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Wisconsin

08/23/2021 | Clayton, WI | Northwood Mushrooms (AKA Cherry Tree House Mushrooms)
Picker/Packer
We are currently hiring for our picker/packer position, a year-round role that includes packing and organizing orders, but also picking from logs, blocks, and in-ground mushroom beds.  Unlike our production positions, there’s no heavy lifting required, and we offer housing if needed. Learn more. 

08/09/2021 | Delavan, WI | Turtle Creek Gardens
Field Crew
Full-time or Part-time. Mid August- October
Field Crew Member– weeding, maintaining, and harvesting crops.
Requirements:
• Ability to lift 50 pounds
• Be flexible with shifting work priorities as needed
• Has Grit to deal with the elements: wet, heat, mud, cold
• Experience with pushing through difficult situations, experience working on farms a plus
• Can work in a team, follow directions or problem solve as a team
• Speed
Learn more. 

08/03/2021 | Three Lakes, WI | James Lake Farms
Harvest Crew
James Lake Farms, a family owned farm located in Three Lakes, Wisconsin, grows and harvests organic cranberries for both the frozen market and fresh produce. We currently have 187 acres of certified organic fruit. Our harvest season begins in late September and ends the week before Thanksgiving. We are seeking individuals with the flexibility to work either in the field or in our packing facility, as the daily work needs vary depending on crop development, purchase orders and the weather.
Starting Wage: $17 per hour
Limited on-farm housing is available.
Interested parties can contact us at 715-421-6510 or email JLFCRAN@gmail.com.
Learn more.

07/28/2021 | Evansville, WI | Tipi Produce
Farmhands
Work outside in a healthy environment! Join the lively crew at our organic vegetable farm located 30 minutes south of Madison, WI. We have several openings for people available to work from August through mid-October or mid-November. Starting dates in August are flexible, as our current employees are scheduled to leave at different times. In addition, we have one short-term opening for the month of August.
– Positions run from August through mid-October or mid-November.
– Prior farming experience is valuable but not necessary.
– Competitive wage ($14+/hour), possible year-end bonus, plus abundant organic veggies.
Learn more.

07/26/2021 | Madison/Chippewa Falls, WI | Wisconsin Farmers Union
Rural Organizer
The Wisconsin Farmers Union is hiring an organizer to help us build grassroots power in rural areas of Wisconsin. This position will have flexibility to work remotely while reporting to either our Chippewa Falls or Madison office. Position description with details is available at this link.
Deadline to apply is Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021.

07/19/2021 | Mineral Point, WI | The Cider Farm, LLC
Fall Orchard Worker
● Harvest apples keeping records of harvest.
● Press apples keeping records of varieties and amounts pressed.
● Clean small and large equipment.
● Operate a skid steer, riding mower, and tractor (optional) for diverse tasks.
● Move, stabilize and weed deer fencing.
● Dig and plant trees.
● Stake or trellis trees. Attach trees to stakes or trellising.
● Apply tree guards to tree trunks.
● Hand weed. Operate a weed-wacker/brush cutter cautiously around trees, fencing, buildings and utilities.
● Assist with prairie burns.
● Apply mulches to tree rows and to protect irrigation system. Rake mulches in row.
● Monitor for and remove insect pests in tree trunks.
Learn more.

 

California

08/16/2021 | Camirillo, CA | Rodale Institute’s California Organic Center
Farm Manager
The Organic Farmer Manager-California fulfills the primary task of managing the Regional Resource Center field projects and acts as a spokesperson to translate the research agenda into practical farmer friendly outreach tools. Must have a bachelor’s degree and/or 5 years of experience in organic horticultural or agronomic crop production. Learn more.

06/28/2021 | Soquel, CA | Rancho Soquel
Vegetable Production Manager
Interested in being a part of a farm start up? Do you want to work and learn with expert consultants in regenerative ag, pasture management, vegetable production, orchard management, and dairy operations? Be a major part of bringing a complex and beautiful vision to life. Learn more.

Colorado

06/28/2021 | Boulder, CO | Light Root Community Farm
Herdsperson/Dairy Assistant
We are seeking an individual or couple for a full-time, year round, herdsperson/dairy assistant to join our small team. The ideal candidate has some dairy and grazing experience, excellent communication skills, and good sense for hygiene and quality control in the dairy. General duties include, but not limited to:
Daily milking chores, raw milk bottling, herd health management, implementing grazing systems, irrigation, manure management and compost making, mucking and bedding loafing shed, and winter time feeding. Dairy assistants may integrate into some general farm chores and crop production, such as soil preparation, planting, weeding and harvesting, as needed. Learn more.

