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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
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jobs for unruly teenagers

before you let them loose on a farm... why not let them loose on the forest service Student Conservation Association employment opps.

Posted: September 8 2009
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a history-loving gardener/caretaker?

Job Description: Gardener and Facilities Administrator. Mature, well-organized, and self-motivated individual sought for full-time, live-in position at New York City’s oldest house. Qualifications: College degree (preferred) with 2-3 years gardening experience; interest in historic ecology and landscape studies; strong interpersonal skills and some public speaking experience; demonstrated experience with household repairs and standard tools; and […]

Posted: August 27 2009
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MOFGA Farmer in Residence Program

Greenhorns - here is a great opportunity from MOFGA - Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association CALL for APPLICATIONS for 2010-2011 MOFGA's Farmer-in-Residence (F.I.R.) Program offers aspiring farmers committed to organic agriculture and public outreach the opportunity to live and farm at MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center in Unity, Maine. Farmers-in-Residence participate in MOFGA's Journeyperson […]

Posted: August 24 2009
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farm aid position

Farm Aid is looking for a full-time Program Manager to join our small office. Primary purposes of the job are to provide administrative and substantive support to Farm Aid’s Grant Program and Farmer Resource Network and to serve as the principle farm and food issues researcher and writer. Specific Job Tasks/Responsibilities include: 1. Maintain grant […]

Posted: August 5 2009
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call for greenhorns fall interns

Greenhorns is looking for more residential interns! Our amazing summer crew is off to other adventures at the end of August, and we are looking for interns to start in early September. Our farm is located in upstate New York, about 2 hours north of New York City. Interns learn first hand about grass roots […]

Posted: August 4 2009
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farm manager position on Vashon Island

Here's a heads up from greenhorn Chandler Briggs at Island Meadow Farm who says: There is a position opening up for a farm manager on our island that is owned by a Montessori school & hosts the kids during the school year, but also sell produce locally via a CSA, farmer's market & farmstand. We […]

Posted: August 4 2009
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are you an illustrator? a visionaire?

We are looking to commission a transformative vision for the US Countryside, that predicts our reclamation. Are you an illustrator? Are you a visionaire? Please if so, get in touch: [email protected]

Posted: July 23 2009
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artists wanted

Any artistic hudson valley-based greenhorns out there?  The Hudson Valley Seed Library is seeking artists to illustrate their seed packs!  Read on... Hello from Seedy Farm! I'm excited to say that the Hudson Valley Seed Library is going to offer more Art Packs in our next seed catalog. Please help us in our search for […]

Posted: June 29 2009
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are you our techie?

The Greenhorns seek an HTML-savvy, Excel-tolerant, Photoshop-friendly intern who will put time in on their laptop each day to perform entry-level feats of data entry, banner banging, spreadsheeting, and code contortionism. The marketing industry calls this 'trafficking.' We call it heroism. Details: Location flexible - your place or ours. Part-time (afternoons ok). Benefits include mindbendingly […]

Posted: June 15 2009
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well. all you ambitious young men + women

who want to serve sustainable ag.... here's an opportunity. POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR NORTHEAST ORGANIC FARMING ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK 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 and gardening, and counts over 850 farms among its 1700 members […]

Posted: June 14 2009
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baker wanted in Vermont

any bakers out there?  this sounds like a pretty rad opportunity... I have just found out that a friend is preparing to open a restaurant in Dorset, VT, a small, rural community located directly between Rutland and Bennington, VT (about 30-45 minutes from both) and about 1.5 hours from Albany, NY. Annexed to the restaurant […]

Posted: June 7 2009
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americorps positions - providence, RI

Southside Community Land Trust in Providence, RI is looking for two new Americorps VISTA positions to help us with exciting new projects! With all of the new community gardens popping up around Providence, and the renewed interest in urban food gardens in every neighborhood, our two new VISTAs will be a welcome addition to our […]

Posted: June 5 2009
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Americorps Vista Position - Montana

Want to be a leader in the local-food movement? Join the University of Montana Farm to College Program! Give one year. Create real change. The University of Montana Farm to College Program is now accepting applications for a full-time AmeriCorps VISTA to increase the amount of locally and sustainably-grown food on campus. The University of […]

Posted: May 8 2009
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Community Food Project Coordinator, Gainesville, FL

