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2/ 19 /18 | Whidbey Island, WA  | Good Cheer Food Bank
Gleaning Program Coordinator
The Gleaning Program Coordinator at Good Cheer Food Bank will continue to develop volunteer recruitment and retention strategies, coordinate gleans, participate in asset mapping, and plan the long-term sustainability of the program. This AmeriCorps VISTA position will be part strategist and part storyteller, working to strengthen public recognition and support for food recovery efforts. The gleaning program coordinator will streamline systems to share excess food with hunger relief network partners, and support volunteer programs that divert food from the waste-stream by processing blemished or excess produce into value-added food products that can feed hungry families all year long.   Learn more.

 

2 / 19 /18 | Prescott, WI  | The Borner Farm Project
Farm Crew
The Borner Farm Project is putting down some serious roots, and every intern is capable of making a tremendous difference to the project and community! This is the ideal internship for someone interested in being an essential part of the continued success of a unique urban farm with a big-hearted vision and a strong network of community support. It is also ideal for someone who wants to gain experience connecting a small town community with urban agriculture.   Learn more.

 

2/19 /18 | Burlington, WA  | Boldly Grown Farm
Production Lead
Boldly Grown Farm is a certified organic, mixed vegetable farm located in Skagit Valley, WA, about an hour north of Seattle. Their primary focus is efficient and sustainable production of certified organic fall and winter storage vegetables for wholesale markets in Western Washington. They also run a winter CSA program. They are seeking a full-time Production Lead for the 2018 season. This individual will work closely with the owners to help manage and execute all farm tasks, from planning through production, harvest and sales. This position is for someone with prior vegetable farming experience.  Learn more.

 

2/19/18 | North Freedom, WI  | Four Elements Organic Herbals
Assistant Farm Manager
For a certified organic, commercial herb farm set in the Baraboo Bluffs area that  produces over 2,000 pounds of herbs from over 50 species, used to produce Four Elements Organic Herbals line of wellness products. Seeking 1 hard-working, self-motivated individual from May to October, possibly beyond. Three seasons on organic farm, management experience desired.  Detailed orientated, some knowledge of organic requirements, interest in filming, photography and social media a plus. The job includes an opportunity for selling at the Baraboo Farmers Market for part of the season. Duties include all aspects of herb production including: propagation, greenhouse production, division, planting, cultivation, green manure and cover cropping, mulching, harvest, wild crafting, drying, and labeling according to organic standards. Learn field, as well as formal gardening, in our three plus acres of production and display gardens. Salary is $12/hour, Tuesdays through Saturdays, approximately 45 hours per week, with a one hour unpaid lunch break daily. Extra vegetables and herbs from the garden provided when available.  Call Jane @608-522-4492.

 

2/16 /18 |  Marlow, NH  | Kroka Expeditions
Farm Apprentice
Apprentices have an unique opportunity to learn about organic and biodynamic farming on an educational farm, work with students in an holistic farm setting with animals, vegetables, fruits and berries and live in a robust intentional community of exceptional young people. Position available mid April – October (Full season) (preferred) or June through August (partial season).  Learn more.

 

2/14 /18 |  Searcy, AR  | Peebles Organic Farms
Assistant Farm Manager
Organic row crop and vegetable farm is looking for a diversified individual with 3 years farming experience minimum. Organic experience preferred. Candidate needs to be reliable, a hard worker, team player, but also a motivated, self starter. Will be expected to utilize all necessary farm equipment. Salaried full time position based on experience. Housing available if needed.  Learn more.

 

2/14 /18 |  Viroqua, WI  | Ridgeland Harvest
Field and Pack Shed Crew
Team needed to harvest and pack 25 acres of mixed vegetables and fruits. This includes planting, weeding, mulching, harvesting, washing, culling and packing produce.  Must be detail oriented, able to count, stay cool under stress, lift 50 lbs, work in all weather, remain optimistic, problem solve, and work well with a variety of people. It’s a fun job with everyone working together toward a common goal.  Learn more.

 

2/14 /18 |  Viroqua, WI  | Ridgeland Harvest
Field and Pack Shed Crew
Team needed to harvest and pack 25 acres of mixed vegetables and fruits. This includes planting, weeding, mulching, harvesting, washing, culling and packing produce.  Must be detail oriented, able to count, stay cool under stress, lift 50 lbs, work in all weather, remain optimistic, problem solve, and work well with a variety of people. It’s a fun job with everyone working together toward a common goal.  Learn more.

 

2/12 /18 |  Albert Lea, MN  | Albert Lea Seed
Organic Sales Agronomist
Position expectations:
– Provide customers with useful information on seed choices and crop/soil/insect/disease management.
– Work directly with farmers to understand their needs and how Albert Lea Seed can better serve them.
– Work with suppliers to identify, license, test, characterize, and produce seed varieties and hybrids that perform on organic farms.
– Manage the compliance and certification processes for our Organic Handler Certification and Non-GMO Project verification.
– Provide customer and industry outreach at organic conferences, trade shows, meetings, and field days.
– Make farm visits to help farmers solve agronomic and seed issues.  Learn more.

 

2/9 /18 | Toronto, Canada  | Mayfield Dairy Farms
Staff
Join the family and become a member of the most dynamic Dairy Farms in Canada!  This is a well respected, ethical organization, with individuals who have the best minds in the Dairy and Food Industry. The potential for growth is endless.  Talented personnel are recruited who share Mayfield Dairy Farm’s vision for long-term, sustainable growth that is achieved professionally.   Honest, service-oriented, forward-thinking, initiative driven and discerning people are needed to help their customers realize their hopes, dreams and ambitions.  Learn more.

