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Posted: August 6 2010
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bikes, africa, high power job! Seeking Executive Director Dear friends and colleagues, As many of you know, I am on the board of Worldbike, a small non-profit that is committed to improving livelihoods of the rural poor through bicycles. The organization has a big mission, an exciting vision, and tons of opportunity to make a difference in the world. […]

Posted: August 2 2010
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work for city seed

new haven's farmers market is molto molto buono. Position Title: Executive Director Organization: CitySeed Location: New Haven, CT Position Summary The Executive Director (ED) will be responsible for the consistent achievement of CitySeed’s mission, strategies, policies, programs and financial objectives.

Posted: July 8 2010
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work at drumlin farm

Hi everyone, We’re looking to hire another apprentice here at Drumlin Farm for the remainder of the 2010 growing season. We are a non-profit, working educational farm doing 20 acres of vegetables and fruit in Lincoln, MA. Apprentices work 5 day weeks, 7AM – 5:30PM, Tuesday through Saturday. Apprenticeships go through the end of October. […]

Posted: July 7 2010
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opportunity with a historic farm

The Trustees of the New Castle Common, a private Land Trust first chartered in 1764 by William Penn, is looking for an innovative farmer via the attached RFP.  This could be an ideal arrangement for the right farm operation, as the 112 acre farm is situated in an area that is well suited for a […]

Posted: June 25 2010
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youth garden position - OR

GARDEN PROJECT LEADER (Project Instructor 1) Full-time seasonal position available to work with the CSC Youth House Garden program.  The ideal candidate will have a background and/or skills that include working with teens, horticulture & micro-business. This position requires strong organizational skills, enthusiasm, energy, the ability to work with teens, and gardening skills to implement […]

Posted: June 23 2010
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hardwick-- good enough to send your favorite brother

and looks like there are jobs for other people's favorite brothers (and sisters) as well.. High Mowing Organic Seeds, Wolcott Accounting Manager – see description Vermont Soy Company, Hardwick General Manager – see description The Center for an Agricultural Economy, Hardwick Northeast Kingdom Food System Planner – 1 year position The Center for an Agricultural […]

Posted: June 18 2010
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amazing land opportunity - northern california

This one is worth a look for all you west coast greenhorns seeking land. 5 flat, fertile acres in the Sierra Nevada foothills with: 48 Gallon-Per-Minute Well & Pump Seasonal Stream Good Soil

Posted: June 16 2010
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farmland available for lease/community farming in Northampton, MA

Attention: Sustainable Farmers and Farm Education Programs Up to 110 acres of prime farmland may soon be available for lease in Northampton, MA.  Interested farmers please apply. The emerging non-profit organization, Grow Food Northampton will undertake a fundraising campaign to purchase the Bean/Allard farmland in Florence, MA in order to create a community farm. Provided […]

Posted: June 12 2010
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farm-sitting for the summer

This is in Southern Minnesota, a good opportunity to see what farming is like before taking the plunge. FARM-SITTING EXPERIENCE this summer (parts of June and July at least, longer is an option) would involve: the option of having a your own garden, helping with haying, caring for a few meat goats, and generally watching […]

Posted: June 3 2010
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exciting land opportunity - maryland

Here's a teaser blurb on some land in Maryland, and a few photos of the farmland that is in need of a farmer. Decent acreage, infrastructure, and housing are part of the deal.  The set-up would be perfect for an experienced young farmer. "Our mission at Golden Quarter Farm is the restoration, preservation, and protection […]

Posted: June 3 2010
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funny little categories this is a site where land owners, both leisure and commercial agriculture, can find property managers. If that is something you can see yourself doing, maybe check it out. If it is not what you see yourself doing, then don't!

Posted: May 21 2010
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huge opportunity for dairy minded young farmer!

