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Assistant/Associate Professor in Food Systems, The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 2/10/14
The University of Vermont is recruiting for a new faculty position in food systems. The University of Vermont is a world leader in the transdisciplinary field of food systems scholarship, teaching, and outreach. They seek candidates to join them in building our capacity to understand the interconnected aspects of the modern food system and to develop creative models for sustainable food systems. Candidates should have a demonstrated record of collaborative, transdisciplinary work and a desire to engage with colleagues across UVM colleges and departments. Anticipated start date is within the 2014-2015 academic year, subject to negotiation.
Agricultural Technician, The University of Maryland Department of Dining Services, Upper Marlboro, MD, 2/7/14
The Department of Dining Services is seeking a half-time (20 hours per week) Agricultural Technician for Terp Farm, a sustainable farming operation to be located at the University’s Upper Marlboro farm facility. Terp Farm will offer four-season vegetable production for Dining Services and provide produce to food-insecure members of the campus and College Park communities. The position is ideal for a farmer interested in applying their experience, creativity, and passion to start a new vegetable farm and collaborating with academic, farmer-training, and community-service programs.
Field Assistant, BIG!Compost, NY, NY, 2/6/14
BIG!Compost and the New York City Compost Project seeks an enthusiastic individual with composting operations experience to join BIG!Compost as a part-time Field Assistant for NYC Compost Project’s Local Organics Recovery Program, a program of DSNY’s Bureau of Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling. BIG!Compost, a program of Build It Green!NYC (BIG!NYC), is a community-scale composting program, that works to increase capacity for, acceptance of, and participation in composting in New York City. This is a part time position for 20-30 hours per week.
Food Justice Youth Corps VISTA, GROW Windham, Windham, CT, 2/6/14
Grow Windham, a program of the Windham Regional Community Council, Inc, is hiring an AmeriCorps VISTA service member to work with local youth groups and organizations to empower youth (age 13-19) to promote access to healthy food throughout the Windham community. The Windham VISTA member will work with the director of GROW Windham to develop programming for local youth defining local food system priorities and designing and implementing projects to address them. The VISTA will also develop the capacity of the Windham Community Food Advisory Council to inform local food-system prioritization and project implementation.
Farm Crew, Big Little Farm, New Paltz, NY, 2/5/14
Big Little Farm is currently accepting applications for 2 crew member positions for the 2014 season. Little Farm is farming 3 acres leased from Phillies Bridge Farm Project (PBFP), producing mixed vegetables for a 120-member CSA and local restaurants. Farmer Anne Eschenroeder has been farming and training new farmers for eight seasons, with four in the Hudson Valley. Anne acted as farm manager at PBFP for the 2010, 2011, and 2012 seasons. In 2014 she is returning to farm the same land as an independent contractor, running PBFP's CSA and selling produce to local restaurants.
Assistant Dairy & Livestock Manager, Appleton Farms, Ipswich, MA, 2/5/14
Appleton Farms, operated by The Trustees of Reservations on historic conservation preserve, is seeking an Assistant Dairy and Livestock Manager. Through the dairy and livestock program, The Trustees seeks to strengthen local communities, demonstrate the viability of sustainable, grass-based dairy and livestock practices, increase public demand for local, sustainability produced food, and increase support for the conservation of agricultural land. Under the guidance of the Dairy & Livestock Manager, the Assistant Dairy Livestock Manager will help supervise farm staff responsible for day-to-day care and management of all livestock and livestock program infrastructure, and will be responsible for the care and performance of all farm animals, the condition of all livestock facilities and equipment, the condition of all grazing infrastructure, and the quality and supply of all forage/feed.
Assistant Farm Manager, Land's Sake Farm, Weston, MA, 2/4/14
Land's Sake Inc., an educational community farm and land stewardship organization located in Weston, Massachusetts, is seeking a full-time Assistant Farm Manager. The Assistant Farm Manager is responsible for assisting in managing all aspects of organic vegetable, herb, flower and fruit production on the 20 acres of town-owned land that Land's Sake cultivates. The Assistant Farm Manager is also accountable for supporting the Farm Manager in meeting the financial, ecological and educational goals of Land's Sake's farming operations. The position can be tailored to suit candidates’ strengths and interests. Applications will be reviewed starting on February 10th. We will continue to review them until the position is filled.
Various Positions, Blooming Glen Farm, Perkasie, PA, 2/2/14
This 35-acre organic vegetable farm, located in Upper Bucks County, PA, is seeking applicants for several positions: Field Crew, Farmer’s Market Manager and Staff, and Wash & Pack Area Crew. This fast paced, team oriented farm is located one hour north of Philadelphia and offers competitive hourly wages. Housing may be available for full time field crew positions.
Assistant Farm Manager, The Community School, South Tamworth, NH, 2/3
The Community School is a small, independent day school in South Tamworth, NH, for students in grades 6-12, with a diversified farm on-site. They grow 2.5 acres of certified-organic vegetables, herbs, and flowers for a 30-40 member CSA, farmers markets, and wholesale accounts on a stunning property located where the White Mountains meet the Lakes Region. For the 2014 season, they seek an assistant farm manager to work with the current farm manager for one season before assuming the position of farm manager in 2015. The position will begin in April 2014 and will run through October 31, 2014. Farm manager responsibilities and associated pay will begin February 1, 2015.
Farmer, New Hampshire Farm Museum, Milton, NH, 1/28
New Hampshire Farm Museum, a non-profit educational organization located in Milton, NH, seeks a resident farmer/grower committed to organic agriculture. They are looking for someone with at least three years of growing/farming experience with a strong interest in heirloom varieties of vegetables, heritage breeds of animals and farm based education. The NH Farm Museum consists of two historic farmsteads on 50 acres of land on Plummer’s Ridge in Milton. The museum has more than 3 acres of cultivated land for market gardening, with possibility for expansion, an established small CSA, a small orchard area and about 12 acres of pasture. Applications due by February 25, 2014. Position to start ideally in March or April.
Assistant Grower, Brookwood Community Farm, Milton, MA. 1/28/14
Brookwood Community Farm is an organic methods (not certified) farm serving a 200-member CSA, a weekly farmer’s market, subsidized low-income markets, and local food pantries. They seek an assistant grower with at least one full season of farming experience to work directly with the Farm Manager in every aspect of the growing process but focus on greenhouse management, cultivation and equipment operation. This position combines on the job training with a high level of responsibility. Tractor experience is a plus, but not required.
Various Positions, Real Food Farm, Baltimore, MD, 1/27/14
Real Food Farm is Civic Works’ innovative urban agricultural enterprise engaged in growing fresh produce on six acres of land in Clifton Park in northeast Baltimore. They are looking to fill a number of positions, including: Mobile Farmers Market Coordinator, Production Assistants and Summer Crew Leader.
General Manager, Future Harvest CASA, Cockeysville, MD, 1/24/14
The General Manager is the steward of Future Harvest CASA’s assets and mission in a time of transition. The General Manager is responsible for all aspects of the organization’s performance; job responsibilities include overseeing/performing all day-to-day operations of Future Harvest CASA. This role reports to the Board of Directors, and directs the organization’s resources in the accomplishment of goals defined by the Board. S/he also represents FHCASA to funders, partner organizations, members, and other external constituents.