December 20, 2018 @ 1:41 AM

CERTIFIED ORGANIC VEGETABLE FARM - LAKE DIVIDE FARM - HIRING

Stockbridge, MI 49285: 40 minutes from Ann Arbor and Lansing, 20-30 minutes from Chelsea and Jackson

 

Contact: Helen Chandler via email lakedividefarm@gmail.com

Website: http://www.lakedividefarm.comhttps://www.facebook.com/LakeDivideFarm/ 

 

If you have 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.  

 

Employment Details- 6 positions available, all include the potential for long-term employment for the right person.

 

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December 18, 2018 @ 12:26 PM

Granor Farm Seeking a Grain Production Specialist

About Granor Farm:
Located in Three Oaks, Michigan, Granor Farm produces organic vegetables, herbs, flowers, eggs, and grains. We are near many vibrant small towns, beaches, dunes, State Parks, wineries, and breweries. We are certified under the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program and Ohio Ecological Food & Farm Association (USDA organic certification).

Granor Farm is seeking a Grain Production Specialist to help operate our rapidly expanding organic grains program. In recent years, we have made significant investments to our grain equipment and on-farm storage capability, and are continuing to pursue more avenues to increase the number of acres we farm. We seek ...

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December 1, 2018 @ 2:06 PM

The MI Flower Growers Coop is hiring someone to help us implement a state wide marketing and education campaign, for both growers and end users. The position is for one year, with possibility of extension. Hours and time of work are flexible. Person must live in S.E Michigan, and be able to travel for meetings and trainings.

The Michigan Flower Growers’ Cooperative (MFGC) mission is to provide the highest-quality, most diverse offering of Michigan-grown cut flowers and foliage for the floral trade with the convenience of a once-weekly, aggregated marketplace. We aim to grow the market for locally-grown flowers and foliage and facilitate relationships and education between farmers, florists, and end users. In 2017, the MFGC opened ...

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December 1, 2018 @ 2:00 PM

Urbandale Farm has been a successful model of urban agriculture for the past eight years and due to changes in the food system landscape in Lansing, MI we seek a new vision for the next phase of the farm’s operation. The Lansing Urban Farm Project (LUFP) (501c3), is seeking an experienced farmer, farmers, or farm program to manage, develop, and conduct agricultural operations at Urbandale Farm, including growing produce for the local community while maintaining access to the farm for educational purposes. The selected applicant will enter into a negotiated, three-year, contractual agreement with LUFP, with the opportunity for renewal upon successful completion and mutual agreement.

LUFP, the farm’s parent organization, is ...

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June 15, 2018 @ 12:17 PM

Hi there! My name is Sara and I am looking for a seasonal or full-time position beginning as soon as possible, ideally in Central/South East MI. I’m a Michigan native but have spent the last 10+ years in Virginia. I’ve farmed for close to 5 years with two operations: Broadfork Farm, a ~ 2-acre vegetable and cut flower farm that also baked bread, and Shalom Farms, a non-profit organization whose 6-acre farm helped supply food insecure residents with vegetables. At Broadfork I worked first as a volunteer, then did a year-long apprenticeship, and in 2017 was their Harvest Manager -- directly overseeing staff and volunteers on harvest days through the picking, processing, and packing for a 100 person CSA, multiple farmers markets, ...

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March 10, 2018 @ 7:11 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 @ 6:49 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 @ 6:40 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 @ 6:36 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 @ 5:40 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

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

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