Florida Certified Organic Growers and Consumers, Inc., a 501c(3) not-for-profit in Gainesville, Fla., seeks a Community Food Project Coordinator. Duties include serving as Principal Investigator (PI) on a one-year USDA Community Food Planning Grant and coordinating the GIFT Gardens program. Coordinator will work 30 hrs./wk. (15 hrs. per project) at $16/hr. Position is grant-funded; expanded […]

Posted: May 4 2009
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Intern Needed for Goat Farm & Cheesemaking - NY

Lynn Fleming makes some of the best soft goat cheeses around, near New Paltz, NY.  Great opportunity for a goat-loving Greenhorn! Good morning, I find myself in need of an immediate intern to assist in cheesemaking and care of our herd of nubian and lamancha does. Duties will be varied but will include milking, feeding, […]

Posted: April 30 2009
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NH Farm to School Coordinator

New Hampshire Farm to School, a program of the UNH University Office of Sustainability, is hiring a part-time coordinator. To learn more and to apply, please visit and search for NH Farm to School Coordinator, job order #02397.

Posted: April 30 2009
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Grocery/Urban Ag Research Internship - Philadelphia, PA

There are plenty of opportunities out there for Urban Agriculture types... Click here to download a full position posting: urbane-dev-internship-grocery-and-agriculture AGENCY DESCRIPTION: Urbane Development is a community and economic development firm, located in Philadelphia, PA, working with urban communities to strengthen their asset base - businesses, real estate, and human capital - to catalyze a truly […]

Posted: April 26 2009
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Sea Breeze Farm, Vashon Island, WA

Three Exciting Opportunities at Sea Breeze Farm in Washington State: sea-breeze-livestock-manager-position seabreezeinternfarmad seabreezevegintern Sea Breeze Farm is a diverse, multi-species, "beyond organic", grass-based animal farm. We practice an intensive pasture rotation in lieu of commercial fertilizers. Our freely-ranging poultry flocks effectively forage, fertilize and cleanse the pastures behind our dairy herd. The resulting meat, dairy […]

Posted: April 24 2009
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Position at City Slicker Farms - West Oakland, CA

City Slicker Farms, a non-profit urban farming program in West Oakland, California is seeking qualified applicants for our Community Market Farm Coordinator position. The Coordinator will be running the opening and operations of a new Community Market Farm with the City of Oakland Parks and Recreation. This will include community outreach, building coordination, farming, volunteer/staff […]

Posted: April 18 2009
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Assistant Organic Farm Manager, Columbus, OH

Assistant Organic Farm Manager Position Description Open until filled. Review of applications begins 1 May 2009 Position Summary: This position provides support to the Organic Farm Manager; the Assistant is responsible for the land areas, gardens, livestock, produce and product sales and distribution for Shepherd's Corner. The individual will also provided general staff support in […]

Posted: April 10 2009
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Job Opportunity, Winrock International

If you want to work for a foundation, this is a pretty darn good one. Winrock International is accepting applications for Program Associate 1 for the Wallace Center. The position description is attached but can also be found on InSite. Applicants should submit resume and statement of interest to Human Resources by the closing date […]

Posted: April 8 2009
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Agricultural Fellow Wanted

Carpinteria High School, in Carpinteria, CA, is seeking an Agricultural Fellow. For the full description, click here: Ag Fellow Announcement. Read on for a summary! Great opportunity for a Greenhorn. * * * Carpinteria High School (CHS) has established an Agricultural Science and Technology Academy (ASTA) that provides students with training for a viable career […]

Posted: April 3 2009
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Summer Internship, Rolling Acres Farm, IA

Summer Internship for 2009 Denise O'Brien and Larry Harris of Rolling Acres Farm are looking for summer intern(s) who are looking for a unique experience on a small farm in Iowa. This internship will be will focus on 1) producing crops for a CSA, 2) being involved in regional food system work, and 3) assisting […]

Posted: March 31 2009
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Community Foodshed Apprenticeship

via Comfood: Hello All, I am co-designing a Community Foodshed apprenticeship in Summertown, Tennessee. Link: Apprentices will design their own desirable foodsheds. The opposite of industrial food systems. Local food networks are vital! Keep the emails coming! and if you know anyone interested in the below description pass this on. peace, Ellie

Posted: March 9 2009
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Job: Farming in Big Sur

via comfood:Farming and Teaching in Big Sur We are looking for an individual or couple with Permaculture and Biodynamic farming experience to help continue the development of orchards, dry land crops, and range management on our family farm. As a Waldorf teacher I bring students and families to the farm for outdoor educational and arts […]

Posted: March 2 2009
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Jobs at Lost Valley, Dexter, OR

Lost Valley Kitchen is currently looking to fill two Kitchen Assistant positions. The first position will begin March 1st, and the second position will begin May 1st. Both Kitchen Assistants will work approximately 20-30 hours per week.

