. Education of experience in vegetable production management, and/or CSA, horticultural practices/production is necessary. Nine-month positon may be paid over 12 months. Learn more or see the PDF.

1/4/17 | Ferguson, Mo. | Earth Dance
Assistant Farm Manager
EarthDance Organic Farm School is seeking a farmer to join a team of mentors and educators to beginner farmers. The Assistant Farm Manager will help to optimize mixed vegetable, fruit, and livestock production on a 14 acre historic farm. They will help design and implement innovative systems to maximize production, educate 25-35 part-time apprentices through field walks and classes, and contribute to long-term visioning and planning for a nationally-recognized non-profit organization combining food production, agroecology education, and community development. Learn more.

 

 

Additional Job Resources:

  1. Organic Volunteers
  2. ATTRA Internships/Apprenticeship Board
  3. WWOOF – Worldwide Workers on Organic Farms
  4. Sustainable Food Jobs
  5. Peace Corps
  6. Good Food Jobs
  7. Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (MISA)

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