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Wisconsin

03/24/2020 | Viola, WI | Elk Run Maple Farm
Maple Farm Intern
1000 tap (100 acre) certified organic maple sap operation seeking person to assist with woods work repairing and adding additional tubing to more parts of the woods to increase sap production for next season. Hourly rate $15/hr, part time work, must be able to commute to the farm. This farm has been collecting maple sap for over 80 years! Modern vacuum pump system brings sap through a network of tubing hung in the woods permanently, down to central collection tank (SS 2000 gallon). Candidate must be able to work steep woods. Its great exercise in a beautiful and quiet environment!

02/28/2020 | Oconomowoc, WI | Homegrown Farm
Farm Operations Assistant
The mission of Homegrown Farms is to enrich the lives of Genesee Lake School students through year round educational, vocational, and therapeutic opportunities focusing on a connection with the natural world, food production, and the dignity of meaningful work.  Homegrown Farms has 52 acres of rich organic farmland planted with 2 acres of mixed vegetables. This job is responsible for the general maintenance of the farm including repair of farm/field equipment, overseeing service functions of the cube truck and van, and assisting with project construction. This position will also help with animal chores, produce deliveries, greenhouse sales, planting, and more. Learn more.

02/20/2020 | Medford, WI | Legacy Grass Dairy
Farm Employee
Full-time position available on a 170 cow dairy. Looking for a motivated and reliable non-smoking individual for general farm work including feeding, milking, equipment operation, repairs, and maintenance. Options for advancement to management and ownership are available. Full and part-time milking positions are also available. If you are interested, please call Joe at 715-560-0389.

02/14/2020 | Mineral Point, WI | King’s Hill Farm
Vegetable Production Intern
King’s Hill Farm is hiring vegetable production interns. Daily tasks include planting, weeding, harvesting, and packaging vegetables and assisting with farmers’ market sales. Interns will need to be responsible with a strong work ethic and the ability to learn quickly on the job. Farming tasks are repetitive, so attention to detail and a positive attitude is necessary. Interns must have strong interpersonal skills. In addition to working on day-to-day farming tasks, interns will also learn how marketing, record-keeping, and bookkeeping work on a farm. Learn more.

02/14/2020 | Waukesha, WI | Gwenyn Hill Farm
Farm Crew
Gwenyn Hill Farm is looking for one person to join their Farm Crew. This person would work with our management team, crew leaders, and farm staff to perform day-to-day operations on the farm. This work includes but is not limited to greenhouse production, planting, weeding, harvesting, mulching, trellising, washing, packing, CSA customer service, gathering eggs, working with livestock, maintaining the orchard, general farm maintenance (such as mowing), and accurate record-keeping. The work is very physical and will be performed under all weather conditions. Applicants must be able to work alone or in a group and be conscious of efficiency and quality. Learn more.

02/14/2020 | Viroqua, WI | MOSA
Certification Specialist
MOSA Certified Organic is seeking a qualified individual to join our Certification team. Primary responsibilities include evaluating organic plan information and inputs to determine compliance with the National Organic Standards, communication with clients about certification requirements, and the performance of on-site organic inspections. Please consider applying if you have a relevant college or university degree, or equivalent training and experience, and knowledge–preferably through experience–of organic systems and certification and/or processing and handling. Please visit our website for additional information, including a detailed job description. Applications will be accepted through March 4th. Learn more.

02/10/2020 | Oconomowoc, WI | Homegrown Farms
Field Assistant
Homegrown Farms is hiring a part-time seasonal field assistant. The position will be 4-5 days each week (including Monday and Tuesday), and an occasional weekend day, with the remaining hours offering more flexibility. Each shift is  6-8 hours but will vary depending on the season and weather. Pay is $12/hr. Responsibilities include seeding, transplanting, bed prepping, weeding, harvesting, watering, trellising, pruning, delivering produce, and more. Learn more.

