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farm positions still available around the country

Such as this job, at one of our favorite farms – Juniper Hill in Westport, NY.  Other places to look include MOFGA (Maine), PASA (Pennsylvania) and nation sites like Good Food Jobs (which we partner with).

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Juniper Hill Farm has a full time farm worker position starting April/May 1st going through November/December possibly year round. Come join our team!

This is a 9-12 month position depending on candidate. Work involves harvesting and processing of vegetables, including washing, trimming and packing for wholesale and CSA customers.

The perfect candidate is:

  • Dependable,
  • Hard-working,
  • Highly motivated,
  • Detail oriented,
  • Good humored
  • Good communicator
  • Must be able to lift 50lb-75lb crates.

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ranching jobs and apprenticeships

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New Agrarian Program apprenticeships

Other Great Opportunities
Please note, the opportunities listed below are not through the Quivira Coalition; if you would like more information on any of them, please look for the appropriate contact information for each opportunity below…
Working Ranch Manager Opportunity (Colorado): Seeking working manager for large-scale bison, cattle operation in Colorado. Knowledge of livestock highly important, but bison not. Looking for an experienced ranch person with an open mind to new and old ideas. Conservation of all resources, natural and non is important, as is: prioritization, planning, communication, people, working knowledge of mechanics, horsemanship, planned grazing. Job entails working with a large group of partners and coordination with the guest services arm (no direct management of ranch guests). Please submit resume, and a short narrative of what is important to you in life (this is personal, not professional) to ranchmanagersearch@gmail.com. Position open until filled.

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casting call for city women turning towards the farming life

Orion Entertainment
Cole Huling, a casting producer for Orion Entertainment, is currently working on a new TV series that features women who are leaving behind the city/suburban life to become farmers/ranchers/etc., working the land and raising animals. They are looking for women who have recently moved to a farm as well as women who are preparing to move.
 Women with a sense of adventure, lots of energy, and a great story to tell are encouraged to get in contact!
Contact details:
Cole Huling
Casting Producer 
Orion Entertainment


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join the greenhorns team!

We’re looking for two people for key roles within the greenhorns universe! An Episode Editor/Line Producer for OUR LAND and an office manager/project manager for Greenhorns HQ.  Read on for full descriptions of each position, and for how to apply.IMG_2938

First up, Episode Editor/Line Producer for OUR LAND
This is a position for a talented editor to cut and line-produce 10, short episodes(5-12 minutes) for the series OUR LAND. These episodes have been shot in the past 2 years across 12 states by cinematographers Jordan Kinley and Ben Stechshulte. Our wonderful intern Meg Bantle spent the entire summer cutting selects and doing transcriptions for the 160 hours of footage. We have laid out the 12, multi-character episodes into spreadsheets. We have cut 4 teaser videos that you can watch on our website. The per-editing episode budget is $2,300 and requires you to come to Essex, New York.

Included in this job is all organic and local food and a big room to sleep in our large Adirondack lakeside headquarters, plus a barter of half a pig — a chest freezer full of home-grown Smithereen Farm organic Pork. We all eat from Essex Farm, a horse-powered CSA .We have a full editing suite with all the drives ready to go, and already backed up. We’ve learned that each episode takes a full week of intense work, roughly 80 hours. Ideally we talk and negotiate soon, let you look at the footage, and we start on either Jan 2nd or January 30th. Then we jump right into the work and go on for 6-10 week stretch. Continue reading


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farmland lease opportunity, essex, new york

Lakeside School is looking for a Biodynamic farmer to sub-let farmland with an interest in establishing an affiliation with our school as a farm educator.

Biodynamic Farm Description

Lakeside School is located at the Black Kettle Farm in Essex, New York and the farm is a 230 acre organic Wild Farm located between Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains.  Lakeside School is a developing member of the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America.

Best Regards,
Kathleen Morse
Office Administrator
Lakeside School


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a note on jobs

Dear Blog Readers,
For many years now, we have posted job opportunities for young farmers around the country.  While it has been a blast to see firsthand the incredible opportunities that button-post job color copyare out there, the sheer number of jobs that come through our inbox has become more than we can handle.  That’s a good thing, of course, especially for our job-seeking readers.  To simplify and optimize the experience for job seekers and job posters, we’ve formalized our friendship with the good folks at Good Food Jobs so that Greenhorns Blog readers can post on their targeted site.

Good Food Jobs is an online job search specifically designed to link people looking for meaningful food work with the organizations that need their energy, enthusiasm, and intellect (note that there is an editorial policy stating that jobs must pertain to sustainable food and/or food culture).

Although they post various food related positions (think working with farms, food artisans, education, economics, politics, purveyors, retail, restaurants, and more), their audience of over 35,000 active users come back again and again looking for agricultural opportunities. We think it means great things for the future of food, and we’re excited to use their great platform for the (more than we can handle) job postings that come through greenhorns blog.

The Good Fooders created a free trial code specifically for The Greenhorns and also a button for job seekers on the Greenhorns blog so we don’t lose the action.. click HERE, register with their site, and use the promo code trialgreen at checkout. Your posting will be 100% free.   In the early stages of this relationship, we will post weekly roundups of farm jobs that they have listed here on our blog as well. Continue reading

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