Posted: February 27 2009
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Apprentice Opportunity, Downeast Maine

Sacred Bough Farm is seeking a summer apprentice to help out on our growing permaculture farmstead in Downeast Maine. We live at the site of an old granite quarry; a very unique and beautiful environment hosting a diversity of species. We have 22 acres of mostly wooded land and are creating a permaculture eden with […]

Posted: February 20 2009
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Here is an opportunity for potential Greenhorns... Are you a college student who is passionate about social change? Have you ever thought about leading your own for-profit or nonprofit organization? Apply now for the opportunity to make your idea a reality! Sparkseed is a nonprofit organization that invests in the top social entrepreneurs of tomorrow […]

Posted: February 4 2009
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Farmer Job Opening - Georgia Organics

JOB ANNOUNCENT Staff Farmer Georgia Organics, a nonprofit organization working on sustainable food and farm issues, is seeking a full-time Staff Farmer to work from its Atlanta office. This position provides important outreach and support for farmers and gardeners to increase production of organic and sustainably-produced foods in the state.The deadline for applications is February […]

Posted: January 22 2009
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School Garden Teacher Training

Here's a great opportunity for teachers who want to bring all things green and delicious to their students!  The School Garden Teacher Training  & Support Program at the Occidental Arts & Ecology Center   School Garden Teacher Training and Support Program 2009 APPLICATION NOW AVAILABLE ! HOW TO APPLY: Please note that acceptance to the […]

Posted: January 10 2009
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Attention, Men of Wall Street!

Every-time I"m in New York City I see these tall, strong, ambitious young men striding forcefully around. Arrogant, intelligent, handsome and deliciously focused. Every-time I get upset, almost to tears, that these men are wasted on the financial sector when we so badly need their ambition in Agriculture. Yes, we have a strong young farmers […]

Posted: January 10 2009
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Job Posting - WJFF Radio

Full-Time Position available: WJFF Radio Catskill is a rural non-commercial radio station located in Sullivan County NY, in the village of Jeffersonville. WJFF is volunteer run and is the only hydro-powered public radio station in the country! We air programs such as Democracy NOW, Alternative Radio, and This American Life plus locally produced music and […]

Posted: January 7 2009
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Farming opportunity near Yellowstone

Here is an exciting opportunity for a young farmer with a few years experience... Yellowstone Land Opportunity Experienced organic beef farmer and landowner seeks young, entreprenurial farmer to come grow vegetables on his certified organic pastureland.

Posted: November 11 2008
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Healthy Food in Health Care Coordinator

hey there! We get a ton of email from intelligent young people with ambition. Particularly they are often looking for a job in sustainable agriculture. We'd like to suggest that you sign up to comfood listserv it's a bit of a load on the in box, but fills you with sustainable ag news from every […]

Posted: October 28 2008
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Holcomb Farm needs an Assistant Manager!

    Holcomb Farm CSA, in West Granby, CT, is now hiring a year-round Assistant Farm Manager. Primary duties include harvest management and field crew supervision. A minimum of two seasons on a diversified vegetable farm is required. Supervisory experience strongly preferred. Compensation: $26,000/year, medical benefits, 5 weeks of paid vacation. For more information, contact Sam […]

Posted: October 15 2008
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help wanted: graphic designers, artists, webmaster and more

Join the fleet! We have been working with the iconic sketches of illustrator Brooke Budner and artist Rosy Keyser, but our need for art and design has exceeded their capacity. We are seeking artists to help with our outreach materials, web-portal design and structure, print work, stickers, tote bags, t-shirts, cd covers, banners and this […]

Posted: March 16 2008
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NYC greenmarket job opportunities

I got my first whiff of spring this weekend at the Greenmarket in Union Square. For a few moments the sun diffused the biting air, and I drank a cold ginger cider from Breezy Hill Orchard and admired dandelion greens and broccoli sprouts and bought 10 pounds of ground sirloin pork from Flying Pigs Farm […]

Posted: March 4 2008
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