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Wisconsin

11/23/2020 | Rooted | Madison, WI
Farm to Early Care & Education (ECE) Outreach Specialist
The Farm to Early Care and Education (ECE) Outreach Specialist will develop and share materials and provide technical assistance and training experiences to child care providers, food service professionals, farmers, and/or parents. The Farm to ECE Outreach Specialist promotes best practices in farm to ECE and garden-based education in Wisconsin. The Farm to ECE Outreach Specialist will also collaborate with state and national network partners committed to farm to ECE, farm to school, and school gardens. Learn more.

11/16/2020 | MOSES | Spring Valley, WI
Organic Specialist
MOSES is looking for creative, visionary, and collaborative people who want to make a difference in farmers’ lives and be part of providing resources to diverse farming communities. We are seeking three farmers or farm workers from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds to be Organic Specialists to serve their own communities. This position reports to the Program Development Specialist and supports the mission of MOSES by researching and sharing information with a wide range of producers and other stakeholders through our resources and programs. Learn more.

11/12/2020 | Sinsinawa , WI | Sinsinawa Mound Collaborative Farm
Beginning Farmer Participant
We welcome beginning farmers to apply for the 2021 season. The Collaborative Farm offers land, equipment, infrastructure, mentorship, and support for beginning farmers. Participants manage their own farm plots or pastures and have access to share infrastructure and equipment. The Collaborative Farm is a great way to launch a farm business without taking on unmanageable financial strain. For more information, visit the website or view the attached pdf. Email ctomy@sinsinawa.org or call 319-432-3095 with questions. Learn more. Download job description. 

10/07/2020 | Madison, WI | WI DATCP
Ag Program Specialist
This position will provide information and referral services to agricultural business operators to help them analyze the suitability, profitability and sustainability of enterprises. The incumbent will work with key stakeholders as a liaison, identifying trends, operator needs and resources. This position will also work closely with division staff to connect business operators to markets for their products focusing on those who may be underserved including beginning, minority and women farmers. This person will serve as a subject matter expert in organics, grass based production, small livestock species, specialty crops and other value-added opportunities. Learn more. Download job description.

Illinois

12/02/2020 | Elburn, IL | Mighty Greens Farm
Farmer Assistant
Part-time position starting immediately. Possibility of leading to a full-time position by April/May. $14/hr MWF 9am-4pm
Essential Duties:
• Harvesting and packaging vegetables
• Sowing of micro and petite greens, soil-blocking and seed starting
• Watering greenhouse
• Ensure quality standards and health safety of all farm and greenhouse cultivation and harvesting practices
• Be receptive to learning new methods of farming
• Assist with various additional projects and work-related errands as needed
This position requires typical physical demands for farm labor, such as walking, standing, reaching, stooping, squatting, lifting up to 50lbs and working indoors and outdoors in all conditions on uneven surfaces
Email mightygreens@outlook.com.

Iowa

12/02/2020 | Ames, IA | Practical Farmers of Iowa
Strategic Initiatives Manager
For 35 years, Practical Farmers has worked to equip farmers to build resilient farms and communities. The strategic initiatives team works creatively to accomplish the goals of our farmer-members on the broader Iowa and Midwestern landscape.
The strategic initiatives manager will support that team by 1) managing day-to-day work in cover crop and small-grains farmer programs; 2) developing and implementing processes to stimulate effective teamwork; 3) fundraising to support and expand strategic initiatives programs; 4) managing a $1.5 million operating budget; 5) leading grant management and reporting for the strategic initiatives team; and 6) managing strategic initiatives staff and contractors. Learn more.

11/30/2020 | Cedar Rapids, IA | Matthew 25
Cultivate Hope Associate Director
Oversee all aspects of programming and staff connected to the urban farm including: CSA shares, community gardens, market nights, school gardens, youth development program and summer camps.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $33,000.00 – $37,000.00 per year
COVID-19 considerations: All employees and customers are required to wear a mask and social distance themselves.
Learn more. Download job description.

11/13/2020 | Decorah, IA | Seed Savers Exchange
Seed Bank Inventory Coordinator
Seed Savers Exchange is a non-profit organization based in Decorah, Iowa focused on conserving and promoting America’s culturally diverse but endangered garden and food crop heritage for future generations. Seed Savers Exchange is seeking a Seed Bank Inventory Technician to join our team. Help Seed Savers Exchange and the Preservation Department fulfill our mission to share and preserve open-pollinated and heirloom seeds! The ideal candidate has a background in horticulture, biology, or museum studies. Application instructions can be found at seedsavers.org/jobs. Applications accepted through December 2, 2020. Learn more.

10/28/2020 | Ames, IA | Practical Farmers of Iowa
Horticulture Coordinator
This full-time position will work with PFI staff, farmers, and members to design, coordinate, and execute farmer-led educational events, and will serve as the primary relationship- and network-builder for horticulture crop farmers in the Practical Farmers community. As the primary PFI staff liaison with horticulture farmers, the horticulture coordinator will work closely with many types of farmers, crop enterprises and systems, including conventional and organic, large- and small-scale vegetable and fruit growers, orchardists, nut growers, cut flower farmers and other specialty crop producers. Learn more.