 

2/9 /18 | Floyd, VA  | Riverstone Organic Farm
Assistant Farm Manager
Opening on a certified organic vegetable farm, located in a scenic river valley in the Blue Ridge Mountains adjacent to Spikenard Honey Bee Sanctuary.  Applicant should have an extensive working knowledge of wholesale vegetable production. Management experience required for day to day crew of 6 people.  Farm has extensive equipment, facilities and irrigation systems to coordinate. Savvy with computers.  Sales and marketing by others.  On-farm housing possible, salary based on amount of experience.  Send cover letter and resume.  Contact Woody.

 

2/7/18 | Chimacum, WA  | Red Dog Farm
Field Crew
Ideal field crew applicants are smart, strong, detail-oriented, possess a strong interest in food and farming, enjoy working on a team, and are ready for a new challenge. The primary responsibilities are to harvest, wash and pack produce, and also utilize and update paperwork to record tasks completed.  Applicant will be expected to perform field work including but not limited to transplanting, hand weeding, hoeing, and moving irrigation.  Fill out Application for Employment and submit along with your resume by email or mail.  Learn more.

 

2/7/18 | Hutchinson, MN  | The Farm of Minnesota
Farmer’s Market Lead
An organic farm is looking for a responsible, enthusiastic, motivated person to take over weekly farmers market responsibilities. Set up markets, service customers, and manage market crews. Markets are Tuesday through Saturday at varying times. Responsibilities include driving our market vehicle to markets and returning to the farm each day. Occasional deliveries around markets may accompany the market materials to save trips away from the farm. Applicant needs a diverse knowledge of different vegetables and enjoy being with people.  Contact Dan.

 

2/7/18 | Maple Plain, MN | Pleasant View Gardens
Garden Crew Leader, Garden Crew Member, Garden Install Member
Looking for motivated individuals with an interest in the gardening profession. Positions are full or part time. Responsibilities include maintaining or installing residential and commercial, demonstrating a strong sense of pride in workmanship, encouraging and assisting team members, and assisting with the growth and health of plant material in the greenhouse as well as in the field.   Learn more.

 

2/7/18 | Augusta, AR | Peebles Farm
Farm Manager
Looking for a highly motivated individual to help manage a large agri-tourism operation in Augusta Arkansas. Duties include community outreach, marketing, field work, computer research, handling of day to day operations on the farm, and managing employees. Equal opportunity employer. Call 870-919-6162 or  contact Dallas.

 

2/7/18 | Carp Lake, MI | Ziibimijwang Farm
Farm Manager/Grower
Ziibimijwang Farm is an enterprise of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians tasked with providing high quality, organic vegetables within the tribe as well as the greater “Tip of the Mitt” area of Michigan. The farm is expanding to 10 acres of vegetable production this year, with the goal of growing on 30+ acres in the future. Seeking a full-time, live-in, year-round farm manager to start as soon as possible.  Learn more.

 

2/6/18 | Brodhead, WI | Raleigh’s Hillside Farm
Pack Shed Manager
Seeking a skilled, part-time pack shed manager to assist in executing a successful CSA season for 160+ members through leadership, hard work and dedication.  This position will provide a key role in getting high quality, accurate orders to the farm’s restaurant and market share participants. Applicant will help create better systems for farm operation and maintain order in a newly built pack shed. They 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.
Crew Member
Seeking a skilled, part-time crew member to assist in a successful sixth growing season by providing a great work ethic, adaptability, and strong dedication.  As a crew member, applicant 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. In the early season the ability to quickly adapt to different activities (from field production to assisting with the construction of our pack shed, cooler, and other projects) will be vital.  Learn more.

 

2/6/18 | Burlington, WI | Vintage Prairie Farm
Farm Crew Leader
Position is for the 2018 season. The crew leader will be involved with all aspects of an organic farm that produces high quality vegetables for Chicago restaurants. The season begins early March and lasts through October. A minimum of 1-2 seasons experience on a organic farm are necessary for this position. Pay range $12 – $15/hourly, based on experience. Contact Jesse.

 

2/6/18 | Madison, WI | Gathering Waters:  Wisconsin’s Alliance for Land Trusts
Part-Time Office Manager
This position plays an important role in keeping the office operations running smoothly, providing customer service, and supporting a productive and fun work environment as Gathering Waters helps to protect the land, water and way of life that makes Wisconsin such a special place.   Accepting applications until 5:00 pm on February 16, 2018. Learn more.

 

2/2/18 | Minneapolis, MN | Mill City Farmers Market
Market Day Staff
The Mill City Farmers Market is a non‐profit organization based in Minneapolis, in its thirteenth Flagship Market season and its second Night Market season. Mill City Farmers Market brings together farmers, producers, food artisans, multi‐cultural food traditions, celebrity chefs, authors, cooking demos, recipes, kids activities, farm animals, festivals, and live music to educate consumers about sustainable & organic agriculture and our regional farmers.  Applications for Market Day Staff due March 1, 2018. Learn more.

 

2/2/18 | Columbus, OH | OEFFA (Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Assocation)
Certification Specialist
Immediate opening for two Certification Specialists. The successful applicants will join a team of bright and passionate individuals who are committed to upholding the integrity of the organic label and furthering the sustainable agriculture movement. Please consider applying if you have experience with food and agriculture, a strong work ethic, and value a collaborative approach. These positions expected to begin no later than mid-March.   Learn more.
Materials Specialist
The successful applicant will join a team of bright and passionate individuals who are committed to upholding the integrity of the organic label and furthering the sustainable agriculture movement. Please consider applying if you have experience with food and agriculture, a strong work ethic, and value a collaborative approach. Position to begin no later than mid-March.   Learn more.