02/07/2020 | Amery, WI | Dragonfly Gardens
Horticulture/Garden Center Lead
Small business in a lakes region of Wisconsin, an hour from Twin Cities and Eau Claire. Specialties in native plants, grown from seed, and bare root material which we winter-over on-site, heeled-in or potted, to develop root health and specimen size. Also bedding plants and organic vegetables. Looking for full partner-level person, hard-working, committed to growing the business organically. Good work at earthy facility, many small organic farms in the community and possible synergies with Farm Table programming. Need customer-focused individual to manage retail while helping everywhere else. Pay commensurate with what you bring. Learn more.

01/31/2020 | Madison, WI | Savanna Institute
Multiple positions
We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a variety of positions within our young, energetic, and quickly-growing organization. All qualified applicants welcome; farmers and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. We hope you’ll consider applying for a position below and becoming part of the perennial agriculture revolution! Learn more.

01/29/2020 | Belgium, WI | Rare Earth Farm
Vegetable farm production assistant
Become an integral member of a vegetable farm production team to grow, harvest, and package a wide assortment of produce sold to private customers and local area restaurants. Job positions are seasonal and to be considered for employment individuals must be able to commit to availability from April 1st to October 31st. Apply now for the 2020 growing season. Learn more.

01/29/2020 | Prairie Farm, WI | Green Light Farm
Flower farm seasonal field crew
At Green Light farm we grow over 40 varieties of cut flowers using sustainable growing methods. 2020 will be our 5th season. We sell to florists, provide DIY flowers for weddings & events and go to farmer’s markets. We are looking for two full season employees (April-October) and one mid-summer employee (June-August). Hourly pay is $12.50/hr and $11.50 respectively. For more information, visit our website and click on the “employment” tab.

01/27/2020 | Evansville, WI | Raleigh’s Hillside Farm
Crew Member
Raleigh’s Hillside Farm is seeking a skilled crew member to join our small but mighty team and assist us in a successful eighth growing season. We are looking for someone with a great work ethic, positive attitude, and strong dedication to our mission who functions well in a fast-paced environment. Crew members 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 while keeping a clean and organized working space. Starting salary of $11-12/hour + significant room for growth in responsibility and benefits. Learn more.

01/27/2020 | Evansville, WI | Raleigh’s Hillside Farm
Pack Shed Manager
We are seeking an experienced pack shed manager to efficiently move produce through our washing facility expediting the wash, pack, label and storage processes while maintaining food safety practices. We are looking for someone with a great work ethic, positive attitude, and strong dedication to our mission who functions well in a fast-paced environment.
This position will be responsible for receiving produce from the field crew and getting it ready for CSA and whole distribution while following food safety practices and maintaining accurate records of all harvests. With the farm owner, they will help manage a team of worker shares. Learn more.

01/27/2020 | Fitchburg, WI | Eplegaarden
Orchard Manager
Opportunity to learn all aspects involved in running an established on-farm retail orchard. Our farm grows 70 varieties of apples, raspberries, squash, pumpkins and more – all for sale at our farm store. Tasks and duties change throughout the season but will include pruning, pest and disease management, tractor work, planting, equipment maintenance, picking, packing, pressing cider and customer interaction. Extensive training provided, with an intention to allow the manager to begin making independent management decisions. Apple orchard and/or tractor experience preferred.

California

03/04/2020 | Rescue, CA | Farm Foundation
Farm Groundskeeper & Maintenance Manager
We are building a 100-acre biodiverse farm from ground-zero. The farm will be a place of beauty and inspiration in El Dorado County. We are looking for our very first employee to support us with the transformation process and continue to be part of the team for many years to come. The Groundskeeper will maintain the land and facilities. Download job description.

Colorado

02/20/2020 | Longmont, CO | Aspen Moon Farm
Intern/Multiple Positions
Certified Organic & Biodynamic Farm near Boulder Colorado now hiring interns for March/April start, plus several other positions. 200 member CSA, Farmers Markets, Roadside Farm Stand. Veggies, 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. See our website for full job descriptions and then please email applications.

