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the greenhorns is hiring! sales associate, boston, ma

Help Wanted: Sales Associate for Maine Sail Freight
Maine Sail Freight has launched a pop-up shop at the Boston Public Market and we are looking for temporary part time workers to act as sales associates and public educator, possibly through December 2015.  This will be an exciting experience unlike any other. Would you like to be the voice of this project and help spread the word about our regional food economy?
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  • 1-2 years of retail experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills, clean, positive, great work ethic
  • Knowledge of sustainable agriculture, ability to communicate ‘ on message’ the goals of the Maine Sail Freight project, for days on end, engaging the public in a discourse about the future of our more regional farm economy
  • High level of enthusiasm and self-motivation
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Flexible work schedule, including weekend and holiday availability.
  • Ability to lift and move product weighing up to 30 pounds
We have openings for both full-time and part-time help. Hours for the position will be determined by the hours of operation for the BPM and special events. Opening hours for the BPM are expected to be Wednesday-Sunday from 8am-8pm.  Peak business periods may require extended work days and work weeks.
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please forward a resume, 2 references and a short cover letter to with the subject line “BPM Sales Associate Application.”  Please make sure to outline your availability in your cover letter.  Preference will be given to applicants available to start work  immediately.


No calls, please.

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JOB POSTING: civic works food and farm director in baltimore, MD



Civic Works, Inc. seeks a creative, independent individual who has leadership experience and a shown passion for Food Access, Urban Greening or Farm initiatives.  This new position will work to maintain and expand programs that are working to promote urban agriculture, provide higher access to fresh fruits and vegetables, and train individuals for jobs in the community Food and Farm sectors.  The selected candidate will work 40 hours per week and receive salary plus benefits including life insurance, short and long-term disability, supported health care, vision and dental plus a 401k with a company match.  While based out of Clifton Park, the selected candidate will be required to travel to the programs often and is expected to have his/her own vehicle for which mileage will be reimbursed.


  • Coordinate and direct the Food and Farm related initiatives at Civic Works which currently include Real Food Farm, Little Gunpowder Farm, Farm Alliance, Baltimore Orchard Project, Food Forest and related activities.
  • Work with the Fund Development Director to acquire the necessary funding for Food and Farm initiatives.
  • Work with the Fund Development Director to provide timely reporting for grants, especially the AmeriCorps grants.
  • Insure that data is being properly tracked, reported and analyzed for internal planning and grant matrix.
  • Manage and track budgeting for all related programs.
  • Assist with CW wide events and integrating programs not directly related to Food and Farm.

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job opportunity!

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Here’s a well-paid reporting fellowship with an environmental flavor based on a beautiful island off of Seattle:

YES! Magazine seeks a journalist for a one-year, full-time, in-house reporting fellowship based in our Bainbridge Island, Washington, office, near Seattle. The fellow will receive a salary of $40,000, plus vacation and health benefits.

This fellowship is designed to support reporters from communities that are often underrepresented in the field of journalism. YES! Magazine established this fellowship to increase diversity in our economic and environmental reporting and writing.

Here is the full job description

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the milkhouse creamery in maine is hiring!


Part-Time Creamery Assistant

The Milkhouse is a certified organic creamery started in 2012 by Andy Smith and Caitlin Frame. It is located in South China at Two Loons Farm. We bottle raw organic Jersey milk and make whole milk yogurt, greek style yogurt and skim milk yogurt in various flavors. All of our dairy products are wholesaled to about 3 dozen accounts in central, mid coast and southern Maine. We also raise pigs, which we sell by the half and whole directly to customers.

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job at cornell university extension in wilsboro, ny

On the job hunt? The good folks at Cornell are hiring!
The Cornell University Willsboro Research Farm has an opening for a seasonal field assistant. The employee will be responsible for helping to maintain the grounds and buildings on the Cornell Willsboro Research Farm.  Primary duties include mowing lawns and alleyways, trimming weeds and grasses around fences and buildings, and cleaning and maintaining farm buildings.  Additionally, the employee will assist with the field experiments at the research farm.  Specific duties include planting, weeding, harvesting, sample processing, data collection and data entry.
This is a full time (39 hours/week) position that runs from May to October.  Interested persons should contact Michael Davis at
Cornell University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator.

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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).

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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