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Agriculture

Crew Leader

Location: 
New Paltz, New York
Publication Date: 
Thursday, December 18, 2014 (All day)
Company Name: 
Huguenot Street Farm

We are currently hiring for a crew leader position for the 2015 growing season at Huguenot Street Farm.  

Crew leader position

Huguenot Street Farm is an innovative small-scale farm right in the center of New Paltz.   We grow 10+ acres of diverse, mixed vegetables for a 200 member CSA and several restaurants.

Farm Manager

Location: 
Freestone, California
Publication Date: 
Thursday, December 18, 2014 (All day)
Company Name: 
Foxhole Farm

Spend the 2015 growing season at a small berry and produce farm, focusing on biointensive, regenerative practices.  We are seeking an energetic individual or couple willing to partner for the farming season. Fed by spring water, we grow a wide variety of annual crops and are working to develop our land and infrastructure to create a working, profitable model of small scale farming.

We are certified Bee Friendly, and of course use no pesticides or chemical fertilizers.

Apprentices

Location: 
Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Publication Date: 
Thursday, December 18, 2014 (All day)
Company Name: 
Longview Center for Agriculture

The Longview Center for Agriculture is looking for three apprentices to join our crew of seven. Located in Collegeville, PA (about 45 minutes outside the Philadelphia), the farm is located on 120 acres of preserved farmland and serves a 300-member CSA as well as various farmers' markets and wholesale accounts throughout the region. We primarily grow organically on 15 acres of mixed vegetable crops, along with 2 acres in strawberries and another 5 acres in orchards. 

Americorps VISTA

Location: 
Tama, Iowa
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 (All day)
Company Name: 
Meskwaki Nation

The Meskwaki Nation near Tama, Iowa is hiring 3 AmeriCorps VISTA Members to Promote Food Sovereignty on the Meskwaki Nation Settlement and Tama County.

The Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative in partnership with Iowa Valley Resource Conservation and Development is currently accepting applications for 3 AmeriCorps VISTA members to fill the positions of Food Systems Communications Coordinator, Food & Culture Education Coordinator, and School Engagement Coordinator for 2014-2015.  

Garden Manager, Farm Camp Livestock Specialist, Farm Camp Counselor, Director

Location: 
Claryville, New York
Publication Date: 
Monday, December 15, 2014 (All day)
Company Name: 
Frost Valley YMCA Farm Camp

Multiple positions available for the summer 2015 season.

The Farm Camp at the Frost Valley YMCA provides a coed residential camp for 56 campers every two weeks with kids ranging in age from 7 up to 16 years old and connects them to food, farming, and a traditional camp experience rooted in our values.  Campers help work in the garden and in our barn (sheep, goats, alpacas, chickens, turkeys, ducks, steers, one llama named Batman, and some ornery barn cats) and learn about the big picture off food, where it comes from, and the role that they take as consumers.

Gardener

Location: 
Camphill Village, Minnesota
Publication Date: 
Monday, December 8, 2014 (All day)
Company Name: 
Camphill Village, Minnesota

Camphill Village Minnesota is an intentional community of approximately 60 people, including adults with developmental disabilities, located on a 500- acre biodynamic farm ten miles north of Sauk Centre in Central Minnesota.

People live together family-style in seven different homes. Everyone shares in the responsibilities of life in the community. The community is based on the belief that every individual, regardless of ability, is an independent spiritual being.

Orchard Manager

Location: 
Harvard, Massachusetts
Publication Date: 
Monday, December 8, 2014 (All day)
Company Name: 
Community Harvest Project of North Grafton

Community Harvest Project (CHP), a 501(c)3 organization, is dedicated to improving access to healthy foods through community engagement.  Through our volunteer farming, education, and leadership programs and partnerships, we bring thousands of community members together each year to improve access to healthy foods for individuals and families in need across Worcester County.  In 2013, over 9,500 volunteer visitors participated on our fields and in our greenhouse and washing stations, working hard, having fun, connecting with neighbors and building a healthier community by growing

Farm Apprenticeships

Location: 
Sudbury, Massachusetts
Publication Date: 
Monday, December 8, 2014 (All day)
Company Name: 
Siena Farms

2015 Apprenticeship at Siena Farms

We are seeking hardworking, high-energy, positive individuals who are motivated by a career interest in sustainable agriculture to join our 2015 team. Our apprentices participate in all of the farm's daily operations, including production, harvest, and retail. This traditional, hands-on apprenticeship provides the opportunity to be an integral, productive part of our fast-paced, for-profit farm. Apprentices gain knowledge, farming skills, and professional work-experience to help them prepare for the next steps in their farming careers.

Farm Fellowship

Location: 
Highland County, Virginia
Publication Date: 
Monday, December 8, 2014 (All day)
Company Name: 
Allegheny Mountain Institute

Growing Food, Building Community

AMI Farm Fellowship Program

2015 Applications Available

 

Allegheny Mountain Institute (AMI) is seeking inspiring individuals to participate in the fifth cohort of our AMI Farm Fellowship (formerly the AMS Fellowship).  Applications are available at www.alleghenymountainschool.org.

The deadline to submit your application is January 15, 2015.

 

Farm Apprentices

Location: 
Amagansett (Long Island), New York
Publication Date: 
Monday, December 8, 2014 (All day)
Company Name: 
Quail Hill Form

Located in Amagansett, NY on the East End of Long Island, Quail Hill Farm is a stewardship project of the Peconic Land Trust. Quail Hill was one of the first CSA farms in the U.S. Since its first season in 1990, Quail Hill Farm has grown to 30 acres of production. Each year Quail Hill Farm signs on to the "Farmer's Pledge" of the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York: "to sustain the land in healthy condition for future generations." 

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