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Farm Link, Montana: Farm and Ranch Jobs and Training in Montana

Spend your summer outdoors, get your hands dirty and experience the tough and rewarding work of farming or ranching in Montana. Amid the breathtaking views and endless wilderness recreation, Montana boasts an incredible range of agriculture. On Farm Link Montana, you can find jobs producing wheat and pulses, organic vegetables, cattle, dairy, hops and more. […]

Posted: November 17 2016
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apprentice on a regenerative ranch

Apprenticeships in Regenerative Ranching and Farming Offered through The Quivira Coalition’s New Agrarian Program on partner ranches and farms in New Mexico, Colorado, Montana, and California The Quivira Coalition’s New Agrarian Program (NAP) partners with skilled ranchers and farmers to offer annual apprenticeships in regenerative agriculture. Together, we create opportunities for comprehensive, full-immersion experiential learning from […]

Posted: October 26 2016
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another free farm offer

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjwfvjeGdy0] More info here.

Posted: October 12 2016
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know someone who knows someone in London that wants to save a farm ?

OgranicLea, a very awesome workers collective near London in the Lea Valley put out the following call for help on their blog: "A coalition of growers is working with Haringey Council to explore taking on Wolves Lane, a 2 acre former plant nursery in north London. The goal is to turn the site into a centre/hub […]

Posted: October 4 2016
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dreamy dream job

For those of you whom have fantasized about growing on an organic biodynamic farm IN HAWAII, we feel like it is our solemn duty to inform you that Pu'u O Haku Ranch on Molokai is hiring for a ground manager position. See posting below: Grounds Maintenance Specialist. Primary Responsibilities: This position is typically responsible for performing a variety of […]

Posted: September 19 2016
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position at cooking school in shanagarry, county cork, ireland

Position Vacant Ballymaloe Cookery School is looking for a new staff member to join our team in a varied, exciting role.   The successful applicant will be expected to be flexible, willing to pitch in wherever necessary, though they will have defined duties. We are looking for someone who ideally has attended our 12 Week Certificate […]

Posted: September 15 2016
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affordable sustainable ag education opportunity for north carolina folks

Located at the very center of North Carolina’s local food and farming scene, the Sustainable Agriculture Program at Central Carolina Community College is a unique opportunity for sustainable agriculture education. At CCCC’s sustainable agriculture program students have the opportunity for "Real Farming- Right Now". The Pittsboro, NC based program has an on-campus, year-round certified organic […]

Posted: July 26 2016
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FREE lifetime lease on a 65 acre land trust parcel in WV [EDIT: NO LONGER AVAILABLE]

[[[[[[[THIS LAND IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE. PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT APC WITH REQUESTS FOR INFO.]]]]]]]]] The Appalacian Catholic Worker has put out a call for someone to rent a beloved but human-starved piece of land in West Virginia. [Edit: please note that this is NOT a Greenhorns offer. The following text is from the APC, whose contact […]

Posted: July 12 2016
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apply for amazing farm incubator program in NC

The Roots & Fruits Farm Business Incubator in Black Mountan, NC provides the tools and resources aspiring agricultural entrepreneurs need to develop and manage viable farm enterprises in Appalachia. The Incubator reduces the traditional barriers to success for new farm businesses by providing access to land, shared equipment, infrastructure, low-interest capital, business mentoring, and training […]

Posted: July 5 2016
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NYFC is looking for grain farmers to blog

Apply to be a 2017 Blogger for NYFC Each year, NYFC recruits a few young farmers to blog about their experience starting a new farm business. Our bloggers chronicle the trials and triumphs of the season and shed light on what it takes to make it in this difficult yet (in our opinion) heroic line […]

Posted: June 28 2016
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permaculture design intensive, june 24-july 3, gaberville, CA

  Edible Forest Garden Design Intensive with Dave Jacke, author of Edible Forest Gardens June 24 – July 3, 2016, at Heartwood Institute Scholarships available. Apply early. In this nine-day intensive course, you will dive deeply into the vision, theory, and practice of designing wholesome, dynamic, and resilient edible ecosystems. Dave Jacke and his teaching […]

Posted: May 31 2016
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remember the awesome audio.almanac

yeah, that was fun! Download these audio tracks for listening in the car or truck, and in the greenhouse. Consider recording lectures and songs for others for next year’s New Farmer's Audio Almanac. Email them to [email protected] If you are still unfamiliar with the audio capacities of your smartphone, ask your smart 15 year old […]

Posted: May 28 2016
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event for landless farmers and lucky landowners, forest grove, or

Dairy Creek Community Food Web presents: Fields for Food a workshop on leasing farmland Tuesday March 17, 6:00-8:00 p.m. @ St. Bede's Episcopal Church 1609 Elm St. Forest Grove, OR To RSVP, call: 503-992-0078 ext. 302 Free with snacks provided! Presentations by: Nellie McAdams, Director of Farm Preservation Program at Rogue Farm Corps. Nellie will […]

