anne saxelby legacy fund: month-long, paid farm apprenticeships
Young, budding farmers and foodies, this one is for you - cheese-lovers, in particular! The Anne Saxelby Legacy Fund offers 17 to 22-year-olds month-long, paid apprenticeship opportunities on sustainable farms. The fund was created in honor of Anne Saxelby, renowned and beloved proprietor of Saxelby Cheesemongers in NYC, and aims to engage young folks in […]
join us for a thanksgiving picnic on monsanto's front lawn!
Join Reverend Billy & the Stop Shopping Choir on Thanksgiving Day in St. Louis, Missouri for a communal dinner on Monsanto's front lawn. It should be a great time! The group will meet at 1 pm at Stacy Park and then hike up to Monsanto World Headquarters. Find out more HERE.
show ferguson some love!
Young farmers, this is a major situation happening in Ferguson, Missouri. If you haven't heard, click HERE. If anyone is in the area, this is a great event to attend. From the Ferguson Farmers Market Facebook Page: The people of Ferguson need your love now more than ever before. Come to the Ferguson Farmers Market this Saturday morning […]
apprenticeship at happy hollow farm
So, you want to be a farmer? These are a few of the things you will learn as an apprentice at Happy Hollow Farm: composting and methods of soil fertility management crop planning & rotations propagation (both in a greenhouse and direct seeding) of a wide variety of vegetables, herbs, and flowers organic pest and […]
a wonderful program
Training unemployed construction and building workers in the skills of energy retrofit. This is a magnificent use of public investment! Home Energy Retrofit Exchange The Retrofit Exchange was designed to address the critical worker shortage. This Retrofit Marketplace Exchange networks the entire industry together, automates many of the missing business skills, and improves the rate […]
seeking caretaker - mcclurg, MO
Another great opportunity! We recently bought 76 acres in the Ozarks (in the defunct town of McClurg, MO) and are planning on retiring there. We both love gardening and are looking for someone who might be interested in doing caretaker work for our raised gardens, small cattle herd, and small flock of chickens while we […]