Illinois

09/07/2021 | Champaign, IL | The Land Connection
Farmland Access Program Manager
The Land Connection seeks an enthusiastic program manager to develop and coordinate the initiative’s growth and expansion in a way that instills equity and collaboration in every element. This position will lead the work to implement the initiative, including growing the network of organizations, agricultural service providers, and individuals participating in the work; guiding the training and work of four regional land access navigators; assisting with the transition of illinoisfarmlink.org to a statewide resource for farmers, landowners, and agriculture service providers; and leading the development of strong land access and transfer education programs to aid farmers and landowners throughout the state. The successful candidate will shape the evolution of the Illinois Farmland Access Initiative. Learn more.

Iowa

07/08/2021 | Cedar Rapids, IA | Feed Iowa First
Farming and Operations Coordinator VISTA
Feed Iowa First manages 25 urban farm sites that produce approximately 25,000 pounds of fresh produce to be distributed free of charge to food-insecure households across Linn County.
Member Duties:
-Coordinate urban farm operations that meets/exceeds vegetable production expectations
-Create a detailed farming plan for 25 farming sites in the 2022 growing season
-Research best practices for successful seedling production
-Oversee community volunteers in tilling, planting, harvesting, and tear down of urban farm
-Coordinate weekly large-group volunteer events through the growing season
-Provide support to community partners through continual communication strategies
-Outline a process for produce intake during harvest operations
Learn more.

Michigan

08/04/2021 | Bloomfield Hills, MI | Bowers School Farm
Farm Instructional Guide
The Farm Guide will contribute to increasing visitors’ awareness of agriculture, local food systems, and their surrounding natural environment and cultural heritage. The Guide will foster the appreciation, enjoyment, and sustainable use of our Michigan natural and cultural resources through education with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This position includes providing instructional support to educators in Bloomfield Hills Schools and the surrounding communities, connecting the outdoors to the classroom, in addition to contributing to community development through educational programs and community events. Learn more.

Minnesota

09/09/2021 | Minneapolis, MN | Walkabout Outdoor
Landscapers, Gardeners, and Stonemasons
Walkabout Outdoor is a NE Minneapolis based landscape and garden boutique that specializes in design and installation of prairie-style gardens, naturalistic landscapes and natural stone hardscapes throughout the Twin Cities.
We are now hiring detail-oriented, creative and motivated landscapers, gardeners and stonemasons. We provide paid training for motivated individuals without experience but prefer applicants with relevant outdoor work experience. Several positions are available immediately. Weekly schedule runs Monday – Friday, April – December, with opportunities to work overtime and weekends if desired. Learn more. Please email interest, qualifications and contact information to walkaboutoutdoor@gmail.com.

09/09/2021 | Minneapolis, MN | Organic Bob Lawncare
Multiple Positions
We value and respect each other and offer a living wage, great working conditions, and flexible hours.
Learn more. 

09/07/2021 | St. Paul, MN | Minnesota Sea Grant
Aquaculture Extension Associate
The University of Minnesota Sea Grant College Program (MNSG) seeks applicants for a full-time, three- year Aquaculture Extension Associate (AEA) position. The AEA will help coordinate current aquaculture projects that address the economic, social, and environmental sustainability of the aquaculture industry in the Great Lakes region. The AEA will be responsible for overseeing multiple extension research projects spanning several years and providing outreach and applied research on aquaculture (~80%) and fisheries (~20%) for MNSG. In addition, the AEA will work with stakeholders in Minnesota and the Great Lakes region to understand their needs and build cooperative relationships across state, federal, and tribal agencies, communities, and aquaculture and fisheries industries. The AEA will be based in St. Paul, Minn., have statewide responsibilities and will interact and work closely with Sea Grant aquaculture and fisheries staff throughout the Great Lakes region. Learn more.

09/07/2021 | Minneapolis, Montevideo, Lewiston, MN or remote | Land Stewardship Project (LSP)
Policy Organizer
We are at a critical time in our society, where the problems we face demand bold action. The
Land Stewardship Project (LSP) is seeking multiple Policy Organizers to develop and implement visionary,
strategic grassroots campaigns for a just food and farming system. The organizers of the Policy
Department work as a team to win campaigns on issues including climate change, stopping factory farms,
healthcare, local food systems, fighting corporate concentration, and more. As an organization with deep
rural roots going back nearly 40 years, LSP plays a unique and critical role in building a progressive
statewide movement in Minnesota. Learn more.