Posted: May 16 2016
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beginning woman farmer mentorship opportunity in iowa

The Women, Food and Agriculture Network is accepting applications for their Harvesting Our Potential program, an 8-10 week internship for women who are interested in farming/raising food or food products. The purpose of the program is to empower women who want to farm by providing them on-farm experience and a network of other women in food […]

Posted: May 15 2016
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sweet summer gig/farming opportunity at intentional quaker community in east chatham, ny

This just in from Quaker Intentional Village-Canaan: "Two families in our community are looking to jointly hire a person to work 30-40 hours a week during the summer, starting as early as June 1. Duties include childcare for two small children, driving and errands for an elderly couple, and light household chores.    Payment includes free […]

Posted: May 10 2016
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head farmer job in patagonia, az

Native Seeds/SEARCH Conservation Farm in Patagonia, AZ is looking for an operation technician to work as part of a professional team to create a sustainable farm for conserving precious seeds. This position is responsible for overseeing field preparation, cultivation, irrigation, and similar activities as needed, as well as the maintaining all farm equipment and structures. […]

Posted: April 21 2016
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slide hand ranch seeks ranch hand

SUMMARY: The Ranch Hand reports to the Director of Operations, and is part of the Ranch Team, which includes the Animal Care Manager, Garden Manager, and part-time facilities employee. The Ranch Hand assists with facilities maintenance (including ranch buildings, structures, animal areas and gardens) in a manner that is safe and appropriate for a public […]

Posted: March 25 2016
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fellowship in food and farming in unity, maine

Maine Farmland Trust has announced its new Wang Fellowship in Food and Farming, named in honor of David and Cecile Wang, long-term advocates and supporters of agricultural justice. The fellowship is one year long and appears to be geared toward young professionals and academics with an activist streak, stating (albeit vaguely) that the fellow engage in […]

Posted: March 13 2016
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meatsmith classes are up! vashon, wa

Brandon and Lauren are not strangers to meatsmithery, in fact they are owners of Farmstead Meatsmith. "We generally harvest for small family farmers who raise a couple of pigs, a few sheep or a flock of various poultry for their own household.  Think very small scale. The animals never leave the land they know, we […]

Posted: March 7 2016
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permaculture skills center farm school, july-sept, sebastopol

In the summer of 2016, the Permaculture Skills Center in Sebastopol, CA is offering a Farm School, a 10-week intensive on regenerative farming, followed by an integrated 6-month mentorship on independent projects.  The program integrates sustainable design, business planning, and farm operation-- blending class, field trips, visits from local experts, and on-farm experience-- to give students a holistic education in […]

Posted: March 6 2016
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conway school of ecological landscape and design-- info session march 19, easthampton, ma

The Conway School, a Landscape Design School in Massachusette's Pioneer Valley, is holding an information session March 19th at its new Easthampton campus. The Conway School is a 40-year old accredited institution that offers Masters of Science degrees in Ecological Design. Its curriculum focusses on hands-on, real-world, project-based learning with supplemental classes in design theory, graphics, computer skills […]

Posted: March 6 2016
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canada: stewards of irreplaceable lands (SOIL) seeks apprentices!

SOIL links Canadian farmers willing to take on and train apprentices with folks wanting to work and learn on an organic farm using sustainable practices. We aim to facilitate apprenticeships which transfer lasting knowledge to both the farmer and the apprentice. Established in 1989 as a non-profit organization, our goals are: To encourage the growth […]

Posted: February 26 2016
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versaland permaculture research farm seeks interns

Versaland is a 145-acre permaculture research farm in Iowa City, Iowa. Science-focused and early stage, Versaland (with you!) will plant 12,000+ trees in the 2016 season while continuing to develop our ponds, earthworks and Keyline installations. Versaland operates custom-built machinery, an electric tractor and many other farm innovations. Hosting skill-specific workshops throughout the season including […]

Posted: February 24 2016
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apprenticeship at clayfield farm in east blue hill, me!

Posted: February 16 2016
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farm transition planning for women

Farm Transition Planning for Women: Course Starts March 16 in Plattsburgh, March 17 in Canton, NY. Plattsburgh, Canton, NY. Cornell Cooperative Extension and the New York Annie’s Project will host the Managing for Today and Tomorrow: Succession, Business, Estate and Retirement Planning for Farm and Ranch Women course starting March 16 in Plattsburgh and March […]

Posted: February 15 2016
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greenhorns is looking for graphic designers!