Georgia

01/24/2020 | Atlanta, GA | Southeastern African American Farmers Organics Network (SAAFON)
Executive Director
The Southeastern African American Farmers Organics Network, a leading organization committed to supporting, training, and convening Black farmers in the US South, seeks a new Executive Director. In 2006, Founder Cynthia Hayes saw the capacity and potential of 20 Black farmers who were empowered to develop and sell organic produce, maintain ownership of their own land, and contribute to systems change on behalf of all Black farmers. Today SAAFON serves over 65 member farmers (those who produce fruits and vegetables, livestock, agricultural tourist attractions, timber, and nonprofit farms) and organizations across the Southeast United States. Learn more.

Illinois

02/28/2020 | Congerville, IL | Henry’s Farm
Farmhand
The farmhand position is open to anyone with at least one year’s experience working on a vegetable farm. Farmhands have more responsibilities and are paid more than first-year apprentices on this small and very diverse family farm–over 650 varieties of vegetables on about 12 acres of rich bottomland surrounded by oak-hickory forest in the Mackinaw River Valley of Central Illinois. Together with apprentices and family members, the farmhand takes part in every aspect of vegetable production, including raising transplants, planting, weeding, mulching, trellising, harvesting, washing, packing record-keeping, and marketing (through CSA and the Evanston Farmers Market). Learn more.

02/28/2020 | Congerville, IL | Henry’s Farm
Vegetable Farm Apprentice
This is a small and very diverse family farm–over 650 varieties of vegetables on about 12 acres of rich bottomland surrounded by oak-hickory forest in the Mackinaw River Valley of Central Illinois. Apprentices take part in every aspect of vegetable production, including raising transplants, planting, weeding, mulching, trellising, harvesting, record-keeping, and marketing (through CSA and the Evanston Farmers Market). Preference given to candidates who can commit to April 1-Thanksgiving. Apprentices will leave the farm with a good grasp of the skills and knowledge needed to start their own farms and grow food in our changing climate. Learn more.

02/28/2020 | Sandwich, IL | Montalbano Farms
Seasonal Full-Time Position
Christina and Rob of Montalbano Farms are looking to fill a full-time position for their farm in northern Illinois. Montalbano Farms grows certified organic nursery plants and industrial hemp on their farm in northern Illinois. In addition, they manage an 80-acre prairie restoration project. They are hiring a seasonal, full time, non-benefited employee. For more information, email Rob at rob@montalbanofarms.com. No experience is necessary.

02/10/2020 | Old Mill Creek, IL | Tempel Farms Organics
Multiple Positions
We have a few positions for people who share a love for vegetable production!​
Tempel Farms Organics produces certified organic produce, eggs, honey, and apples on about 8 acres, rotated over 25 acres. We focus on soil-building, micro-biology and habitat preservation, diversification of crops and companion planting, compost, working with natural systems, and making the best possible produce available to our neighbors. Learn more.

02/07/2020 | Crystal Lake, IL | McHenry County College
Farm Practicum Director, Center for Agrarian Learning
BE A PIVOTAL PART OF A STUDENT’S SUCCESS.
We seek a collaborative team member to join our successful and ever-evolving institution. The next Farm Practicum Director, Center for Agrarian Learning will play a key role in overseeing the experiential learning component of students in MCC’s Entrepreneurial Agriculture Degree. This position will coordinate the production of fruits and vegetables on the MCC campus in order to best facilitate hands-on learning for students.
Visit www.mchenry.edu/jobs to view additional information, including the full job description, application process, and requirements. Thank you for your interest in McHenry County College.

01/27/2020 | Chicago, IL | The Urban Canopy
Outdoor Farm Lead
The Urban Canopy is a young organization working to build a local, ethical, sustainable food system in Chicagoland. We are seeking a skilled farm manager for Lead of our 2-acre outdoor farm in Englewood to maintain and expand a system which currently produces about 10 tons yearly, supplying the equivalent of two busy farmers markets and 80 CSA shares. The ideal candidate has 3+ years of experience in production farming and managing a small team, excels at developing and practicing efficient hand-scale production methods, and is committed to environmental stewardship, local job creation, healthy-living initiatives, and community building. Learn more.