 

2/2/18 | Longmont, CO | Aspen Moon Farm
Interns, Crew Leaders, Farm Crew
A Certified Organic & Certified Biodynamic farm near Boulder, Colorado is now hiring for several positions. Produces for a 200 member CSA, some farmers markets and a roadside farm stand. The farm produces vegetables, 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 stipend and great diversity of work for the best learning experience. Crew Leaders need 1 year experience as a farm crew leader. Farm Crew are another important part of the team.   Learn more.

 

2/1/18 | Twin Cities, MN | Open Arms of Minnesota
Farm Interns
Seeking motivated, hardworking individuals passionate about food justice and urban farming to join team for this spring and summer.  Open Farms grows vegetables and herbs for their kitchen and CSA program at multiple urban farm sites.    Learn more.

 

1/30/18 | Madison, WI | Community GroundWorks
Gardener-In-Residence
The Gardener-in-Residence (GiR) will teach garden classes to a diverse, 4K-5th grade student population at four elementary school gardens in Madison throughout the spring and fall seasons.  During the summer months, the GiR will develop and lead engaging gardening, cooking, and art activities for Madison area youths at Troy Gardens Day Camp on the northside of Madison.   Learn more.
Farm Educator Intern
Interns lead groups of elementary, middle and high school youth in completing daily farm tasks, as well as cooking, art, and nature activities. Before leading students, interns learn hands-on farming techniques by working together as a field crew to prep the farm for student visits.   Learn more.
Troy Kids’ Garden Educator Intern
The Troy Kids’ Garden Youth Program Interns work with children in the award-winning Kids’ Garden, tallgrass prairie, edible landscape and sugar maple woodland.   Learn more.

 

1/30/18 | Johnson Creek, WI | High Meadow Farm LLC
Field Crew
Hiring up to two full-time crew members from April through Nov./Dec. This position involves working through the entire growing season in the field and in the greenhouse and includes tasks such as seeding, transplanting, record-keeping, irrigation needs, harvesting, and preparation for weekly CSA deliveries. Additional opportunities may include livestock or pastured poultry/egg production assistance.   Learn more.

 

1/30/18 | Sequim, WA | River Run Farm
Field Crew
Currently hiring full-time and part-time Field Crew. All positions have flexible start dates in May and variable end dates between late-October and mid-November. Previous experience in production agriculture is preferred, but not required. Multiple season opportunity exists, including lead/management roles.   Learn more.

 

1/29/18 | Fairbanks, AK | Cripple Creek Organics
Farm Worker
Two nearby farms are working together to hire on full-time apprentice.  Goosefoot Farm is a 5 acre vegetable farm.  Cripple Creek Organics is a 2 acre diverse farm producing certified organic produce and cows’ milk through a herd-share program.  Marketing outlets are CSA, farmer’s market, farm stand and more.  This is a great opportunity to experience  two different role models in one season.  Both farms are well run and serious about their commitment to sustainability and local food production.  Monthly stipend and lodging is provided.  A love of the outdoors and hard work are essential.   Learn more.

 

1/29/18 | Minnetrista, MN | Gale Woods Farm
Seasonal Community Supported Agriculture Assistant
Three Rivers Park District is looking to hire qualified person to assist the CSA Coordinator for the Gale Woods Farm CSA.  This gardening program grows food for community members who purchase shares, to the local food shelf and provides work and learning opportunities for middle-school age youth farmers.  Experience with gardening and agriculture education preferred but not required.  Learn more.

 

1/27/18 | Amery, WI | Blackbrook Farm
Seasonal Vegetable Farm Employees
Employees will perform all of the tasks involved in the daily vegetable farming operations including greenhouse work, field preparation, transplanting, and cultivating, that includes tractor work, weeding, harvesting, washing, and packing. There will be a monthly rotation for animal chores (pastured pigs, chickens and cows). Also looking for a Packshed Leader who will be responsible for leading others in packshed activities, including post-harvest handling, packing, cleaning etc.  This person needs to be detail oriented and able to lead others.  Learn more.

 

1/26/18 | Fly, TN | Athena’s Harvest Farm
2018 Sustainable Agriculture Internship
Full-season intern positions available with stipend and room&board on small-scale sustainable fruit and vegetable farm outside Nashville, TN.  Athena’s Harvest Farm, founded by former Peace-Corps volunteers, trains future farmers and land stewards, and takes the time to make sure interns have a comprehensive learning experience while being productive and having fun. They sell via farmers markets and restaurants, and operate a CSA in the Nashville area. Interns learn crop-planning, soil-prep, planting, maintenance, harvesting, marketing, finance, pest/disease management, etc., through one-on-one mentoring, in addition to team activity. Learn more.

 

1/26/18 | Mineral Point, WI | Brown Dog Farm
Part-Time Orchard Manager
Seeking a current/former farmer or Ag/Horticulture undergrad/grad student for PT position for orchard of cider/heirloom apples, cherries, pears, asparagus, hazelnuts, apricots and plums. Experience with chainsaws, planting, fencing, pruning, grafting, spraying, fertilizing, pest control, and burns is desirable. 10 hours per week year round.  Possibility of additional hours working with other organic farms nearby.  Equipment includes Gator, trailer, brand new BCS 849 with flail mower and sickle bar mower, tiller, 12 gallon powered sprayer for the bed of the Gator.  Open to joint venture offers, with Brown Dog Farm covering the costs. Produce from farm goes to three F2T restaurants in Chicago.  Email resume.