From the Open Space Institute. Have a great opportunity with a very short turn around. Dairy farm with great infrastructure in swan lake, white sulphur road, sullivan county  - operating since 1896, 167 acres, rented an additional 400. Wonderful family, Nelson Hector, who just could not hang on any longer. He moved his entire family […]

Posted: May 20 2010
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farm manager wanted - NY

Thanks to the folks at Orion Grassroots Network for passing on this one.  A super opportunity for a greenhorn interested in piggies. Flying Pigs Farm LLC, Shushan, NY POSITION AVAILABLE: FARM MANAGER Flying Pigs Farm, L.L.C. Shushan, New York 12873 (Washington County) Michael Yezzi and Jennifer Small raise rare, heritage breeds of pigs at Flying […]

Posted: May 18 2010
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one of the punkiest!

of the spunkiest orgs. out there. little rhody grows such a bunch of cool cats-- and looks like they need another frisky kitten to join the gang. Managing Director at Farm Fresh Rhode Island Managing Director to oversee the expansion of the Market Mobile program, perform bookkeeping for all the programs of the organization and […]

Posted: May 17 2010
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job opening! Goat herd manager in Marin County, CA

Toluma Farms, Inc. is looking for a goat herd manager-- how can you resist this face? Read on for full Job Description:

Posted: May 15 2010
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what a job! what a program!

at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London Post-Doctoral Fellow-Lecturer in Anthropology Food Studies Centre, Department of Anthropology & Sociology £31,987 - £37,780 p.a. inclusive of London Allowance Vacancy No: 000167 The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) seeks to appoint a socio-cultural anthropologist working in the area of food systems […]

Posted: May 12 2010
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CSA manager - kalamazoo, MI

The deadline is coming right up!  May 17.  DeLano Farms CSA Manager at the The Kalamazoo Nature Center,  a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to inspire people to care for the environment by providing experiences that lead them to understand their connection to the natural world. Summary of Position: The DeLano Farms Manager position is […]

Posted: May 9 2010
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kinderhook farm apprenticeship

They are still looking for the right person!  We'll be at there this weekend for the hoggett event. Here is Severine with Lee Ranney at Kinderhook. Kinderhook Farm is a grass farm located in the Hudson Valley of upstate NY that is seeking an able-bodied and enthusiastic apprentice for 2010. The farm raises beef cattle, […]

Posted: May 8 2010
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looking for an animator

we'd like to illustrate the situation of young farmers in American agriculture: ex. ave. age 57 more prisoners than farmers 42% of farmers looking to retire within 5 years growth in american small farm sector 6% of total farmers under age 35 of those..% organic farmers Anyone out there an animator? Here is an example: […]

Posted: May 5 2010
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send me a connecticut intern

There are quite a few things going on here at greenhorns. Sev is working these days at "The Hickories" Farm in Ridgefield CT-- and is looking for someone who can take on some tasks that lives locally here. Anyone around here want to pitch in with: scanning, databasing media management silk screening filing mailing layout […]

Posted: May 4 2010
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farm partner wanted - east meredith, ny

We're looking for a farmer / farm couple with expertise in vegetables, berries, fruit, mushrooms, medicinal herbs and / or livestock to help re-create a farm, preferably using permaculture principles, on this 150-year-old former dairy farm. It's 200 acres, about 50 acres pasture / meadow, most of the rest forest, in East Meredith, NY (Delaware […]

Posted: April 29 2010
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internship & volunteer opportunity - Central NY

Our farm of 60+ acres mixed use lands was build in the 1830′s – 1840′s. It consists of a main house, a large 4 story post and beam barn, a maple house, and several other out buildings. We work the sugar bush, 4 acres of market crops, a large greenhouse, several acres of pasture which […]

Posted: April 28 2010
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orion's grassroots jobsource

a fantastic resource for greenhorns!   dozens of jobs and internships have been posted in the last month. Check it out.

Posted: April 27 2010
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farm camp head cook - claryville, NY

Still looking for summer work? Here's an opportunity at Frost Valley YMCA , which has a wonderful summer farm camp. Position Summary: This position is responsible for preparing, serving, and cleaning up after meals for up to 75 at the Frost Valley Farm Camp.  This farm based camp has activities including gardening and animal classes, […]

Posted: April 19 2010
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great opportunity in PA

at New Morning Farm in Hustontown, PA.  Perfect for an ambitious greenhorn. We are seeking a younger grower or couple to help operate and, in time, to assume ownership of our established, certified-organic family farm.  This is a year-round, full-time operation which is profitable and provides a solid return on investment.  While working with our […]

Posted: April 15 2010
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a good way to describe a job, I'd say.

And if you are looking for a job, a good set of criteria to access your own hireability. Two Positions available at Veritable Vegetable in San Francisco, CA: Class A, B and C Truck Drivers NeededWe are seeking Class A, B and C local route and long haul drivers to deliver organic produce to stores […]

Posted: April 14 2010
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hot jobs!

thanks to brooke for sharing these exciting job openings:  Two Massachusetts farm-based education programs are hiring Executive Directors. The FARM Institute Martha's Vineyard, MA Job Posting: Land's Sake Weston, MA Job Posting: Please direct all inquiries to the point person at each organization.