Indiana

01/28/2020 | Noblesville, IN | Teter Organic Farm
Farm Hand
Teter Organic Farm is a Certified Organic vegetable farm in Noblesville, Indiana. We are seeking a full-time seasonal Farm Hand for the 2020 season (beginning in April-September). The pay rate is $15 per hour.
The Organic Farm Hand will work on a wide variety of Organic farming tasks under the direction of the Farm Manager. Daily tasks will include planting, weeding, watering the greenhouse, harvesting and processing field crops, and occasional mowing. Weekend assistance with the Farmers Market or other events as scheduled are also required. The position may include tractor operation depending on experience level, and farm needs. Learn more.

Iowa

03/24/2020 | Ames, IA| Practical Farmers of Iowa
Strategic Initiatives Coordinator
Support the Practical Farmers Strategic Initiatives team through
1) Facilitating farmer to farmer cover crop and small grains promotion
2) Agronomic counseling in cover crop consultations
3) Coordinating field work and data collection
4) Attending cover crops and small grains Events in Iowa and the Midwest
5) Writing blogs, articles, and other outreach on cover crops
Learn more. 

03/19/2020 | Decorah, IA| Seed Savers Exchange
Seed Rematriation Intern
Seed Savers Exchange is seeking a Seed Rematriation Intern for 2020 starting in late spring for 16 weeks. Dates are flexible. The internship is funded through a SARE grant that partners Seed Savers Exchange with farmers from Ho-Chunk, Oneida, and Meskwaki communities to grow Indigenous varieties and restore seeds to their communities. The intern will connect with the three partnering communities to learn and document seed stories and cultural histories. The intern will also work with Seed Savers Exchange Field staff to learn seed saving and production techniques.
Additional information instructions and application instructions can be found at here.

03/19/2020 | Charles City, IA| Jóia Food Farm and Center View Farms
Farm Assistant
Diverse grain, forage and livestock farm seeking a farm assistant to help manage our corn and soybeans (gmo, non-gmo and organic for seed, feed and food), small grains (for seed, feed and food), hay and pastures, sheep, pigs, poultry, native plantings, agroforestry projects and micro-orchards.
We are seeking a creative, self-starter, goal-oriented, curious, humble, honest and good-natured soul to help grow our diverse farms. You will primarily work with the farm manager to accomplish tasks such as planting/seeding, harvesting, cultivating, fertilizing, hauling, scouting, mowing, weeding and working with livestock. We are also open to supporting an enterprise of your own. Download job description.

Kansas

02/14/2020 | Pawnee Rock, KS | Dominican Sisters of Peace Heartland Farm
Organic Farm Manager
The Organic Farm Manager (we are not certified but 30+ years organic practices) oversees and produces a mixed vegetable operation including a high tunnel. Manages a layer flock of chickens and a 20 head alpaca herd. Maintains all records, prepares budgets, trains and supervises volunteers. Needs good growing skills, mechanical and general maintenance skills. Able to work collaboratively within a Holistic Management framework. Expected to contribute to programming and other on-farm activities. On-site housing part of salary. Two years growing experience and organic practices training required. Learn more.

Maryland

12/20/2019 | Rising Sun, Maryland | Flying Plow Farm
Pack House Leader
Harvest & Sales Farm Manager
Flying Plow Farm is a 56 acre certified organic farm in Rising Sun, Maryland. We raise 10 acres of vegetables with horse and tractor power. Other acreage is devoted to pastures for our grassfed beef herd, pastured laying hens, and pastured broiler chickens. We have openings for a Pack House Leader and for a Harvest & Sales Farm Manager. Learn more.