Kentucky

12/01/2020 | New Castle, KY | Wendell Berry Farming Program of Sterling College
Director of Student Life & Operations
The Director manages student life, recruitment and admission, and program operations for this 2-year, tuition-free sustainable agriculture program with cohorts of 12 students. The Director reports to the Dean of the WBFP in Kentucky and works closely with personnel in Sterling’s Student Life, Admission, and Business Offices at the College’s main campus in Vermont. The preferred start date is January 18, 2021. Learn more.

11/06/2020 | Port Royal, KY | Sterling College
Faculty in Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems
Sterling College seeks to complement existing areas of faculty expertise and to strengthen its focus on sustainable livestock husbandry to teach in its Wendell Berry Farming Program. The College is seeking candidates with experience and expertise in one or more of the following areas: animal-based agroecology, sustainable livestock production, integrated grazing systems, pasture or range ecology, appropriate technology. The candidate will be expected to teach courses in these areas, and additional courses in their areas of interests. Learn more.

10/22/2020 | Augusta, KY | B-Run Farm
Farm Property Manager
B-Run Farm seeks to hire a part-time year-round Farm Manager (FM). Ideal candidate will be seeking to grow a long-term family-oriented relationship with owners and neighbors. FM will be provided full-time on-site housing allowance in a restored 1800s farmhouse (3BR/2BA). FM will be tasked with implementing a strategy and executing the development and production of agricultural crops and livestock. An emphasis will be placed on using organic and sustainable agriculture techniques.
This job will include part-time salary commensurate with experience and education. FM must be proficient in operating and maintaining mowing and cultivating equipment. Learn more.

Massachusetts

11/11/2020 | Cambridge, MA | Farm Aid
Farmer Services Network Manager
The Farmer Services Network Manager supports Farm Aid’s mission and goals to help farmers thrive by advancing the capacity and coordination of farm advocates and farm service providers nationwide. The Farmer Services Network Manager (Network Manager) drives Farm Aid’s service provider programming, including Farm Aid’s Farmer Resource Network, and its engagement with the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network (FRSAN). The Network Manager coordinates a farm advocate network (www.farmaid.org/advocates), a national network devoted to training, supporting and recruiting a new generation of farm advocates, and Farm Aid’s natural disaster response and relief efforts. The Network Manager also serves as a member of the Hotline Team, working one-on-one by phone and email with farmers to address their unique resource needs through quality referrals and emotional support. This position offers a key perspective in Farm Aid’s assessment of the needs of farmers nationwide and the availability of services to meet those needs. Learn more.

Minnesota

12/01/2020 | Lake City, MN | Pearson Organics
Farm Share and Harvest Coordinator
As the farm continues to refine and implement new systems and procedures, the Farm Share and Harvest Coordinator will oversee day to day management of the Farm Share (CSA) program and all harvest, wash, and pack operations. The coordinator will manage field and storage inventory to keep out CSA online ordering platform up to date. They will also participate in working with the crew on a variety of tasks around the farm including transplanting, weeding, greenhouse seeding, etc. Learn more.

10/28/2020 | Twin Cities, MN | University of Minnesota
Kernza® CAP Project Manager
The University of Minnesota’s Dept. of Agronomy and Plant Genetics and Green Lands Blue Waters seek to hire a Kernza® Research Project Manager for an interdisciplinary, multi-institutional research, education, and extension project. This is a 1.0 FTE term position with funding for 5 years with potential for extension. A single 1.0 FTE position is preferred but the position could be filled by two candidates working less than 1.0 FTE each. Candidates who can work in the Twin Cities are preferred. However, if working remotely, intermittent travel for COVID-safe team meetings may be required and regular travel will be expected post-COVID. Applications must be submitted online. Review of applications will begin December 1st, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Learn about the Kernza® CAP Grant. Learn more about the position and apply.

10/23/2020 | Cannon Falls, MN | Sogn Valley Farm
Field Crew Leader
This is a full-time, year-round position on our certified organic vegetable farm, with part-time work available beginning November 2020 through the winter. The Field Crew Leader is responsible for leading 3-5 crew members on harvest, planting, crop maintenance, and occasional postharvest work for our CSA and wholesale operations. Qualified candidates will have at least one full year of vegetable farming experience, strong attention to detail, relentless pursuit of efficiency, demonstrated leadership ability, and a collaborative nature. Benefits include a competitive hourly wage, affordable farm-provided housing, PTO and IRA contributions after one full year of employment, and plentiful farm produce. Learn more.

