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March 18, 2021 @ 10:00 PM

South Lansing Urban Gardens (SLUG), a program of South Lansing Community Development Association (SLCDA), is seeking a summer urban garden intern to increase the availability of affordable fresh fruits and vegetables among residents who face food insecurity. We grow year-round in a greenhouse, hoop house, and open air plots. We grow and donate healthy food, teach a variety of gardening classes, and support those already growing in our community. The internship requires 20-25 hours a week for approximately 14 weeks, from mid-May through August. Interns have flexibility to schedule hours around classes. We offer a $2,000 stipend and weekly seasonal produce baskets.

Please send a resume and cover letter to gardens@southlansing.org by April 5,...

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March 18, 2021 @ 9:29 PM

Groundswell Community Farm on 7 acres (USDA Certified Organic) is located at 6527 Quincy St. Zeeland, MI. In operation since 2006.
Type of Position: Full Time ($14 and up – Salary position)     Position will manage between 8 – 12 individuals. Open until filled
Hours: 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (varied schedule including Saturday’s)
 
Responsible for managing all aspects of running a farm. Will work closely with the owner and the CSA /Greenhouse Manager. Must have an interest in high vegetable production, organic growing practices and have good attention to detail.  Must have knowledge and be able to use farm equipment. Must be able to communicate and work well with staff, customers and ...

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March 12, 2021 @ 12:10 PM

Kalamazoo Valley Community College is searching for a Program Director to lead the development of a new set of programs in sustainable horticulture, urban agriculture, and landscape management. 
 
The program will be part of the interdisciplinary food-health-sustainability education cluster at the Bronson Healthy Living Campus - alongside Sustainable Brewing and Culinary Arts & Sustainable Food Systems degrees; Community Culinary & Nutrition classes; multiple accredited Allied Health programs; and the ValleyHUB urban farm and food hub.
 
The ideal candidate has strong knowledge in horticulture, agriculture, ecology, and/or landscape design; excellent project management skills; and a commitment to ...

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March 8, 2021 @ 11:39 PM

 Farm, a regenerative mixed livestock and vegetable farm in SE Michigan is seeking volunteers / collaborators for the 2021 growing season.  Primary responsibilities are assistance with vegetable production and livestock maintenance.  Opportunity to develop your own project if desired.  We are raising guinea hogs, mixed herd of cattle, meat and egg chickens, and heritage turkeys.  Also have a small apiary, sugar bush, and cultivated and wildcrafted medicinal herbs.  Vegetables are produced on a small scale maybe a half acre plus a small hoop house.  This is a volunteer position with farm products and experience as the compensation.  If the helper wants to produce their own vegetables or wildcraft herbs......

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