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Wisconsin

05/04/2020 | Viroqua, WI | Fifth Season Cooperative
Office Coordinator
Looking for a position in Local Food? The Fifth Season Cooperative is hiring a full time Office Coordinator, based in Viroqua, WI. Fast-paced position working with local farmers, processors and distributors to maintain efficient management of accounts, timely payments and general office duties. Must be dedicated to the mission of the Cooperative, Highly Proficient in Quick Books and able to multi-task in a flexible environment with excellent verbal/written communication and organizational skills. Apply immediately, position open until filled. Call 608.638.8332 for more details. Send cover letter and resume to snoble@fifthseasoncoop.com. Download job description.

California

05/04/2020 | Winters, CA | Center for Land-Based Learning
Beginning Farm and Ranch Management Apprenticeship
Advance your agriculture career while getting paid to learn! This paid apprenticeship, a program of the Center for Land-Based Learning, trains individuals for farm management jobs by providing practical experience, valuable skills, and connections to a mentor that will allow you to gain more responsibility on a farm and move into a management role. The two year program combines paid on-the-job training with job-related instruction, through a structured pathway. Apprentices work full-time on a production farm with a farmer mentor, gaining experience in the major areas needed to manage a successful farm.
For questions, please contact: apprenticeship@landbasedlearning.org. Learn more.

05/01/2020 | Rescue, CA | Farm Foundation
Farmer
We are building a 130-acre regenerative farm in Rescue, California. The farm will be a place of beauty and inspiration in El Dorado County. We are looking for a Farmer to lead the execution of our vision to transform barren land to a beautiful, plentiful, diverse and sustainable ranch that nourishes people and animals.
The Farm Manager will create a farm that provides the local community with nutrient-dense food and meaningful work. The farm is to sustain a rich, biodiverse environment for plants, farm and wild animals, birds, insects and pollinators. It educates and builds a community of people that are passionate about food, animals, health, sustainability, biodiversity and natural beauty.

Primary Responsibilities (including, but not necessarily limited to):
– lead the initial development of the farm infrastructure
– develop products and markets
– establish and manage rotational grazing of cows, goats, sheep and chicken
– manage of multiple cropping systems
– develop a network of customers, helpers and various partners

Qualifications/Requirements:
Farmer has ideally held the same role on a farm with sustainable practices. Candidates that have worked on an organic farm and are feel that they are ready to take on the lead role will be considered. Farmer must live within 45 minutes of the farm initially and eventually on or next to the farm. Housing assistance is available.
Inquire to:   requestinfotoday00@gmail.com

Indiana

05/29/2020 | New Carlisle, IN | Rainfield Farm
Farm Hand
We’re looking for someone that is interested in small scale market-style farming. Candidates will be working with a farm manager, another farm hand, and occasionally with our wash/pack crew. Majority of the time will be spent working in the fields. We use various hand tools for majority of the work but have a sub-compact tractor available for larger jobs. We typically work Monday-Friday and a couple hours on Saturday. Occasionally we’ll work a weekend day to make up for a rain day during the week. Expect to work 40-50 hours per week during the height of the season. Learn more.

Iowa

05/04/2020 | Decorah, IA| Seed Savers Exchange
Assistant Orchard Manager
Seed Savers Exchange is seeking an Assistant Orchard Manager to join our team to assist with managing Seed Savers Exchange’s extensive apple collection of over 1700 varieties housed in 2 separate orchards. The position is a full-time, benefits-eligible 5 year grant funded position. The ideal candidate should have extensive experience working in or managing an apple orchard and a background in horticulture or plant sciences.
A complete position description and application instructions can be found here.

04/20/2020 | Iowa | Practical Farmers of Iowa
On-farm job openings throughout Iowa
Practical Farmers of Iowa has 10 (ten) on-farm job openings left with farmers across the state who are willing to provide additional training on what it takes to run a business.
Labor4Learning is intended for beginning or aspiring farmers seeking employment and additional training in farm management and production skills. Each opportunity in the program is unique depending on the farm’s enterprises, production practices, job responsibilities, terms, etc.
Get all the details here: Labor4Learning Website   Check-out our farmer trainers here: Labor4Learning Farm Trainers
Resumes and references, along with any job-specific questions, need to be sent directly to the trainer farm. |
Please contact Celize Christy at celize@practicalfarmers.org if you have any questions about the program.

Massachusetts

04/27/2020 | Dartmouth, MA | Round the Bend Farm
Youth Education/Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator
This position will support our education programs on the farm and in the wider community. This includes collaborating with teachers, students, and staff to plan and implement experiential farm-based field trips, workshops, tours, presentations and support community outreach.
This position will also support RTB’s food systems. This includes collaborating with our Garden Manager in the operation of RTB’s market-garden scale crop production. We are growing a diversified range of primarily vegetables, fruits, nuts, edible perennials and medicinal herbs, on roughly 2 acres of land. Cooking and on-site food processing and preservation is also a crucial part of our food systems. Learn more. Download job description.

Michigan

04/21/2020 | Tecumseh, MI | Eden Foods, Inc.
Buyer
Eden Foods – Clinton, Mich. (Lenawee County) seeks a capable, knowledgeable person to manage grain and bean growers-supplier relationships. Position is based in Clinton. Travel is involved. Must have some knowledge of agriculture, grain and bean crops, organic, and be open to learning and sharing. Good work, good people, a career opportunity. Email resume to Sherri Laing, HR slaing1@edenfoods.com. Learn more.

Minnesota

05/27/2020 | Lake City, MN | Beautiful Beard Grain Farm
Barley Custom Combine
Looking for custom combine work in Lake City off of County 9. 22 acres transitional barley, will pay per acre and for cleaning. Late July / Early August.
We will work with you to harvest however best we can get the crop out of the ground. Learn more.

Oregon

05/14/2020 | Eugene, OR | FOOD for Lane County Youth Farm
Youth Farm Assistant and Outreach Coordinator

FOOD for Lane County’s Youth Farm is a 6-acre urban educational farm where we work with community to increase food security and offer skill-building opportunities to people of all ages, including volunteers of all ages, a youth farm crew of teens, and adult season-long interns. Staff and youth run an on-site and an off-site produce stand from June – October and a 135+-member Community Supported Agriculture program, providing organic vegetables to the local community. FOOD For Lane County (FFLC) distributes over half of the produce through a network of over 150 partner agencies to our community’s most vulnerable households. Learn more.

Washington

05/26/2020 | Mount Vernon, WA | Puget Sound Food Hub Cooperative
Operations Manager

The Puget Sound Food Hub’s Operations Manager will work out of our distribution warehouse in Mount Vernon, WA, a small, vibrant city located on the Skagit River, just south of the lively college town of Bellingham, and north of the Seattle. The area is rich in outdoor sports and activities, with a robust local brewing and food scene as well as excellent educational opportunities from primary to university level.
This is a unique, challenging and rewarding position. If you are a skilled manager with a passion for local food and farming, this position may be the perfect fit for you. 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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