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Senior Communications Manager, Public Health Solutions, New York, NY, 12/2/13
FOCUS, a national collaborative of school districts and partners - including Public Health Solutions - that is working to transform our food system to support students' academic achievement and lifelong health, seeks a Senior Communications Manager. This postion will work closely with the management team to develop and lead a high-level communications strategy that advances FOCUS' vision that all children have access to healthful and delicious school meals.
Gardener Engagement & Capacity Building Coordinator, Growing Places,
Leominster, MA, 12/2/13
Growing Places, a small, grassroots food gardening organization in North Central MA seeks energetic individual to serve as a full-time AmeriCorps VISTA helping to build the capacity of low income communities to grow, harvest and use produce from their own gardens. The Gardener Engagement & Capacity Building Coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director, Program Manager and Outreach Coordinator to design, and develop strategies and programs to engage and build the capacity of Growing Places’ gardeners and food gardeners in the region to grow, harvest and use the produce from their gardens.
Farm Apprentice, Freedom Food Farm, Raynham, MA, 12/1/13
Freedom Food Farm is hiring Farm Apprentices for the 2014 season. Learn by doing on an 88 acre diversified farm in Raynham, MA where we grow/raise berries, produce, pigs, chickens, and cows. We maintain a 1:1 ratio of experienced farmers to apprentices, ensuring that the apprentices have ample opportunity to learn directly from the farmers in the field. Preference will be given to those with at least one year of farming experience, or a B.S. degree in an agricultural field. Applicants must be able to lift 80lbs, work outside in wind, rain, snow, or sleet and temps. ranging from 10-100 degrees F, and be ready for the risks and rewards of making a living farming in New England. If you're still in, please send a cover letter, resume, and three employment related references to Chuck Currie at email@example.com.
Collaborative Development Consultant, Farm to Institution New England, 11/27/13
Farm to Institution New England (FINE) seeks a consultant to build the development capacity of FINE and enhance the development capacity of partner organizations in the region. The consultant can work remotely anywhere in New England and will work with the FINE Coordinator and Leadership Team to map out FINE development goals over the next 3 years, identify potential funding structures and sources, and lead development efforts. The consultant will help FINE think creatively about development of the collaborative beyond fundraising—to strengthen relationships and to create synergy and trust among partners.
Culinary Arts Instructor, Kennebec Valley Community College, Hinckley, ME, 11/25/13
Kennebec Valley Community College is seeking a full-time Culinary Arts Instructor. The ideal candidate will be a dedicated instructor and culinary expert who is equally committed to innovative teaching that will help students and the KVCC community to make thoughtful connections from farm production to food processing to cuisine. The successful candidate will not only provide high-quality instruction in culinary techniques, but also offer keen insights that will help students and the community integrate the bounty of local ingredients to form creative, nutritious and healthful eating options in private, institutional, and professional settings.
Farm Help, Temple-Wilton Community Farm, Wilton, NH, 11/22/13
The Temple-Wilton Community Farm in Wilton, NH is seeking additional farm help.
The first position is for a vegetable grower to join the Community Farm's current grower for the 2014 season, with a view to taking over in the next couple of years. This would need to be someone with experience in vegetable production and with the use of biodynamic methods and preparations. The second is for a person or couple committed to Biodynamic principles to care for a small 37 acre family farm that has always been in an associated relationship to the central location of the Community Farm, connected through the sharing of vegetables and dairy products, or more recently, only through the sharing of grazing land for the Community Farm dry cows and heifers.
Baltimarket Community Health Organizer, Baltimore City Health Department, Baltimore, MD, 11/19/13
The Baltimore City Health Department seeks a Liaison Officer I (Community
Health Organizer) to lead the Baltimarket Neighborhood Food Advocates
initiative. The Community Health Organizer will act as a liaison between the
Baltimore City Health Department’s Baltimarket programs and the community and
will promote and coordinate Baltimarket programs.