We are seeking graphic designers to add to our list! Please provide us with Your Name: Contact Info: How much time avail/ quick turnaround possibility rating: Website/ links to previous work: Email us back at: [email protected]

Posted: January 12 2016
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farmshare austin currently accepting applications for spring 2016 program

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TqjN-7jZyE] Farmshare Austin, is a nonprofit dedicated to providing communities with healthy food by teaching the next generation of organic farmers. "Using a blend of hands-on in-field training and formal classroom education, students will gain practical knowledge and experience in organic and sustainable growing methods, as well as learning the business and financial planning […]

Posted: January 11 2016
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northern ny: 4 week management course for farm women

The Cornell Cooperative Extension associations of northern New York are looking for mothers and daughters, daughter-in-laws, and female farm managers and owners interested in ways to better manage agricultural businesses today, successfully retire, and pass a profitable farm business on to a child or the next owner. The 4-week, 15-hour Managing for Today and Tomorrow […]

Posted: January 6 2016
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market grower position, detroit, MI

GrowTown is currently implementing an entrepreneurial market garden business in Detroit, Michigan. The Penrose Market Garden is being developed by GrowTown under a 2015 Kresge grant to be a profitable sub-acre urban market garden business that generates significant income for a market grower. The GrowTown model integrates this local food business into an urban affordable […]

Posted: December 27 2015
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high mowing is hiring

Hey seed savers, pickers and packers, farm managers, quality control gurus, customer service extraordinaires, computer wizards, and lovers of all things seed: High Mowing is HIRING! If you are not familiar with them, here is an awesome interview with founder Tom Stearns that will most certainly inspire you. For more information about specific job offerings CLICK […]

Posted: December 16 2015
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ny: mettabee farm hiring farm manager

Mettabee Farm and Arts in Hillsdale, NY is hiring for multiple positions in 2016! Metabee is a Buddhist-minded educational center in the beautiful Berkshires that practices and teaches organic farming, homesteading, and the arts. Mettabee Farm & Arts is hiring two positions for the 2016 season, a farm manager & one crew member. Farm Manager […]

Posted: December 13 2015
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grange farm school spring term 2016

California's Grange Farm School provides programs designed for "practical people who are ready to make a difference in the real world. Students with a desire to enter a career in agriculture equipped with essential skills, knowledge, and resources. Students who want to be among the million new farmers, ranchers, and small businesses this country needs in […]

Posted: December 13 2015
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green farming in the green mountains: farmer training program at UVM

Applications are currently being accepted for UVM's farmer training program! The six-month program offers a certificate in Sustainable Agriculture and provides students with a combination of classroom learning and hands-on experience managing the school's 10-acre education farm. Each year, 25 students are accepted and learn everything from crop rotation to marketing. If you're looking for an learning […]

Posted: November 29 2015
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wa: the herbfarm is hiring

To learn more about this opportunity, click HERE!

Posted: November 25 2015
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call for applicants: farmer in residence

URBY is seeking to hire a Farmer in Residence for a unique Urban Farm nested within a new, 600-unit rental complex on the North Shore of Staten Island.  This is a one-of-a-kind position for a seasoned grower who is also an educator and entrepreneur.  The farm will serve the on-site cafe, market, and residents’ CSA.  […]

Posted: November 19 2015
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usda makes another website

USDA has a new website and you can see it here.  Its purpose is to support new farmers and is pretty awesome. We are thankful for the websites, USDA! What we'd like is a national land bank that holds land in transition and allows young farmers to buy their way into ownership over the course of 30 […]

Posted: November 17 2015
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young farmers! rouge farm corps is hiring

Rogue Farm Corps is now accepting applications for the 2016 season. FarmsNext is a full season entry-level residential internship program that combines hands-on training and skills-based education in sustainable agriculture. As a student intern, you will live and work full-time on a host farm, receiving up to 1,500 hours of on-farm training and learning in-depth […]

Posted: November 10 2015
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SARE grant proposals due nov 12

Every year the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture and Research and Education (SARE) offer grants capping at $15,000 to commercial farmers who are looking to explore and innovate. Last years winners included projects so wonderfully creative that they bordered on zany-- such as using mustard cover crops to biofumigate strawberries, pasturing rabbits for profit, and (my favorite) designing a low-impact […]

Posted: November 1 2015
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thank you uncle sam!

USDA Awards Millions to Support New Farmers The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced on October 8th, 2015 awards totaling $17 million through the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP). BFRDP is the only USDA program exclusively dedicated to training new farmers and ranchers, particularly in sustainable production practices. This year, 34 organizations received BFRDP […]

Posted: October 29 2015
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2016 apprenticeships in regenerative agriculture in the american west

Starting a career in regenerative agriculture? Want to develop technical skills in grassfed beef production, dairy management and cheesemaking, or heirloom fruit tree cultivation and holistic orchard management? The wonderful folks at the Quivira Coalition are seeking applicants for their New Agrarian Program's eight-month (March to Nov 2016) on-site apprenticeships at San Jaun Ranch in Alamosa, CO; James Ranch […]

Posted: October 25 2015