 

1/25/18 | St. Paul, MN | Urban Roots MN
Market Garden Program Field Manager
Urban Roots, a 48-year-old nonprofit organization, seeks a full-time, dedicated person for the management of urban agricultural work sites. This position requires a commitment towards developing dynamic, environmentally conscious, and community focused work sites that are both productive and vibrant. The Market Garden Program engages youth and the greater community in sustainable urban agriculture through the growing, marketing & distribution of vegetable crops, a CSA, Farmers Market, wholesale markets, Cook Fresh Program and neighborhood initiatives in East St. Paul. Learn more.

 

1/25/18 | Oconomowoc, WI | Homegrown Farms at Genesee Lake School
Seasonal Farm/Field Assistant
This is a seasonal position running from April through September. Hours will equate to roughly 10 hours per week, with an increase to 30 hours per week during peak months of June and July. The position will requires 4 days per week, Mondays and Tuesdays mandatory with flexibility for the remaining two days.  Responsibilities include assisting in the cultivation of over 22 distinct vegetables, seed, transplant, weed, and harvest in the field, safely clean, handle, and pack out food for delivery, and communicate effectively with Field Manager and other staff. Learn more.

 

1/24/18 | Minneapolis, MN | University of Minnesota
Post-Doctoral Associate Position in Horticulture Science and Soils
The laboratories of Julie Grossman and Jess Gutknecht at the University of Minnesota seek qualified applicants.  We are particularly interested in inviting candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.  For questions regarding this position contact Julie.

 

1/23/18 | Belmont, WI | Two Onion Farm
Farm Worker
Hiring full-time and part-time workers to help on organic vegetable and apple farm 2018 season. Farming experience is helpful but not required. This farm is a great fit for quick, careful workers with a positive attitude who enjoy outdoor physical work. Learn more.

 

1/23/18 |  Avon, MN | Bakers’ Acres
Harvest Manager and Peak-Season Harvest Crew
Earn up to $12/hour, starting June 4 and ending October 9.  Currently seeking applicants for one Harvest Manager position, and one or two Peak-Season Harvest Crew members for the 2018 season.  All employees receive food safety and on-the-job training.  Apply here and explain why you want to work at Bakers’ Acres, your relevant experience/qualifications, a favorite recipe, a good joke, and three work references. Learn more.

 

1/22/18 |  Floyd, VA | Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary
Santuary Operations Assistant
Seeking an enthusiastic co-worker with experience in farming and gardening. A practical knowledge of Biodynamics and an interest in bees are ideal qualities in a candidate.  The Sanctuary Operations Assistant should be willing to work closely with the leading team to help guide the work of the interns, care for the pollinator flowers and fields, grounds, vegetable gardens, and fruit orchard. Some experience with carpentry and tractor proficiency is desirable. The Sanctuary Operations Assistant will also be part of the basic beekeeping classes as well as participate in our internal staff studies of Anthroposophy and Biodynamics. This is a full-time position.  Learn more.

 

1/19/18 |  Chimacum,WA | Red Dog Farm
Farmers Market Lead
Seeking one talented individual to run a twice weekly farmers market booths, located at Port Townsend on Saturday and Chimacum on Sunday. 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 organic farm production and produce handling skills, and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to work weekends April- December.  Additionally, the Farmers Market Lead would work with the crew in the fields 2-3 days per week. You must possess a strong interest in food and farming.  Learn more.
Field Crew
There are several openings for the 2018 season. Ideal applicants are smart, strong, detail-oriented, possess a strong interest in food and farming, enjoy working on a team, and are ready for a new challenge. Must be able to work in all weather conditions. The primary responsibility is to harvest, wash and pack produce.  Learn more.

 

1/19/18 | Oronoco, MN | Pearson Organics
Assistant Farmer/Apprentice
Assistant farmer 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 position is true to the apprenticeship model, a high level of responsibility will be given to the employee, hence the assistant farmer title. You will receive detailed training in all aspects of small scale vegetable farming (greenhouse management, field preparation, basic tractor operation, harvesting, transplanting, seeding, etc.). Position is full time, paid with stipend, from April to November.  Learn more.

 

1/19/18 | Fargo, ND | North Dakota State University
Graduate Research Assistant
Position is available in the area of weed biology and ecology to pursue a M.S. in Plant Sciences at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND starting May 2018. As one facet of his or her research program, the graduate student will conduct field experiments to test various novel mulch materials and living mulches for weed suppression in a certified organic vegetable cropping system.  Learn more.

 

1/19/18 | Grand Rapids, MI | New City Farm
Farm and Kitchen Manager
Applicants must be interested in learning and using a wide variety of organic food production skills, all while working to gain more management experience. This is a three acre urban farm that runs a 230 member CSA through December and a pop up restaurant every week through the summer. Applicants should have some experience in organic farming or farm to table cooking (both are an asset, but desire to learn the other almost as good). $10-12/hour for an average of 32 hours a week.  Learn more.

 

1/18/18 | Nevada City, CA | Sierra Harvest Farm Institute
Sierra Harvest Farm Institute Training Program- Employment and Education
Learn to farm! Hone your skills by becoming a Farm Crew member! Apply now to join early-career farmers working and learning on sustainable farms throughout Nevada County, California. Host-farm job opportunities vary from part-time to full-time. In addition to on-the-job training, Farm Crew members will meet every other week for advanced production skills classes taught in the field by local experts. Tuition fee for the Farm Institute training program and job placement is $1035 (payment plan and scholarships available). After initial screening, qualified applicants are passed on to host-farms for hiring. Start times determined by host-farms, January through May.  Learn more.

