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Wisconsin

12/10/19 | Delavan, WI | Turtle Creek Gardens LLC
Assistant Farmer
Turtle Creek Gardens (TCG) is a certified organic diversified/regenerative farm. We grow vegetables, CBD and Industrial grain hemp, and pastured hogs.
This position requires multiple years’ experience on vegetable operations and ability to run equipment.
Responsibilities
• Field preparation for various vegetable crops and hemp including: primary and secondary tillage
• Maintenance of lanes, aisles, and fences
• Cultivation
• Harvesting
• Coordinating daily and weekly priorities with farm manager and crew leaders
• Irrigation, drip, over- head and traveling gun management for crops
• Monitoring crops for weeds, harvest, disease and insect pressure
• Light maintenance of equipment
• Direct Sowing schedule
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12/10/19 | Delavan, WI | Turtle Creek Gardens LLC
Post-Harvest/Packing Crew Member
Turtle Creek Gardens (TCG) is a certified organic diversified/regenerative farm. We grow vegetables, CBD and Industrial grain hemp, and pastured hogs.
Seasonal:
• Washing, packing vegetables for various markets
• Quality Control
• Recording all inventory in coolers and related paperwork
• Cleaning and prepping pack room according to standards
• Organizing and cleaning coolers
• Opportunity to work with other crops in the field or High Tunnels
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12/10/19 | Delavan, WI | Turtle Creek Gardens LLC
Field Crew Member
Turtle Creek Gardens (TCG) is a certified organic diversified/regenerative farm. We grow vegetables, CBD and Industrial grain hemp, and pastured hogs.
Seasonal: June-August position; June-November position
• Transplanting, weeding, maintaining, and harvesting crops.
• Plastic culture includes: laying mulch, staking tomatoes, maintaining aisles
• Spraying botanicals and biologicals as needed for pest and disease control
• High tunnel hemp and tomato establishment and maintenance
• Pruning fruit trees and berries
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11/18/19 | Athens, WI | Cattail Organics
Farm Labor &/or Apprenticeship
We are looking for a full-time farm employee to join our small team Late May-October 2020. Our farm is a diverse 50 acre farm with a focus on highest quality organic produce, flowers and herbs marketed through a 3 season CSA 45%, winter/pop-up farmers market 10%, and 40% high value wholesale. We are also currently installing perennial fruit and woody species planting on the farm and manage a 20 acre woods for maple syrup and mushrooms. We are an approved farm through the Wisconsin Organic Vegetable Apprenticeship Program and can offer that option as part of employment. Visit our site. Learn more.

11/01/19 | Burlington, WI | Vintage Prairie Farm
Assistant Farm Manager
Opening for an assistant farm manager at organic vegetable farm located in Burlington, WI starting early March 2020. The assistant manager will be involved with all aspects of the operation including planting, weeding, harvesting, and weekly deliveries. The farm is primarily small scale intensive vegetable production grown for the Chicago restaurant market. We recently expanded into farmers markets and will have opportunity for the assistant manager to run a local market if interested. Visit http://vintageprairiefarm.com. Learn more.

10/27/19 | Clayton, WI | Northwood Mushrooms
Winter Worker
Northwood Mushrooms is a beautiful Wisconsin farm northwest of the Twin Cities. We seek a winter worker to help with logging, log inoculations, and farm construction projects. Position may transition to production-lead job in the summer. Housing available on-farm. For more details: https://northwoodmushrooms.com/winter-worker-wanted/ or contact Jeremy at (612)205-8599. cherrytreehousemushrooms@gmail.com

10/22/2019 | USA | Belltown Farms
Director of Agriculture
Location: USA, exact location flexible, some travel required.
Compensation: competitive full-time salary plus benefits
Belltown Farms is investing an initial US$100m into a sustainable agriculture strategy, buying large parcels of American farmland, converting the land to organic production and operating it in line with regenerative principles. The broader Belltown group has successfully raised and invested ca.$500m into sustainable infrastructure in the US and UK since 2013.
Belltown is recruiting for a Director of Agriculture to lead its farming activities. Farms will be primarily in the Midwest, and the investment team is based in Philadelphia / NYC. Learn more.

