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MOSES Executive Director

We’re seeking a new executive director as our current ED transitions to another role outside the organization. We’re looking for an experienced nonprofit leader with a passion for organic and sustainable farming. Click here to see the job post. Apply by Aug. 14, 2020.

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Postings

 

Wisconsin

08/06/2020 | Three Lakes, WI | James Lake Farms
2020 Cranberry 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: $16 per hour. Limited on-farm housing is available.
Interested parties can contact us at 715-421-6510 or email JLFCRAN@gmail.com
Download job description.

07/28/2020 | Mineral Point, WI | The Cider Farm
Fall Organic Orchard Workers
Harvest and press apples keeping detailed records of each operation. Apply tree guards to the base of each tree while checking for boring insects. Assist with fall tree planting. Operate truck, skid steer, brush-cutter, and possibly other equipment. Clean and maintain equipment regularly. Possible employment for the growing season in 2021. Learn more. Download job description.

07/15/2020 | La Farge, WI | Organic Valley
Farm Sustainability Specialist
The Farm Sustainability Specialist executes projects and initiatives that support the Cooperative’s Climate Action Plan and are designed to reduce the Co-op’s Scope 3 emissions. The Farm Sustainability Specialist will work closely with the Sustainability Manager – Strategy & Resource Development to prepare grant incentive applications and manage the implementation of on-farm practices and improvements in support of such projects. Learn more.

07/15/2020 | Milwaukee, WI | Victory Garden Initiative
Co-Executive Director
Victory Garden Initiative (VGI) is a non-profit organization that builds communities that grow their own food to create a community-led, socially just, environmentally sustainable, and nutritious food system for all! A Co-Executive Director is sought to oversee the implementation and execution of VGI’s mission with a focus on leading outreach to the community, funders, and stakeholders along with oversight of VGI’s community outreach programs (Victory Garden Blitz, Food Leader Certificate Program and, Move Grass Classes). Learn more.

07/01/2020 | Clayton, WI | Northwood Mushrooms (aka Cherry Tree House Mushrooms)
Mushroom Worker and Production Lead
Northwood Mushrooms (aka Cherry Tree House Mushrooms) is a small farm near the Twin Cities specializing in log-grown organic mushrooms. We’re hiring for seasonal and year-round positions to start immediately: mushroom worker and production lead. Benefits include free housing and mushrooms, $11 to $15 per hour. Find more details at northwoodmushrooms.com or call Jeremy at (612)205-8599.

07/01/2020 | Oconomowoc, WI | Homegrown Farm
Controlled Environment Agriculturist
This position will be responsible for all aspects of our aquaponic and hydroponic systems and will coordinate systems to support ongoing food production. This position may also work with our vocational services to provide learning opportunities to our students. Pay is $16/hour and this is a full time position with a benefits package. Some flexibility is a must but hours are usually weekday day shift. Must be at least 21 and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Learn more.

California

07/01/2020 | Covelo, CA | Live Power Community Farm
Bio-Dynamic Farm Crew Member Positions
Stipend, meals, housing, WIFI, experiential education provided. Join 3 skilled crew members, 2 farmers, numerous volunteers, animals and livestock on this unique, legendary, biodynamic farm. Fun fact! Live Power is one the first community supported agriculture farms in California, started in 1988. Come work and learn on an entirely self -supporting family/small community scale farm operated with “Live Power”: draft horse tillage. Crew participate full time, with mentoring, in intensive vegetable production for 100 members, school children class visits, livestock and forage raising for food and land and fertility management, and overall farm care maintenance and operation. Learn more.

Colorado

07/16/2020 | Longmont, CA | Aspen Moon Farm
Farm Manager
You must be interested in organic agriculture. This position requires: the ability to work independently while maintaining good communication with the owners, flexible scheduling depending on the needs of the farm. This position is not directly related to the main operations (organic vegetable production) but indirectly supports the whole farm. Because of the nature of the work and the flexibility required, this position comes with on farm housing – living on the farm required. Details tbd.
Primary responsibilities:
*manage small herds of: cows, sheep, chickens
*manage trucks, tractors, equipment
*manage 2 farm properties
*manage irrigation ditches, ponds, pumps
*support operations
Learn more.