Massachusetts

02/14/2020 | South Dartmouth, MA | Round the Bend Farm
Resident Gardener / Field-worker
Round the Bend Farm, a 94-acre diversified small farm and non-profit in South Dartmouth MA is seeking a resident Gardener to join us for the 2020 season.
We use elements of permaculture, biodynamics and soil-remineralization to raise diversified crops in support of our sustainable living community, events and educational projects.
We are looking for someone to be involved with all aspects of growing produce at the farm. Duties may include: seed sowing, nursery, soil-prep, transplanting, cultivation, perennials, greenhouse, harvesting, seed-saving, propagation, food storage and processing.
Please read the full job description on our website for more information and how to apply.

Michigan

01/24/2020 | Ortonville, MI | The Farber Farm at Tamarack Camps
Farm Educator
The Farber Farm is an experiential demonstration farm in Ortonville, Michigan. Our farm is part of a 1500 acre summer camp and retreat center. We are looking to hire a lead Farm Educator to run and develop our summer camp farm programs. We grow vegetables organically though we are not certified. We are growing on a very small scale of approximately 3/4 of an acre. In attition to our outdoor growing space, we have a hoop house, heated/cooled green house, learning center and outdoor wash pack and pavilion. Contact Alexandra at arosenberg@tamarackcamps.com for more details. Download job description.

Minnesota

03/19/2020 | Saint Paul, MN | Honken Dahlias
Crew
2 Positions approx. 8 hrs /week
We are hiring two crew members to be involved in the 2020 season. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in learning about growing dahlias and being a part of a small urban farm business. Duties include (but not limited to):
• soil / bed preparation
• planting
• weeding
• mulching
• fertilizing
• supporting
• grooming (pinching, disbudding, deadheading, restricting)
• pest management
• Harvesting / bouquet making / display set-up at farmer’s market
• Farmer’s market set up & sales / customer service
• tuber harvesting / dividing / storing
Learn more. 

03/11/2020 | Northfield, MN | Twin Organics
Farm Crew
Twin Organics is a 120-acre vegetable farm located 35 miles south of Mpls/St Paul and 5 miles north of Northfield, MN. We grow 15 acres of field + greenhouse vegetable crops for restaurants and co-ops in the Twin Cities.  We also grow organic plant starts for co-ops and other retail locations throughout the Cities in the spring.  We utilize an acre of greenhouses; a heated machine shop; a large, heated pack shed; an employee kitchen + break room; a worker garden; and office space. Twin Organics is owned and operated by twin brothers, Jacob and Andrew Helling.  Our goal is to be financially and ecologically sustainable while finding a good work/life balance for ourselves and our employees.
Full time crew members will work closely with the owners and farm manager and will be involved in all aspects of the farm.  This includes greenhouse work, transplanting, cultivating, field work, irrigation, harvesting and packing.  We work hard but remain light-hearted and cultivate a friendly working environment.
We all take a mid-day lunch break at the same time and eat together.  We have a climate controlled full employee kitchen/break room complete with oven range, microwaves and refrigerator.  Employees also have access to their own garden space as well as all the vegetables they might want for their own use.
If you are new to farming or have been on farms for a couple seasons there is a place for your skill level at Twin Organics.  There is also room for growth and promotion here over multiple seasons.  If you have specific farming interests we try to accommodate them.  (i.e. greenhouse work vs. field work)
Qualifications: At least one season on a vegetable farm (preferred). Ability to work in all weather types. Ability to lift 40 + lbs. Attention to detail. Ability to follow directions in order to finish tasks completely + efficiently
Farm season April through late October/early November, 40-45 hours Monday-Friday. Due to our extended production season for transplant production and greenhouse crops such as winter greens, there is likely work available during the shoulder seasons. (March and December mostly).
Pay starts at $14-16.  Can go higher depending on experience + ability. This position is : hourly, varies DOE, $14.00 – $16.00
Apply via website or email Jacob and Andrew Helling at twinorganicsmn@gmail.com

03/11/2020 | Twin Cities, MN | Northwood Mushrooms (Cherry Tree House Mushrooms)
Seasonal Positions
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 positions to start in May or June: mushroom worker, picker/packer, and farmers market vendors. Benefits include free housing and mushrooms, $11 to $13 per hour. Find more details at northwoodmushrooms.com or call Jeremy at 612-205-8599.