09/07/2021 | Minneapolis, MN | Land Stewardship Project (LSP)
Operations and Support Specialist
The Operations and Support Specialist is a service-oriented role. You will work as part of an Operations and Support Team to manage operations at our offices and support the work of the Land Stewardship Project’s (LSP) staff, board, and members, and the staff and board of our sister organization, the Land Stewardship Action Fund (LSAF). Learn more.

09/07/2021 | Minneapolis, Montevideo, Lewiston, MN or remote | Land Stewardship Project (LSP)
Development Director
As our Development Director, you play a key role in fulfilling our mission by supporting the organization in raising funds. You achieve this through cultivating relationships with potential donors, current donors, strategic partners and others to ensure the success of Land Stewardship Project’s mission. Learn more. 

08/18/2021 | Saint Paul, MN | Minnesota Grown
Program Manager
This position will market and promote Minnesota agricultural and food products through the Minnesota Grown Program. The position is responsible for coordinating all aspects of membership in the Minnesota Grown Program, including distributing the Minnesota Grown publication(s), recruiting new members, licensing of members, communicating with Minnesota Grown members, and coordinating various events and trade shows on behalf of the Minnesota Grown Program. This position is located in St. Paul and may have options for teleworking from home. For a full description, contact information, and an application link, click here and enter the Job ID code 47943.

08/18/2021 | Minneapolis/Saint Paul, MN | Farmer to Farmer
Metro Salesperson Coffee Ambassador
Farmer To Farmer is a small non-profit organization based in Western Wisconsin that promotes peace and cross-cultural understanding between the US and Central America. Farmer To Farmer’s coffee project is committed to developing markets for really good coffee grown sustainably by farmers in Central America. We seek an individual who is enthusiastic about our mission and wants to be part of a growing purpose-driven business. We encourage bright, entrepreneurial people of all ethnicities, races, genders, ages, abilities, and sexual orientations to apply. Learn more. Learn more.

08/18/2021 | Saint Paul, MN | Taking Stock Foods
Product Demonstrator
Taking Stock Foods is a startup food business based in St. Paul, MN that provides wholesome food products that support lifestyles of wellness. Our main goal as a company is to establish a level of trust and authenticity as we engage with coworkers, vendors, and customers. We consider honesty, thoroughness and integrity to be the foundational elements of our company culture, impacting all of the networks of people involved in our enterprises. Food unites us all, and we are proud to be producing food products that benefit our physical bodies and create shared community.
This is a temporary, 6-month position starting in October, 2021. November, 2021 and March 2022 are sales periods wherein additional product demonstrations will be scheduled. Flexible availability during these months is a must. Learn more

08/18/2021 | Minneapolis, MN | TC Food Justice
Executive Director
The Executive Director is an important position leading TC Food Justice’s leadership team. TC Food Justice (TCFJ) is a Twin Cities-based food rescue nonprofit launched in 2015 with the mission of increasing access to nutrient-rich food while reducing waste. TCFJ is experiencing an exciting period of growth and is looking for a leader to help build upon past successes.
TC Food Justice’s work is dependent on a small core team of staff along with a large group of community volunteers, which necessitates a high degree of coordination and attention to detail. This position is responsible for the daily oversight of all staff members (currently 3 part-time employees), acts as the main liaison to the board of directors, oversees core operations, and provides general oversight and direction for all program work. This role helps build and maintain positive working relationships with staff, volunteers, donors, partners organizations, and the larger community. Learn more

08/18/2021 | Litchfield, MN | Prairie Drifter Farm
Fall Farm Crew Member
Prairie Drifter Farm currently has an opening for one farm crew member for the fall season. Our employment opportunities are especially beneficial for, but not limited to, someone exploring or pursuing vegetable farming as a career.
EMPLOYMENT DETAILS:
Time Frame: August 30 – end of October.
Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 or 8:00am to 5:00pm each day. One hour unpaid lunch. 15 minute paid break.
Housing: Housing is available on the farm but is not required.
Responsibilities:
· Harvesting, washing and packing for CSA deliveries/wholesale accounts
· Weeding, hoeing, high tunnel work
· Upkeep of farm grounds
· Fall cleanup
Learn more.