10/14/2019 | Sinsinawa, WI | Sinsinawa Mound Collaborative Farm
Collaborative Farmer
Spots available for beginning farmers looking for space and support to develop their farm business. We provide land, infrastructure, equipment and education for beginning farmers. All land is certified organic. Currently we have opportunities for annual and perennial fruit and vegetable production. New farmers will join a peer-to-peer learning and support cohort of other beginning farmers. Growers with 10 years of experience or less are eligible to apply. We are located just 10 minutes from Dubuque, IA in the Driftless region of Southwest Wisconsin. Learn more.

Alabama

11/11/2019 | Gurley, AL | Duncan Farms
Permaculture Farm Director
This for a role on a a touring farm. Applicants should understand this is a professional environment around an organic farm. Trails, hedges, borders need to be maintained and kept clean. Yards, gardens, orchards, etc must be kept in good shape, buildings, fences, and so on must be kept in good repair. Animals need to be loved, cared for, bred, fed, and treated with respect in accordance to the rules of permaculture. Visit http://www.huntsvillefarm.com. Learn more.

California

10/28/2019 | Point Arena, CA | Oz Farm
Farm Apprentice
An educational, hands-on experience in small-scale organic agriculture. Minimum 30 hours per week of field work and occasional educational discussions and field trips. Extensive practice in agricultural skills, from planning and field preparation through planting, weeding, harvesting and marketing, with opportunities to delve more deeply into areas of interest. Expect a serious, production-focused work environment and lots of repetitive manual labor. Communal living includes shared kitchen, family-style dinners, weekly community meetings, and rotating weekend farm duties. Learn more.

Colorado

10/16/2019 | Boulder, CO | Mad Agriculture
Farm Planner
Mad Agriculture is looking for an experienced Farm Planner to develop farm plans that catalyze the expansion of regenerative agriculture with on-the-ground design, support, and implementation. This person can go to a farm, build trust and interact amicably with the farmer or rancher, assess the health of the land, creatively prescribe practice solutions, articulate those solutions in map, gantt chart, and written form, confidently share those practices and designs with the farmer, and guide the activation of that plan on the land to improve soil health and farmer prosperity. Visit our site. Learn more.

Illinois

11/19/2019 | Clinton, IL | Jubilee Farms
Visiting Agriculture Outreach Specialist
We are seeking a farmer to manage a 10 acre diverse produce farm. We also raise sheep, alpaca, and chickens. Our primary sales outlet is CSA. We also sell at farmers markets. Infrastructure on the farm includes a walk in cooler, water well, irrigation, barn, two hoop houses (one heated), one small greenhouse, BCS tractor with various implements, market trailer, John Deere 2305, and a Ford 5000. The farmer will work closely with the farm director. Visit our website. Learn more.

11/05/2019 | Urbana, IL | University of Illinois – Crop Sciences
Visiting Agriculture Outreach Specialist
Develop and maintain a strong research and outreach program in apples and grain crops focusing on growers and educators in all areas of sustainable agriculture. Learn more.

10/22/2019 | Urbana, IL | Sola Gratia Farm
Assistant Farm Manager
We seek an Assistant Farm Manager for our 9-12 acre not-for-profit community vegetable farm. Experience in working on a CSA farm or vegetable farm that follows organic practices in the Midwest is important. Experience with a wide range of equipment is preferred as are candidates who have expertise and experience working at comparable farm operations and with tractor operation experience. Also important is the ability to work effectively with a Board of Directors, managing teams of staff and volunteers, maintaining a focus on the farm mission and achieving CSA, retail, wholesale and food donation goals. Learn more.

Iowa

12/04/19 | Ames, IA | Practical Farmers of Iowa (PFI)
Next Generation Coordinator
Practical Farmers of Iowa (PFI) is seeking an outgoing and driven professional to join our staff as Next Generation Coordinator. For 34 years, PFI has equipped farmers to build resilient farms and communities through farmer-to-farmer knowledge sharing, on-farm research, outreach and strategic partnerships. This new, full-time position will work with PFI staff, farmers, landowners and external partners to help beginning farmers succeed in establishing farm businesses; increase opportunities for youth and Latinos in agriculture; and strengthen PFI’s farm transfer program. This person will bolster our network of farmers, landowners and external partners to serve the next generation of farmers coming to Practical Farmers for support. This is a full-time position based in our Ames office. Salary is competitive, based on experience and qualifications. Practical Farmers offers a flexible, fast-paced work environment with opportunities for independent initiative and professional development. Please apply by sending a cover letter, resume, a writing sample and professional references to Greg Padget at greg@practicalfarmers.org by December 22, 2019.

