January 31, 2016 @ 12:31 PM

Flint Ingredient Company seeks an, entrepreneurial, adaptive Assistant Farm Manager.  This seasonal position will run from March 15, 2016 to November, 15, 2016.

About Us:  Flint Ingredient Company is a 4-year-old, 9-acre farm in Beecher, Mi using non-certified organic methods.  The farm works closely with its sister company The Local Grocer to supply produce to its full service grocery store, farm to table Kitchen and Flint Farmers’ Market store.

Position Description: Assistant Farm Manager will manage and oversee Flint Ingredient Company’s CSA operations, and will be responsible for fulfilling the CSA Shares. This position will also assist in growing produce for the store and market. Assistant Farm Manager ...

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January 8, 2016 @ 11:24 AM

Looking for an opportunity to learn how to start an urban farm, grow fresh produce, and gain marketing experience? The Lansing Urban Farm Project (LUFP) at Urbandale Farm is now accepting applications for the 2016 growing season. Join us for an Information Session on Thursday, January 21 at 7:30pm or Monday, February 2 at 6:30pm at the Allen Market Place Conference Room, 1629 E. Kalamazoo St. (enter on the north side of the complex). To RSVP or for more information, call 517.999.3916 or email Cait@urbandalefarm.com.  Visit urbandalefarm.com or  lansingurbanfarmproject.wordpress.com for more information and to download the application.

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January 8, 2016 @ 11:21 AM

Fair Food Network is growing!  We’re looking for a Communications Associate to join our team. This person will focus on Fair Food Network’s digital channels in addition to providing writing support and advancing strategic communications across the organization.  You can find the job description here. This is a great position for someone with experience in digital communications, passion for food justice, and desire to use their smarts to help grow the good.  Applications are due Jan. 29.  

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January 1, 2016 @ 1:16 AM

GrowTown is currently implementing an entrepreneurial market garden business in Detroit, Michigan. The Penrose Market Garden is being developed by GrowTown under a 2015 Kresge grant to be a profitable sub-acre urban market garden business that generates significant income for a market grower. The GrowTown model integrates this local food business into an urban affordable housing development and neighborhood.

This is a unique opportunity to be a part of an innovative community development project. Our work environment is highly disciplined and entrepreneurial. We are looking for a grower or partner growers to bring their skills and enthusiasm to the Penrose Market Garden and participate in building a successful urban ...

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January 1, 2016 @ 1:07 AM

Urbandale Farm Apprenticeship Program
Looking for an opportunity to learn how to start an urban farm, grow fresh produce, and gain marketing experience? The Lansing Urban Farm Project (LUFP) at Urbandale Farm is now accepting applications for the 2016 growing season. Join us for an Information Session on Thursday, January 21 at 7:30pm or Monday, February 2 at 6:30pm at the Allen Market Place Conference Room, 1629 E. Kalamazoo St. (enter on the north side of the complex). To RSVP or for more information, view the flyer, call 517.999.3916 or email Cait@urbandalefarm.com.  You can also visit Urbandalefarm.com or  lansingurbanfarmproject.wordpress.com for more information and to download the application.

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