08/16/2021 | Red Wing, MN | Prairie Island Indian Community
Food Systems Specialist
The Food Systems Specialist will maintain organizational facilities and operations that protect, enhance, and develop the local food economy in a sustainable manner. Aquaponics, Greenhouse Management, and Agroforestry efforts will be the primary responsibility of the Food System Specialist; as well as facilitation of the distribution of the Woyute Wašte Koka (Good Food Box) shares. Learn more.

08/03/2021 | Rushford, MN | Featherstone Farm
Delivery Driver
Featherstone Farm is seeking Twin Cities based Delivery Driver for our Wednesday and Thursday Twin Cities CSA farm share routes. This driver will drive to our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) drop sites to deliver fresh market produce. This is a seasonal position (June to October in 2021 with the option to remain on in winter for bi-weekly deliveries). Learn more.

07/29/2021 | Minneapolis, MN, Montevideo, MN, Lewiston, MN or remote | Land Stewardship Project
Development Director
As our Development Director, you play a key role in fulfilling our mission by supporting the organization in raising funds. You achieve this through cultivating relationships with potential donors, current donors, strategic partners and others to ensure the success of Land Stewardship Project’s mission. Learn more.

07/28/2021 | Minneapolis, MN | Minnesota Venture Farms
Intern
Minnesota Venture Farms (MVF) is a GMCC BIPOC-led enterprise focused on addressing systemic inequities in our food system through the development of a scalable, equitable, and independent food access ecosystem that engages and serves BIPOC communities. The venture plans to build the capacity of small, BIPOC farmers by supporting land and asset acquisition, agricultural education, technological innovation, marketing and logistics development, and financial investments. MVF is seeking a Community Engagement and Research Intern to help with conducting research on BIPOC farmers in Minnesota, as well as grants prospecting. Learn more.

07/27/2021 | Lake City, MN | Pearson Organics
Full-Time Crew Member
Crew members will participate in all aspects of the farm’s daily operations.  This position is best suited for someone who is interested in a career in sustainable vegetable production – owning your own farm or managing a farm.  While this is an hourly position, there will be many aspects of the job that mimic an apprenticeship model, a high level of training and responsibility will be given to each crew member. Learn more.

07/27/2021 | Lake City, MN | Pearson Organics
Harvest & Packshed Assistant
The Harvest & Packshed Assistant will work closely with the Farm Manager/Owner to coordinate and manage harvests, washing, and packing of 12 acres of produce for a 350 member CSA, restaurants, wholesale accounts, and farmers markets. The Harvest & Packshed Assistant will assist in creating harvest lists, training crew for harvest and packing, overseeing all tasks related to harvest and post-harvest, setting up and cleaning up packshed on harvest days, and keeping harvest records. Learn more.

07/26/2021 | Brooklyn Park, MN | Second Harvest Heartland
Coordinator for the Midwest Region Produce Cooperative (MRPC)
We are hiring a Coordinator for the Midwest Region Produce Cooperative (MRPC). The Midwest Region Produce Cooperative (MRPC) Coordinator provides leadership to the Midwest Produce Mixing Center, including increasing the Cooperative’s membership, strengthening current member relationships, and supporting the Cooperative’s external partnerships. This person must possess exceptional project management and organizational abilities to ensure the successful execution of the Cooperative goals.
Hiring range: $44,000-$50,000 per year DOE (non-exempt role)
Benefits: We offer full benefits: 3 medical plan options, including HSA with company match and co-pay plans, dental, vision, voluntary life/accident, flex spending/dependent care spending accounts, a 403b retirement plan with company match, 4 weeks of paid time off, 6 weeks of paid parental leave, and 10 paid holidays.
Apply for this position or others on 2harvest.org/careers.

07/26/2021 | Luverne, MN | Project Food Forest / Prairie Ally Outdoor Center
Community Forestry Corps Member – Project Food Forest
Community Forestry Corps Members serve at a nonprofit or public agency with a mission to preserve and protect Minnesota’s environment and strengthen communities.
Click this link for benefits and position description, although the position description is not all encompassing for the position with Project Food Forest. Within our organization’s work, this position will focus heavily on promoting and maintaining edible and medicinal perennial plants through education and outreach.
Position based in Luverne, Minnesota with a bit of travel throughout the region. Housing could be arranged if needed.
Apply by August 25, 2021.
Visit www.projectfoodforest.org to learn more about our organization.