12/04/2019 | Decorah, IA | Seed Savers Exchange
Catalog Field Assistant
Seed Savers Exchange is seeking a Catalog Field Assistant to join our team. This position supports Seed Savers Exchange through the work of scaled, onsite seed productions of open pollinated, heirloom varieties for sale in the catalog. This year-round position includes assisting staff with field preparations, seed production, wet and dry processing, field maintenance, seed harvesting and processing (summer and fall), and catalog seed packing and order fulfillment (winter and early spring). This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position working 40 hours/week year-round. Applications accepted through December 15, 2019. Additional information and application instructions can be found at seedsavers.org/jobs.

12/03/2019 | Marion, IA | Etzel Sugar Grove Farm
Seasonal Farm Technician
The Seasonal Farm Technician will be instrumental in maintaining our permaculture operation and organic research crop plots. The Seasonal Farm Technician works under the direction of the Farm Manager to ensure the plants, trees, shrubs, and livestock thrive. Visit our site. Learn more.

10/22/2019 | USA | Belltown Farms
Director of Agriculture
Location: USA, exact location flexible, some travel required.
Compensation: competitive full-time salary plus benefits
Belltown Farms is investing an initial US$100m into a sustainable agriculture strategy, buying large parcels of American farmland, converting the land to organic production and operating it in line with regenerative principles. The broader Belltown group has successfully raised and invested ca.$500m into sustainable infrastructure in the US and UK since 2013.
Belltown is recruiting for a Director of Agriculture to lead its farming activities. Farms will be primarily in the Midwest, and the investment team is based in Philadelphia / NYC. Learn more.

10/22/2019 | Decorah, IA | Seed Savers Exchange
Greenhouse Assistant
Seed Savers Exchange is seeking a Greenhouse Assistant to join our team. This year-round position will support Seed Savers Exchange’s mission-driven work regenerating seeds and distributing heirloom seeds and plants. Responsibilities shift with the seasons and include propagating and regenerating seeds in the greenhouse and assisting with garden preparation (spring); ongoing seed regeneration, field maintenance, and seed harvesting and processing (summer and fall); and helping with seed and perishable-inventory testing and distribution (winter). This is a full-time, benefits eligible position. Applications accepted through November 8, 2019. We are an equal opportunity employer. Additional information can be found at seedsavers.org/jobs.

Minnesota

12/13/2019 | Cannon Falls, MN | Sogn Valley Farm
Equipment Operator/Farm Handyperson
Sogn Valley Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm located in the beautiful Sogn Valley region near Cannon Falls, MN. This full-time position runs April/early May through October. While work will be focused on equipment operation, machinery and infrastructure maintenance, irrigation, and other odd jobs, the equipment operator will also join the crew on harvest, post-harvest, and crop maintenance work when needed. Qualified candidates will have plenty of experience safely operating tractors and equipment, and an aptitude for repair and maintenance. Problem-solving skills and general handiness with tools are necessary. Learn more.

12/13/2019 | Cannon Falls, MN | Sogn Valley Farm
Crew Leader
Sogn Valley Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm located in the beautiful Sogn Valley region near Cannon Falls, MN. This full-time position runs from April (or possibly earlier) through mid-November. Year-round employment is possible for the right candidate. The Crew Leader works closely with the Farm Manager and is responsible for leading the farm crew on crop maintenance, harvest, and post-harvest activities for wholesale and farmers’ market crops. In addition to leading the farm crew, this person is also responsible for keeping records of harvest, food safety activities, and those associated with an on-farm experiments. Learn more.

12/06/2019 | Rushford, MN | Featherstone Fruits and Vegetables
Horticulture Technician
We are looking for a full time employee to join our field production horticulture team. A hort tech is involved in all aspects of Field Production from hand labor and equipment operation to data collection and analysis. For the right person, there is potential to take on more responsibility within field production and crop management at Featherstone Farm in subsequent years. Qualified applicants will ideally have 2 full seasons experience with field production of organic vegetables. Ability to operate farm equipment is desired but not required. Spanish language skills are also highly sought but not required. Download job description.

