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land partnership opportunity - pacific northwest

Montanye Ranch is a unique and diverse piece of property in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by National and State Forests, our remote ranch is an ideal site for a wide range of uses including projects relating to: agriculture, environmental education, event hosting, forestry, and recreation. With just under 800 acres of diverse […]

Posted: March 2 2010
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gardener/teacher position - simsbury,CT

The Community Farm of Simsbury seeks a knowledgeable and innovative gardener to plan, organize, and maintain the teaching gardens on the farm. Time Commitment: • Monday through Friday (March 1 to October 31) • 7:00 – 4:00 daily • Attend scheduled incubator farmer trainings and summer camp/school programs that may fall outside the daily time […]

Posted: March 1 2010
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opportunities at ecofarm - watsonville, CA

EcoFarm is currently seeking an Executive Director and a Communications Intern. view the job descriptions here

Posted: March 1 2010
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a cold winter day

A drive thru the country to follow up a lead to some possible land for Greenhorns + Smithereen. A wonderful find. also. here is a video of Norm, whose farm is for sale. I loaded it up onto vimeo... by myself! - Severine [vodpod id=Video.3148797&w=425&h=350&fv=clip_id%3D9690338%26amp%3Bserver%3Dvimeo.com%26amp%3Bautoplay%3D0%26amp%3Bfullscreen%3D1%26amp%3Bmd5%3D0%26amp%3Bshow_portrait%3D0%26amp%3Bshow_title%3D0%26amp%3Bshow_byline%3D0%26amp%3Bcontext%3Duser%3A1950033%26amp%3Bcontext_id%3D%26amp%3Bforce_embed%3D0%26amp%3Bmultimoog%3D%26amp%3Bcolor%3D00ADEF%26amp%3Bforce_info%3Dundefined] more about "Norm's farm", posted with vodpod

Posted: March 1 2010
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farm managers wanted - Susquehanna, PA

Unique opportunity for organic farm couple to expand and potentially take over our certified organic produce business in NE Pennsylvania. We are seeking energetic, highly motivated self-starters with extensive know-how and experience in all aspects of organic growing and marketing, composting, machinery operation and basic maintenance to manage our certified organic produce farm. Starting as […]

Posted: February 26 2010
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farm apprentice at sterling college - VT

The Sterling College Farm Apprentice Program is an experiential, immersive learning and leadership opportunity for passionate, inspired, and enthusiastic individuals seeking to work on a diversified year-round teaching farm and live in a small close-knit college community beginning in July 2010. Apprentices participate in all aspects of daily farm management, supervise Sterling College students in […]

Posted: February 24 2010
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farm camp jobs - Claryville, NY

Frost Valley YMCA Farm Camp is hiring for several positions for the season - cooks and counselors.  Check out the camp here. and download job descriptions here and here

Posted: February 22 2010
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farm crew wanted - Vershire, VT

we met Liana at NOFA VT. She's looking for a good crew for the season. I'm the farm manager at The Mountain School in Vershire, VT. I am looking to hire a crew of hard working people for this coming farm season, May-September. We are a small, diversified, organic (not certified) farm producing vegetables and […]

Posted: February 22 2010
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interns wanted - Oxford, NY

Greenhorns, this is a terrific opportunity - particularly for the artistic types out there. Holler Farm is an artist-run, 106-acre farm located in Oxford, New York, in the Southern Tier. We are seeking interns who are interested in learning about diverse organic agriculture using manual, tractor, and draft animal power.

Posted: February 19 2010
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organic orchard for sale - eastern WA

Peachcrest Fruit Basket Organic Orchard. There are lots of photos, and a helpful Q&A. FOR SALE BY OWNER $349,000, Negotiable

Posted: February 18 2010
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be a farmer journeyman in oregan

our good friend Zoë asked us to pass along word that her farm is looking for a new farmhand! family owned, draft horses, veggies + fruits, and the glorious oregan countryside-- what are you waiting for? Flora Valley Farm is a diversified fresh market farm in Langlois, Oregon, located on the (very) rural Southern Oregon Coast (70 miles […]

Posted: February 13 2010
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those of you with a nomad inside

hop on the bandwagon with these movers and shakers Common Vision brings inspiring and relevant earth education to diverse communities to cultivate dynamic and experienced leaders in sustainability practice and education. With a fleet of vegetable-powered vehicles, a dedicated staff, and big vision, Common Vision’s mobile operation weaves a wide network in California as it […]

Posted: February 12 2010
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here is a job for an organic organizer - NY

I'd apply for it myself except that I'm already so slammed with Greenhorns.  - Severine *WORK FOR NOFA-NY! POSITION RE-POSTED!!! APPLICANTS FROM FIRST POSTING ENCOURAGED TO RE-APPLY* *EDUCATION AND OUTREACH COORDINATOR* The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York (NOFA-NY) is the oldest and largest organization in New York devoted to organic and sustainable farming […]

