July 18, 2017 @ 4:07 PM

Growing Hope is currently hiring for a part time development and administrative support person. Please link below and pdf attached, and please feel free to share with your networks.

This is a part-time position that provides administrative support around all types of fundraising activities and annual fundraising plans.  This person will manage donor database, donor communications, and support donor research., reporting to the Development Director. We are seeking a friendly, efficient, thorough, and detail-oriented person to help support our internal administrative operations as well as externally-focused development and fundraising activities.

Position posted July 10th, 2017, open until filled. Please see position posting for ...

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May 25, 2017 @ 5:30 PM

Michigan Food and Farming Systems (MIFFS) is hiring a Farm Manager for Tilian Farm Development Center in Ann Arbor, MI.  Tilian Farm Development Center is an incubator farm located on public property, which is leased to Michigan Food and Farming Systems (MIFFS). The Tilian Farm Manager (FM) will report to and work with the MIFFS Director of Field Operations (DFO) to build a supportive environment for incubator farmers while managing the farm’s infrastructure. The FM will work with our team to build a sustainable farming operation and beginning farmer-mentoring initiative.

Responsibilities The FM will oversee day to day operations at Tilian, working in collaboration with the DFO and the Resident Farmer. This position is a 20-...

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May 25, 2017 @ 5:14 PM

Growing Hope is seeking a full-time Youth and Schools Manager.  The Youth and Schools Manager is a full-time position that oversees all youth Programs at Growing Hope. This position includes managing and coordinating youth areas of work that emphasize gardening and healthy eating in school and community environments.  For more information see the job announcement.

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May 25, 2017 @ 4:57 PM

The Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders (SAFSF) (www.safsf.org), a project of New Venture Fund is seeking a Program Intern.  This position is a part-time (20 hours/week) paid position and intended for a graduate student or someone with equivalent experience.  The intern must be detail-oriented, with professional communication skills in writing and in group settings.  The position heavily involves group coordination and project planning, and careful attention to deadlines is critical.

Anticipated Start Date:  August 1-15, 2017 (with flexibility)
Anticipated End Date:   December 15-22, 2017 (with flexibility)
Compensation:            &...

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April 13, 2017 @ 12:50 AM

Robin Hills Farm is looking for an energetic and motivated person to join our Vegetable Farm Crew.

Robin Hills is a 129 acre eco-destination farm in Chelsea, Michigan. Our mission is to provide a model of sustainable agriculture and appropriate land stewardship. Our existing growing space will offer a variety of vegetables and herbs for our upcoming café and onsite farmers market, to be housed in our Welcome building, currently undergoing construction.  In addition, this beautiful site provides a fishing pond, walking trails, Livestock (sheep, chickens) and numerous educational opportunities.

As a part of the farm crew you will learn and participate in all aspects of organic vegetable production. While this is not a formal ...

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March 27, 2017 @ 2:09 PM

As spring swiftly approaches we are ratcheting up our efforts to make sure we continue to meet our customer’s expectations after our start-up season which garnered some wonderful successes and many 5 star ratings on Facebook, Google and Yelp.

Our Certified Organic Farm is located in the Village of Port Austin, MI, less than a 15 minute walk from Lake Huron, the downtown business district and Port Austin Kayak and Bike, the premier launch site to visit Turnip Rock, one of the State's premier waterfront landmarks. 

We are a 3-year-old operation with an onsite farm-to-table restaurant and microbrewery.  We grow 28 acres of organic alfalfa, two acres of organic vegetables and use one hoop house and one greenhouse for ...

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January 31, 2017 @ 2:16 PM

Seeking farm partner/manager for small Ann Arbor area organic vegetable farm/CSA :
  • 1.5 acre, 8 year old, diversified vegetable crops CSA farm - expandable
  • New barn w/greenhouse + loft space for ping pong, foosball, drying root crops
  • Hoop house for early spring shares and summer crops 
  • New Kubota tractor w/implements, other tillers, hand tools, workshop, etc
  • Large garlic planting (8000 bulb) + low trellis small hops orchard (32 bines), 
  • Neighborhood CSA with +/- 30 members - expandable to 50+
  • Several restaurant and retail customers for vegetables and garlic, plus hops customers
  • Annual fall square dance in barn, holiday harvest boxes, harvest dinners
  • Swimming lake on property
  • Contact: Tim Redmond; .........
  • ...

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January 31, 2017 @ 1:58 PM

This year at Urbandale Farm we are looking to recruit four new apprentices.  Our apprenticeship program offers a six month curriculum in urban agriculture – everything from in-the-field training, to marketing experience, to neighborhood engagement.  This year we are also able to offer each of our apprentices a $4,000 stipend for their participation. We will be holding three information sessions Saturday, Jan 28th, Monday, Feb 13th, and Thursday, Feb 23rd .  We encourage all interested persons to attend one of these sessions.  To RSVP or for additional information, see https://lansingurbanfarmproject.wordpress.com/apprenticeship-program/2013-apprenticeship-program/, phone 517-999-3916, or email delind@msu.edu.

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January 7, 2017 @ 2:00 PM

Taste the Local Difference, Michigan’s local food marketing agency, is expanding and is in need of a part-time local food coordinator to cover the Southeast Michigan region. Please share this with capable and qualified people in our network.

The TLD Local Food Coordinator reports directly to the Operations Director and is responsible for completing services benefitting the local food and farming community of a specific region. Their role is integral to TLD, as the boots on the ground. They are a voice for the regional food system, focused on building & strengthening relationships between TLD and our many valued partners, as well as drawing ties and connections between every member of the food system. Responsibilities include:

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January 7, 2017 @ 11:26 AM

The Lansing Roots Farm and Garden Development Assistant will assist in the production and distribution of fresh produce for donation, assist in community and infrastructure development at the 5-acre refugee-specific community garden on site, and coordinate all volunteer activities at Lansing Roots. This position requires daily work at the Lansing Roots Farm site in Mason, is very physical in nature, and will be performed outdoors in all weather conditions. Work may also be based at our Lansing Administrative Office. Goals of this position include increasing the amount of fresh produce available to low-income individuals, improving site infrastructure, fostering community among gardeners and farmers, and developing a strong network of ...

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