12/04/2019 | Finland, MN | Wolf Ridge Organic Farm
Farm Internship
The Wolf Ridge Organic Farm Internship will consist of all duties associated with a small-scale, high production, intensively managed vegetable farm, along with teaching opportunities based on the Food and Farming lesson plan. The Farm Manager will mentor and supervise the Intern. Learn more. Download job description.

12/04/2019 | Finland, MN | Wolf Ridge Organic Farm
Field Manager
The Wolf Ridge Organic Farm Field Manager will bring previous vegetable growing experience in contribution to a small-scale, high production, intensively managed vegetable farm with various teaching opportunities based on the Food and Farming lesson plan. The field manager will assist in supervising interns, volunteers, and WWOOFers as needed. The Farm Manager will mentor and supervise the Field Manager. Learn more. Download job description.

11/12/2019 | Finland, MN | Finland Food Chain
Food Chain Coordinator(s)
In 2018, Friends of the Finland Community was awarded a three-year Bush Foundation Community Innovation grant with the purpose of Building a Healthier Food and Economic System in Finland, Minnesota. Dubbed the Finland Food Chain, we are hiring several Focus Area Coordinators to build capacity for the food system in our region to fulfill the project’s mission and vision. We have four part-time coordinator positions available covering infrastructure, education, producers & consumers. If applicant feels confident they could fulfill more than one position, feel free to submit a combined application. It is possible that one person could hold several positions. Learn more.

11/07/2019 | New Ulm, MN | Sustainable Farming Association (SFA)
Rural Community Organizer
The Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota has a professional job position open for a rural Community Organizing Outreach Coordinator working in South Central and Southwest Minnesota. The person is responsible for coordinating SFA’s new “Rural Organizing and Leadership Development Project.” The position is 30-35 hours per week, offers competitive compensation and benefits and is based either in SFA’s New Ulm office or applicant’s home office.To apply, submit a résumé, three references and a cover letter to SFA Executive Director Theresa Keaveny at theresa@sfa-mn.org. Deadline is Nov. 20, 2019. To obtain a full job description CLICK HERE or contact Theresa Keaveny at 507.766.9159.

10/22/2019 | USA | Belltown Farms
Director of Agriculture
Location: USA, exact location flexible, some travel required.
Compensation: competitive full-time salary plus benefits
Belltown Farms is investing an initial US$100m into a sustainable agriculture strategy, buying large parcels of American farmland, converting the land to organic production and operating it in line with regenerative principles. The broader Belltown group has successfully raised and invested ca.$500m into sustainable infrastructure in the US and UK since 2013.
Belltown is recruiting for a Director of Agriculture to lead its farming activities. Farms will be primarily in the Midwest, and the investment team is based in Philadelphia / NYC. Learn more.

Montana

12/12/2019 | State-wide | Farm Link Montana
Farm Worker
Farms and Ranches Hiring in Montana!
Learn to farm and have an adventure!
Farm Link Montana is a free, searchable database of current listings for jobs, internships, and land opportunities in Montana. It features a searchable map of farms and ranches across the state hiring for the 2020 season. Apply to multiple jobs at once with just one application. Opportunities range from organic veggies, wheat, to hops, dairy and more!
Skills required vary depending on the farm and position sought. Positions available for beginning to experienced farm workers. Visit Farm Link Montana to see which farms are currently hiring.

New York

10/22/2019 | USA | Belltown Farms
Director of Agriculture
Location: USA, exact location flexible, some travel required.
Compensation: competitive full-time salary plus benefits
Belltown Farms is investing an initial US$100m into a sustainable agriculture strategy, buying large parcels of American farmland, converting the land to organic production and operating it in line with regenerative principles. The broader Belltown group has successfully raised and invested ca.$500m into sustainable infrastructure in the US and UK since 2013.
Belltown is recruiting for a Director of Agriculture to lead its farming activities. Farms will be primarily in the Midwest, and the investment team is based in Philadelphia / NYC. Learn more.

Oregon

12/02/2019 | Ashland, OR | Rogue Farm Corps
Internship and Apprenticeship
RFC’s Internship Program is a great way to dive into sustainable agriculture. Participants gain experience training on a farm or ranch in Oregon through this immersion program that combines hands-on training with classes and farm tours. No experience is necessary.
RFC’s advanced Apprenticeship Program is for those who have at least one full season of experience and are ready to dive deeper into sustainable agriculture. An immersive on-farm program, it provides full-time hands-on training, classes, weekend gatherings, farm tours, discussions, and guidance on farm business development will help you gain the skills to design and run integrated farming systems. Learn more.