 

1/16/18 | Hampton, IA | Ash Grove Farm
Farming Assistant/Intern
Looking for a hardworking, creative, farm assistant/employee to help grow farm business and who wants to learn the ins and outs of an organic cropping system.  Preference will be given for a two year minimum commitment.  Candidate must have enthusiasm for agriculture, sustainability, and business, and also experience with machinery, experience with livestock preferred, and the ability to work more than 40 hours per week, as needed.  Annual compensation is in the range of $35,000 to $38,000 depending on experience and hours worked.  A stipend will also be provided for health insurance.  Housing may be available for the right candidate. In addition to the hourly wage, compensation will include a percentage of the calf crop each year.  Other benefits include meat, eggs, and space for a garden for the employee and their immediate family.  Learn more.

 

1/15 /18 | Pittsburgh, PA | Kretschmann Farm
Farm Operations Manager
Seeking candidate with 3+ years’ experience on mid-sized organic vegetable and fruit farm.  This is a managerial position, but with a small crew there will be multiple hats to wear including field work. Supervisory, farm equipment experience preferred plus understanding of organic principles. Ideal start date February 2018, could start immediately. Salaried full time position with possibility of equity in operation plus significant say in farm’s direction.  Learn more.

 

1/15 /18 | French Lick, IN | Living Roots Farm and Sustainable Living Center
Assistant Farm Manager
This position will share significant responsibility with Michael in operating the market farm. This includes annual and perennial fruits and vegetables and animals.  Stipends are between $200 – $1000/month, depending on experience and specific roles assigned. Work is 40 hours/week (plus or minus a few hours depending on season, needs on the farm, and role of individual). Housing and food is included. Learn more.
Farm Staff
Two Farm Staff positions available.  These staff positions will assist farm management in operating the farm.
Stipends are between $200 – $1000/month, depending on experience and specific roles assigned. Work is 40 hours/week (plus or minus a few hours depending on season, needs on the farm, and role of individual). Housing and food is included.  Learn more.
Work Exchange
This is similar to an apprenticeship program, but it is quite different. The work exchange is only 3 farm work days a week, giving the work exchange candidate 4 days of flexibility and more freedom to choose what they are interested in learning. During these 4 days, it’s a possibility for the work exchange candidate to do more farm work (if they want a fuller experience), focus on sustainable living skills (off-the-grid/homesteading skills, culinary arts, healing arts, etc.), personal growth/reflection, or do whatever they like (such as work another job).   Learn more.

 

1/12 /18 | Prior Lake, MN | Wozupi Tribal Garden
Farm Laborer
Wozupi Tribal Garden is much more then just planting, cultivating, and harvesting field crops. They also collect honey and collect maple syrup to bottle and sell. They also work with volunteers and youths. Be part of this amazing team and make a difference today!   Learn more.

 

1/11/18 | Floyd, VA | Riverstone Organic Farm
Organic Farm Internship
Looking to fill 2018 summer intern positions.
• Interns will be involved in all tasks related to growing, harvesting and packing vegetables on a commercial-scale. Interns will be placed on a team with experienced staff members and will learn methods and procedures on the job. 4 to 5 day/week.
• Lodging: Private cabin provided.
• Salary: 1st year interns are paid $100/week for first 3 months, $150/week thereafter.
• Food share and kitchen space provided.
• Participation in any farm events and/or field trips.    Learn more.
Organic Farming Apprenticeship
• Apprentices will be involved in all tasks related to growing, harvesting and packing vegetables on a commercial-scale. Apprentices will be placed on a team with experienced staff members and will gain experience in fields, greenhouses and in the pack-house. Apprentices will be expected to keep pace with the farm staff.
• Activities will include: seeding, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, mowing, irrigation, wash/grade/pack/ship. Apprentices will be working with hand and power tools, as well as tractors and implements.
• Full-time positions on the farm. Apprentices will work with the farmers, five full days and one half-day per week.   Learn more.

 

1/9/18 | Decorah, IA | Driftless Gardens
Organic Landscape Crew Member
A growing organic landscape design/build company that provides high-quality installation and maintenance services is seeking 2 crew members to assist with planting, weeding and mulching gardens as well as installing patios, retaining walls, fences and other landscape features all while utilizing organic techniques.  Previous experience or knowledge is helpful but not required. Experience with organic techniques, construction, or other physical work is preferred.   Learn more.

 

1/9/18 | Havre, MT | Vilicus Farms
Organic Grain Production Apprenticeship
A first-generation, nationally recognized organic, dryland crop farm in northern Hill County, Montana, that grows a diverse array of heirloom and specialty grains, pulse, oilseed and broadleaf crops within a 5+year rotation on 5,600 acres, is offering an apprenticeship that gives beginning farmers a real opportunity to start a successful organic dryland crop farm in the Northern Great Plains. Apprenticeships through Quivira Coalition’s New Agrarian Program run mid-March through early November; Two-year registered apprenticeships with funding for veterans also available. Apprenticeships offer housing, stipend, education, and can become a multi-season mentoring program ultimately ending in farm ownership.  Learn more.

 

1/8/18 | Zumbro Falls, MN | Heartbeet Farm
Farm Worker
Diversified, well run, small vegetable farm in SE MN is seeking two employees for the 2018 growing season. Work side by side with farm owner/operator for an up close, hands on opportunity to learn the ins and outs of organic vegetable farming while doing a little bit of everything on the farm. Positions available are March 15-Nov 15 and May-October. Room and board and fair compensation provided.   Learn more.

 

1/8/18 | Boulder, CO | Cure Organic Farm
Harvest Crew Leader
A growing family farm that is currently looking to hire position beginning February 2018. This position is responsible for leading and overseeing daily harvest and distribution schedule of the farm. This includes working daily with the farm crew consisting of full & part-time employees, and volunteers.  Animal management, produce distribution, field work, farmers’ market sales, and other responsibilities are detailed below.  Successful Harvest Crew Leader applicants will be committed to commercial organic vegetable production and have a minimum of two years previous farm experience. Please visit our website for full position details.   Learn more.

