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intern with hudson valley seed library

greenhorns, here's a great opportunity with our good friends at the seed library. The Seed Library is looking for interns. We really need the help and hope to make each internship a valuable learning experience. In addition to small-farming basics, our interns also get a chance to learn seed saving skills and be part of […]

Posted: February 15 2011
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severine speaking in NYC

at the upcoming Urban Ag Conference.  View the full schedule of speakers here. The Horticultural Society of New York invites you to come explore the present state and future of agriculture and the way that we, as city residents, connect with our food and farmers. We are very excited to be joined by seven influential […]

Posted: February 15 2011
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attitude of gratitude

The latest from our friends at the Hudson Valley Seed Library. Hello gardeners! It's officially Seed Season here in the Northeast. For most gardeners, January is a bit early to think about ordering seeds, let alone starting them. Thank you to all the Type A personality (or is it Type G?) gardeners who already ordered […]

Posted: February 8 2011
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if you employ people in NY state

A heads up from our lawyer friend Anne Linder. I am a lawyer in my day job, and just ran across this article (written by my law firm) that I thought might be of interest to greenhorns in New York.   New Law Increases Burdens and Risks For New York State Employers.  The law is called the […]

Posted: February 7 2011
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girls just want to farm!

Help the Lower Eastside Girls Club in NYC win an online vote for a $50,000 charitable award...LESGC provides amazing programs to young women, including all kinds of Fair Trade and community gardening/local sustainability education. You can vote here: http://tinyurl.com/dvfgc1 Look for the red "Vote For Lyn" button in the upper-right-hand corner. You don't have to […]

Posted: February 7 2011
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barter for education!

What a terrific twist on "trade schools". Starting today! Trade School classes begin on Wednesday, February 2nd at 32 Prince Street, NYC. At Trade School, students barter with teachers. Here’s a sample of upcoming classes and a sample of barter items you'll need to bring: - Learn about Coptic Sewing if you bring grant editing, […]

Posted: February 2 2011
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artist residency with the wassaic project

The studios are inside a historic livestock auction barn - great re-use!   The deadline to apply is tonight. invites all artists to apply: Artist Residency: May - October, 2011 OPEN CALL Now Online. Application Deadline: February 1st, 2011, 11:59pm Application can be found HERE! Pics of the studios can be seen on facebook HERE. And […]

Posted: February 1 2011
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internships available, hilltop hanover farm

Hanover Farm and Environmental Center seeks a 2011 farm crew and a crew leader to help grow healthy produce using sustainable farming practices.  Hilltop Hanover Farm is in Yorktown Heights, New York, and is owned by Westchester County.  This regional educational center serves Westchester County by researching, teaching, and applying skills for small-scale urban and […]

Posted: January 31 2011
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holler farm seeks interns

Holler Farm is a 106-acre homestead and small-market farm located in Oxford, New York, in the Southern Tier. We have about 2 acres in intensive vegetable production, 6 acres in pasture, 30 acres in hay (currently cut by a neighboring dairy farm), a 30-acre woodlot, and 2 wildlife ponds. Farm interns will be involved in […]

Posted: January 26 2011
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nice profile of east new york farms

by the Project for Public Spaces [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewYuYGnr38g]

Posted: January 25 2011
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work at frost valley farm camp

These folks need to fill several positions for the upcoming season - a terrific place for greenhorns! Frost Valley Farm Camp is located in the Catskill Mountains of NY. Our summer camp staff live, work and play together on a beautiful farm with 8-15 year old campers.  The program combines fun summer camp activities with […]

Posted: January 18 2011
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hop, skip, and a jump - ny

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County is hiring a Community Educator - NYS Hop Specialist. The CCE Educator will work with growers throughout New York State to re-establish commercial specialty hop production.

Posted: January 13 2011
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farm together now - hudson valley readings

& Release Parties with author Daniel Tucker.  For more readings across the country, click here Farm Together Now: A portrait of people, places and ideas for a new food movement By Amy Franceschini & Daniel Tucker, with a foreword by Mark Bittman Photography by Anne Hamersky & Illustrations by Corinne Matesich Published by Chronicle Books […]

Posted: January 4 2011
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new york! all hands on deck

We are organizing a mixer in ALBANY for young farmers on November 11 and we need help decorating the space, picking up donations, and generally adding to an atmosphere of merriment and sanity. Want to be involved? Have some ideas to share, some organizer muscles to flex? If you are in NYC and are into […]

Posted: October 21 2010
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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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