Posted: February 9 2010
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and while we are asking

graphic designers? we are looking for a few volunteers to work on graphics for upcoming mixers. thus far our pleas out into the wilderness have yielded marvelous results. got an extra hour here and there to spend flashing out some agrariana for an event in WV, MO, OR, MN, NC, CA? well-- we need you! […]

Posted: February 7 2010
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calling all helping hands

This just in-- Severine needs a high intensity helpmate. One month commitment, housing+ board. Full time. For organizational logistics, event prep, busywork, sewing seed envelopes, dashing around, fixing mashines, sorting things, making manifest on all fronts. There is just so much going on, we need an extra set of hands around here! Its only for […]

Posted: February 5 2010
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opportunity in the hudson valley!

thanks to suko for the heads up on this stellar internship: Gray Horse Farm is a NOFA-NY Certified Organic livestock farm. We are located in Clinton Corners, NY, just 90 minutes north of NYC. In addition to believing in local and sustainable food sources, our farm is horse-powered, using mainly draft horses to work the […]

Posted: February 5 2010
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the land search continues..

Smithereen Farm is still looking for a new farm location. We have had a lot of conversations, but no match yet. We'd like to stay in the Hudson Valley, preferably near a train station. Specifically: a kindly landlord who likes the greenhorns mission, on-board with sustainable agriculture kitchen, housing + office space for farmers and […]

Posted: February 4 2010
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green corps fellowships

You can nominate candidates to this terrific program, which offers 1 year paid fellowships.  Click HERE to nominate someone. The mission of Green Corps is to train organizers, provide field support for today’s critical environmental campaigns, and graduate activists who possess the skills, temperament, and commitment to fight and win tomorrow’s environmental battles. Following Earth […]

Posted: February 4 2010
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stone barns job, hawthorne valley job.

both highly highly credentialed facilities--very great options for those looking for a final apprenticeship pre-independence. Hawthorne Valley is looking for help with cheesemaking- see our previous post. Stone Barns is seeking a Livestock Assistant Manager

Posted: February 2 2010
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amazing grazing

a great opportunity in our valley. 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, sheep, poultry and horses on over 500 acres of meadows and pastures. Products are marketed through an onsite farm store, […]

Posted: January 30 2010
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seeking letterpress partners

Seeking layout, editorial + muscle. for a project, not quite like sweeney (seen here) -- not quite. and not quite this or this a large format newsprinted BROADSHEET about the department of justice hearings on the concentration of the foodsystem. who's in? we need skills.

Posted: January 29 2010
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gibbett hill farm, MA

Gibbet Hill Farm is hiring two interns for the 2010 growing season. Gibbet Hill Farm is a small-scale organic vegetable farm located in Groton, MA. It is unique in that it is part of a larger restaurant group, and exists solely to provide those businesses with produce. The group consists of the Gibbet Hill Grill […]

Posted: January 28 2010
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co-manage Island Meadow Farm

This opportunity comes from our  friend Chandler, who manages a wonderful farm out on Vashon Island. Hello fellow greenhorns & friends, The 2010 season is upon us & opportunities abound! Land beckons us out of our office jobs, off the concrete & onto the soil. On our small island alone, there are over five farms […]

Posted: January 25 2010
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work at the center for discovery - ny

This opportunity just came through: For The Healing Garden and Landscape work I do at Thanksgiving Farm at The Center for Discovery, I am looking to fill 2 positions. If you were interested, call me or email me for more information. You can also look on the webpage: www.thecenterfordiscovery.org. Jean-David Derreumaux [email protected] 845 417 6415

Posted: January 16 2010
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work at hawthorne valley farm

this is a terrific opportunity for the right greenhorn - particularly one with cheese-making dreams! We have an immediate opening for a unique, full-time position at Hawthorne Valley Farm’s biodynamic/organic dairy. We are looking for an enthusiastic, morning person, with a passion for food. Call 518-672-7500 x120, or email resume to [email protected] Our Demeter-certified biodynamic […]

Posted: January 14 2010
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Farming opportunity - L.I.

thanks to Lisa Mitten for sending us this one! WESTERN LONG ISLAND - The Nassau Land Trust is seeking a farmer to operate an organic educational farm at the former Grossmann Farm in Malverne, NY, a few miles outside of Queens on Long Island.  The property consists of 4.5 +/- acres of arable farmland surrounded […]

Posted: January 12 2010
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jobs of the future

by Ian Wylie The Guardian, Saturday 9 January 2010 It's January 2020. You've commuted to the office in your titanium flying car, to be greeted by a robotic receptionist. You travelate to your 3D, virtual, interactive desk which pours you a tall decaf and scans the morning's to-do list on to your retina …

Posted: January 12 2010
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work for cornell

The Cornell Small Farms Program is seeking an Extension Associate to join our staff.  Please see position description and instructions below. To view the description online, visit http://www.hr.cornell.edu/jobs/ Then, click on: External Applicants > Faculty and Non-Faculty Instruction, Research & Extension Positions > Job Number 11761-Extension Associate Interviews will begin late January. 

