October 23, 2014 @ 12:10 PM

Shepherd's Corner Ecology Center (Blacklick, OH) has an opening for a seasonal gardener beginning February 2015 through November 2015.  This an hourly position with a maximm of forty hours per week.  The gardener is responsible for all aspects of a developing one acre organic vegetable garden.  For more information, contact Sister Rose Ann Van Buren 614 866-4302 or rosievbop@sbcglobal.net

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October 23, 2014 @ 11:48 AM

Allen Neighborhood Center is seeking an Exchange (Food Hub) Manager for Allen Market Place. Our full time Exchange Manager will:

  • have primary responsible for providing aggregation and distribution services to increase sales of regionally grown food and food products to commercial and institutional buyers, e.g., restaurants, hospitals, schools, caterers, grocers, buying clubs, etc.
  • support the development of the local value-added industry by linking growers and food entrepreneurs with the AMP licensed Kitchen to create value-added products, with the option of distribution through the Exchange;
  • develop and promote a comprehensive schedule of training workshops, marketing services and coaching opportunities (e.g. business planning, ...
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October 13, 2014 @ 5:52 PM

The MSU Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center North Farm Apprentice Program will be accepting applications for three farmer apprentice positions available for the 2015 and 2016 growing seasons. 

The Apprentice Farmer Program is a farm incubator program that aims to serve as the launching point for individuals interested in starting their own farming enterprise. This two-year, residential program provides farming entrepreneurs with the necessary tools and assistance needed to ensure a solid start to their farming career.

Land, equipment, tools, and mentorship are provided to qualified applicants so they can develop a business plan, establish accounts, build capital, and fine-tune skills. The apprentice farmers will grow ...

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