 

1/5/18 | Cannon Falls, MN | Sogn Valley Farm
Sogn Valley Farm is a diversified, certified organic farm in the beautiful Sogn Valley region of Cannon Falls, MN that produces a variety of vegetables on 22 acres, along with native transplants for prairie restoration.
Peak Season Crew Member
Position requires willing to be involved in all aspects of organic vegetable production, including a bit of greenhouse work, transplanting, field maintenance (trellising, row cover mgmt, weeding, etc.), and plenty of harvesting and washing of vegetables. This position runs from late-May through the end of September, but some work in October is possible.   Learn more.
Part-time Harvest Crew Member
Position focuses primarily on harvest, washing, and packing of vegetables for our CSA program, farmers’ markets, and wholesale accounts. Involvement in other farm tasks is possible depending on farm need and employee interest. This position runs from late-May through the end of October, but some work in November is possible.   Learn more.

 

1/5/18 | Elburn, IL | Heritage Prairie Farm
Field Manager
Heritage Prairie Farm is a leader in organic vegetable farming with 10 acres in cultivation, producing for several markets — CSA, wholesale, and retail. They are dedicated to producing a high-quality product and the success of that begins with good cultivation.  The field manager will be in charge of developing and overseeing daily production tasks for crews. This position requires working with the leadership team to create a positive, supportive culture for everyone who works on the farm team.   Learn more.

 

1/4/18 | Afton MN | 10th Street Farm & Market, LLC
Internship Program
Full season entry-level residential program combining hands-on training and skills-based education in micro-farming. You will learn by being involved with all aspects of a diversified extended season, organic vegetable micro-farm. This is a paid position, with on farm housing. Upon completion, you will have the fundamentals of farming, marketing, and operating a small business, working knowledge of high tunnel and greenhouse practices and small farm tools to apply to a future venture. You will understand how to plan for a CSA, local farm stand and wholesale accounts, year-round.    Learn more.

 

1/4/18 | West Bend, WI | Wellspring Organic Farm and Education Center
Intern
Interns will experience and participate in every aspect of managing a diversified vegetable farm, including greenhouse seeding, direct seeding, transplanting, weeding, irrigating and harvesting. In addition to the CSA, the farm participates in a weekly Farmers Market and sells to a handful of restaurants. Interns will take part in all aspects of food distribution, including staffing the market booth.   Learn more.

 

1/4/18 | Montgomery, MN | My Minnesota Farmer
My Minnesota Farmer is a production farm and has high standards of efficiency and pace. This will be a great place for people that want to work hard, learn the business of farming, and have fun in the process!
Farm Crew
Position will be part of the harvest and handling team. Duties will include, harvesting numerous varieties of produce, weeding, transplanting, trellising tomatoes, and assisting in the preparation and packing of produce for CSA and other sales outlets.   Learn more.
Field manager
Looking for managers-in-training that are self-motivated, organized, good communicators, and have an eye for efficiency and detail to help grow some of the highest quality, organic vegetables around. Check out their website to see their diverse farming operation.   Learn more.
High Tunnel Manager
Looking for an energetic, motivated, and hard-working high tunnel manager to round out the 2018-19 farm team. Position is from March through November with the possibility of winter work as available. Housing is a possibility. Position is an exempt, full-time managerial position. My Minnesota Farmer is looking for managers-in-training that are self-motivated, organized, good communicators, and have an eye for efficiency and detail to help grow some of the highest quality, organic vegetables around!   Learn more.

 

1/3/18 | Hope, MI | Good Stead Farm
Farm Apprentice
This is a full-season, education-focused position beginning in April and running through November. Curiosity, dedication, hard work and attention to detail are a must. Apprentices work beside the farmer and will be involved in the full spectrum of life on the farm. Work will vary greatly, from starting seeds in the greenhouse and preparing garden beds, transplanting, to managing and caring for livestock, crop cultivation, harvesting, setting up CSA, marketing and engaging with the public. This farm is a commercial production farm and typically work 50-60 hours a week.  Learn more.

 

1/2/18 | The Colony, TX | TCH Farms
Intern
Seeking highly-motivated individuals from a variety of different backgrounds, with a strong interest in sustainable agriculture, to participate in a unique 6-week spring internship. Interns will learn about the concepts and practices of various aspects of sustainable agriculture through hands-on farm work, observations and discussions, and community engagement.  Learn more.

 

1/2/18 | Pottstown, PA | Jack’s Farm
Farm Manager
Full time, permanent position. Reports to owner. 2 years experience on a working vegetable farm using tractors and tractor mounted equipment is required. Verifiable supervisory experience is preferred. This position is focused on field production and is hands on. Responsibilities: Overall management of the day to day operation of their 10 acre Certified Organic vegetable farm. This includes: executing field plan, supervising employees, overseeing harvest and prep. for markets and CSA, attending farmers markets, overseeing equipment and systems. Forward resume, cover letter and salary requirements to  Daniel Heckler

 

1/2/18 | New Lebanon, OH | Cook’s Garden
Intern
Looking for one intern or a stable couple. Ideal applicants are those who have decided to be market gardeners and wish to actually do it for a season before starting off on their own. Interns are needed from April through August, to work and learn all aspects of business, working about 40 hours per week. Cook’s Garden will pay a total of $250 per week, and will also provide housing in a self-contained cottage on the property, with free produce from the garden. It is a small operation with one acre in produce and cut flowers. Learn more.

