November 25, 2016 @ 2:14 PM
The Michigan State University Student Organic Farm (SOF) is seeking a Production Manager for its 15-acre certified organic year-round teaching farm. The candidate must be positive, hard-working, self-directed, energetic, and enjoy working collaboratively with other farm staff, students, and faculty. Additionally, the candidate must have three years of organic farming experience with progressively increasing management experience. Candidates with five years of organic farming experience and three years of management experience are preferred. MSU SOF produce markets include a 48-week vegetable CSA program (110 shares), a 7-month on-campus farm stand, contracts to MSU campus dining, and other external wholesale accounts. The main production ...
November 25, 2016 @ 12:33 PM
A Garden Project Intern is being sought by the Greater Lansing Food Bank to work directly with Garden Project staff on a variety of tasks. These may include assisting with educational and promotional efforts, working at the GP Resource Center and/or Demonstration Garden, supporting gardeners and volunteers, and handling garden site preparations. For a full position description, including application instructions, click here.
November 25, 2016 @ 12:24 PM
Michigan Food and Farming Systems (MIFFS) is hiring a Co-Director of Development & Services. Founded in 1998, Michigan Food & Farming Systems (MIFFS) is a statewide membership based organization (501 (c)(3) whose purpose is to connect beginning and historically under-served farmers to each other and to resource opportunities, ensuring social justice, environmental stewardship, and profitability. MIFFS works to improve Michigan's triple bottom line: our economy, our environment & the social well-being of our communities through Sustainable Agriculture Initiatives.
Co-Director of Development & Services Professional Requirements: Candidates will have attained an advanced degree in a relevant academic field or the ...
November 15, 2016 @ 1:10 AM
The Greater Lansing Food Bank is seeking a Plant Propagation Intern for spring semester to produce vegetable seedlings in a greenhouse for the Garden Project and Lansing Roots programs. Responsibilities include:
- Seed selection and starting, watering, nutrient management, and ongoing plant maintenance
- Management of greenhouse space (learn climate control mechanisms, organize and clean greenhouse materials)
- Self-motivation will increase possibilities of service scope and may include conducting seed starting workshops, and creating educational materials
10 hours per week minimum, 15-20 preferred. Includes a stipend ranging from $500-1500 depending on availability and experience. For a full position description, including...