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

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POSITION SUMMARY:

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.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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!

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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!
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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 mhd11@cornell.edu.
 
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).

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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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