Job Opportunities

  • Farm Manager for New Operation

      Farm manager to develop and run a 47 acre operation in Sullivan County, New York.  The farm is a start-up operation. Farm will be focused on livestock with some vegetable, orchard and maple syrup production. The primary market for the farm’s products will be an affiliated restaurant and inn.  Applicant must be able to perform physical labor,operate machinery, and will be responsible for farm maintenance, financial management, marketing and staff hiring, training and supervision. Compensation includes an on site 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom house as well as farm products for personal consumption.Contact: Ken Kleinpeter: 914-403-0171 or

  • Farm Hands (Couple) wanted for private Horse Farm

    A private farm Chester, NY is seeking a mature reliable couple to run the day to day operations of the farm, stables, owner's house and guest house. Responsibilities: - Daily care of the farm and animals (10 horses, donkeys, goats, poultry, fish, dogs and cats) - Landscaping and maintenance of grounds. - Vegetable garden planting and harvesting, greenhouse planting, and flower garden maintenance and propogation - General repairs and maintenance of the structures, accessory buildings, pastures and trails. - Vehicle maintenance that includes UTV's, ATV's, Golf Carts, Tractors, Lawn Mowers, Snowmobiles, Boats - Housekeeping, laundry, errands, window washing, patio furniture cleaning and maintenance - Preparation for each new season- No dogs, no children, no smoking

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

    Training, housing and stipend of $196 per 2-weeks provided.  Volunteers may assist with education, livestock, maintenance, gardens, food service, gift shop and/or office work but all volunteers are a part of helping to provide experiential education that inspires, challenges, and engages people. 

  • New CSA in Rochester, NY seeking farm crew for 2016 season!

    Learn how to create an organic veggie CSA & help get a diverse organic fruit orchard established. Former owner of Mud Creek Farm CSA in Victor, NY, a successful 300-member CSA farm now in its 7th yr of operation. Wild Hill Farm CSA starting in Bloomfield, NY. Learn: Planting, cultivation, & harvesting 40+ different crops, greenhouse transplant production, efficient weeding techniques, organic pest control, drip irrigation, CSA distribution, basic tractor skills, implements, tools, cover crops, fruit tree establishment, soil building, crop rotation. Must be seriously interested in farming as a career path, enthusiastic, self-motivated to learn, physically fit, flexible, able to lift 50 lbs. No farming exp. necessary. F/T (45 hrs/wk) April 1 - Nov. 1, 2016, with P/T work available sooner. Pay is minimum wage for beginning farmers. Contact

  • Crew Member Needed for Harvest Season at Holcomb Farm

    Holcomb Farm is looking to hire someone to help our crew with the harvest season. Position would start ASAP and run into November. On-farm housing is possible and the pay is $9.50/hr.  Farm experience is very much preferred, though not necessary.  Email the Farm Manager  to apply.

  • NY Farm Viability Institute- Grants Manager

    This position supports the work of the New York Farm Institute (NYFVI) by developing and maintaining effective grant programs that are responsive to the changing needs of New York agriculture and New York farmers that build the Institute's reputation as a force for improving the profitability and viability of New York agriculture.    For more information click here:  

  • Cheese Maker

    Full time Cheese Maker Appleton Farm Ipswich,MA. To apply and see the full job description go to:

  • St. Lawrence University: Homesteader-in-Residence

    Would you like to work for St. Lawrence University? Be a part of a dynamic community of faculty, staff and students? And, help advance sustainability for the University?

    The Outdoor Program Department at St. Lawrence is looking to fill a position designed to give the next generation of thinkers and leaders the tools to tackle the globally important challenges of sustainability.

    To view complete descriptions and to apply online for the position listed below, please go to our job opportunities web page at


    St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit

  • Farming position

    Farming position available to help reinvigorate an organic farm in Gardiner, NY; initial focus on pasture rehabilitation (sheep/cattle planned), hay, and lavender.  General farming experience, including the operating of farm machinery, is critical.  Responsibilities will include property maintenance, including fencing, drainage etc. Competitive compensation.  Part or full time – hours, and other benefits such as accommodation, negotiable for the right candidate.  Please send resumes and contact information to

  • Hudson Valley Farm Hub- Farm Mechanic/ Equipment Operator II

    The Hudson Valley Farm Hub is seeking a Farm Mech/Equip Operator II to assist in its daily operations. The Hudson Valley Farm Hub, a 1,255 acre farm in Hurley, NY, provides training for new and existing farmers, supports research and demonstration of new technologies and practices, and serves as a resource to advance local food and farming. The Farm Hub aims to build resilient agriculture in the face of challenges presented by the global food system, non-farm development pressure, and climate change.Please visit our website for complete job listing: