Call for Applicants: FARMER IN RESIDENCE
URBY is seeking to hire a Farmer In Residence for a unique Urban Farm nested within a new, 600-unit rental complex on the North Shore of Staten Island. This is a one-of-a-kind position for a seasoned grower who is also an educator and entrepeneur. The farm will serve the on-site cafe, market, and residents' CSA. The Farmer in Residence will receive competitive compensation (based on experience), including placement in a studio apartment on-site beginning in Spring 2016. For more information or to fill out an application: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WQRYWAtoPz-CcaHUdu5ONtNgjDse-ecrvHJJRvvF1Hs/edit
Liberty Farms looking for 2016 Farm Crew, Good Team Members
Liberty Farms, www.libertyfarmsny.com , is a new Biodynamically/Organically managed farm committed to teamwork, with experienced farmers at the helm, located in the middle of a great farming community in Columbia County, NY. We are looking for farm crew members who want to be involved in setting up working farm systems and have excellent communication skills. During the season, March or April to mid-November, farm crew members will be exposed to all vegetable production and marketing skills, from budget making to all field work to managing farmers markets to end of season review. In addition, there are some basic horse chores and landscaping duties to add some diversity to the workflow. We would be happy to work with farm crew members that have had some previous farm experience, though it is not required. A good work ethic and a sense of humor are always helpful.Please see our website for more detailed information, and send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks!
Sylvester Manor Educational Farm Seeks Farm Crew for the 2016 Growing Season
We are a 225 acre farm located on an island off the eastern coast of Long Island. We raise 3 acres of organic vegetables. We also raise chickens, pigs, sheep, and goats. The produce from our farm fields feed 140 CSA families and stocks our farmstand. Preference is given to folks with 1-2 seasons of farm experience. This position runs from April 1st through October 31st. Applicants must have a positive attitude, excellent communication skills, work well with others and have a passion for working on a farm in a nonprofit setting. This position is paid. Compensation includes a very competitive monthly stipend, housing, food, and an educational allotment (towards conferences, workshops, etc.). Please visit our website at http://sylvestermanor.org/explore/employment-internships/ to find out more. Please send letters of interest and resumes to Julia at: email@example.com
SEEKING FARM MANAGER - STONEWOOD FARM, MILLBROOK, NEW YORK
We’re looking for a farmer to manage a 2-acre vegetable and flower farm for 2016. Offering: deer fenced property; soil suitable for farming; ½ acre pond; irrigation from designated well; apple orchard; ½ acre of berry bushes; bcs tiller, tractor and all equipment; heated 26’ by 48’ greenhouse; equipment barn; walk-in cooler; washing station; and chicken house. We sell at our local farmers’ market, supermarket, and to restaurants. Farm will be part of a small agri-tourism business. Required: at least 3 years growing experience (including working in a managerial capacity) with demonstrable business acumen to grow a successful, sustainable farm. Must be very neat, articulate, and a people person. This is an excellent opportunity for a farmer with skills and experience but without the necessary resources. Competitive salary with incentive plan/opportunity for growth. Can also include an on-site apartment. Check us out: facebook.com/stonewoodny. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vegetable Manager Position at Fishkill Farms
Fishkill Farms is a 150 acre fruit and vegetable farm located in East Fishkill, NY. All of our vegetables, berries, and a portion of our apples are grown organically (the rest of the stone fruit is low-spray eco-apple certified). Produce is marketed through a 300 member CSA, an on-site farm store, on farm pick-your-own, and four farmers markets. The Vegetable Manager oversees all aspects of growing for our multiple outlets on about 15 acres. This is a year-round position for an experienced farmer who is enthusiastic about growing the farm and vegetable operation with us. At least four years of farming experience required, preferably on a similar sized operation or larger. Competitive salary commensurate with experience. For more information contact Jess at email@example.com. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and two references to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Vegetable Manager 2016" in the subject line.
Everblossom Farm is hiring a CSA program Coordinator
Everblossom Farm is hiring a CSA program coordinator! Everblossom Farm is a certified organic, woman owned farm in East Berlin, PA. We are hiring a part time CSA coordinator (year round) starting in January to lead our member customer interaction, social media, online portal management, share packing and ensure great service. Must have a “do whatever it takes” personality and be a problem solver. 25+ hours weekly, half days on farm and independent phone/email work from home. Excel and web savvy is a must. Quickbooks is a plus. Visit our website for a detailed job description. http://www.everblossomfarm.com/job-opportunities. Email email@example.com to apply with cover letter, resume and 3 professional references.
Livestock Enterprise Opportunity
Small-scale diversified farm in Amenia, NY looking for a livestock farmer to build a complementary livestock enterprise. (Full-time, year-round position) The ideal candidate will have experience with all aspects of a diverse farm operation and a desire to commit to and build a livestock enterprise that will include production of pasture-raised meat and eggs. We currently have an organic vegetable CSA, a flock of 120 laying hens, and 4 honey bee hives. The farm has excellent infrastructure and equipment available, and we plan to begin construction on a livestock barn in 2016. Our goal is to have vegetable and livestock operations that work together and co-contribute to the overall financial and ecological health of the farm. See full description at: http://www.goodfoodjobs.com/jobs/71221/ref/787d5f05953ec39b108869dfdd773...
Vegetable Farmer Wanted
Meadowland Farm (Dutchess County) is looking for an entrepreneurial farmer to expand its vegetable operation. This is an exceptional opportunity for a farmer (or couple) eager to lease or manage land from a highly supportive owner on generous financial terms and to build a business with the benefit of existing customers (CSA, farmers market, on-site store). We grow vegetables on 3 acres and have 2 acres devoted to fruit and berry production. Expansion is possible. A full range of equipment and facilities are available for the farmer’s use. A modern and private one-bedroom apartment can be included. Applicants should have a minimum 3 yrs experience, an outgoing personality, disiciplined work ethic, problem solving skills and basic knowledge of soil/insect science and management. Send resume, cover letter, and references to: Judah@Meadowlandfarmny.com.
Farm Manager- Collier Youth Services, Monmouth, NJ
Collier Youth Services is offering an exciting opportunity for a full-time Farm Manager to lead the new development of an organic farm on our beautiful 260-acre campus in Monmouth Cty., NJ. We currently have four acres designated for this project with the potential to expand. Seeking a highly motivated, dynamic, experienced individual who is passionate about land stewardship as well as education of young people. To view the full description and apply, please click here.
Farm workers wanted at Fpir Winds Farm
We are currently hiring for 2 positions: Full Season Farm Worker (early May-late November) and Summer Farm Worker (June-August/September). Duties include greenhouse work, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, washing, and staffing one weekly farmers’ market. If interested, Contact Jenna at firstname.lastname@example.org <p style="margin-botto
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