Posted: April 9 2010
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looking for assistant farm manager in Katonah, NY

Amawalk Farm is a certified organic berry and vegetable farm in Katonah, New York, one hour north of New York City.  The farm is operated by owner-managers Larry and Marian Cross.  We grow salad greens, heirloom tomatoes, garlic, pumpkins, other veggies, herbs and flowers which we sell to local stores and restaurants and at our […]

Posted: April 4 2010
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orion grassroots

This is a terrific job board + resource: Orion Grassroots Network Jobsource

Posted: March 31 2010
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land opportunity - central MA

This landowner just contacted us - a good arrangement could certainly be worked out for the right greenhorn(s). I live on a 21 acre farm in Paxton, MA that is currently an active hayfield - see photo. It sits on the top of a hill and most of the land drains quite well. Having been […]

Posted: March 30 2010
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kingbird farm intership - berkshire, NY

Kingbird Farm - the celebrated, horse-powered, diversified livestock, herb and veggie farm seeks an intern from May to October. Kingbird Farm is a certified organic livestock and herb/vegetable farm near Ithaca, New York. The internship includes work and learning with hogs, cattle, horses, poultry, greenhouse propagation, marketing, and fieldwork. Compensation is minimum wage plus education […]

Posted: March 29 2010
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collaborative opportunity for a greenhorn - northeastern PA

This landowner was inspired by our recent appeal: "If you know landowners who are looking to connect with young farmers, get in touch with us." Once upon a time, i had the dream, no experience, but had youth, idealism, and energy.  bought the land.  wrong marriage, spent youth.  hung onto the dream - (had to […]

Posted: March 29 2010
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farming opportunity on BBC TV series

this just in: The BBC is looking for ten couples to take part in a new series which will really put their aptitude for farming to the test. Over six weeks they will learn how to run and manage their own farm, from animal husbandry and harvesting to coping with the unpredictable British weather. The series will culminate […]

Posted: March 26 2010
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crop mob assembling in Ithaca NY

news from the Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming: HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO WORK ON A FARM FOR JUST ONE DAY? Are you an aspiring agrarian looking for hands-on experience? Are you a Local Foods enthusiast who enjoys being outside and getting your hands dirty? Do you want to be part of a […]

Posted: March 21 2010
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apprenticeship positions - Shelton, CT

Jones Family Farms is a seven generation, 400-acre sustainable agriculture farm located in Shelton, Connecticut. Presently the farm maintains 15 acres in strawberries, 15 acres in blueberries, 25 acres in pumpkins, squash, and gourds, and 200 acres in Christmas trees, all harvested by pick-your-own guests. The farm also grows grapes and operates one of the […]

Posted: March 15 2010
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farm steward wanted in Providence, RI

Searching for a live-in farm steward at Urban Edge Farm in Cranston, RI (a farmer program run by Southside Community Land Trust).   Person must be well organized; have good interpersonal skills, with a strong ability to communicate to farmers and people of different cultural backgrounds; have  experience with meeting facilitation, and a sense ofhumor.  Farming […]

Posted: March 13 2010
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Apprenticeship - Vashon Island, WA

Hogsback Farm is looking for an apprentice for the 2010 growing season.  We are a small, family-owned, non-certified organic vegetable farm located on Vashon Island.  We grow a wide variety of vegetables, fruits, and berries which we market directly via a 30 person CSA, as well as at our local farmer's market.  This year we […]

Posted: March 11 2010
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work for Consider Bardwell

A really terrific cheese producer. We sampled some of their wares last Spring! Consider Bardwell Farm seeks a qualified and enthusiastic employee to coordinate it's New York City based farmer's markets, sales, and marketing.

Posted: March 4 2010
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work with veritable vegetable - San Francisco, CA

Woman run fabulocity. City based food job. Purchaser Position Available Immediately Veritable Vegetable is offering a full time Purchasing position. We provide full service distribution of certified organic fresh fruits and vegetables to retailers, restaurants, and wholesalers. Veritable Vegetable is a woman owned business, founded on principles of cooperation, participatory management, and ethical business practices.  […]

Posted: March 2 2010