Farmer Training Program Coordinator, The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 11/19/13
Continuing and Distance Education at The University of Vermont is seeking to fill a position, Program Coordinator, for the Farmer Training Program, a six-month training program for aspiring farmers and food systems advocates. The Program Coordinator will help ensure that the educational goals of the program are being met, including daily leadership of the program, assisting in field instruction and supervision of the Farm Assistants, while simultaneously meeting production demands of the farm.
Director, Northeastern IPM Center, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 11/14/13
The director leads the Northeastern IPM Center to fulfill its mission of fostering integrated pest management in the region in ways that generate economic, environmental, and human health benefits. This professional works in partnership with stakeholders from agricultural, urban, and rural settings to help them identify and address priorities for research, education, and outreach in the Northeast.
Various Positions, Red Fire Farm, Granby, MA, 11/14/13
All positions require a valid drivers license, physical stamina, sense of humor, and the ability to lift 50-75lbs repeatedly. Compensation is based on position and experience. To apply for a position, please visit our application page and e-mail us all the necessary information.
Development Associate, The Accokeek Foundation, Accokeek, MD, 11/13/13
The Development Associate organizes and supports all fundraising, including
foundation and corporate grantseeking; cultivation of major donors and
members; management of donor data; and coordination of fundraising events. The
Development Associate also supports the organization’s communications efforts
related to fundraising. The successful candidate will be smart, creative, organized, a stickler for detail, articulate on paper and in person, politically savvy, well connected
in the community, and interested in using technology for fundraising.
Farm Manager, Huguenot Street Farm, New Paltz, NY, 11/12/13
Huguenot Street Farm, a small scale farm growing 10+ acres of mixed vegetables for a 200+ member CSA and restaurant accounts is seeking a Farm Manager to work closely with the Head Grower to manage their diversified, non-certified organic, vegetable operation. The position will begin February 17, 2014 and is a year round position. Compensation based on experience, starting at $30K plus health insurance and vegetables.
Assistant Farm Manager, Hutchins Farm, Concord, MA, 11/8/13
Hutchins Farm is seeking a motivated, energetic person with a strong interest in an agricultural career to work in a position of responsibility on their diverse, 30+ acre farm. The job is a salaried position and entails, among other things, machinery operation, supervising and working with field crew, and helping to plan and execute work schedules. They are seeking a minimum 2-year commitment, beginning in 2014, from a person with a strong agricultural background, including experience with machinery and managing work crews.
Farmer(s), Second Wind CSA, Gardiner, NY, 11/8/13
Second Wind is a 60-member CSA (and also vendor at a nearby farmers market) that operates as an independent business under the umbrella of Four Winds Farm, a certified-organic, no-till farm. The CSA operates intensively on 1.5 acres and shares many resources with Four Winds, as well as using the same no-till (largely hand-scale) philosophy. This is a great job for one or two people, especially beginning farmers interested in gaining management and business experience as a stepping stone toward a future farm dream. If interested, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assistant Director, FRESH New London, New London, CT, 11/7/13
FRESH New London’s Assistant Director is a vital part of the executive team of FRESH New London, with lead management of development, administration, and public relations. This person reports to the FRESH Advisory Board, takes primary responsibility for fundraising, including grant writing and management, and will support the Director in the creation of yearly Operational Plans. They seek to hire for this opening as a part time position and increase hours as funding allows.
Farm Crew, Fishkill Farms, East Fishkill, NY, 11/4/13
Fishkill Farms is a 150 acre farm growing 20 acres of vegetables using organic methods for a 200-member CSA, an on-site farm store, wholesale outlets, and three farmers markets in NYC. Crew members will participate in every aspect of vegetable growing, including greenhouse work, planting, hand and tractor cultivation, disease and pest management, harvesting, and washing and packing. In addition they will attend and run one market in the city each week. This is a seasonal, full-time position beginning in the spring (April or May) and ending in late fall (November or December).