03/11/2020 | North Branch, MN | Women’s Environmental Institute
Farmer Teaching Assistant and Field Manager
WEI’s Amador Hill Farm, an organically certified four-season farm, is looking for a person to join with the Farm Manager to teach and mentor students enrolled in Organic Farming 101 and manage field production.  Seasonal position. Questions:  651-583-0705.
For more information.
Job Application form.

03/11/2020 | North Branch, MN | Women’s Environmental Institute
Farm Crew Employee
WEI’s Amador Hill Farm, an organically certified four-season farm, is looking for a person to join our daily farm crew. Applications are reviewed each week until filled. Positon starts immediately. For more information go to w-e-i.org (Job Openings) or 651-583-0705.
For more information.
Job Application form.

03/11/2020 | North Branch, MN | Women’s Environmental Institute
Administrative Office and Program Assistant
The Women’s Environmental Institute (w-e-i.org) in North Branch, MN is looking for a person to assist with the implementation of the North Circle On-Line Farmers’ Market, WEI membership development and other administrative tasks. Part-time or full-time. Questions:  651-583-0705.
For more information.
Job Application form.

03/04/2020 | Afton, MN | 10th St Farm & Market
Farm Intern
We are looking for a hardworking, responsible and passionate intern to join our team this year. Farm work on a small vegetable market farm, we enlighten you on all aspects of the farm including the business side you feel prepared to start your own operation in the future. Part time work, Mon-Friday. Housing available. April-Nov. $700/month stipend. Learn more.

03/04/2020 | St. Paul, MN | UMN Student Organic Farm
UMN Student Organic Farm Manager
The University of Minnesota student organic farm is a vibrant educational and production farm located on the UMN Saint Paul campus with the purpose of providing students with opportunities to gain knowledge and skills necessary to produce and market certified organic horticultural crops as part of a sustainable food system. To view the full posting, visit employment.umn.edu and search job ID 335659. All interested applicants must apply through the online system. Download job description.

03/04/2020 | Falcon Heights, MN | Twin Cities Flower Exchange
Market Manager

The Twin Cities Flower Exchange is an innovative model for wholesale cut flower sales. We provide the complete infrastructure for local farms and growers to sell chemical-free cut flowers and flora to wholesale buyers. The Exchange seeks a Market Manager to lead our team. The Market Manager works closely with the Executive Director to oversee day-to-day operations of the market and ensure successful implementation of the strategic plan and sales goals. Download job description.

02/28/2020 | Marine on St. Croix, MN | Big River Farms (The Food Group)
Market Specialist

The Big River Farms Market Specialist exists to connect farmers in the Farmer Education Program to sustainable markets and provide educational opportunities to help them meet their marketing goals. The BRF Market Specialist provides quality education to farmers in post-harvest handling, food safety, marketing, and sales so that farmers become equipped to sell through direct-to-consumer markets such as farmers markets and CSA, as well as to wholesale buyers. The BRF Market Specialist also oversees the operations and finances of Big River Farms’ aggregated markets. Learn more.

02/28/2020 | Marine on St. Croix, MN | Big River Farms (The Food Group)
Produce Access Coordinator

The Produce Access Coordinator is a new position created through a Community Food Projects grant from the USDA, and is responsible for managing the production & distribution of food from a ½ acre plot to area food shelves. This position will also communicate closely with farmers in BRF’s Education Program to reduce food waste by planning in-field gleanings. Learn more.

02/24/2020 | Northfield, MN | Kimber Contours
Exceptional Person

Kimber Contours is seeking an exceptional person to take our vision of a sustainable, plant-based, local food system to the next level. We are a 240-acre organic grain farm. Our mission is to re-localize our food system and embrace agriculture’s role in stabilizing our climate. The successful candidate will perform farming tasks and collaborate on decisions to grow the enterprise. We can help the right applicant grow into these roles. Employment and compensation open for negotiation based on applicant’s skills, interests and vision alignment. This is more about finding the right person and less about the person’s exact skill set. Learn more.

