Job Opportunities

  • Obercreek Farm seeks Farm Hands

    Obercreek Farm is seeking full/part time farm hands this summer. Duties include weeding, harvesting, washing/packing produce and farmer's market help. Applicants must be able to lift 50lbs, be able to work in all weather conditions, have a positive attitude, ability to work with others and alone, and have a flexible schedule. Obercreek farm is a certified organic farm in its' third year of production. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to learn about sustainable agriculture on a for-profit farm. Previous experience preferred but not necessary. $9-10/hr based on experience. Interviews will be held Fri Jul 2 to Wed Jul 8. Please email jess@obercreekfarm.com to apply.

  • Plant/Lawn Field/Sales Specialist/Technician

    Go to this link at our site for info on this great job opportunity!http://usherplantcare.com/now-hiring/

  • Seeking Farm Crew Member ASAP for rest of 2015 season

    Maitri Farm (www.maitrifarmny.com) is hiring a second farm crew member starting as soon as possible through the end of October/early November. The farm crew member's main responsibility will be to assist with the vegetable operation, with some animal chores and farmscape maintenance as well. Hours are roughly 45-50/week, which includes our Saturday morning CSA distribution and/or farmers market, as well as rotating weekends on duty for greenhouse and animal chores. Compensation starts at $400/week and depends on experience, plus shared on-farm housing. For more information and how to apply, see http://www.goodfoodjobs.com/jobs/63930/ref/787d5f05953ec39b108869dfdd7733e6.html

  • Farm Crew

    Certified Organic farm seeks crew members. Agricultural experience desired. Applicants with any experiences in: planting, field prep, amendments, compost, cultivation, harvesting, GAP, packing.Machinery experience is a plus. Training is possible.Majority of work is outdoors all weather conditions are possible. Able bodied individuals with prior experience in organic farm operations, or similar experiences, and a strong work ethic are desired.Gillie Brook Farm, Memphis NY, grows vegetable crops for retail/wholesale using agricultural practices under the USDA NOP certified organic standards. Your opportunity to experience crop rotation, companion planting, soil health management, insect/plant health scouting and management. Send resume via email with job related experiences, contact information, and references to Info@gilliefarms.com 

  • Assistant Farmer

    Purdy's Farmer and the Fish is looking for an Assistant Farmer to help out on our non-certified organic farm in North Salem, NY. The Assistant Farmer will help with all aspects of production on our small 2 acre vegetable farm, from planting to weeding to harvesting. Posistion will be paid, 40 hrs/wk. Email mfedison@farmerandthefish.com for more information.  

  • Herd Manager/Herdsman Wanted, Sidehill Farm, Hawley Mass

    SideHill Farm is an organic grazing dairy in western Mass, seeking a skilled cow person. Begin in September 2015 as full herd manager, or as herdsman, depending on experience. Responsibility for milking, feeding, herd health, monitoring heats; maintenance of milking equipment, calf and barn chores. Minimum 2 years’ experience with organic dairy and grazing. Calm and gentle with animals, skilled with tractors and equipment. Observant, patient, responsible, clean, fun to be around. Year-round, begins Sept. 2015. Competitive pay, 5 days/week, paid time off. Visit http://www.sidehillfarm.net/jobs/ for a full job description. To apply, please email a resume and 3 references to amy@sidehillfarm.net

  • The Hudson Valley Farm Business Incubator is accepting applications for participation - deadline is June 30th

    Agricultural nonprofit Glynwood is now accepting applications for its Hudson Valley Farm Business Incubator, which is seeding the next generation of sustainable farm businesses in the region. Three entrepreneurs will be selected this fall to launch their businesses at the Incubator, which is located on 323 acres of prime farmland in the Mohonk Preserve Foothills, in early 2016. More information can be found at http://www.glynwood.org/incubator or contact Stacy Dedring, Farmer Training Program Manager: sdedring@glynwood.org

  • Organic and Sustainable Farm Manager Wanted for 200 Year Old Family Farm Less than 30 Miles from NYC

    Youngs Farm is a 16 acre (like adding 30 acres) 200 year old family farm located in a bucolic area of Nassau County looking for a manager familiar with split production operations and converting land to organic use. Please CLICK HERE to view the full job description on our website. Please email for further information or to arrange a meeting. Thank you.

  • Full-time Residential Volunteer Positions Open at Heifer Farm (Heifer International)

    Heifer Farm (a learning center of Heifer International) is an educational farm with several open positions for education, garden, farm hand, and farmer chef volunteers. For more information about the positions and the farm itself, please contact Heather Packard at heifer.farm@heifer.org or call 508-886-2221. 

  • Equipment Operator / Crop Farmer

    Carversville Farm Foundation is a hiring an Equipment Operator / Crop Farmer. This position will assist the Farm Manager in regenerating former conventional crop fields and tree nursery to perennial pasture in order to support an Organic, grass-fed dairy in 2018. Duties will include mowing, disking, sub-soiling, rock picking, spreading, spraying, nursery tree removal (plucking and grinding), and land-leveling. Applicants should have significant experience with large farm equipment (100+hp) and an interest in regenerative agriculture. This full time position starts ASAP and terms are flexible depending on availability from temporary to permanent employment with 100% paid health, dental, and other benefits.