 

1/2/18 | Portland, OR | Skyline Farm
Assistant Manager
Part-time position. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays are the required work days. Some possible work during peak season on Tuesdays and Fridays. Work starts between 7-8am and ends between 5-6pm depending on the time of year. They take a mid-morning break and a lunch. During June-September they generally work 10 or more hours per day. Learn more.

 

1/2/18 | Zionsville, IN | Traders Point Creamery
Farmer
Looking for a qualified and enthusiastic person to join the farm team that runs their organic, 100% grass-fed dairy farm, including cattle, pigs, and chickens. Learn more.

 

1/2/18 | Toronto, Ontario | Mayfield Dairy Farms
Sales and Marketing Executives
Become a member of the most dynamic Dairy Farms in Canada!  You would be working for a well respected, ethical organization, with individuals who have the best minds in the Dairy and Foods Industry. The potential for growth is endless. They recruit talented personnel who share their vision for long-term, and can work towards sustainable growth that is achieved professionally. They are looking for honest, service-oriented, forward-thinking, initiative driven and discerning people to help their customers realize their hopes, dreams and ambitions. Learn more.

 

1/2/18 | Houston, MN | Sweet 16 Farm
Assistant Production Manager
This is a 15-20hr/week seasonal position running April-November 2018. Previous growing experience is required. This is a market garden farm focusing on organically-grown cut flower production, hi-tunnel vegetable/herb production, and maintain a 1/3-acre hop yard. Being able to balance a fast-paced, high energy work environment while maintaining attention to detail is critical to the farm’s success. A strong work ethic, solid communication skills, detailed record keeping, and the ability to work independently as well as with a team are essential. Learn more.

 

1/2/18 | Zumbro Falls, MN | Easy Yoke Farm
Farm Worker
Hannah and Daniel Miller are looking to add an enthusiastic person to their existing farm crew. The new crew member should be eager to do hard manual labor outdoors and to learn more about what it takes to run an efficient organic vegetable farm. Hannah and Daniel, recipients of the first John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize, were both tutored by organic farming pioneers and are now in their 8th season of farming. They sell their produce to food coops and the Rochester Farmers Market. Contact for an application.

 

12/22/17 | Zumbro Falls, MN | Hare and Tortoise Farm
Intern
Looking for an employee with a desire to learn and master the many tasks needed to run a small-scale organic vegetable operation. The farm will invest a lot of time training, especially early in the season, with the goal that their employees will finish the season with a lot of new and/or refined skills to take with them in the future. Learn more.

 

12/21/17 | Tampa, FL | Sweetwater Organic Community Farm
Sweetwater Organic Community Farm is a certified organic vegetable and herb farm.
Farm Apprentice
Apprentices work seasonally from September through May helping produce vegetables and herbs for the farm’s CSA program and on-site Sunday Market. They work closely with and learn from the resident farmers, 40-45 hours for 5 days of the week (including weekends). Apprentices will dig right in and learn the basics of sustainable farming through the farm’s full-time hands-on program. They live on farm property in the community’s Apprentice house and receive a stipend of $100 a week and plenty of organic veggies. Each Apprentice will have their own private sleeping area, and will share a common living area. See job description.

 

12/21/17 | Avon, MN | Bakers’ Acres
Bakers’ Acres is a certified organic farm located near St. Cloud, MN. They produce 3 acres of vegetables for their CSA customers and small wholesale accounts.
2018 harvest crew members
Bakers’ Acres in Avon, MN is looking for two part-time crew members for Mondays and Tuesdays June 1 through October 9 focusing primarily on harvest, washing, and packing. Up to $10/hour. The Harvest Worker position description and application instructions are here. Looking to fill the positions by March 1.  Contact Lisa.

 

12/20/17 | Hutchinson, MN | Loon Organics Inc.
Loon Organics Inc. is a diversified, organic vegetable farm 70 miles west of the Twin Cities.
Lead Farm Apprentice
Looking for a dedicated and hard-working apprentice to join their wonderful crew. Responsibilities would include field harvesting and management, and farmers market involvement once or twice a month. Pay is $10/hr. Housing is not provided on-farm, but they will connect you to affordable opportunities in the area. This position has opportunities to advance in responsibility and pay, for the current season and beyond, while getting a great farm education in the process. Some farm experience is highly desired, although not required. Learn more.

 

12/20/17 | Pittsburgh, PA | Kretschmann Farm
Kretschmann Farm is an organic vegetable and fruit farm.
Farm Operations Manager
The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 3 years’ experience on a mid-sized organic vegetable and fruit farm. This  farm is in the process of a generational transfer as one of the original and leading certified organic farms in the East. This is a managerial position, but with their small crew, there will be multiple hats to wear, including field work. Supervisory and farm equipment experience preferred, plus understanding of organic principles.
Learn more.

 

12/15/17 | Cortland, NY. | Main Street Farms
Main Street Farms offers organic produce through a CSA and a local farmers market.
Field Manager
The ideal candidate should be a dedicated individual with a commercial farming background who will bring new skills and knowledge in sustainable vegetable production and a strong motivation to enhance the farms practices and refine its systems to become more streamlined and efficient. Candidates with previous field management experience on large, diversified, organic, vegetable farms will be best suited to the position. Learn more.
Field Crew
Primary responsibility is to work with the farm’s team to plant and harvest vegetables. The crew starts at 7 a.m. and works until 4 p.m. with a one-hour lunch break in the middle of the day. A farm chef prepares lunch for the crew everyday to eat together and enjoy the farm’s bounty. In the early spring, the field crew will work to seed and transplant the crops. In the summer, the crew will work to harvest, wash, and pack the farm’s CSA shares and prepare for markets. Learn more.