02/24/2020 | Hutchinson, MN | Loon Organics Farm
Farmers Market Lead & Booth Staff Person

Loon Organics Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm in Hutchinson, MN (70 miles west of Mpls). Loon is looking for an energetic and friendly person to be a lead staff person at their Saturday Mill City Farmers Market booth. Ideally, this position would include Fridays at the farm helping us with market harvest and Saturdays driving to market, staffing our market booth, and driving back to the farm at the end of market. However, we will consider applicants that are only able to work the Saturday market. We are also looking for a farmers market booth staff person. Learn more.

02/12/2020 | Webster, MN | Waxwing Farm
Farm Crew
One full-time and one part-time seasonal position. Our farm crew is involved in all aspects of vegetable production, from seed to harvest. Responsibilities include greenhouse work, transplanting, weeding, irrigating, harvesting, washing, and packing produce for CSA and wholesale orders. Driving our weekly delivery route is another responsibility for the right candidate. Hot, family-style lunch provided. Free produce and eggs available when in season. Opportunities for growth and more responsibility over multiple seasons. $10-$15/hr DOE. Learn more.

02/10/2020 | Northfield, MN | Open Hands Farm
Farm Crew Member
One Full-time position starting mid-May and one part-time position, starting in Mid-August. Join a vibrant and fun work crew!
Open Hands Farm is a 17 acre Certified Organic vegetable operation serving a CSA, as well as many wholesale accounts. Employees in this position will be mainly harvesting, washing, packing produce, weeding and a myriad of other jobs that happen on a farm.  There may be tractor work available for qualified applicants.  There is a good chance for either of these positions to continue through the winter and beyond, if it is a good fit for all. Learn more.

02/10/2020 | Brooten, MN | Young Oak Ranch Lamb Co.
Part time Flock Apprentice
If you would like to gain experience managing a small flock of ewes and a growing meat business, we welcome dedicated learners to our ranch in the prairie hills of West Central MN! Duties may include; livestock and herd dog care, grazing management, fence maintenance, veterinary care, light construction, managing customer service and meat deliveries.
We can offer a cabin and basic amenities to the right individual, or a stipend DOE. Average 15 hours/ wk.
Mae has academic and hands on experience in Holistic Planned Grazing, and has worked on commercial ranches in 3 states. Facebook @ YOUNGOAKRANCH for more!

01/31/2020 | Hutchinson, MN | Good Courage Farm LLC
Fruit Farm Crew Member
Good Courage Farm is a certified organic fruit farm in central west Minnesota. We’re seeking a 30-hour/week farm staff member for our 2020 growing season, May until October. The work is exciting and varies significantly week by week: planting, mowing, spraying, harvesting, packaging and marketing. Applicants should have 2-3 seasons of growing experience or a background in horticulture. Clean driving record and license appreciated. On-farm housing can be arranged. We enjoy sharing meals with our staff and neighbors several times a week. Applicants from populations under-represented in organic farming are especially encouraged to apply. Thanks for looking! Learn more.

Missouri

01/27/2020 | Augusta, MO | Winslow’s Farm
Farm Team Member
The job will be assisting in the day to day management of a small diversified sustainable vegetable farm. The job varies from seeding in the greenhouse, planting transplants, weeding beds, to gathering eggs from the mobile coops in the afternoon. This is a small but productive farm that demands that every employee become trained at every task that could be given by the farm managers and unfortunately the weather at times. Download the job description.

North Carolina

02/28/2020 | Asheville, NC | Warren Wilson College
Assistant Farm Manager
Warren Wilson College is seeking an Assistant Farm Manager to work collaboratively with the Farm Manager to direct the overall farm operation in accordance with the mission of the College. This includes oversight of livestock, crops, equipment, general infrastructure, student crew supervision and training, and interaction with the academic departments and the surrounding community. Priority will be given to individuals who apply by Friday, March 13th. Candidates must apply electronically. Learn more.