10/22/2019 | Cornelius, OR | DCA Outdoor
Production Tree Manager – DCA West Coast Operations
Incredible management opportunity for an independent, self-motivated person who will be responsible for all tree production. If you are a strong leader with a background in container, liner, and tree production management – this is a great opportunity to manage 800+ acres of high quality bareroot shade, flowering and fruit trees, evergreen shrubs, trees, and specialty crops. Competitive compensation and relocation for the right individual. Learn more.

Pennsylvania

12/11/2019 | Kutztown, PA | Rodale Institute
Internships
Looking for an internship or training program where you can grow your skills while helping people and the planet? Rodale Institute is growing the organic movement through rigorous, solutions-based research, farmer training, and consumer education. Since 1947 the Institute has lead the way in connecting soil health, human health, and planetary health. Today, our focus areas include mitigating climate change, solving food insecurity, and developing solutions for farmers to succeed without relying on chemicals. Rodale Institute internships and training programs are paid or can be taken for college credit. Limited housing and produce from the farm may also be available. Learn more.

10/22/2019 | USA | Belltown Farms
Director of Agriculture
Location: USA, exact location flexible, some travel required.
Compensation: competitive full-time salary plus benefits
Belltown Farms is investing an initial US$100m into a sustainable agriculture strategy, buying large parcels of American farmland, converting the land to organic production and operating it in line with regenerative principles. The broader Belltown group has successfully raised and invested ca.$500m into sustainable infrastructure in the US and UK since 2013.
Belltown is recruiting for a Director of Agriculture to lead its farming activities. Farms will be primarily in the Midwest, and the investment team is based in Philadelphia / NYC. Learn more.

 

Vermont

11/06/2019 | Charlotte, VT | Philo Ridge Farm
General Manager
Philo Ridge Farm is looking for a General Manager (GM) to be the hands on, entrepreneurial, creative leader of our diverse and innovative farm, market and events space, and processing facility. The GM will provide operational excellence through inspiring leadership and hospitality, outstanding team development, as well as thoughtful financial management of the business. The successful candidate will be a key ambassador of our core values, company mission and the Philo Ridge Farm story. The GM is responsible for all business operations, leadership development, internal communication, community engagement and marketing, HR and administration. Learn more.

Virginia

11/12/2019 | Blacksburg, VA | Homefield Farm at Virginia Tech
Assistant Farm Manager
Homefield Farm is a farm-to-campus program at Virginia Tech that provides hands-on education for students and produces vegetables, fruit, and herbs on six acres for campus dining centers. The Assistant Farm Manager will provide technical support in crop production at Homefield Farm, including operating tractors, planting and harvest, pest management, and record keeping. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a unique and growing program that advances the sustainability of the food and farming system of Virginia Tech and the surrounding community. Please follow the link below for more details on the position responsibilities and qualifications, and to apply. Learn more.

Washington

10/28/2019 | Chimacum, WA | Red Dog Farm
Nanny & Field Crew
This is a split position, with approximately 20 hours per week of childcare and 20 hours per week on field crew. Nanny work involves all aspects of caring for and entertaining a toddler. This may include preparing simple meals, driving to activities, and mostly hanging out around the farm and in the farmhouse. May also include some light cleaning and errands-running. For field crew portion- we are looking for smart, tough and detail-oriented laborers to join our crew. Ideal candidates will possess a strong interest in food and farming, enjoy working on a team, and be ready for a challenge. Visit https://reddogfarm.net/staff/. Learn more.

10/28/2019 | Chimacum, WA | Red Dog Farm
Field Crew
We are looking for smart, tough and detail-oriented laborers to join our 2020 farm crew. There are several positions open, with a range of start and end dates. Ideal candidates will possess a strong interest in food and farming, enjoy working on a team, and be ready for a challenge. We are looking for smart, tough and detail-oriented laborers to join our 2020 farm crew. There are several positions open, with a range of start and end dates. Ideal candidates will possess a strong interest in food and farming, enjoy working on a team, and be ready for a challenge. Visit https://reddogfarm.net/staff/. 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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