07/21/2021 | Northfield, MN | Shepherd’s Way Farms
AM Farm Shifts
We have AM farm shifts opening as part of our summer crew returns to teaching, college and Americorps. Join our small sheep dairy farm team for Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon morning milking shifts and general farm chores (6am-11am). Additional hours may be available.  Position open Aug 1. Learn more.

07/19/2021 | Saint Paul, MN | Hmong American Farmers Association (HAFA)
Four Positions Open
The Hmong American Farmers Association is still on the lookout and currently looking to hire four new full time, seasonal staff for the remainder of the season. Positions are expected to start immediately so those interested should apply at their earliest convenience! Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.
Please send us a message at chuphenj@hmongfarmers.com if you are interested in any of the four positions.
The positions available:
1. Farm Hand (Full Time, Seasonal, Start Immediately through November 2021, $18 p/hr)
2. Farm Organizer (Full Time, Seasonal, start immediately through November 2021, $18/hr)
3. Facilities Manager (Full-Time, Seasonal, start immediately through  Dec 2021, $19 p/h)
4. Packing Assistant (Full-Time, Seasonal, start immediately through  Dec 2021, $16 p/h)

06/30/2021 | Moorhead, MN | Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society
New Roots Farm Developer VISTA
New Roots, which is located near Dilworth, MN is currently supporting 15 farmers or farm families, 14 of which are New Americans from Bhutan, Congo or Burundi. New Roots is sponsored by Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society, a ND nonprofit with a regional sustainable farming membership base primarily in ND, SD, and MN. Headquartered in Moorhead, NPSAS promotes sustainable food systems through education, advocacy, and research. These food systems work to address rural poverty through building strong networks and capacity among immigrant communities. Learn more.

New York

08/23/2021 | Ithaca, NY | Cornell University
Food Systems Specialist
The Food Systems program provides research and educational support to New York agriculture, food processors, distributors, and consumers. The focus of your work will be on the distribution, procurement, and product diversification of food products. Additionally, you will focus on the marketing and promoting of local foods and their access to new markets. Learn more.

Ohio

08/18/2021 | Columbus, OH | Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA)
Communications Director
The Communications Director has primary responsibility for planning and implementing the organization’s multi-dimensional media work. This is a full-time position based in OEFFA’s Columbus office but telework arrangements will be considered. The anticipated salary range is 43,000-47,000 per year based on experience. Benefits include health insurance and paid time off. Employer contribution to a retirement savings account is offered after two years of employment. Learn more.

08/18/2021 | Columbus, OH | Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA)
Communications Associate
The Communications and Outreach Associate will undertake communications and outreach related to two initiatives: outreach to socially disadvantaged farmers to encourage awareness and participation in USDA services and programs, and outreach to beginning farmers in relation to OEFFA’s Farm Beginnings Program. This is a full-time position based in OEFFA’s Columbus office but telework arrangements will be considered. The anticipated salary range is $40,000 – 43,000 per year based on experience. Benefits include health insurance and paid time off. Learn more.

07/12/2021 | Columbus, OH | Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA)
Policy Program Organizer
The Policy Program Organizer will help develop and implement campaigns to advance our policy goals. This will expand the base and leadership of OEFFA farmers and non-farm members willing to engage and lead on these issues. They will conduct one-on-one and small group meetings with producers and other members to develop relationships, build understanding and opportunities for change, while including more diverse member voices and leadership. The position will include strategic communications work for OEFFA’s Policy Program including publications, educational materials, press releases, emails, website content and action forms, and social media content. Learn more.

06/30/2021 | Columbus, OH | Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA)
Begin Farming Program Coordinator
The successful applicant will join a dedicated team of experienced and passionate professionals who are committed to advancing organic and sustainable agriculture, family farmers, and rural communities. If you have significant hands-on experience in sustainable agriculture production, have been responsible for developing and implementing multiple educational programs, have a strong work ethic, and thrive in a collaborative environment, please consider applying to join our staff. Learn more.

Pennsylvania

08/16/2021 | Kutztown, PA | Rodale Institute
Farm Operations Technician
The Farm Operations Technician position facilitates and assists with implementing Farm Operation activities to enable any and all research, education, communication, development, and production projects to function as designed. The Farm Operations Technician will participate in project design through completion, carrying out all daily activities while maintaining activity logs. This position reports to the Farm Manager. 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)
  7. NGO Abroad

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