March 10, 2018 @ 6:11 PM

Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeast Michigan has an opening for a Garden Coordinator. This seasonal position is responsible for the day-to-day activities of the Victory Garden located in Livingston County. This position is scheduled 30-40 hours per week during the garden season (approximately April to November).

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to Krista Cierpial at kcierpial@gcfb.org.

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March 10, 2018 @ 5:49 PM

Fair Food Network is currently hiring a Business Support Manager to be based in either our Ann Arbor or Detroit office. Applications are rolling with a 3/14 deadline.

The Business Support Manager will assist in managing existing and new programs in Michigan that make an impact on the state’s good food ecosystem. The position will serve our flagship Fair Food Michigan (FFMI) program, which includes the Michigan Good Food Fund (MGFF), a $30 million public-private partnership loan fund that provides financing and business assistance to healthy food projects that benefit underserved communities across Michigan. This role will report to and work closely with the Director of Fair Food Michigan.

Find more information about the position...

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March 10, 2018 @ 5:40 PM

The Garden Project is seeking a Resource Center Coordinator for a four-month period, to be responsible for the week to week activities of the Garden Project Resource Center. The Resource Center Coordinator will provide coordination and oversight to RC volunteers and interns and will serve over 1,700 RC visitors at 2-4 shifts per week. This position will work closely with GP staff on coordinating the distribution of resources to low-income home and community gardeners, including seeds, plants, tools, canning supplies and garden advice. Hours will average 20 hours/week. For more information and application instructions, click here.

The Garden Project, a 30+ year program of the GLFB, provides access to land, garden education, free seeds and ...

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February 26, 2018 @ 5:36 PM

Good Stead Farm is Midland County's first Certified Organic vegetable and livestock farm! 2018 will be our fourth year in production. On a little over 8 acres, we grow over 100 varieties of nearly 45 different vegetables as well as herbs and cut flowers. We also breed and raise 100% grass-fed lamb as well as pastured chickens and ducks for eggs. Our production practices prioritize a diverse, resilient and vigorous farm system. Minimal tillage is favored which means the work tends to require more labor but is skill and efficiency minded. The majority of the food produced is sold and marketed through a three-season on-farm CSA, two weekly farmer's markets and local restaurants. We emphasize quality and taste, consumer food education, ...

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February 16, 2018 @ 4:40 PM

The Land Connection recently re-opened its search for a new Executive Director.

The link to the description and application instructions is below:

https://thelandconnection.org/about/volunteer-and-employment-opportunities

Here is the general information from the posting:

POSITION TITLE: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Organization: The Land Connection
Location: Champaign, Illinois

Reports To: The Land Connection's Board of Directors

Employment Status: Salaried Exempt.  Salary Range Begins at $60,000 and is commensurate with experience, includes healthcare benefits, vacation/sick days, and possibility of bonuses

Download the job description


About TLC: Personal health depends largely on food choices we make, and of ...

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February 5, 2018 @ 2:55 PM

Growing Hope is seeking a Kitchen & Food Hub Coordinator.  Growing Hope, located in Ypsilanti, MI, is a 15-year-old non-profit organization dedicated to empowering individuals, groups and communities through gardening and increasing access to healthy food.

We are seeking a highly organized, motivated, and detail-oriented person with impeccable follow through and self-management as a Kitchen & Food Hub Coordinator for Growing Hope.  This person will initially work 20 hours/week with intent to grow to at least 32 hours/week as of May 2018.

  • Work closely with the Interim Director of Operations to coordinate rentals of the commercial kitchen in the Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall in downtown Ypsilanti, including ...
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February 5, 2018 @ 2:20 PM

Urbandale Farm and the Lansing Urban Farm Project are now in the process of recruiting for their 2018 apprenticeship program. This is a 6-month, hands-on program of training in urban agriculture. Apprentices will learn how to raise and market a wide variety of vegetables, flowers and herbs within an urban enviroment.

This year we are looking for 3-4 individuals who already have a little farming experience, but who want to further develop their skills and farm in an urban setting.  A small stipend will be available to each of the apprentices selected.

As the attached announcement/ flyer explains, there will be three informational meetings – January 15th, January 25th and February 10th.  The meetings will provide program...

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February 5, 2018 @ 12:44 AM

CERTIFIED ORGANIC VEGETABLE FARM - LAKE DIVIDE FARM - HIRING

Stockbridge, MI 49285
40 minutes from Ann Arbor and Lansing, 30 minutes from Chelsea and Jackson

Applications accepted on a rolling basis until filled.

If you enjoy working in a fast paced environment, have an upbeat attitude and strong work ethic, an interest in organic vegetable production, enjoy learning, and are physically able to work long hours outdoor, consider applying. Experience with farm work or other types of outdoor work is desirable but not required.

We have four positions available:
Two full-time positions starting 04-02-2018 and ending 11-30-2018
Two part-time positions starting 06-04-2018 and ending 08-31-2018
Both positions include the potential ...

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January 11, 2018 @ 10:26 PM

The OEFFA Begin Farming Apprenticeship Program is an educational program for aspiring farmers to gain the hands-on experience and skills necessary to consider a career in organic agriculture. Ideal candidates will have a strong commitment and desire to start a farming operation of their own.

Apprentices will work on certified organic mixed vegetable farms throughout Ohio during the 2018 growing season. By the end of the apprenticeship, participants will have experienced multiple hands-on practices of one farm's  operation, gained insight into some of the challenges to have a successful farm business, and have a better idea of whether they want to go into farming.

Apprentices will be paid $10/hour, receive an individually-...

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October 5, 2017 @ 3:52 PM

Bay City Cooperative Market, which seeks to open a co-op grocery in downtown Bay City, Michigan, has received a grant to help cover the cost of engaging an outreach coordinator to boost our membership numbers. For more info about the organization, go to baycityfood.org.

This is a part-time position reporting to the board of directors. The primary responsibility is to increase ownership and raise public awareness of Bay City Cooperative Market. This includes coordinating our marketing efforts via public outreach and education about food issues and cooperative enterprises.  For more information, http://baycityfood.org/2017/09/were-hiring/.
 

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