Ohio

02/20/2020 | Dayton, OH | Patchwork Gardens
Farm Facilities, Maintenance and Equipment Operator
This position helps ensure that the farm facility operates smoothly and effectively. A considerable amount of time and effort will be directed toward maintenance and repairs across the farm’s various departments. Additionally, the employee will spend significant time operating equipment (tractors, bobcat, loader). In this position, the employee will work closely with the farm owner and operator on a daily / weekly basis to determine an appropriate plan of action. This position requires someone to be relatively fit, active, tough, and enjoy working outdoors. The ideal employee would be hard-working, self-motivated and take pride in a job well-done. Learn more.

02/20/2020 | Dayton, OH | Patchwork Gardens
Field Crew Lead
This person is responsible for leading 2 – 3 interns who will complete the bulk of the farm’s weekly field tasks including: harvesting, transplanting, weeding and a variety of other tasks. This position requires an individual who is highly motivated, leads with a positive attitude, takes pride in a job well-done, and has a mindset towards working efficiently and with a healthy sense of urgency. The applicant must be comfortable working outside for extended periods of time in a variety of weather conditions (sun, wind, rain, heat, cold). Join us for a great season growing healthy vegetables in Ohio! Learn more.

Oregon

02/24/2020 | Lebanon, OR | Persephone Farm
Apprenticeships and Seasonal Farm Work
We are looking for dedicated and reliable workers who are willing to get their hands dirty while learning the skills necessary to grow, harvest, and market 10 acres of organic vegetables. Workers are paid an hourly wage and get free produce. Apprentices have the option of living on the farm and participating in household food systems. For more information, and to download employment information and applications, please visit our website.

01/28/2020 | Oregon | Rogue Farm Corps
Internships and Apprenticeships with Rogue Farm Corps
Learn to Farm in Oregon! Participants live & train at a partner host farm which provides mentorship, room, board, and a monthly stipend. Hands-on training at host farms is augmented by a class series , farm tours, and events organized by RFC. For information visit our website.
TYPES OF AGRICULTURE: Rogue Farm Corps has positions at a variety of host farms in Oregon which employ sustainable agriculture methods. We work with farms that focus on animals (meat, dairy, eggs, etc), farms that focus plants, and some that focus on both. All participants will be exposed to various farm production systems and enterprises via RFC’s farm tours.

Pennsylvania

02/20/2020 | Carversville, PA | Carversville Farm Foundation
2020 Apprenticship
Carversville Farm Foundation (CFF) is a non-profit farm that combines ecological regeneration and agricultural production to serve our environment as well as our community. We currently distribute our farm products to soup kitchens and food pantries in the greater Philadelphia area to help improve access to wholesome, locally grown foods. CFF also sells some of its products.Specific livestock husbandry topic areas will include soil health, pasture management and grazing, food safety, animal nutrition, beehive management, tracking production data and animal harvest logistics. We currently farm over 300 acres of crops and hay with a focus on no-till and conservation tillage. Download job description.

02/14/2020 | Spring Mills, PA | Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO)
Executive Director
Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO), is seeking an Executive Director to further its mission to “Ensure the Integrity of Organic Products and Serve our Farming
Community”. For more information visit our website or email Stacey Budd at sbudd@paorganic.org

Tennessee

01/27/2020 | Orlinda, TN | Windy Acres Farm
Employee, Intern, and Independent Farmer wanted for Organic Grain Farm
Full-Time Employee & Intern: We’re looking for a full-time employee and an intern to help manage the busy, Certified Organic grain farm with grass-fed beef, pork, and pastured poultry operations. Salary range from $1,200 – $2,000/month with housing.
Windy Acres Farm is also looking for a farm enterprise to complement its busy operations. There is farmer housing opportunity, and ample sheds, barn space, water and irrigation, miles of hi-tensile fencing, and solar power available.
Please see the link provided for more details about all three positions. 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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