February 26, 2018 @ 5:36 PM

Good Stead Farm is Midland County's first Certified Organic vegetable and livestock farm! 2018 will be our fourth year in production. On a little over 8 acres, we grow over 100 varieties of nearly 45 different vegetables as well as herbs and cut flowers. We also breed and raise 100% grass-fed lamb as well as pastured chickens and ducks for eggs. Our production practices prioritize a diverse, resilient and vigorous farm system. Minimal tillage is favored which means the work tends to require more labor but is skill and efficiency minded. The majority of the food produced is sold and marketed through a three-season on-farm CSA, two weekly farmer's markets and local restaurants. We emphasize quality and taste, consumer food education, ...

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February 16, 2018 @ 4:40 PM

The Land Connection recently re-opened its search for a new Executive Director.

The link to the description and application instructions is below:

https://thelandconnection.org/about/volunteer-and-employment-opportunities

Here is the general information from the posting:

POSITION TITLE: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Organization: The Land Connection
Location: Champaign, Illinois

Reports To: The Land Connection's Board of Directors

Employment Status: Salaried Exempt.  Salary Range Begins at $60,000 and is commensurate with experience, includes healthcare benefits, vacation/sick days, and possibility of bonuses

Download the job description


About TLC: Personal health depends largely on food choices we make, and of ...

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February 5, 2018 @ 2:55 PM

Growing Hope is seeking a Kitchen & Food Hub Coordinator.  Growing Hope, located in Ypsilanti, MI, is a 15-year-old non-profit organization dedicated to empowering individuals, groups and communities through gardening and increasing access to healthy food.

We are seeking a highly organized, motivated, and detail-oriented person with impeccable follow through and self-management as a Kitchen & Food Hub Coordinator for Growing Hope.  This person will initially work 20 hours/week with intent to grow to at least 32 hours/week as of May 2018.

  • Work closely with the Interim Director of Operations to coordinate rentals of the commercial kitchen in the Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall in downtown Ypsilanti, including ...
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February 5, 2018 @ 2:20 PM

Urbandale Farm and the Lansing Urban Farm Project are now in the process of recruiting for their 2018 apprenticeship program. This is a 6-month, hands-on program of training in urban agriculture. Apprentices will learn how to raise and market a wide variety of vegetables, flowers and herbs within an urban enviroment.

This year we are looking for 3-4 individuals who already have a little farming experience, but who want to further develop their skills and farm in an urban setting.  A small stipend will be available to each of the apprentices selected.

As the attached announcement/ flyer explains, there will be three informational meetings – January 15th, January 25th and February 10th.  The meetings will provide program...

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February 5, 2018 @ 12:44 AM

CERTIFIED ORGANIC VEGETABLE FARM - LAKE DIVIDE FARM - HIRING

Stockbridge, MI 49285
40 minutes from Ann Arbor and Lansing, 30 minutes from Chelsea and Jackson

Applications accepted on a rolling basis until filled.

If you enjoy working in a fast paced environment, have an upbeat attitude and strong work ethic, 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.

We have four positions available:
Two full-time positions starting 04-02-2018 and ending 11-30-2018
Two part-time positions starting 06-04-2018 and ending 08-31-2018
Both positions include the potential ...

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