 

12/13/17 | Sauke Centre, Minn. | Camphill Village Minnesota
Garden Manager
Seeking a Garden Manager to join an eco village in central Minnesota. Experience in biodynamic or organic practices preferred. Learn more.

 

12/13/17 | Galena, Ill. | Galena del Ray
Farmer/Operator
Unique opportunity for young couple on start-up organic permaculture farm and B&B. Must be experienced, know how much hard work farming is and motivated to create a unique farm on 11 acres, about 3 tillable acres, plus several other acres on which we will be developing permaculture systems. It has a creek, large pond, and beautifully wooded acres with hiking trails. Compensation arrangement will be worked out up-front, but will include lodging, income from running B&B, and farmer’s portion of share-cropping arrangement. If interested, send a short email to Ray (ray@raysbb.com) describing yourselves and your farm experience.

 

12/13/17 | Floyd, Va. | Riverstone Organic Farm
Experienced Vegetable Grower
Seeking an experienced, motivated & detail oriented farmer to work on a commercial organic vegetable farm. Certified organic, wholesale vegetable farm in Floyd, Va. 10+ acres in production; farm property on 150 acres in the mountains. Cabins available for staff. Duties include; planting, cultivation, care, monitoring, weeding, watering, harvesting, handling of crops, plus record keeping, and more. Experience with high-tunnels a plus. Must have professional attitude, communication, and organizational skills. Must love farming and hard work. This is a job for someone who has decided that their future is in farming. If interested, please contact daniel@riverstoneorganicfarm.com. See further details.

 

12/12/17 | Stoughton, Wis. | Blue Moon Community Farm
Assistant Farm Managers work closely with the owner to run a 6-acre CSA and market farm 10 miles outside of Madison, Wis. Specific duties may include crew supervision, greenhouse management, farmers market lead, pack shed lead, or equipment/tractor operation in addition to the work everyone on the farm performs: fast, efficient and careful planting, weeding, harvesting, and maintenance of over 30 crops. Learn more.
Field Crew members are critical to Blue Moon’s small, diverse operation, and they are looking for fast, efficient and careful employees for the planting, weeding, harvesting, and maintenance of over 30 crops. Competitive pay and other benefits. Learn more.

 

12/5/17 | Delavan, Wis. | Turtle Creek Gardens
Turtle Creek Gardens is a certified organic farm using biodynamic applications.
Field and Harvest Crew Member must have experience in harvesting vegetables, high tunnel production, field preparation and clean up, operating tractors and basic vegetable equipment and managing crews. This is a full-time, seasonal position. Learn more.
Post Harvest and Handling Crew Member works with the pack shed crew in a collaborative team member environment. This is approximately a 35-40hr/week position June-Oct. Experience with industry standards and quality control desired. Learn more.

 

12/5/17 | Skagway, Alaska | Jewell Gardens
Garden Manager
Experienced, motivated, well-organized organic gardener with landscaping experience needed to manage a team of up to four seasonal gardeners. Jewell Gardens is a 4-acre organic garden, which includes two glassblowing studios, a restaurant (serving the farm’s own veggies), and gift shop all set in the peaks and rivers of southeast Alaska. The site caters to the bustling summer cruise industry. Learn more.

 

12/5/17 | Three Oaks, Mich. | Granor Farm
Organic Farm Internship
Granor Farm is seeking 2-4 interns to join the farm approx. May-October. Interns work approx. 50-60 hours per week, and will participate in all aspects of organic vegetable production, from seed to market. Weekend work is required and there will be farm chores every day of the week. The main goal of this internship is to offer the opportunity for interns to gain a season’s worth of experience on an organic farm. There is an opportunity to participate in the farm-to-table dining experience with the chef. Learn more.

 

12/4/17 | Oregon | Rogue Farm Corps
Advanced-Level Farm Apprenticeship Program
The Apprenticeship Program combines hands-on training and skills-based education, and is designed for the individual who already has a foundation of farm knowledge and skills but is looking to deepen their experience managing a successful farm business with the goal of running their own farm enterprise. This full-immersion program is designed for those who have completed the Rogue Farm Corps Internship Program, or have two years of on-farm experience. Live and train full-time on a host farm, receive up to two seasons of on-farm training, and learn in-depth skills from a mentor farmer. See details.
Entry-Level Farm Internship Program
A full season entry-level residential internship combining hands-on training and skills-based education in sustainable agriculture. Live full-time on a host farm, receiving up to 1,500 hours of on-farm training and learning in-depth skills. This experience is combined with farm tours, classes, and discussion circles, and an independent study project. Interns are exposed to a vast array of knowledge and expertise by engaging in the daily life of vibrant, agricultural communities. Host farms are located in the Rogue Valley, the Portland Metro Area, the South Willamette Valley, and Central Oregon and offer vegetable production, animal husbandry, dairy, and more. See details.

 

12/4/17 | Indianapolis, Ind. | Hoosier Farmers Market Association
Hoosier Farmers Market Association—Indiana’s statewide farmers market education nonprofit—has several new positions for its new initiative, Growing Indiana Markets. All apprentice positions are part-time. The apprentices will also collaboratively design and execute a team project.

Program Manager (full-time) will support and grow Indiana’s producer-to-consumer network through capacity building, membership development, quality assessments, and technical assistance. See job details.

Education & Training Apprentice will create market training materials and co-teach adults about place-making through public markets. See job details.

Research & Data Apprentice will explore farmers market data collection methodologies, research best practices and analyze relevant health, economic and community data. See job details.

Communications Apprentice will implement a comprehensive marketing, promotions and communications strategy. See job details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Job Resources:

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

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