Iowa

08/10/2020 | West Branch, IA | Sustainable Iowa Land Trust (SILT)
Agroforestry Specialist
SILT is seeking an Agroforestry Specialist for a half-time position beginning Oct. 1, 2020. This position starts at $19,000/yr. and may become full-time depending on SILT’s outreach success. Hours are flexible for the self-motivated, self-directed candidate. Work from home or our office in West Branch. SILT’s success is based on our goal of inspiring confidence among landowners who want to leave a legacy of diverse, eco-friendly food farms in Iowa. Learn more.

07/31/2020 | Decorah, IA | Seed Savers Exchange
Assistant Seed Historian
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 looking for dynamic, detail-oriented, cultural history and garden enthusiasts to fill two new five-year grant-funded Assistant Seed Historian positions. The Assistant Seed Historians will assist the Seed Historian with research and documentation of heritage crop varieties in our collection of over 20,000 accessions.
Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. Priority deadline: August 19, 2020. A complete position description and application instructions can be found at seedsavers.org/jobs.

07/10/2020 | Decorah, IA | Seed Savers Exchange
Perishable Inventory Coordinator
Seed Savers Exchange is seeking a Perishable Inventory Coordinator/ Seed Technician to join our team. The ideal candidate should have experience leading a team in a professional workplace and proficiency in Excel and business software.
The Perishable Inventory Coordinator will be directly responsible for coordinating production, receiving, wholesale purchasing, and shipping of garlic, potatoes, apple trees, and transplants.
This is a full-time, hourly, benefits-eligible position working 40 hours per week.
Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. Priority deadline July 24, 2020.
A complete position description and application instructions can be found at www.seedsavers.org/jobs.

07/10/2020 | Decorah, IA | Seed Savers Exchange
Seed Inventory Coordinator
The Seed Inventory Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Seed Operations Manager in responsibilities related to receiving seed, as well as maintaining inventory levels for regular order fulfillment. This position will also coordinate all seed packing activities and train and lead a team of 2-8 staff seasonally on all aspects of seed packing.
This is a full-time, hourly, benefits-eligible position working 40 hours per week.
Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. Priority deadline July 17, 2020.
A complete position description and application instructions can be found at www.seedsavers.org/jobs.

07/10/2020 | Decorah, IA | Seed Savers Exchange
Bulk Inventory Coordinator
Seed Savers Exchange is seeking a Bulk Inventory Coordinator to join our team. This position will coordinate all aspects of bulk seed packing, order fulfillment, and shipping of bulk orders. During the off-season, this is a floating position that will assist in other areas throughout the Seed House.
This is a full time, hourly, benefits-eligible position working 40 hours per week year-round.
Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. Priority deadline July 17, 2020.
A complete position description and application instructions can be found at www.seedsavers.org/jobs.

Minnesota

07/10/2020 | Hugo, MN | Dream of Wild Health
Seed Intern 2
Status: Seasonal, Full-time (Aug-Oct)
Reports to: Seed Regeneration Supervisor
Salary: $10 hourly
The Seed Intern 2 is responsible for harvesting, processing, and saving the Indigenous seed collection at Dream of Wild Health under the direction of the Seed Regeneration Supervisor. The position includes daily oversight of these crops within the context of the 2020 Farm Budget and Social Enterprise Plan. Learn more.

07/10/2020 | Hugo, MN | Dream of Wild Health
Seasonal Farmer
Status: Seasonal, Full-time (Aug-Oct)
Salary: $12 hourly
This position assists Farm Management with assigned farm duties. Farmers at DWH are foundational positions as they maintain the plants daily during the entire growing season. Farmers are responsible for basic duties of field and facilities maintenance and organization as assigned.
Responsibilities & Expectations:
-High level of attention to detail for seed starting and greenhouse work
-Transplanting from greenhouse flats to the field
-Laying down mulch
-Watering plants
-Weeding and hoeing
-Harvesting
-Cleaning and preparing produce for sale
Learn more. 

07/10/2020 | Hugo, MN | Dream of Wild Health
Delivery Program Coordinator
The Delivery Program Coordinator is responsible for planning and coordinating delivery activities to ensure accurate and timely deliveries to clients. Deliveries mainly consist of food, including produce from the farm and prepared meals. This individual will work with community members, partners and the DWH team to support efforts across multiple programs, meeting several grant objectives, maintaining expenses according to budget, evaluation of program activities, and may support grant reporting efforts.
Status: FT, 1 year, longer w/ funding
Reports to: Executive Director
Salary: $16-$19 hourly/DOQ
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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