New Mexio

10/30/2020 | Sante Fe, NM | New Agrarian Program
Regenerative Ranching Apprenticeships
New Agrarian Program Applications for 2021 Apprenticeships open November 1st and close December 15, 2020. Apprenticeships take place on working ranches across NM, CO, WY, MT and CA, starting in March/April 2021 and running through November 2021. Learn more.
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Oregon

11/18/2020 | Ashland, OR | Rogue Farm Corps
Farm Internships and Apprenticeships!
Rogue Farm Corps offers a variety of farmer training programs for aspiring farmers: full-season, summer-only, part-time, full-time, entry-level internships or a more advanced apprenticeship experience. Our programs offer real-world farm production experience, training, and mentorship at one of our partner host farms in addition to classes, farm tours, discussion groups, networking, and independent study. Production methods focus on a diverse approach to sustainable, ecological, holistic, and regenerative agriculture in three chapters around the state: Central Oregon, Portland Metro, Rogue Valley.
Applicants of all backgrounds and identities encouraged to apply. Scholarship opportunities are available for BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, veteran, and low-income applicants. Learn more. Download flyer.

Pennsylvania

12/01/2020 | Carversville, PA | Carversville Farm Foundation
2021 Livestock Apprenticeship
Our apprenticeship program is designed as an introduction to organic farming. Learning the basic skills of farming will be covered from start to finish. Apprentices will work 40 hours/week or more with our full-time farmers on every aspect of production, and will also have the opportunity to attend workshops, classes, and trainings on and off the farm to support their professional development in organic agriculture. We currently have positions available for the Livestock Apprenticeship. CFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Learn more.

12/01/2020 | Carversville, PA | Carversville Farm Foundation
2021 Vegetable Apprentice
Our apprenticeship program is designed as an introduction to organic farming. Learning the basic skills of farming will be covered from start to finish. Apprentices will work 40 hours/week or more with our full-time farmers on every aspect of production, and will also have the opportunity to attend workshops, classes, and trainings on and off the farm to support their professional development in organic agriculture. We currently have positions available for the Vegetable Apprenticeship. CFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Learn more.

11/11/2020 | Landisburg, PA | LEAF Project PA
Operations Coordinator
The LEAF Project is an exciting, young nonprofit organization at the forefront of youth development, social justice, and food system work in South Central PA. Through seasonal internships, LEAF employs youth from diverse backgrounds, ages 14-20, in positions of responsibility and rigor running a sustainable vegetable farm and kitchen venture. They are hiring an Operations Coordinator who will serve as a lead project manager in the areas of development, communications, special events, and organizational administration. Looking for 2+ years experience in organizational management and Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience. This is a great opportunity with a great organization. Learn more.

Vermont

11/06/2020 | Craftsbury Common, VT | Sterling College
Faculty
Sterling College seeks two candidates with experience and expertise in:

Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems
Draft animal power and one or more of the following areas: animal-based agroecology, sustainable livestock production, integrated grazing systems, vertebrate biology, pasture or range ecology, and whole farm planning. In addition, this candidate would provide curricular oversight in the draft animal power systems minor.

Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems
Farm and food policy, community food security, sustainable diets or human nutrition, entrepreneurialism and/or non-profit management or small business management.

Both candidates will be expected to also contribute to the foundational curriculum of the college. Learn more.

West Virginia

12/01/2020 | Wheeling , WV | Grow Ohio Valley
Farmhand
Big Wheeling Farm working to supply full-diet, year-round provisions. Time to hire 2021 farm hands.
Our farm fits inside a developing landscape of local food security visioned by the non-profit Grow Ohio Valley to make high quality food the standard in our neighborhoods. Check our website.
Several categories: produce, animals, equipment, and infrastructure. In 2021, adding grain production, cooking/preserving, and sales/distribution. Most likely you start in vegetable production. PLEASE apply for this position if you intend on learning or practicing any of the other aspects of our farm.
Sounds like your style? Call Matt at (260) 564-4361 or email poundsmatthewL@gmail.com.

Washington

11/12/2020 | Chimacum, WA | Red Dog Farm
Field Crew & Farmers Market Helper
We are looking for a smart, tough and detail-oriented laborer to join our 2021 farm crew. The ideal candidate will possess a strong interest in food and farming, enjoy working on a team, and be ready for a challenge. Since this position includes being a one day a week farmer market helper, this position requires strong customer service skills, basic mental mathematical skills, and the ability to work a long market day. Learn more.

11/12/2020 | Chimacum, WA | Red Dog Farm
Farmers Market Manager
We are looking for a friendly, professional individual to run our twice weekly farmers market booths- at Port Townsend Saturday and Chimacum Sunday markets. The ideal applicant 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. If full time work is desired, position would include harvesting and a variety of other field work. Learn more.

11/11/2020 | Burlington, WA | Farm Aid
Farmer Hotline Operator
As a member of the Hotline Team, the Farmer Hotline Operator supports Farm Aid’s Farmer Services program by operating the Farm Aid hotline on an ongoing basis, providing a listening ear to farmers and connecting them to the resources they need. The Hotline Operator serves as a critical bridge to farmers and rural communities throughout the country and assists in advancing Farm Aid’s assessment of the needs of farmers nationwide and the availability of services to meet those needs. The Hotline Operator collaborates with the Hotline Team in the expansion of the farmer resource network and the development of reports that translate hotline activities into actionable knowledge for internal and external use in support of Farm Aid’s mission. 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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