Growing Hope is seeking an enthusiastic, hard-working person to join our team. This job is not a pure production position, and candidates must have an interest in inspiring, working with, and teaching community members about sustainable production and larger food system issues. The Urban Farm Assistant will be responsible for implementing Growing Hope’s annual farm plans and meeting farm production targets (including harvest for our farm shares, culinary programs and sales to wholesale buyers).
The Urban Farm Assistant is responsible for the management of the outdoor portions of our 1.4 acre property in the heart of Ypsilanti which includes the urban farm (including two hoophouses) and the surrounding grounds. This person will be ...
We are looking to hire a part-time Gleaning Coordinator. The main duties include gleaning from Grand Rapid's Fulton Street Farmers’ Market, distributing produce to individuals and partner agencies, developing and maintaining farmer and volunteer relations, and overseeing volunteers and interns. This is a part-time position that requires the employee to work approximately 10 hours per week, 22 weeks per year during the gleaning season (May - October). See http://www.heartsidegleaning.org/jobs.html for more details.
Fair wages, great team, free organic food, full time. Bluestem Farm in East Jordan, MI is hiring 2-3 paid field crew workers for the 2019 growing season. Now accepting applications online at bluestemfarm.net/work.
About Bluestem Farm
Bluestem Farm is a year-round diversified organic farm in northern lower Michigan. If you’re using your left hand to picture it, we’re located in about in the fingernail of the ring finger. Our farm is made up of 80 acres of gardens, woods, and pastures, with about 9 acres in certified organic vegetable production. We also have four hoophouses that produce both summer and winter vegetables.
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, and 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.
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.
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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 ...
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 ...
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.
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, ...
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 email@example.com.