Posted: January 11 2010
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angelic organics is hiring

of "the real dirt on farmer john" fame. 2 job opportunities, one deadline has passed: Program Manager - Farm Training Initiative Application deadline: January 8, 2010 The Program Manager assists Sheri Doyel, the Program Director, with the development and implementation of our expanding Farmer Training Initiative. We currently administer the farmer-led Collaborative Regional Alliance for […]

Posted: January 9 2010
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artist residency program

from our friends in Wassaic. We are very pleased to announce the creation of: The Wassaic Project Artist Residency! Please help us spread the word as we place our open call and forward this info to artists you know. The Wassaic Project Artist Residency summer program hosts eleven artists to live and work for four […]

Posted: January 7 2010
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farm manager wanted - carlisle, NY

The Corbin Hill Road Farm, LLC (CHRF or the “Farm”) is developing a 96+ acre farm located in the Town of Carlisle in Schoharie County, NY.  The Farm is a joint venture between social investors and the Hunts Point Alliance for Children, a 501c3 in the South Bronx. The Farm has ambitious goals.  It expects […]

Posted: January 4 2010
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farm educator position

@ Weaver's Way Co-op in Philadelphia. Position: WWCP Farm Educator Status: Full-Time / Salaried Reports to: Executive Director of WWCP Weavers Way Community Programs (WWCP) is the non-profit arm of Weavers Way Co-op. WWCP programs includes the Marketplace partnership with local schools and Farm Education.

Posted: December 18 2009
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punk alper

(Switzerland, Austria, France, Italy) these are the alp nations. and in the little alpen valleys are fantastic off-grid ecology projects sponsored by the government of those nations as a 'test case'. Its a wonderful place to check out, and no better way than as a farmer, or "alper" as they are called. The community of alps […]

Posted: December 10 2009
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crew leader - cure organic farm

Cure Organic Farm is seeking an experienced intern to join us as our Crew Leader beginning in March 2010. The position requires experience in organic vegetable production, tractor operation, fieldwork, animal care, excellent communication. Dedication, self-motivation, strong work ethic and a rock-solid good attitude are also necessary. The Crew Leader will lead and oversee interns, […]

Posted: December 10 2009
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manage the seed farm

The Seed Farm - An Agricultural Incubator Program for the Establishment of New Sustainable Farms and Farmers –Lehigh County, PA Position Available: Farm Manager The Seed Farm, a program of Lehigh County, provides land, training and infrastructure for new farmers, increasing farm start-up success and the vitality of farming in the Lehigh Valley. The Seed […]

Posted: November 29 2009
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farm manager apprentice position - Pittsboro, NC

Harland's Creek Farm Certified Organic Produce and Flowers--Pasture Raised Poultry FARM MANAGER APPRENTICE FULL TIME—March 2010 through October 2010 Harland Creek’s Farm, a certified organic farm, seeks an apprentice to work closely with the Farm Manager on all farming operations for the 2010 main farming season. Harland's Creek Farm grows produce and flowers using certified […]

Posted: November 28 2009
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amazing job opportunity - nyc

Job Description: Grassroots Action Network Capacity Building Coordinator WHY (World Hunger Year) WHY Mission: WHY is a leading advocate for innovative, community-based solutions to hunger and poverty. WHY challenges society to confront these problems by advancing models that create self-reliance, economic justice, and equal access to nutritious and affordable food.

Posted: November 18 2009
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farmland seeking steward - Canandaigua, NY

Greenhorns, the organization Seeking Common Ground is looking for a farm manager. Terrific opportunity. Farm Manager Wanted: See(k)ing Common Ground, Inc (SCG) is a non-profit educational organization that models more restorative ways of life. This includes Shimmering Light Community Garden, Fingerlakes Farm-to-Cafeteria, and Herb Haven serving women and children on the path to self-sufficiency. We […]

Posted: October 19 2009
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phoenix house seeking farmer - Shrub Oaks, NY

a great opportunity for an aspiring farmer!  You can read their plan for establishing a farm here: Phoenix House Yorktown Farm Plan

Posted: October 6 2009
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dear young farmers and ranchers,

now is the time to nominate! farmers are welcome. USDA Announces Timeframe for Nominations to the Advisory Committee for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers USDA Announces Timeframe for Nominations to the Advisory Committee for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2009 - USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Jonathan Coppess today announced that nominations for […]

Posted: September 14 2009